For individuals struggling with trauma, depression, mental health issues, bereavement, and more.
For former members of cults and survivors of other extreme groups, undue influence, and spiritual abuse. Supporting recovery from the trauma of undue influence and abuse.
Training, Supervision & Consultation
For mental health professionals looking for supervision, consultation or training - particularly in working with survivors of undue influence and abuse.
Dr. Gillie Jenkinson
Gillie is a qualified and accredited psychotherapist and counsellor, and a Director at Hope Valley Counselling. She has over 20 years experience working with survivors of trauma and undue influence - including rape, sexual and spiritual abuse, and cults. Gillie also provides training, supervision and consultation to professionals working in this area.
Read the abstract of Gillie’s doctoral (PhD) research into what helps former cult members recover.
Speaking & Writing
Read about Gillie’s latest speaking engagements and articles.
New book chapter
Dr Gillie Jenkinson's chapter outlining her Time Away for Post Cult Counselling model was recently published in the book 'Cult Recovery' and available for purchase on the ICSA website.
This landmark, 500-page book, with chapters from leading clinicians and researchers, describes the current state of the art in helping people adversely affected by a cultic dynamic, whether in a cult, mainstream religious denomination, psychotherapy, family, or other interpersonal relationship.