Bennett Braun, Conspiracy Therapist Prototype, Dead at 83

Michael L. Abramson/Getty Images Bennett Braun, the infamous psychiatrist known for spreading Satanic Panic hysteria within the mental health field, has died. An obituary detailing his role in the Satanic Panic and his treatment of patients can be found in The New York Times (non-paywalled link here). Much more information on these topics can be […]

Podcast Episode #4: How Satanic Panic Captured Psychiatry

In the fourth episode of the podcast, Grey Faction director Evan Anderson explains how Satanic Panic took over the field of psychiatry in the 1980s. Please be advised that this episode contains references to sexual abuse. Contact us here. Intro and outro music: Grey Faction by Satanic Planet.

The ISSTD’s Death Spiral: Paranoia and Disarray Under 2023 President Michael Salter

Note: Discussion of this topic can be heard in a recent podcast posted on Lucien Greaves’ Substack and Patreon pages Earlier this year, the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISSTD), a mental health organization notorious for promoting pseudoscience and Satanic Panic, unceremoniously kicked out a member of their Board of Directors, […]

How Teal Swan’s Therapist Started a Mormon Satanic Panic

Teal Swan is a cult leader “spiritual guru” with some dangerous ideas about mental health. She claims to be part alien and to have extrasensory abilities which she uses to “heal” others’ psychological ailments, communicating with her large following via YouTube videos, speaking tours, and at her “spiritual retreat” in Costa Rica. She has made […]

ISSTD Therapist Loses License Following Grey Faction Complaint

As a result of an investigation spurred by a Grey Faction complaint, Tara Tulley, a social worker and member of the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISSTD) will have her license to practice revoked by the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners. Tulley is a member of the ISSTD’s Organized and […]

What Did Elizabeth Loftus Actually Say?

Just before the new year, Ghislaine Maxwell — Jeffrey Epstein’s chief accomplice and former girlfriend — was found guilty on five of six charges related to sex trafficking. She may spend the rest of her life in prison. The trial had the potential to answer many lingering questions about Epstein, his operation, and who was […]

Dispatch from the Front Lines of The Modern Satanic Panic

Satanic Panic lies wherever accusing one of “Satanism” is a stand-in for allegations of horrific acts. It’s also present whenever Satanic imagery provokes reflexive pearl-clutching, fear-mongering about the supposed decompensation of younger generations, and hysterics over society turning its back on the Christian god. This broad understanding of Satanic Panic brings several recent examples to […]