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Treatment of Victims Who Condemn Themselves for Harm Done to Other Victims


BackgroundThis presentation will discuss the treatment of victims who have done harm to other victims driven by: a) abuser coercion andthreats, b) psychological manipulation by dissociation-savvy abusers, and, c) enactments of sexual and physical abuse in dissociated states. MethodThe author, a PhD qualified Clinical Psychologist, has worked with abuse survivors since 1982 and with victims of...

Child Rape and Torture Materials on the Dark Web: Peter Scully and Beyond


Note: This article is intended primarily for psychotherapists. It contains very disturbing content. It is important that all readers have appropriate support should they decide to read it. Children are being victimized at younger and younger ages within the production of increasingly sadistic child abuse materials, colloquially known as “hurtcore,” a burgeoning industry on the dark web. We can...

Excerpt: Internet Organized Crime Threat Assessment by Europol


This is an excerpt from the Internet Organized Crime Threat Assessment by the European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation (Europol), 2017, EC3, European Cybercrime Centre. Download the full report here:  CRIME PRIME: CHILD SEXUAL EXPLOITATION ONLINE KEY FINDINGS Coercion and sexual extortion are increasingly being used to victimise children. Offenders use these methods to obtain further...

For Those Who Condemn Themselves for Acts Coerced Under Torture


Introduction One of the most disturbing horrors described by survivors of extreme child abuse is having been subjected to torture to coerce them, while being tortured, to harm or kill other victims. Many survivors describe clear memories of first being subjected to this form of abuse as young children. The subsequent moral injury is devastating. For the purposes of this article, the term...

Kinds of Torture Endured in Ritual Abuse and Trauma-Based Mind Control


Knowledge of the methods of torture used within ritual abuse and trauma-based mind control provides a basis for recognition of related trauma disorders. Individuals subjected to these forms of torture may experience intense fear, phobic reactions, or physiological symptoms in response to associated stimuli. In some cases, the individual, or particular dissociated identities, experience a...

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