Meet ICSA Members From time to time, this column will feature a short profile on an ICSA member.
Håkan Järvå,Former Scientologist and now a licensed psychologist in
Editor and co-author of the book Sektsjuka (Cult Illness) and a former
lecturer for the psychology department at the University of Gothenburg
on the subject of manipulation, influence, and cult illness. He offers
psychotherapy to former members of cults and is also employed as a
consultant by the help organization for former cult members in Sweden,
Hjälpkällan, to train their nationwide network of volunteer workers. He
is currently involved in a project aimed at high schools in Sweden
together with a professional magician with the purpose of educating and
vaccinating teenagers against manipulation.