Recovery Techniques

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Recovering from a shepherding system is often a long, difficult process. When students, who are young adults, enter a shepherding system, their adult formative years are stunted. Age regression is often a technique found in shepherding systems.

Learning to Laugh

One way to cope with the trauma of leaving a shepherding system is with humor.

Helpful Movies

Movies can be very helpful to connect again with reality after having been a sheep in a shepherding system like University Bible Fellowship.

Tangled
The Descendants
Maleficent
The Village

Helpful Songs

Many former sheep of shepherding systems speak about breaking up from the group, as if they were divorcing themselves from the group. In that sense, break up songs and lyrics about being strong in the face of abuse are most helpful to aid in recovery.

Roar
Mistreated
Sometimes
Should Have Started Running
Stand My Ground
Now you're messin'