If you seek the so called "real deal" it all depends on how far you wish to push your own sanity to twist the psyche of another, there is nothing more horrid than the shattering of the human psyche.
Is there a spell for said task: varies on your purpose behind it, it is easiest to stimulate primal emotions, including but not limited to the fight or flight reflex.
as for a "psionic assault" utilizing the pineal gland to "puppeteer" a subject. perhaps.
as stated above, it is possible but much easier to use psychology.
Ex: the so called Ninjitsu technique of binding ones shadow with, a rock or a blade, is in reality a basic hypnotic technique of suggestibility.