Take a look at their board of advisors: [www.hoffmaninstitute.org]Quote
It seems to slide under the radar, and it's disturbing how many celebrity types and other notables endorse and rave about it.
The Hoffman Process is amazing! Extremely valuable and not a cult
Your husband and yourself should go if you're able. Anybody who has gone will tell you it's like 7 years of therapy in a week.
There have been independed studies of it done by Harvard and UC Berkeley which confirm its effectiveness.
It's hard work and if you were to hear about some of the particulars out of context you'd wonder 'what the ??' but in context I've felt that it is so brilliant to be at a Nobel Prize level.
Don't be discouraged by others criticism of it, they haven't gone thru it. There are thousands of others who normal happy intelligent people who have anld would be happy to endorse it.
I'm sure if you look hard enough, any group will have its crtics. I'll have to look up the Cults of the Cubs Scouts and Brownies! ;)