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Dr Gillie Jenkinson is regularly invited world-wide to present her latest research and lead discussions, as a key researcher and therapist in the cultic studies field.

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Cult Recovery A Clinicians Guide

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 o n 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.


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Interview: New Psychotherapist Magazine


Read Dr Gillie Jenkinson's interview in issue 69, autumn 2018 of UKCP's New Psychotherapist magazine. Hear more of her personal experience and how traditional therapy isn't enough, or can even be counterproductive, in a cult leavers recovery. Gillie discusses the methodology she has built and researched over the last 2 decades and is using in her work with cult leavers today.


Read in full on page 53, here.





Gillie Jenkinson has authored chapters and is a regular contributor to many publications in the cultic studies field. She is the Mental Health Editor for the ICSA Today Magazine.  


She is also in the process of writing her first book based on her doctoral research.


You can access some of her publications here:

  • Working with Cult Survivors - BACP Therapy Today Magazine - see article here
  • An Investigation into Cult Pseudo-Personality: What Is It and How Does It Form? - Cultic Studies Review - article here
  • Path or Pathology? - BACP Spirituality Thresholds Magazine - here
  • Pathological Spirituality - Chapter 13 in 'Spirituality and Psychiatry' - Dr Gillie Jenkinson and Dr. Nicola Crowley, Royal College of Psychiatrists
  • Pathological Spirituality - Workshop for Royal College of Psychiatrists Spirituality Interest Group [SIG] - here
  • Rebuilding the Jigsaw - BACP Spirituality Thresholds Magazine - here
  • Writing Routes - A Resource Handbook of Therapeutic Writing - Gillie Bolton, Victoria Field and Kate Thompson, Jessica Kinglsey Publishers
  • Cult-Pseudo Personality vs Cult Pseudo-Creativity - Cultic Studies Review - here
  • Cults - Thresholds Magazine, BACP/APSCC