The Jordan Harbinger Show

237: Steven Hassan | Combating Cult Mind Control Part One

Steven Hassan (@CultExpert) is a a licensed mental health counselor who has been educating the public about mind control, brainwashing, and destructive cults since 1976. He's the author of Combating Cult Mind Control: The Guide to Protection, Rescue, and Recovery from Destructive Cults and the founder of the Freedom of Mind Resource Center. This is part one of a two-part episode (part two coming soon).

What We Discuss with Steven Hassan:

  • How to use Steven’s BITE model to tell if you or someone you love is involved in a destructive cult through control of behavior, information, thought, and emotion.
  • The four types of destructive cults most prevalent today: commercial, religious, political, and self-help.
  • How cults have weaponized the Internet and social media to fill their ranks and thrive as never before possible.
  • Why it’s the people who believe themselves immune to (i.e., too smart for) cult indoctrination who are most at risk of being targeted and recruited.
  • How Steven has refined Ted Patrick’s invasive cult deprogramming tactics of the ’70s into a more effective strategic interactive approach.

Full show notes and resources can be found here:

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