Yup, The Alsana/Castlewood saga of unethical behavior continues. Now they are under investigation for insurance fraud. So next time you are upset about the rise in health care premiums, remember that fraud like this is a MAJOR contributor. The insurance companies have to cover their losses somehow.
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.
Dr. Mark Schwartz who was sued by four women for allegedly brainwashing them at Castlewood Treatment Center has started over again at Harmony Place Monterey, with Lori Galperin, Richard C Schwartz. All have a long sordid past with unethical therapy. Buyer beware!
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.
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...