Introduction to Counselling Survivors of Coercive and Radical Cultic Groups

Saturday 11th May (9.30-5) and Sunday 12th May 2019 (9.00-4.30)


The Sherwood Psychotherapy Training Institute, Thiskney House, 2 St James's Terrace, Nottingham NG1 6FW


Dr Gillie Jenkinson will deliver this workshop which aims to introduce therapists to the field of working with survivors of radical and coercive cultic groups and to what helps former members recover.


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ICSA Annual Conference

July 4-6, 2019

The University of Salford in Manchester, UK


Hope Valley Counselling will be represented on the following panels:


Topic: What is the Impact on Survivors When a Cult Asks for Disclosures of Historic Abuse? 

Panellists: Gillie Jenkinson, Karen Wesley, Pieter Walsma, Naomi Brown, Tony Jenkinson

Time slot: Tentatively scheduled for Thursday 4 July, 4:00 p.m. (90 min)


Topic: Drugs, Cults, & Thought Reform – A Case Study Depicting How Mind-Altering Drugs Enhance the Power of Thought Reform and Undue Influence and Exacerbate the Challenges for Recovery 

Panellists: Gillie Jenkinson; Ariela Bogenberger

Time slot: Tentatively scheduled for Saturday 6 July, 9:00 a.m. (1 hour)


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Coming Soon! Hope Valley Therapist Training


We’ve recently had a flood of requests for therapist training to work with clients who have suffered in cults. A suite of Hope Valley programmes are now in development - suitable both for therapists looking for an introduction to the area and also those interested in extended CPD learning to be equipped to work with the Post-Cult Counselling model.
Supervision or consultancy is also available for therapists requiring support.


Register your interest by emailing us below, and we’ll keep you up to date regarding the training.


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