Recommended reading and listening

Books

Cultic Studies

Daniel Shaw: Traumatic Narcissism. Relational Systems of Subjugation

Article:

Matthew Remski: Practice and All is Coming

Articles:

I got mine-ism

Somatic dominance in yoga and Buddhism

What happens one generation on from a high demand group?

Dr Yuval Laor: the religious ape:

Gillie Jenkinson how pseudo-creativity is used in cults through the arts:

Trauma and recovery

The Religious Trauma Institute are offering free online workshops on religious trauma and the nervous system

Wendy Ford, Recovery from Abusive Groups:

Judith Herman: Trauma and Recovery

Bessel Van De Kolk: The Body Keeps The Score

Articles not referenced elsewhere on this site

How narcissistic groups bully their victims

How psychopaths infiltrate religious and spiritual groups to meet their own needs

A recovering monk: bracing for winter

The danger in fake positivity and spiritual bypassing

Differences between toxic positivity and hope made simple

Podcasts and videos

TheraminTrees:

How dogma pollutes discourse

Punishing doubt

Concealing abuse

Janja Lalich: Are we all cult members now?

Gillie Jenkinson: Cult pseudo-personality

Rachel Bernstein‘s series ‘Indoctrination

David Trevealan: Trauma sensitive mindfulness podcast

Willoughby Britton: Adverse effects of mindfulness meditation

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