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Surviving and Moving On After a High-Demand Group Experience:  A Workshop for Second-Generation Former Members - Chester, CT, April 17-19, 2015.

Recovery Workshop for Former Group Members - Colorado Springs, CO, July 31 - August 2, 2015

Special Events/Local Meetings
What's New?

Selected papers and Power Points from ICSA's 2014 annual conference in Washington, DC

New Power Point Presentation: ICSA Goals and Programs

Changes in the North American Cult Awareness Movement (by Carol Giambalvo, Michael Kropveld, & Michael Langone)

Benefits of Dialogue - An article by the ICSA Board of Directors

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Meet ICSA Members
From time to time, this column will feature a short profile on an ICSA member. 

Jose Fernández
has a Degree in Psychology for the University of Barcelona and is credited as a 
Psychologist and Psychotherapist by the EFPA (European Federation of Psychologists Associations). He has worked as such in Private practice in Barcelona for the last 12 years at Pehuén Institute of Psychology ( with a constructivist and systemic approach, subjects on which he has postgraduate studies, as well as in hypnosis. He coursed these postgraduate studies, which were directed by PhD. Guillem Feixas, at the University of Barcelona. He is involved with Hypnosis both as a therapeutic tool and as a field of research, having published on the matter in La Revista de Psicoterapia international journal, as well as in the International Journal of Cultic Studies. He is interested on Psychological Manipulation and abuse at schools (Bullying), Workplace (mobbing), and home (psychological maltreatment). He is also interested in the implementation of codes of good associational and ethical practices in all kind of organizations and associations in Spain. He is been a founding member of the Catalonian College of Psychologists task force on Hypnosis and is a member of the Association for the Advancement of Experimental and Applied Hypnosis, (AAHEA) of which he is its current secretary. He was a psychologist and exit counselor at AIS (Barcelona) for two years. Contact him at: