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Human Current Podcast, 7/26/2018, Episode 94 A Complex Systems Approach to Countering Mind Control

Gizmodo, The Gateway Podcast, 6/20/2018, Teal Swann: Part 4 “Tribe”

Mormon Stories Podcast, John Dehlin, 6/06/2018, WHAT THE MORMON CHURCH CAN LEARN FROM CULTS TO DO/BE BETTER

The Chauncey DeVega Show, 3/06/2018, podcast episode 178

New York Times podcast with Charles Duhigg Change Agent #3, “The Talk”

American Variety Radio, Court Lewis, 01/04/2018,  Direct Link

CNN/HLN, 11/15/2017, Heaven’s Gate, Episode 5 “The Tape”

WNPR, The Collin McEnroe Show, 4/11/2017, Secret Governnment Mind Control Experiments (And Other Things Your Tax Dollars Paid For)

Joe Rogan Experience, 8/7/2015, episode 680

The Jordan Harbinger Show, 8/13/2019, 237: Steven Hassan | Combating Cult Mind Control Part One
The Jordan Harbinger Show, 8/13/2019, 237: Steven Hassan | Combating Cult Mind Control Part Two


TEDxBeaconStreetSalon, 8/14/2018, “Is Technology Controlling Your Mind
International Conference on Complex Systems (ICCS), Plenary Speaker, 7/22/2018, A Complex Systems Approach to Countering Mind Control, Trafficking and, Terrorism

Annual ICSA International Conference, 7/05/2018, “The Freedom of Mind Approach to Helping People Raised in Destructive Environments”

CT/CVE Office, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC, 6/27/2018, “Destructive Cults that Use Terrorism as a Tool”

Trafficking in Persons Office, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC, 6/27/2018, “Ending the Game to Stop Trafficking in Persons”

PBS/PRADA at Children’s Hospital Boston, 5/25/2018, “Undue Influence: an Introduction to Destructive Cults, Mind Control, Brainwashing and Deprogramming”

International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis-US Branch (ISPS-US;) Boston, 12/3/17

Presentation at New England Society for Ethical Culture, 10/22/2017, “Undue Influence in The Digital Age: How to Protect Yourself and Others

U.S. State Department, Ralph Bunche Library, 9/11/2017, Lunchtime Speaker’s Series Presentation Combating Cult Mind Control

International Academy of Law and Mental Health, Prague, Czechoslovakia, July 2017, Presented a paper on Anatomy of Undue Influence

IALMH – Congress – Prague, 7/10/2017, Presentation with Harold Bursztajn and Ivana Viani, “My Week at the IALMH Congress


Forthcoming in 2018: (Chapter in Textbook): Hankir, A. and Hassan, S. (2018). Psychological Determinants and Social Influences of Violent Extremism In S. Moffic, M.D., J. Peteet, M.D., A. Hankir, M.D. and R. Awaad, M.D (Ed.), ISLAMOPHOBIA AND PSYCHIATRY: Recognition, Prevention, and Treatment. Springer Publishers.
Combating Cult Mind Control: The #1 Best-selling Guide to Protection, Rescue, and Recovery from Destructive Cults, Steven Hassan, 2018:

Freedom of Mind: Helping Loved Ones Leave Controlling People, Cults, and Beliefs, Steven Hassan, 2012:

Releasing the Bonds: Empowering People to Think for Themselves, Steven Hassan, 2000