Steven Hassan

Class of 1985,
Steven’s Independent Research Project at Cambridge College was on cults, and his first book was developed from that research project.

Steven Hassan, M.Ed., LMHC, NCC is one of the foremost authorities on cults and mind control. He has been involved in educating the public about mind control, brainwashing and destructive cults since 1976. He holds a Master’s degree in counseling psychology from Cambridge College, is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC). Steven has written three books that have received extensive praise from former cult members, families of former members, clergy, cult experts, and psychologists. Combating Cult Mind Control: The #1 Best-Selling Guide to Protection, Rescue, and Recovery from Destructive Cults (1988, 1990, 2015), Releasing the Bonds: Empowering People to Think for Themselves (2000), and Freedom of Mind: Helping Loved Ones Leave Controlling People, Cults & Beliefs, (2012, 2013).

Steven’s Independent Research Project at Cambridge College was on cults, and his first book was developed from that research project.

Steve Hassan has also developed a cutting-edge curriculum called Endingthegame.com, which aids sex trafficking victims to understand pimp/trafficker mind control indoctrination and leave the commercial cult. He was invited to a closed Aspen Institute meeting to discuss ISIS in August 2015.

Hassan's insightful perspective and expert commentary have made him a definitive source, for hundreds of national, international and local media outlets including: CNN, Fox, 60 Minutes, Dateline, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Newsweek, People Magazine, Oprah Winfrey Show, Larry King Live, The Today Show, Night Line, and Good Morning America.

Hassan is the founder the Freedom of Mind Resource Center Inc

His books can be purchased on his Amazon.com page.