• Take Back Your Life: Recovery from Cults and Abusive Relationships - Lalich and Tobias 
  • Born and Raised in a [Sect]: You are not alone - Dr Lois Kendall 
  • Terror, Love and Brainwashing: Attachment in cults and totalitarian systems - Dr Alexandra Stein 
  • Bounded Choice - Janja Lalich 
  • Freedom of Mind - Steven Hassan 
  • Combatting Cult Mind Control - Steven Hassan 
  • Traumatic Narcissism: Relational Systems of Subjugation - Daniel Shaw 
  • I Can’t Hear God Anymore: Life in a Dallas Cult (e-book)
  • The Challenge to Heal: A Recovery Guide to help reclaim your life after leaving any High-Control Group - Bonnie Zieman

EnCourage Survivors of Cults and Abuse

EnCourage was set up to support former cult members. We currently subsidise therapy services (Post-Cult Counselling) when we have the funds. Your donation will go a long way toward survivors receiving the support they need and deserve. EnCourage is a UK registered charity (1104694).


More info


The International Cultic Studies Association (ICSA) & Spiritual Abuse Resources (SAR)

Join ICSA and SAR, a program of ICSA, if you are interested in the cult and spiritual abuse recovery field. They are a great resource and network of: former cult members both 1G and SGAs; therapists; and academics – many of whom are experienced in researching and working in the cultic studies and cultic recovery field. 

You can access scholarly articles on a wide range of cult related issues amongst other things. The membership is diverse thus bringing a number of approaches and opinions to the discussion table.

They also have an e-Book, Starting Out In Mainstream America    


More info          

Open Minds Foundation 

Dedicated to raising awareness of undue influence.


More info

Safe Passage Foundation

For information and links for 2G cult leavers.


More info


Exploring Christianity in a non-church setting.


More info