Steve Eichel

Steve Eichel

Eichel, a psychologist, is best known for his research on destructive cults and coercive persuasion. He has served as a forensic expert in numerous cases; additionally he possesses vast experience with EMDR therapy and clinical hypnosis – being past president of Greater Philadelphia Society of Clinical Hypnosis.

Eichel serves in both Business Restructuring & Insolvency and Litigation & Alternative Dispute Resolution Practice Groups of his firm, speaking both French and English fluently he is often engaged by international clients with U.S. tax-sensitive transactions.

Early Life and Education

Steve Eichel is an experienced psychologist located in Newark, DE who specializes in treating mental health conditions and helping his patients to overcome them through psychotherapy, hypnotherapy and other treatments. A member of the American Psychology Association as well as conducting research alongside Linda Dubrow as part of her practice, his services also include psychotherapy.

Dr. Gold is also a board-certified counselor psychologist and certified sex therapist, serving as both past president of the American Academy of Counseling Psychology and Greater Philadelphia Society of Clinical Hypnosis respectively. Additionally, he has written many articles and book chapters related to child therapy, hypnosis and cults while giving more than 200 workshops, papers or panels at local, state, and national professional associations.

RETIRN, or Re-Entry Therapy Information and Referral Network, is another of his consulting projects and has offices in Newark, Delaware; Lansdowne Pennsylvania and Preston England (U.K).

Professional Career

Steve Eichel has held various professional roles over his long and varied career. At present, he serves as Partner at Robinson Brog Leinwand Greene Genovese & Gluck in New York.

His practice specializes in representing French companies and entrepreneurs conducting business in the US, and assists foreign individuals and entities seeking immigration status in America.

His publications cover child therapy, hypnosis, and cults. He is one of the founding members of RETIRN (one of the nation’s oldest continuing private providers of psychological services to individuals and families affected by destructive cults) as well as serving on its editorial board and is both certified group psychotherapist and licensed clinical psychologist.

Achievement and Honors

Eichel achieved greatness as a freshman at Boston University by winning the Hobey Baker Award and being recognized with Hockey East Player of the Year and first-team All-Star honors.

Eichel took on the role of saving an underperforming Vegas franchise during 2022-23 and led them to an unprecedented Pacific Division title win despite suffering through slow starts and injuries. He set new career-best totals in goals scored and points.

Eichel also holds board membership at RETIRN, an organization providing psychological services to victims of cultic groups. He serves on the Editorial Board for Cultic Studies Review and regularly speaks on this topic at universities and other venues nationwide.

Personal Life

Steve Eichel is a widely recognized psychologist known for his groundbreaking research in destructive cults, coercive persuasion, brainwashing and deprogramming. Additionally, he serves as president of Greater Philadelphia Society of Clinical Hypnosis as well as former president of American Academy of Counseling Psychology – one of several national membership academies for advanced counseling psychologists.

He has served as a consulting forensic psychologist to the family court and juvenile justice systems of Camden County, NJ, as well as conducting numerous trainings and workshops for professionals on topics including destructive cults and coercive persuasion.

Eichel has become a familiar face in the Buffalo Sabres’ press room and on their roster, but the team remains confused and struggling with its identity. Their adoption of tank has left many fans bewildered and frustrated.

Net Worth

Eichel can exercise his right to sit out his contract if he so chooses, but it seems more likely he’ll be traded instead. Both sides stand to lose, as Eichel wants out of Buffalo where he enjoys an Eich Daddy burger at the arena and holds first-round pick; Detroit General Manager Steve Yzerman may keep options open until it becomes evident they have secured McDavid; while Buffalo must part ways with one of their assets that may or may not offer enough return;

New York Rangers may not be able to afford Eichel’s $10 million salary, but he would serve as an ideal replacement for Mika Zibanejad and provide insurance if Jake McCabe cannot be signed to an extended deal.

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