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Treating Dissociative, Abused and Ritually Abused, Children

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This article is organized into ten sections and a bibliography, as follows: When the Child is Not Safe Working with Protective Parents to Increase a Child’s Sense of Safety Treating Dissociation in the Pretend World of Play Play Characterizations and “Abuser Personalities” The Importance of Safe Places in the Treatment of Dissociative Children Direct Interpretation and Intervention in...

For Therapists: Lessons I Have Learned

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1. In good therapy, we heal the spirit, not treat disorders. Even “cognitive” distortions/traps are only healed in depth work. 2. Ritual abuse and mind control survivors can only heal if their therapists believe they were tortured, though we need not validate every memory. Programming, abusers’ illusions, and psychological factors can cause distortions of memory. 3. Love may be the greatest...

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