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Cult Survivor Support Groups

*As Support groups in 2023 have are coming to a close, Please subscribe for updates in 2024 for next year's offerings!

People Leave Cults is proud to offer unique support groups for former cult members.

Each support group offers former group members the opportunity to meet with a mental health professional and other former members in a safe virtual environment.


These sessions are hosted by People Leave Cults in collaboration with licensed professionals.

Former members of cults or high demand groups are welcome to apply.

Attendance may be limited.

Disclaimer: The community group services provided by People Leave Cults, LLC are not meant to be a substitute for individualized professional counseling from mental health professionals. These session are NOT an emergency service, therapy, or medical in nature.

Support & Community Group Offerings:

Born or Raised

S/MGAs (Second/Multi-Generational Adults)

Support group for former cult members who identify as S/MGAs.

This support group offering has concluded in 2023. Stay tunned for updates!

Survivors of Trauma

Support group for former cult members who experienced trauma during their group involvement.

This support group offering has concluded in 2023. Stay tunned for updates!

Marginalized Communities

(Neurodivergent, LGBTQ+, BIPOC)

Support group for former cult members that identify as a member of a marginalized community.

This support group offering has concluded in 2023. Stay tunned for updates!

What Can You Expect In These Community Groups?

Each group is hosted with a licensed mental health professional who is familiar with the needs of cult survivors. 

It's difficult to forecast what each session will discuss, but our goal is to provide as much context as possible to help you decide if this is right for you. 

To that end, some of the topics discussed may include:

  • Being in community with other former members

  • Spiritual abuse

  • Mind control

  • Psychological manipulation and psychological trauma

  • Life in high-demand groups

  • How to approach mental health professionals

  • Recovery from cult abuse and spiritually abusive groups

  • Understanding new religious movements

  • How destructive groups operate

  • What emotional healing looks like

  • How to assess core experiences from your time in the group

  • Education on religious abuse and related topics

Other Services from People Leave Cults

People Leave Cults offers a variety of services to help both cult survivors and the families/friends of cult-involved people. 

We invite you to explore whichever offering fits your needs at the links below. 

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