CNN Anderson Cooper 360
Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes divorce raises questions - Karen comments - July 10
CBS This Morning Show
0:26 AM EDT 7/7/2012
Rebecca Jarvis and Anthony Mason spoke with former Scientologist Karen Pressley about how hard it is to separate from the church
CNN Showbiz Tonight
CNN's Kareen Wynter discusses interview with Karen Pressley o
n the TomKat divorce and the church's recruitment of celebrities
The Village Voice: Scientology audits kids and disconnects families - Steve Hassan and Karen Pressley discuss
Scientology reels from Cruise Divorce PR blow
Auslandsjournal ZDF German public television, July 11 -
Ex-scientologists Karen Pressley and Tiziano Lugli talk about Scientology, families and children
ZDF German Public TV MORGANMAZIN, "Holmes' Angst vor Scientology"
WBFF Fox 45, Baltimore
WSMV.com - Scientology star power: Do celebrities help or hurt the church?
The Bert Show, Atlanta - July 11
Roger's Media (Canada): Ex-Scientologist comments on Cruise as church's top recruit
Cult expert Steven Hassan, author of Freedom of Mind, speaks with Karen about Cruise, Holmes, & Scientology
Marty Rathbun's blog, Moving on Up a Little Higher Former Scientology leader shares church's strategy to defame Karen circa 2005 after leaving the group
CBS Inside Edition exposes church's headquarters, the "Gold Base," Karen's former location
"From the Fire to a Blessing Field: Transitioning from Unhealthy Relationships to a Life of Creativity" read it
RESEARCH ARTICLE: "Creativity and Cults from Sociological and Communication Perspectives: The Processes Involved in the Birth of a Secret Creative Self." Co-authored with Dr. Miriam Boeri. Cultic Studies Review, special edition: "Cults and Creativity: The Last Draw." (Vol. 9, Issue 1, December 2010). About the article
PRESENTATION: "Not in my Back Yard: Cults, Communities, and Concerns."
Georgia Sociological Association, Decatur, GA. View presentation
PANEL DISCUSSION: "Rehabilitation or Religious Re-education? The Intersections of Therapeutic Communities, Synanon and Narconon" Georgia Sociological Association, Decatur, GA. About
WORKSHOP: "Scientology Today: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly." North American Mission Board, Interfaith Training Workshop, Alpharetta, GA.
PRESENTATION: "The Hegemonic Communication Model" with Dr. Miriam Boeri - New York: International Cultic Studies Association 2010 annual conference.
VIDEO INTERVIEW: Interview with cult counseling expert Stephen Hassan and attorney Paul Grosswald at New York ICSA Conference, July 2010. View video