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Conference: Understanding Cults and New Religious Movements -- Perspectives of Researchers, Professionals, Former Members, and Families

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Carmen Almendros, Departamento de Psicolog�a Biol�gica y de la Salud, Facultad de Psicolog�a, Universidad Aut�noma de Madrid

David Anderson, Author and Webmaster,, New York, NY

Livia Bardin, M.S.W., Clinical Social Worker in private practice, Washington, D.C.

Eileen Barker, Ph.D.  Professor of Sociology with Special Reference to the Study of Religion, London School of Economics; Chairman of the Board of Governors and Founder, INFORM, London, England

James Bergin, M.A., President, J. F. Bergin Company, Blue Hill, ME; Co-facilitator, Maine Cult Information Network

James A. Beverley, Ph.D., Professor of Theology and Ethics, Tyndale Seminary, Toronto, Canada

Robin Boyle, J.D., St. John�s University School of Law

Ron Burks, Ph.D., Wellspring Retreat and Resource Center

Jos� Antonio Carrobles, Ph.D., Professor of Personality, Assessment and Treatment and Director of the Biological and Health Psychology Department, Universidad Aut�noma de Madrid

Dianne Casoni, Ph.D., Professor, School of Criminology, University of Montreal

David Clark, Thought Reform Consultant; AFF Video Education Committee Chair, Philadelphia, PA

Nancy Crosby,  Cult Education Consultant; reFocus support group facilitator, Boston, MA

Pere Cubero, M.D., Psychiatrist, Hospital 12 de Octubre, Madrid, Spain

Anuttama Dasa, National Director of Communications, ISKCON Communications

Krishnakant Desai, ISKCON Revival Movement, Bangalore, India

Carol Diament, Philadelphia, PA

Dianne DiNicola, Executive Director, Opus Dei Awareness Network

Tammy DiNicola, former numerary member of Opus Dei

Steve K. Dubrow Eichel, Ph.D., ABPP, Psychologist and Co-director of RETIRN, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philip Elberg, Esq., Partner in the New Jersey law firm, Medvin & Elberg

Andrea Moore Emmett, Writer and journalist/researcher, Salt Lake City, Utah

Judy Garvey, C.H.T., Director, Health Resources Center; Co-facilitator, Maine Cult Information Network

Peter Georgiades, Esq. Graystone Legal Associates, P.C., Pittsburgh, PA

Steven Gelberg, M.T.S., writer, fine-art photographer, former Director of Interreligious Affairs for ISKCON

Carol Giambalvo, Director of Recovery Programs, AFF; Thought Reform Consultant, Flagler Beach, FL

Lorna Goldberg, M.S.W., L.C.S.W., Director, Child & Adolescent Program, New Jersey Institute for Training in Psychoanalysis

William Goldberg, M.S.W., L.C.S.W., Director, Community Support Center, Rockland County (NY) Department of Mental Health

Steven Hassan, M.Ed., L.M.H.C., Cult Counselor; Director, Freedom of Mind Resource Center, Inc., Somerville, MA

Rosanne Henry, M.A., L.P.C., Psychotherapist, Littleton, Colorado

Josep Jansa, M.D., Medical Coordinator, Assessment and Information on Cults, Barcelona, Spain

Randy Kandel, Ph.D., J.D., Attorney in private practice; Adjunct Professor, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York

Joseph Kelly, Thought Reform Consultant, Philadelphia, PA

Stephen Kent, Ph.D. Professor of Sociology, University of Alberta

Dennis King, Writer and expert on extremist groups, New York, NY

Mike Kropveld, Executive Director, Info-Cult, Montreal, Canada

Michael Langone, Ph.D., Executive Director, AFF; Editor, Cultic Studies Review

Ronald Loomis, Cult Educational Consultant, New London, Connecticut

Arnold Markowitz, C.S.W., Director, Cult Hotline & Clinic, Jewish Board of Family & Children�s Services, New York City

Rod Marshall, Ph.D., Dean of Faculty of Applied Social Sciences and Humanities, Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College, Wycombe, and FAIR, England

Paul Martin, Ph.D., Director, Wellspring Retreat and Resource Center, Albany, Ohio

Rev. Robert Pardon, Director, New England Institute of Religious Research and Meadowhaven Transitional Home

Marie-Andree Pelland, School of Criminology, University of Montreal

Miguel Perlado, Psychologist, Assessment and Information on Cults, Barcelona, Spain

E. Burke Rochford, Ph.D., Professor of Sociology, Middlebury College, VT

Herbert Rosedale, Esq., President, AFF; Senior Counselor, Gilchrist & Jenkins Parker Chapin, New York City

Rabbi A. James Rudin, DD., Senior Interreligious Adviser, The American Jewish Committee; Visiting Professor, Saint Leo University, Florida

Patrick Ryan, Thought Reform Consultant, Philadelphia, PA

Alan Scheflin, J.D., L.L.M., Professor of Law, Santa Clara University Law School, Santa Clara, California

Daniel Shaw, C.S.W., Psychoanalyst in private practice, New York, NY

Amy Siskind, Ph.D., Adjunct Assistant Professor of Sociology, Brooklyn College

Erika Van Meir, L.M.F.T., Psychotherapist in private practice, Atlanta, GA 




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