Founded in 1979, the
International Cultic Studies Association (ICSA) is a global network of people
concerned about psychological manipulation and abuse in cultic groups,
alternative movements, and other environments.
ICSA is tax-exempt,
supports civil liberties, and is not affiliated with any religious or commercial
ICSA's mission is to apply research
and professional perspectives to:
help those who have been harmed
by psychological manipulation and cultic groups
educate the public
promote and conduct research
support helping professionals
interested in cults, related groups, and psychological
posed by high-demand, manipulative cults will exist so long as
there are people able and willing to exploit and abuse others.
Therefore, there is a vital need for the services of the International Cultic Studies Association.
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K.D. Eichel, Ph.D., ABPP
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