Site materials are based on the research, theories and clinical treatment and organizational development strategies of Martin G. Groder, M.D. and Anastasia Rosen-Jones (formerly Marcia E. Rosen). The Groder-Rosen formal name for the "Dark Side" is the "Survivor Addict".
Marcia “Anastasia” Rosen-Jones credits suffering for her transformation from toast-of-the-town, late-sixties, Washington businesswoman to practicing psychotherapist and, finally, to local spiritual guru.
Anastasia (whose taken name means “she who rises again”) is founder and director of the nonprofit New Horizons Support Network high atop Elk Mountain in Knoxville. Personal suffering, she said, is key to her “girl-interrupted” academic, professional and publishing life.
“I have a maverick education because of my eyes,” said the co-organizer of a combined New Horizons-Frederick Rescue Mission-Volunteer Frederick, self improvement-and-outreach, Small Zones of Peace project. "I found out that I was going blind when I was a sophomore in college..."