“During the course of hypnosis as well as the time they were given psychotropic drugs, they had implanted in their memory false memories of abuse that really did not occur,” Vuylsteke says.

During a three-month stay at Castlewood to treat an eating disorder in 2010, Brooke Taylor of St. Louis was falsely led to believe she had been sexually abused and had multiple personalities, according to the suit filed earlier this month in St. Louis County Circuit Court. "I like to use the word 'bully' when I refer to individuals that work there," Taylor said. "They make you believe that they have all the answers."

Lisa Nasseff and Leslie Thompson, who stayed at the Castlewood Treatment Center for treatment of eating disorders, have filed separate lawsuits against the center and its chief psychologist, Mark Schwartz, with similar allegations that the women were brainwashed into believing they had been sexually abused and involved in satanic cults.

A second woman has filed a malpractice lawsuit against a Castlewood treatment center, claiming she was hypnotized into false memories of abuse.

A Minnesota resident, Lisa Nasseff (31) is suing Castlewood Treatment Center in Ballwin for allegedly treating an eating disorder with psychotropic drugs and hypnosis. Nasseff spent 15 months between 2007 to 2009 in the care of psychologist Mark Schwartz at the center for treatment of anorexia. It was there where Nasseff claims, Schwartz brainwashed her to believe she had been raped, suffered from Multiple Personality Disorder, and had also, on more then one occasion participated in sa...

According to St. Louis Today (stltoday.com), other ex-patients of Castlewood Treatment Center are now coming forward to the press, with their own allegations corroborating some of the allegations in the complaint filed November 21, 2011 by Lisa Nasseff against Castlewood and its Director Mark Schwartz.

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