Carol Giambalvo

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Carol Giambalvo
Nationality United States
Organization Cult Awareness Network, reFOCUS, International Cultic Studies Association
Movement Anti-cult
Board member of International Cultic Studies Association
Spouse(s) Noel Giambalvo

Carol Giambalvo is a retired exit counselor[1][2] who has chaired on the Cult Awareness Network's national board of directors from 1988–91, and also sits on the International Cultic Studies Association's board of directors[1] heads its Recovery Programs, and is responsible for its outreach program.[1] Giambalvo contributed to the book Recovery from Cults.[3]

She got into the profession when her stepdaughter became involved with Iskcon, The International Society for Krishna Consciousness.[4]


  1. ^ a b c Barker, Eileen, ed. (28 January 2013). Revisionism and diversification in new religious movements. Burlington: Ashgate. ISBN 9781409462323. 
  2. ^ Baker, Amy J.L. (17 April 2007). Adult children of parental alienation syndrome : breaking the ties that bind (1st ed.). New York: Norton. ISBN 978-0393705195. 
  3. ^ *Langone, Michael D., ed. (1 January 1994). Recovery from Cults : Help for victims of psychological and spiritual abuse. New York: W.W. Norton. ISBN 978-0393701647. 
  4. ^ Johnstone, Nick (December 12, 2004). "Beyond Belief". The Observer. London. Retrieved October 24, 2008.