The most basic level, Level 1 alone, according to the IFS website training brochures, costs $3400.  Level 2 is $2500 and Level 3 is $1500 which comes to a total of $7400 and that doesn’t include additional expenses such as travel, lodging and textbooks.

Mark Schwartz who was sued by four women for brainwashing them at Castlewood Treatment Center for eating disorders is no longer leading the Casltewood Treatment Center and has moved onto a much smaller store-front facility called Harmony Place, Monterey.

Mark Schwartz, who founded the west St. Louis County inpatient center about 16 years ago, was listed as a staff member on the websites of Castlewood and Monarch Cove facility in northern California. The references have since been r...

Everything they talk about in the news articles is true. The women screaming whilst having "flashbacks" apparently reliving rape, torture, abuse, is a daily occurrence. But then there are also grown women giggling and rolling on the floor screaming for cookies (embracing their "child parts") a behavior which they learn in IFS therapy.

"Schwartz suggests that two-thirds of these individuals forget some or all of the sexual abuse they may have suffered as children. “Memories of the abuse return when they reach their 20s or early 30s – after they get away from their families,” he says. “The brain decides it’s strong enough to handle it. When the memory does come back, the person gets very depressed or develops sexual problems.”

"Schwartz and Galperin have found hypnotherapy useful in helping these patients to uncover re...

The bizarre nature of the lawsuits created a minor, short-lived sensation among the national press at the times of their filings. The first, dated November 21, 2011 — Lisa Nasseff vs. Castlewood Treatment Center, LLC. — alleged to gross malpractice suffered while undergoing “treatment” at the St. Louis eating disorders clinic. To quote directly from the suit:

“defendant carelessly and negligently hypnotized plaintiff at a time when she was under the influence of various p...

In the lush hills overlooking Castlewood State Park, a secluded clinic attracts people from across the country who have tried and failed to overcome an eating disorder.

Pictures of Castlewood Treatment Center in west St. Louis County show a homelike sanctuary where residents practice yoga, sit around a fireplace and sleep under down comforters.

That idyllic image was shattered last month when a Minnesota woman filed suit against Castlewood and its director, psychologist Mark Schwartz, al...

Please reload

Follow Us
Search Site

Featured Posts

October 12, 2000

Please reload

Share on Social Media