Freedom of Mind Resource Center: 2017, A Year in Review

Hi, Steve Hassan, founder of Freedom of Mind Resource Center, here. I wanted to wish everyone a very happy holiday and a very good new year. It’s been awhile since I blogged because of my doctoral work at Fielding Graduate University. I just finished my first semester and it is going very well and I hope to be developing research that can scientifically validate my BITE model and Influence Continuum in courts of law worldwide. I just wanted to send greetings to all my friends and all my supporters and all the people on the planet who have experienced undue influence and cults and mind control and to say that I believe 2018 & 2019 will be a much better year in terms of shedding light on destructive mind control.

We plan on doing a weekly blog and would appreciate your support, letting people know about it. In the near future, I will be posting things on, as well as the Facebook page to do research, finding former members of every possible type of situation. We would love people to help us gather data from all around the world on the whole phenomenon so we can help.

It has been a tumultuous year filled with interesting blogs. These include covert hypnosis by attorney Michael Fine, right-wing ex-extremist Arno Michaelis speaking out about Charlottesville, North Korean dictator Kim and Donald Trump going at one another–frightening everyone the world over. Harvey Weinstein and other assaulters of women who abuse power, Scheflin’s model for Undue Influence, Scientology’s Narconon and Leah Remini’s show winning an Emmy and going into Season Two. Please take a moment to revisit what was posted in 2017! Have a very Happy, Healthy New Year!

Thanks so much, take care.

Steven Hassan

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Steven Hassan

About the Author: 

Steven Hassan M.Ed. LMHC, NCC has helped thousands of individuals and families recover from undue influence (mind control). With over 40 years of experience, he is sought after as one of the foremost authorities on undue influence and controlling groups and individuals. Steve understands the subject from a unique perspective as both a former cult member and as a clinical professional. Steven Hassan has published 4 books about cults. His first book, which came out in 1988 under the title Combatting Cult Mind Control, was updated and re-released in 2015 as Combating Cult Mind Control. Chapter 2, My life in the Unification Church has been placed for free on this web site. This book is available as an audiobook as well as on kindle.

Steven is the Founding Director of the Freedom of Mind Resource Center, a coaching, consulting, and training organization dedicated to supporting individuals to have the freedom to think clearly and to freely consider how they want to live their lives.  Steven pioneered a breakthrough method called the Strategic Interactive Approach (SIA), an effective and legal alternative for families to help cult members.  The SIA teaches family and friends how to strategically influence the individual involved in the cult.

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