Please note: Currently we are only able to work on a very select amount of victim support cases, primarily those which involve the exploitation and abuse of minors or cases involving suicidal victims and/or those in immediate danger.

If you know someone trapped in a destructive high-control / high-demand group it is important to act quickly. The longer a victim stays inside a destructive group the worse their chances become for successful deprogramming (through intervention therapy and counseling), rehabilitation and recovery. Since 2013, our organization has been fighting destructive groups and helping victims and families of undue influence, group exploitation and abuse.

Our approach to helping victims is different from other interventionists and exit-counselors in the field, combining the appropriate intervention strategy with group investigation, exposure, and potential law enforcement / legal action.

What we provide:

  • • Rescue support for children trapped in abusive groups
  • • Assistance for victims of group labor and/or sex trafficking
  • • Support for families looking to save a loved one from a destructive group*
  • • Reconnection support with estranged family members from undue influence*
  • • Support services for families and friends of current or former cult members*

If you would like to proceed with a case evaluation, the first step is to fill out our victim support form (click the red button below). We ask that you please be as detailed as possible when filling out the form, to help us provide the best possible support options.

Our average response time is around two weeks, but sometimes sooner depending upon case workload. For any emergency, please call 911 for immediate assistance.

If you would rather seek help independently, below is a list of professionals and facilities that provide a wide range of victim related support services. (Please be advised FACT is not responsible for any outcomes you may experience as a result of using these third-parties, which are in no way affiliated with our organization.)

*Billed services are at a rate of $50/hr (for up to three staff members depending on the type of service rendered).
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Center For Trauma Counseling
Center for Trauma Counseling is a community-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Licensed in Florida, they serve residents of Palm Beach County who suffer from symptoms and disorders associated with trauma-related events and experiences.

They provide prompt, effective and cost-affordable mental health services for children, adolescents, adults, elderly, families and groups.

Trauma can be from many compounding events over time due to abuse, neglect, violence, rape or betrayal from a person or institution you trusted.

They offer phone / skype sessions statewide.

Based in: Palm Beach, FL

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Wellspring Retreat & Resource Center
For over 25 years, Wellspring Retreat and Resource Center has provided outpatient counseling services for victims of spiritual abuse, psychological abuse, and toxic relationships.

They also offer phone consultations for therapeutic professionals and families, seminars, weekend educational workshops, conference presentations, and reference materials.

Based in: Athens, OH

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Meadow Haven Retreat
Meadow Haven exists to provide a refuge for former members of high control, destructive groups to rest, heal, and grow. By understanding their experience in an abusive environment and acquiring the skills necessary for life outside the group, MeadowHaven helps former members recover their ability to be thriving contributors to society.

Healing is fostered in the context of healthy community, relationships with other former members with similar experiences, and a supportive staff who understand the processes of thought reform, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), identity confusion, chronic emotional disturbance, etc.

Based in: Lakeville, MA

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The Bridge To Recovery
The Bridge to Recovery's residential program is designed to assist individuals and affected family members suffering from codependence, trauma and a wide range of addictions. Additionally, they work with family members affected by abuse, neglect, abandonment, enmeshment and other issues that hinder personal growth, relationships and vocational effectiveness.

Based in: in Bowling Green, KY

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Colleen Russel, LMFT, CGP
Treatment specialization includes controversial, high-demand groups or cultic groups ("Spiritual", "Philosophical", "New Age", "Political", etc., including Clergy Abuse and Domestic Abuse.

Phone and Skype sessions available only.

Based in: San Francisco Bay Area, CA

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Rosanne Henry, L.P.C.
Specializes in cult recovery. Phone and Skype sessions available only.

Based in: Littleton, CO

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Rachel Bernstein
Working with former cult members and their families for over 25 years.

Based in: Encino, CA

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Rick Ross
One of the foremost authorities in the field. Mr. Ross founded the not-for-profit Cult Education Institute (CEI) - the largest informative website online about cults. He is also a victim intervention specialist, lecturer and successful author on the subject. In addition, he is a federal court certified cult expert who has testified in dozens of high-profile cases around the country.

Fees range from $75 - $95 per hour with free consultations.

Based in: Trenton, NJ

Steven Hassan, M.Ed, LMHC, NCC
A licensed therapist and counselor who understands the subject from the unique perspective of both a former cult member and a clinical professional who has been working full time in the field since 1976. Hassan holds a Masters degree in counseling psychology from Cambridge College and has written numerous books on the subject, his latest being ‘Combating Cult Mind Control’.

Fees are $400 per hour (sliding scale) with paid initial consultations.

Based in: Newton, MA

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Paul S. Grosswald
Attorney at Law

Specializes in litigation against cults. Also a former cult member and anti-cult activist. Licensed in New York and New Jersey, but can usually practice in other jurisdictions as well with a local lawyer as a sponsor.

13 Irving Place, Ste. 1
Summit, NJ 07901
Phone: (917) 753-7007
Kevin Taylor
Attorney at Law

Kevin Taylor has successfully completed more than 125 jury trials. He is responsible for cases all over the country, including matters in California, Texas, Illinois, Colorado, Alabama, Arkansas, South Carolina, Utah, Georgia, North Carolina, New Mexico, Oklahoma, West Virginia, Hawaii, Tennessee, Kentucky, Louisiana, Wyoming, Arizona, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Florida.

1670 Broadway, Suite 900
Denver, CO 80202
Phone: 303-551-6660

Walter G. Campbell
Attorney at Law

Specializes in wrongful death, personal injury and other areas of practice. Skip has consistently received an AV rating by the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, which is the highest rating given by this publication. He is also among a select group to be included in the book, The Best Lawyers in America, and the publication Leading American Attorneys.

12 S.E. Seventh Street, Suite 801
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
(877) 763-8181
(954) 763-8181

Robin Bresky
Attorney at Law

The Law Offices of Robin Bresky is a Boca Raton law firm providing representation in appeals and litigation support in Palm Beach, Broward, and Miami-Dade counties, South Florida and all of Florida in state and federal courts throughout Florida and beyond

150 E. Palmetto Park Rd. Suite 400
Boca Raton, FL 33432-4848
Phone: (561) 994-6273

Ben Murphy
Attorney at Law

Specializes in many areas of practice, including civil trial and wrongful death cases. Licensed in the state of Florida.

2211 Davie Blvd.
Fort. Lauderdale, FL 33312
Phone: 954-587-0873

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