Former Group Members: Additional Resources
A Workshop for People Born or Raised in Cultic Groups. Kelley McCabe; Lorna Goldberg, MSW; Michael Langone, PhD; Kristen DeVoe, MSW . ICSA E-Newsletter. 6(1), 2007.
An Investigation into Cult Pseudo-Personality: What is It and How Does It Form? Gillie Jenkinson, Cultic Studies Review, 7(3), 2008, 199-224.
Anxiety and Decision-Making. Rosanne Henry, M.A. AFF Recovery Workshop, August 1995.
Bad Fruits of the Legion of Christ Catholic Religious Order. J. Paul Lennon, MA.
Born or Raised in Closed, High-Demand Groups: Developmental Considerations. Leona Furnari. ICSA E-Newsletter, 4(3), 2005.
Boston Church of Christ Movement Study Reveals Cultic Group’s Abuses. Michael D. Langone, Ph.D.
“By Their Fruits Ye Shall Know Them”: How Good and Bad Works Can Deceive – the Case of the Legion of Christ – Michael Langone. ICSA Today, 3(3), 2012, 2-5.
Charismatic Covenant Community. Adrian Reimers. Cultic Studies Journal, 3(1), 1986, 28-42.
Checks on Power and Authority in the New Testament. Dr. Harold Bussell. ICSA E-Newsletter, 3(2), 2004.
Choosing a Church. Lawrence Pile
Clinical Update on Cults. Michael Langone. Psychiatric Times, July 1996.
Cold Reading: The Tricks of the Psychics. William Goldberg, MSW, BCD
Coming Out of the Cults. Margaret Singer, PhD
Creativity and Cults from Sociological and Communication Perspectives: The Processes Involved in the Birth of a Secret Creative Self. Miriam Williams Boeri, Ph.D. Karen Pressley. Cultic Studies Review, 9(1), 2010, 173-213.
Cult Formation. Robert Jay Lifton, M.D. Cultic Studies Journal, 8(1), 1991, 1-6.
Deception, Dependency & Dread in The Conversion Process. Michael D. Langone, Ph.D.
Dysfunctional Churches. Ronald Enroth. Cult Observer, (9)4, 1992.
Evaluating Your Cult Involvement. Madeleine Tobias.
Groucho Marx and Cult Recovery. Michael D. Langone. ICSA Today, 7(2), 2016, 2-5.
How Children in Cults May Use Emancipation Laws to Free Themselves. Robin A. Boyle. Cultic Studies Journal, 16(1), 1999, 1-32.
How Could Anyone Join a Cult?!! Maureen Griffo.
ICSA Recovery Workshops: The Colorado Model. Carol Giambalvo; Rosanne Henry. ICSA Today, 1(1), 2010, 2-9.
If You Want to Know How I Got Brainwashed: Story and Paintings by Betsy Dovydenas - An appreciation by Nori Muster - ICSA Today, 13(1), 2022, 2-7
Impact on Children of Being Born Into/Raised in a Cultic Group. Ashley Allen. ICSA Today, 7(1), 2016, 17-22.
Important Issues to Consider When Choosing a Spiritual Teacher. Rosanne Henry, M.A.; Sharon Colvin. “Why We Need to Become Spiritual Consumers” from AFF News,4(2).
Influence. Robert Cialdini.
Inner Experience and Conversion. Michael D. Langone, Ph.D. Cultic Studies Review 2(2), 2003, 169-176.
Is Purity Culture a Form of Sexual Abuse? Alice Greczyn. ICSA Today, 11(2), 2020, 10-15.
Leaving and Recovering From Cultic Groups and Relationships: Overview (Power Point). Michael Langone Ph.D.
Legal Considerations: Regaining Independence and Initiative. Herbert L. Rosedale. Excerpted from Recovery From Cults, Help For Victims of Psychological and Spiritual Abuse. Herbert Rosedale.
Lessons Learned from SGAs About Recovery and Resiliency. Leona Furnari, MSW, LCSW & Rosanne Henry, MA. ICSA Today, 2(3), 2011, 2-9.
Letter to a Former Member of a Meditation Group. MIchael Langone, PhD.
Manipulative Therapists. Shirley Siegel.
Marriage After the Cult – Lorna Goldberg. ICSA Today, 4(2), 2013, 2-5.
Mind Control: Psychological Reality or Mindless Rhetoric. Philip Zimbardo. Cultic Studies Review, 1(3), 2003, 1-3.
Moments of Grace. Nancy Miquelon. Cultic Studies Journal, 15(2), 1998, 109-119.
More Than the Devil's Due. Adrian J. Reimers, PhD. Cultic Studies Journal, 11(1), 1994, 77-87.
Moving On: Dealing With Family Members Who Have Caused Us Harm - Lorna Goldberg and Ann Stamler. ICSA Today, 9(3), 2018, 16-22.
My Experience in YWAM: A Personal Account and Critique of Cultic Manipulation. Laurie Jacobson. Cultic Studies Journal, 3(2), 1986, 204-233.
On Breaking the Code of Silence. Kristen Skedgell DeVoe. ICSA Today, 4(2), 2013, 6-7.
On Using the Term "Cult." Herbert L. Rosedale, Esq. and Michael D. Langone, PhD.
Outreach to Ex-Cult Members: The Question of Terminology. Michael D. Langone, Ph.D.
Physical Child Abuse in Sects. Lois Kendall, PhD. ICSA Today, 2(2), 2011, pages.
Pitfalls To Recovery. Paul R. Martin, Ph.D.
Post-Cult Financial Recovery. Mattie Elizabeth Green. ICSA Today, 1(2), 2010, 24-27.
Post-Cult Problems: An Exit Counselor's Perspective. Carol Giambalvo.
Prevalence. Michael Langone
Questionnaire Study: Preliminary Report. Michael D. Langone, PhD.
Questions and Answers about Memories of Childhood Abuse. American Psychological Association.
Raised in Cultic Groups: The Impact on the Development of Certain Aspects of Character. Lorna Goldberg, MSW. Cultic Studies Review , 5(1), 2006, 1-28.
Rebuilding the Jigsaw. Gillie Jenkinson. ICSA Today, 5(2), 2014, 2-5.
Reflections on Post-Cult Recovery. Michael D. Langone, Ph.D.
Reject the Wicked Man - Coercive Persuasion and Deviance Production: A Study of Conflict Management. Jerry Paul McDonald. Cultic Studies Journal, 4.2/5.1, 1987/88, 59-121.
Religion vs. Cult. Rev. Richard Dowhower.
Sex, Lies, and Grand Schemes of Thought in Closed Groups. A Collective of Women. Cultic Studies Journal, 14(1), 1997, 58-84.
Sex Therapy With Former Cult Members. Steve K. D. Eichel. ICSA Today, 8(3), 2017, 2 - 5.
Sifting the Wheat from the Tares: 20 Signs of Trouble in a New Religious Group. Peter Vere. ICSA E-Newsletter, 4(2), 2005.
Sixteen Strategies for Combating Rumination. Carrie Barron, MD
Spiritual Harm in New Religions: Reflections on Interviews with Former Members of NRMs. Phillip Charles Lucas, PhD. Cultic Studies Review, 2(1), 2003, 30-37.
The Colorado Model. Carol Giambalvo; Roseanne Henry.
The Definitional Ambiguity of "Cult" and ICSA's Mission. Michael D. Langone.
The Potential for Abuse in the Guru-Disciple Relationship. Mary Garden. ICSA E-Newsletter, 4(3), 2005.
The Role of Cognitive Distortion. Madeleine Tobias; Janja Lalich; Hunter House, 1994; 101-103.
Thought Reform Exists: Organized, Programmatic Influence. Margaret Thaler Singer, Ph.D. The Cult Observer 11(6), 1994.
Traumatic Abuse in Cults: A Psychoanalytic Perspective. Daniel Shaw, CSW. Cultic Studies Review, 2(2), 2003, 101-129.
Vulnerable Characteristics. Robert Fellows, MTS. From Easily Fooled. Copyright Robert Fellows.
We Disagree - Let's Talk!. Lorna Goldberg. ICSA Today, 10(1), 2019, 10-15.
We Weren't Crazy: We Were Fooled. Michael D. Langone, Ph.D. Reprinted from the Sun-Sentinel Magazine, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, April 1, 1997. Also published in AFF News, 3(2), 1997.
When You’re Asked About Cults. Robert Fellows, MTS. From Easily Fooled. Copyright Robert Fellows.
Why We Need To Become Spiritual Consumers. Rosanne Henry, M.A.; Sharon Colvin.
Writing Betrayal of the Spirit: Autobiographical Writing as Therapy. Nori Muster. ICSA Today, 5(1), 2014, 6-8.
Writing Down the Pain: A Case Study of the Benefits of Writing for Cult Survivors. K. Gordon Neufeld. Cultic Studies Review 2(3), 2003, 230-245.
After the Cult. Produced by Marcia Rudin
Leaving a Cult
Margaret T. Singer, PhD
First-Generation Parents and Second-Generation Children
Lorna Goldberg, LCSW, PsyA
Sexual/Romantic Intimacy: Challenges for People Raised in a Cult