Coming Out Of Scientology

Dangerous Cult Leaders
Identifying Marks of an Exploitive, Abusive Group
Post-Cult Problems: An Exit Counselor's Perspective
Jon Atack on Why It’s So Hard To Recover From Scientology
The Scientological Onion
8 Steps out of Scientology

Steve Hassan - Freedom Of Mind

Mind Control – The BITE Model
Freedom of Mind: Helping Loved Ones Leave Controlling People, Cults, and Beliefs
Combatting Cult Mind Control: The #1 Best-selling Guide to Protection, Rescue, and Recovery from Destructive Cults
Releasing the Bonds: Empowering People to Think for Themselves
Books On Cult Mind Control

Helpful Sites

Ex-Scientology Kids
Ex-Sea Org
Mark Bunker - YouTube
Operation Clambake
Reaching For The Tipping Point
The Underground Bunker
Tory Speaking Freely - YouTube
Why We Protest
World Cult Watch

Self Help

5 Things to Do When You Feel Insecure
CCI Help Modules
Cognitive Reframing
Cognitive Restructuring
Cognitive Restructuring Aids
Emotional intelligence
Fear, Obligation, and Guilt (FOG)
Finding Time for Truly Nurturing Yourself
Hierarchy of Needs - Abraham Maslow
New to Mindfulness? How to Get Started
Personal Core Values And Positive Beliefs
List Of Core Values
Posttraumatic stress disorder
The Power of Patience
Traumatic Bonding

Jack Kornfield - Forgiveness

Brené Brown - Listening To Shame

Brené Brown - The Power Of Vulnerability

Ex-Scientology Books
(Available at libraries and other outlets)

A Piece of Blue Sky: Scientology, Dianetics and L. Ron Hubbard Exposed - Jon Atack
Bare-faced Messiah: True Story of L.Ron Hubbard - Russell Miller
Beyond Belief: My Secret Life Inside Scientology and My Harrowing Escape - Jenna Miscavige
Blown for Good - Behind the Iron Curtain of Scientology - Marc Headley
Counterfeit Dreams: One Man's Journey Into and Out of the World of Scientology - Jefferson Hawkins
Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief - Lawrence Wright
Inside Scientology: The Story of America's Most Secretive Religion - Janet Reitman
L. Ron Hubbard: Messiah or Madman - Bent Corydon
My Billion Year Contract: Memoir of a Former Scientologist - Nancy Many
Scientology - Abuse At the Top - Amy Scobee
The Church of Fear: Inside The Weird World of Scientology - John Sweeney
The Complex: An Insider Exposes the Covert World of the Church of Scientology - John Duignan
The Scandal of Scientology - Paulette Cooper

Concepts To Contrast

Cognitive bias
Cognitive dissonance
Coping (psychology)
Critical thinking
Dissociation (psychology)
Double bind
Double standard
Emotional blackmail
Emotional detachment
False dilemma
Identity (social science)
Loaded language
Locus of control
Love bombing
Magical thinking
Milieu control
Peer pressure
Psychological abuse
Psychological manipulation
Self-serving bias
Social isolation
Wishful thinking