Treating Survivors of Satanist Abuse

Treating Survivors of Satanist Abuse

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by Valerie Sinason
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415105420

ISBN-13: 9780415105422

Pub. Date: 04/28/1994

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The early pioneers who spoke out about child abuse were disbelieved, but today its prevalence is culturally understood and professional help is readily available. In this more open context, both children and adults are disclosing extremely painful experiences of abuse carried out within organised settings. Yet again the response is disbelief and denial. In

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Overview

The early pioneers who spoke out about child abuse were disbelieved, but today its prevalence is culturally understood and professional help is readily available. In this more open context, both children and adults are disclosing extremely painful experiences of abuse carried out within organised settings. Yet again the response is disbelief and denial. In Treating Survivors of Satanist Abuse, professionals working with these problems join together to look at the predicament of all those involved.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415105422
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/28/1994
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 2.00(d)

Table of Contents

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Introduction1
1Going through the fifth window: 'Other cases rest on Sundays. This one didn't'13
2The wish not to know22
3Rituals: the power to damage and the power to heal26
4Sadistic abuse: definition, recognition and treatment33
5The historical foundations of ritual abuse: an excavation of ancient infanticide45
6Looking for clues: a review of the literature on false allegations of sexual abuse in childhood57
7The clinician's experience71
8'Daddy eats poo': work with a ritually abused boy82
9Psychotherapy with a ritually abused 3-year-old: deceptive innocence87
10Fostering a ritually abused child94
11A systemic approach100
12In-patient psychotherapy at the Henderson Hospital115
13The shattered picture of the family: encountering new dimensions of human relations, of the family and of therapy120
14Cutting the cord: the resolution of a symbiotic relationship and the untwisting of desire131
15The impact of evil136
16A brief word148
17Learning disability and ritualistic child abuse: introductory issues151
18'Fire, coffins and skeletons'153
19'You will only hear half of it and you won't believe it': counselling with a woman with a mild learning disability159
20A birthday to remember164
21ChildLine, UK: how children and young people communicate their experiences by telephone171
22Report on the Channel 4 Dispatches documentary on Satanic Ritual Abuse, 19 February 1992, and a helpline after the transmission of the programme174
23Press, politics and paedophilia: a practitioner's guide to the media182
24Questions survivors and professionals ask the police195
25Ritual organised abuse: management issues200
26A Service Manager's perspective210
27Treating satanist abuse survivors: the Leeds experience214
28Common characteristics in the drawings of ritually abused children and adults221
29Satanic cult practices242
30Trance-formations of abuse254
31A personal review of the literature265
32Internal and external reality: establishing parameters274
33Creating sanctuary: ritual abuse and complex post-traumatic stress disorder285
34Ritual abuse: the personal and professional cost for workers292
Appendix: useful addresses303
Name index306
Subject index312

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