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Captive Hearts, Captive Minds Freedom and Recovery from Cults and Abusive Relationships

Written by Madeleine Tobias, a former member of a new age cult and a psychotherapist, and Janja Lalich, a former member of a political cult and an author/editor, this book is an informative and useful introduction to the cult phenomenon. Captive Hearts, Captive Minds provides hands-on help for former members, their families, and professionals. It includes personal stories of healing and recovery, an analysis of cult leaders, an extensive list of resources, and sections on family issues.

Contents include.

Part One: The Cult Phenomenon

  • Greetings From a Former Member
  • Cults and Cultic Relationships
  • Seduction and Recruitment
  • Understanding Thought Reform
  • Individual Differences Affecting Recovery
  • Characteristics of a Cult Leader

Part Two: The Healing Process

Part Three: Success is the Best Revenge: Ex-Cult Members

A collection of personal stories from former group members Ginger Zyskowski, Janet Joyce, Frances Lief, Meredith O. Maguire, Landy Ong Tang, Nancy Miquelon, Hana Eltringham Whitfield, Roseanne Henry, and David Roche.

Part Four: Special Concerns

  • Children in Cults
  • Therapeutic Issues

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