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'Victims gradually lose their ability to make independent decisions and exercise informed consent.' - Dr Margaret Singer
is an Australian support and information network. CIFS was initially formed by parents and family members of loved ones caught up in abusive groups.
The network has grown to include families, friends, former members and concerned individuals working together towards a common goal, to provide support and develop awareness for those affected by high demand groups or cultic relationships.
Former Sydney tennis coach turned self-styled spiritual healer Serge Benhayon has suffered a spectacular loss in his Supreme Court defamation case against former client, after a four-person jury found it was true to say he led a "socially harmful cult". "intentionally indecently touched" clients and made "bogus healing claims".
Ms Rockett's solicitor, Stewart O'Connell of O'Brien Solicitors, said the verdict was a "victory against a Goliath organisation by a woman who refused to be bullied" and was a "vindication of Ms Rockett".
www.cultawareness.com.au Cult Awareness - A Message of Hope
This site exists as a dedication to multiple victims and a personal loved one who was induced into a socially harmful cult known as Universal Medicine.
Disclaimer - Cult Information and Family Support Inc. CIFS
Not all groups called either "cults" or "cult-like" are harmful. Instead, they may be benign and generally defined as simply people intensely devoted to a person, place or thing. Therefore, the discussion or mention of a group, organization or person on this page, is not necessarily meant pejoratively. Members of CIFS do not purport to present themselves as having any sectarian affiliation or professional authority. Privacy of individuals seeking information or support is strictly observed.