Starting Out in Mainstream America

Starting Out in Mainstream America
Starting Out in Mainstream America (Livia Bardin, M.S.W.), offers information about life in the USA today. Adjusting to any new culture can be slow, difficult, and painful. If you are entering or preparing for re-entry into mainstream American life after a long absence, or perhaps for the first time, you may have many questions about where ...

Born or Raised in Closed, High-Demand Groups: Developmental Considerations

ICSA e-Newsletter, Vol. 4, No. 3, 2005 Born or Raised in Closed, High-Demand Groups: Developmental Considerations Leona Furnari, L.C.S.W. An increasing number of individuals are entering mainstream society who were born and/or raised in cults or closed, high-demand groups. In my work as a mental health professional specializing in trauma and recovery from spiritual abuse, ...

Special Program for Parents of SGAs (those who are born and raised in cultic groups)

The goal of the program will be to offer an environment in which parents can give one another mutual counsel and support. Parents will have an opportunity to focus on the complex relationships resulting from multi-generational cult involvement. When:  Sunday afternoon, April 14, 2013 from 2 pm to 5 pm. Where: Englewood, NJ (directions to ...