Self Help Cult

The Sullivan Institute

The Sullivan Institute was a psychotherapy cult that operated in New York City from the 1950s to the 1990s. The Institute was founded by Saul B. Newton, a Marxist with no formal training as a therapist, and his wife, Dr. Jane Pearce. The Institute’s teachings held that traditional family ties were the root cause of …

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Superior Universal Alignment

Superior Universal Alignment (SUA) is a religious movement that was founded in Brazil in the 1980s by Valentina de Andrade. SUA is a syncretic religion that draws on elements of Christianity, Hinduism, and other spiritual traditions. SUA members believe that the world is in a state of spiritual crisis and that only SUA can save …

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