recovery from cult mind control

A Listmania! list by cassandrax (kansas)
The list author says: "in an ardous six year, so far, recovery process, here are the books that, so far, have most helped bail me out of the abyss."
The Guru Papers: Masks of Authoritarian Power
1.  The Guru Papers: Masks of Authoritarian Power by Joel Kramer
The list author says:
  "although my brain wasn't yet working very well, this book was given to me 'just out' of the cult--a real eye opener."
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Take Back Your Life: Recovering from Cults and Abusive Relationships
2.  Take Back Your Life: Recovering from Cults and Abusive Relationships by Janja Lalich
The list author says:
  "super good and very practical, hands-on, how-to put your life back together again."
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Snapping: America's Epidemic of Sudden Personality Change, 2nd Edition
3.  Snapping: America's Epidemic of Sudden Personality Change, 2nd Edition by Flo Conway
The list author says:
  "wow. deep and far reaching...the in's and
outs of 'snapping' in, and out! of altered states, or even a ten year nightmare. incredible."
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Thought Reform and the Psychology of Totalism: A Study of 'brainwashing' in China
4.  Thought Reform and the Psychology of Totalism: A Study of 'brainwashing' in China by Robert Jay Lifton
The list author says:
  "classic."
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The Manipulated Mind: Brainwashing, Conditioning, and Indoctrination
5.  The Manipulated Mind: Brainwashing, Conditioning, and Indoctrination by Denise Winn
The list author says:
  "i like this woman's voice. i like how she establishes the precedent for mind control within the natural desires of all of us...excellent."
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The Artist's Way
6.  The Artist's Way by Julia Cameron
The list author says:
  "developing a 'morning pages' routine has helped me stay in my body--connected to space and time--and to remember i am alive and my life is moving on."
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A Course in Miracles, Combined Volume: Text, Workbook for Students, Manual for Teachers, 2nd Edition
7.  A Course in Miracles, Combined Volume: Text, Workbook for Students, Manual for Teachers, 2nd Edition by Foundation For Inner Peace
The list author says:
  "the ultimate aid for finding forgiveness--for self and other...christian slant may be tough for some. i worked to reframe it by changing some of the language around. a lifesaver."
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Illuminata: A Return to Prayer
8.  Illuminata: A Return to Prayer by Marianne Williamson
The list author says:
  "marianne williamson is the funny, brash, student/teacher of the course, who 'gives' it in a way no one else does (imho.) this simple book of prayers, and how-to is so simple, it is like beginning again, with the heart of a child. a helpful return to innocence and yes, faith."
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Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind: Informal Talks on Zen Meditation and Practice
9.  Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind: Informal Talks on Zen Meditation and Practice by Shunryu Suzuki
The list author says:
  "no comment."
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Sorcerer's Apprentice: My Life with Carlos Castaneda
10.  Sorcerer's Apprentice: My Life with Carlos Castaneda by Amy Wallace
The list author says:
  "great memoir. castaneda survivor."
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The Innocence of Her Form: The Divine Revelation of She Is
11.  The Innocence of Her Form: The Divine Revelation of She Is by Santosha Tantra
The list author says:
  "memoir: da free john (adi da) survivor."
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My Life in Orange: Growing Up with the Guru
12.  My Life in Orange: Growing Up with the Guru by Tim Guest
The list author says:
  "adult child survivor, memoir, rajneesh/osho."
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