If you have decided to play the Mental powerset in DC Universe Online, then you have probably already discovered how challenging a controller class can be. A good loadout can make all the difference in how well your powerset plays and Ten Ton Hammer has some advice that comes from in game experience and plenty of research.
Even in a damage role, you'll also want to have a basic control power on board. Even one as simple as Telekinesis will hold your target long enough to blast off a couple of damage powers without having to worry about taking damage.
Get Mental powerset loadouts for both the damage role and the controller role and find out how much easier it is when you have the right spec for the right role.