Livia Bardin, M.S.W., an
independent scholar, is a Licensed Independent
Clinical Social Worker in the Washington, D.C.
area. She experienced child welfare firsthand as
a foster care case manager in Washington�s child
welfare system. Bardin holds a Certificate in
Family Therapy from the Family Therapy Practice
Center in Washington and recently retired from
the private practice of psychotherapy.
She currently chairs ICSA's
Family Workshop Advisory Board and has presented
workshops for family and friends of cult members.
Ms. Bardin has provided trainings
on cult-related issues for mental health
professionals in the Washington area and is the
Coping with Cult Involvement, a handbook for families and friends of cult members.