Posts Tagged ‘Organised Abuse’

news items – Frances Andrade, Catholic workhouses, Organized abuse, Cult abuse, FMSF, Pope

February 18, 2013

This week there were news articles on the effects of victims being cross examined during trial, the Irish Womens’ Catholic workhouses that ran until 1996, accusations of abuse against well known UK figures, a Zen priest and Canadian police against aboriginal women. J. Freyd discusses the origins of the FMS group. Other cult and ritual  accusations and convictions are discussed. Articles have been published on the Pope having immunity and the Legion of Christ documents being released.

Frances Andrade death: Charity calls for review in child abuse trials

Ireland sent girls, women to Catholic workhouses until 1996, report finds

Special report: Police revisit the grim mystery of Elm Guest House
Boys in care were allegedly being groomed for sex at parties at a south-west London house attended by well-known and powerful figures.

Zen Groups Distressed by Accusations Against Teacher

Report on Joshu Sasaki Allegations allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct

Organised abuse and the politics of disbelief
Michael Salter

NCRJ Reveals Itself

Theoretical and Personal Perspectives on the Delayed Memory Debate By Jennifer J. Freyd, PhD

15-Year-Old Girl Raped, Police Dismiss the Case Because Victim and Attackers Have “Low IQs”

Torso of African boy detectives believe was killed in a ritual sacrifice before being tossed into the Thames is ‘identified’ by key witness  Torso named Adam by detectives has been ‘revealed’ as Nigerian-born Patrick Erhabor

Sister’s persistence leads to murder charges
Fullerton detectives question a convicted murderer, who confesses to killing 3 men in 1981-82 and disposing of the bodies in what he called a Tibetan sky burial ritual.

Smashed: The sex-slave cult where women were ‘forced to sleep with men claiming to be reincarnation of Christ’ on Mexico-US border
Cult was called the ‘Defensores de Cristo’ or ‘Defenders of Christ’
It allegedly recruited women to have sex with a Spanish man
Authorities raided house across the border from Laredo, Texas

Konstantin Rudnev: Russian cult leader jailed for sex abuse
A Russian cult leader who described himself as an “extra-terrestrial from Sirius” has been jailed for 11 years for sexually abusing his followers.

Pope will have security, immunity by remaining in the Vatican

Satanic ritual abuse in the UK – Scotland Part 2

has pictures of abuse
Canadian police face multiple ‘sexual abuse’ accusations from aboriginal women – HRW
Human Rights Watch

RI Ruling Means Release of Legion of Christ Docs – organization took control of an elderly woman’s finances and persuaded her to bequeath it $60 million.

Interview with Brian Moss: Qualities and Information Useful for a Therapist and a Client Working with Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID)


news items – Savile – Satanic ritual, Cyril Smith, 22 faces- Dr. Phil, Rapes not investigated

January 21, 2013

This week several new articles came out in the US and UK media about high profile figures being involved in ritual abuse, including Jimmy Savile. Cyril Smith and other UK politicians were connected to possible organized abuse settings. More information has been released about 22 faces and SRA in Dr. Phil. New articles were published about the failure to investigate rape cases.

A VICTIM of Jimmy Savile’s satanic abuse told yesterday of her sheer terror as she was tied to an altar and raped by the depraved star during a black mass.

Pervert MP Cyril Smith was pals with satanic child sex monster
Victim Michael Roberts reveals his devil-worshipping stepdad Michael Horgan organised abuse

Criminal investigation launched into paedophile ring involving UK politicians in the 1980s
Police launch criminal investigation into MPs’ child sex ring

Open Letter to Dr. Phil From Jenny Hill – ritual abuse and MPD  Judy Byington

22 faces book

Evidence of Satanic Ritual Abuse written August 7 2003 to Judy Byington by Noemi Mattis, JD, PhD., Co-chair of the Utah Governor’s Task Force on Ritual Abuse.

India’s New Focus on Rape Shows Only the Surface of Women’s Perils

Washington police accused of ‘disturbing’ failures to investigate rape
Human Rights Watch to publish report that shows some victims experience fresh trauma from police neglect in rape cases

Sara Reedy, the rape victim accused of lying and jailed by US police, wins $1.5m payout
Pittsburgh woman raped at gunpoint and charged with fabricating her story has won a settlement after a marathon legal battle, changing federal law along the way

A Pedophile in Plain Sight

Gang of men ‘who groomed young girls for sex drove terrified victim, 14, to the woods at night and threatened to cut her head off’

Survivorship Webinar – Sat. January 26, 2013 – Intro to Nonviolent Communication

child abuse and ritual abuse newsletter – January 2013                                               
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news items – Parental Alienation Syndrome, DSM-5, extreme abuse, DID/MPD, child abuse

June 16, 2011

This week  there have been several new articles on Parental Alienation Syndrome and those fighing its inclusion in the DSM-5, new papers and resources on extreme abuse as well as  older articles on the neurobiological effects of DID/MPD and child abuse.

“Parental Alienation Syndrome:” Another Alarming DSM-5 Proposal
Using a medicalizing label to mask child sexual abuse
by Paula J. Caplan, Ph.D. in Science Isn’t Golden Parental Alienation Syndrome

Survivorship Ritual Abuse Webinars – Inner Structures and Self Care     Saturday, June 25

Organised Abuse and Testimonial Legitimacy
full paper at

IMPORTANT DSM-V input needed by June 15
The APA is allowing comments on the criterion of Dissociative Identity Disorder and the newly proposed diagnoses of Parental Alienation Disorder and Developmental Trauma Disorder until June 15.

Home page:

Dissociative Identity Disorder

research information on DID:
Parental Alienation Disorder
Developmental Trauma Disorder

Developmental Trauma Disorder

Parental Alienation Disorder: Why Label Children with a Mental Diagnosis?”
full article web page until 12/31/11

Documentation of Child Abuse and Dissociation in DID/MPD
Alter Personality Physiological Differences in MPD child abuse wiki – DID

Objective Documentation of Child Abuse and Dissociation in 12 Murderers With Dissociative Identity Disorder

Visual function in multiple personality disorder ttp://

Optical differences in cases of multiple personality disorder.

Optical differences in multiple personality disorder. A second look.

Differential autonomic nervous system activity in multiple personality disorder.

The psychophysiological investigation of multiple personality disorder: review and update.

Brain mapping in a case of multiple personality.

Multiple personality disorder. A clinical investigation of 50 cases.

An examination of the diagnostic validity of dissociative identity disorder.
full text

Hippocampal and Amygdalar Volumes in Dissociative Identity Disorder
l text

The neurobiological consequences of early stress and childhood maltreatment

Dr. Martin H. Teicher – Recent findings regarding brain development and childhood abuse/adversity
Keynote: Pierre Janet memorial lecture ISSTD
Does Child Abuse Permanently Alter the Brain?
Martin H. Teicher, M.D., Ph.D. (PowerPoint)

Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
New York Academy of Sciences June 1997
Volume 821 Psychobiology of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, The Pages xi–xv, 1–548
Psychobiological Effects of Sexual Abuse : A Longitudinal Study (pages 150–159)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1997.tb48276.x

Preliminary Evidence for Abnormal Cortical Development in Physically and Sexually Abused Children Using EEG Coherence and MRI (pages 160–175)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1997.tb48277.x

Implicit and Explicit Memory for Trauma-Related Information in PTSD (pages 219–224) RICHARD J. MCNALLY
DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1997.tb48281.x

Trauma, Dissociation, and Memory (pages 225–237)
DAVID SPIEGEL DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1997.tb48282.x

Valerie Sinason, Director CDS– Valerie Sinason is a poet, writer, child psychotherapist and adult psychoanalyst.

The Clinic for Dissociative Studies

Working with Dissociation in Clinical Practice Using an Attachment Perspective– 18-19th June and 2-3rd July  2011, Summer course in collaboration with The Bowlby Centre

Introduction chapter from “Attachment Trauma and Multiplicity” by Valerie Sinason– DID and Ritual Abuse

Treating Survivors of Satanist Abuse

Sinason, V. Treating Survivors of Satanist Abuse Routledge, New York 1994 ISBN 0-415-10543-9 Attachment, Trauma and Multiplicity Working with Dissociative Identity Disorder Valerie Sinason (editor)(2002) Brunner-Routledge, Hove, East Sussex, UK ISBN: 041519556X

Johns, M. (1998) Treating Survivors of Satanist Abuse. Edited by Valerie Sinason. London: Routledge 1994. Pp. 320 International Journal of Psycho-Analysis Volume 79 p. 1255-1258

Black, D. M. (Autumn 1995). “Treating Survivors of Satanist Abuse edited by Valerie Sinason”. British Journal of Psychotherapy  12 (1): 119-131.

Review of Treating Survivors of Satanist Abuse edited by Valerie Sinason