Captive hearts, captive minds: freedom and recovery from cults and other abusive relationships

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Hunter House, 1994 - Family & Relationships - 304 pages
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Tobias and Lalich spent a combined total of 24 years in "restrictive groups" (i.e., cults), and both are currently involved in providing post-cult counseling and therapy. Their first collaboration ... Read full review

Contents

Part One The Cult Phenomenon
7
Part Two The Healing Process
85
Facing the Challenges of the Future
159
Healing from Sexual Abuse and Violence
170
Making Progress by Taking Action
183
Stories from
201
Returning to Humanity
216
Recovering from a Cult
231
Part Four Special Concerns
244
Therapeutic Issues
258
Appendices
276
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About the author (1994)

MARGARET THALER SINGER is a clinical psychologist and emeritus adjunct professor at the University of California, Berkeley. An expert on post-traumatic stress and cults, she lectures widely in the United States and abroad. She is the lead author of Cults in Our Midst (Jossey-Bass, 1995).

JANJA LALICH is a writer, consultant, and specialist in cults and psychological manipulation and abuse. She is also the coauthor of Captive Hearts, Captive Minds (1994) and Cults in Our Midst (Jossey-Bass, 1995).

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