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Freedom of Mind: Index of Blogs

By |2018-07-19T14:51:12+00:00July 19th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

June 19, 2018 I try to blog every week with updates about my work, research, current events, high control groups, coercive control, media and other topics.  I have written pieces on U.S. politics, world news, child abuse, human trafficking, terrorism, undue influence, multi-level marketing, and healing and recovery.  Whether you are new to Freedom of Mind [...]

Hypnosis, Guided Meditation, Deep Visualizations–Consumers Beware!

By |2018-05-03T14:25:51+00:00May 3rd, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Mind/ Body Healing This past weekend I joined with 24 other mental health professionals to participate in an advanced workshop, “Honing Your Hypnotic Voice: Delivering Strategic Interventions for Mind/ Body Healing," given by Carol Ginandes, PhD, ABPP sponsored by the New England Society of Clinical Hypnosis, which is my local affiliate of the national organization called the [...]

The Need to Educate Judges, Attorneys, Citizens, and Governments About Undue Influence

By |2017-08-15T21:39:07+00:00August 3rd, 2017|Categories: News and Updates, Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The knowledge base of the hard sciences including medicine and social psychological research is developing rapidly all over the world. The legal system is constantly being updated to incorporate new information and research. For the law to change, it often is up to diligent attorneys who represent clients who have suffered a harm and expert witnesses [...]

Remembering the Boston Marathon Attack

By |2017-04-12T19:44:16+00:00April 12th, 2017|Categories: News and Updates, Blog, Current Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

  Four years ago, on April 15, 2013, Boston was attacked by terrorists during its annual legendary Marathon. Four people lost their lives and 264 more were wounded. Boston Strong was the phrase used, but we all were in lockdown while police tried to hunt down those responsible. For me and countless others, it brought up [...]

Robert Jay Lifton MD: An Interview with a Genius

By |2017-04-06T17:53:00+00:00October 7th, 2016|Categories: News and Updates, Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

  As this year marks the 40th anniversary of the day I left the Moonies, I want to take some time to acknowledge an individual who played an important role in my personal and professional development. I recently had the pleasure of interviewing the famous psychiatrist and my mentor, Robert Jay Lifton.  I was first introduced [...]

How Understanding Mind Control Can Prevent Future Terrorist Attacks

By |2017-03-21T10:54:17+00:00September 9th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Current Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

  This coming Sunday marks fifteen years since the 9/11 terrorist attacks.  On the morning of September 11, 2001 our nation was changed forever.  Many lives were lost, and many of us were left in shock and disbelief as we helplessly watched the scenes of horror on our TV screens.  We spent the next few days [...]

Donald Trump Is Not Fit to Be President of the U.S.

By |2017-02-06T12:20:28+00:00July 22nd, 2016|Categories: Blog, Current Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Donald Trump is now the official Republican nominee for President of the United States. A year ago, his run for office seemed like a practical joke. However, now it is clear beyond all rationality, that there are powerful, wealthy, influential people backing him. I am worried. As an expert on cults and other high-control groups, [...]

How to Proceed After the Worst Mass Shooting in US History

By |2017-03-21T11:09:20+00:00June 14th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Current Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

    This past weekend, forty-nine innocent people were killed in an Orlando gay night club and more were injured. The attack, committed by a lone gunman who called 911 and pledged allegiance to ISIS, is the deadliest mass shooting in the history of the United States. Much like the rest of the nation, my thoughts [...]

Cult Survivors Need Compassion and Help to Recover

By |2017-03-21T11:11:04+00:00May 20th, 2016|Categories: Resources and Support, Blog, Current Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

  On Thursday, news broke that another of the missing Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by the Islamist extremist cult Boko Haram two years ago has been found. The second in just as many days, she is being hailed officially by the authorities of Nigeria as a success story and paraded in front of the media as proof [...]

Boston Marathon Bombing: Three Years Later

By |2017-03-21T11:18:53+00:00April 14th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Current Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

  Tomorrow is the third anniversary of the infamous Boston Marathon bombing. As an American citizen and a resident of the Boston area, I feel a great sense of sadness when I think about that horrible day. On April 15, 2013 two brothers brought pain to our nation by setting off those bombs. Lives were lost [...]