ICSA Today - latest issue
  • Mental-Health Issues in Cult-Related Interventions 
  • When Critical Thinking Doesn't Help: Why It Fails and How to Make It Happen
  • Meditating to Settle Conflicts in Cultic Groups: 
  • Visual Art - Riaan Williams 
  • Book Review: Quivering Daughters Hope and Healing for the Daughters of Patriarchy 
  • Correspondents' Reports 
  • News Desk – Press Summaries
Get this and other publications by becoming a member.
From time to time, this column will feature a short profile on an ICSA member.

Carol Giambalvo
is a former cult member who has retired as a Thought Reform Consultant. She is a cofounder of reFOCUS, a national support network for former cult members. She is on ICSA’s Board of Directors, Director of ICSA’s Recovery Programs, and is responsible for its Project Outreach. Author of Exit Counseling: A Family Intervention, co-editor of The Boston Movement: Critical Perspectives on the International Churches of Christ, and co-author of Ethical Standards for Thought Reform Consultants, and co-author (with Rosanne Henry, MA, LPC) of The Colorado Model in ICSA Today, 1(1), 2010. Ms. Giambalvo has written and lectured extensively on cult-related topics. In 2008 and 2010 (shared with the other Colorado workshop facilitators) Ms. Giambalvo received ICSA's Margaret T. Singer Award. [Directors; Workshop Facilitators]