The following third-party resources will help give you a better understanding regarding the nature of spiritual abuse, how to spot the signs, prevent it and heal from it.
13 Principles of Healing After Spiritual Abuse
Carolyn Waterstradt, MA, LMSW, is a Licensed Master Social Worker, a Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counsellor and a Certified Trauma Specialist. She guides readers through 13 guiding principals to help individuals heal from spiritual abuse.
Circle of Spiritual Abuse
Created by Safe Havens, an interfaith partnership against domestic violence, the Circle of Spiritual Abuse allows you to better understand the forms in which spiritual abuse can take.
MuslimLink: Understanding Spiritual Abuse, An Interview with Salma Abugideiri
Muslim American professional counsellor Salma Abugideiri explains what spiritual abuse is and its impact on the lives of Muslims in North America.
Spiritual Abuse: When it is Time to Leave
Rick is an author, speaker, consultant, teacher, and podcaster, encouraging and training Christians since 1997. Through written articles and his podcast, this article discusses his struggles with spiritual abuse and how to spot it signs of abuse.
The Experience of Spiritual Abuse
Through in-depth interviews with spiritual abuse survivors, researcher David J. Ward identified six core themes of spiritual abuse. Genesis Women’s Centre in Texas adapted a list from his article, “The Lived Experience of Spiritual Abuse,” in Mental Health, Religion & Culture, November 2011.
Therapy & Spiritual Abuse
Andrea Mathews, LPC, NCC, a cognitive and transpersonal therapist, elaborates on the loss of sense of self, after experiencing spiritual abuse.