RA-Free: Ritual Abuse, Mind Control, and Organized Abuse
Education, Advocacy, Resources
Following are some helpful resources about ritual abuse, mind control, and organized abuse. The list includes news reports, academic and clinical research, documentaries, first-hand reports by survivors, and reliable websites. (Links to online resources will open in a new window.)
The views expressed in these resources and external sites are the views of their respective authors or the authors they publish, and do not necessarily reflect the understanding and views of Eileen Aveni or RA-Free.org.
BOOKS AND ARTICLES
AlAqeel, B.; Margolese, H. C. (2012) “Remission in Schizophrenia: Critical and Systematic Review” Harvard Review of Psychiatry: December 10, 2012 - Volume 20 - Issue 6 - p 281-297
Aveni, E. (2017) The Complexities of Identifying Ritual Abuse and Mind Control in Your Client. (Available online at Complexities of Identifying)
Aveni, E. (2018) “How to Decrease In-Fighting and Increase Respect for The Gifts of All Internal Parts.” (Available online at Decrease In-Fighting)
Aveni, E. (2018) “The Migration Model.” (Available online at Migration Model)
Barlow, Rose M., Pezdek, K., and Blandón-Gitlin, I. (2017) “Chapter 16: Trauma and Memory,” APA Handbook of Trauma Psychology: Vol. 1. Foundations in Knowledge, S. N. Gold (Editor-in-Chief), American Psychological Assn.
(Download PDF by clicking: https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/b31c0b_b314c3079e964c4595f6eddc00292435.pdf)
Becker, Th., Karriker, W., Overkamp, B., & Rutz, C. (2007). The Extreme Abuse Survey. (Available online at https://www.extreme-abuse-survey.org/survey.php?en=b) For “Findings from the Survey...”, see Karriker, et al (2008).
Bowart, W. (1978) Operation Mind Control. (Download PDF by clicking: http://www.rense.com/general96/Operation_Mind_Control.pdf)
Calof, D. L. (1998) Notes from a Practice under Siege: Harassment, Defamation, and Intimidation in the Name of Science. in Ethics and Behavior, 1998, 8 (2):161-187.) (Available online at https://ritualabuse.us/research/memory-fms/notes-from-a-practice-under-siege/)
Canada Department of Justice. (2019) The Impact of Trauma on Adult Sexual Assault Victims, PART III – How Trauma Affects Memory and Recall. (Available online at http://www.justice.gc.ca/eng/rp-pr/jr/trauma/p4.html)
Cheit R. (2014) The Witch-Hunt Narrative: Politics, Psychology and the Sexual Abuse of Children, Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Coons, P. M. (1986) Child abuse and multiple personality disorder: Review of the literature and suggestions for treatment, Child Abuse & Neglect, Volume 10, Issue 4, 1986, Pages 455-462, ISSN 0145-2134. (Available online at https://doi.org/10.1016/0145-2134(86)90049-9)
Dalenberg, C. J., Brand, B. L., Gleaves, D. H., Dorahy, M. J., Loewenstein, R. J., Cardeña, E., … & Spiegel, D. (2012). Evaluation of the evidence for the trauma and fantasy models of dissociation. Psychological Bulletin, 138(3), 550. (Available online at https://www.researchgate.net/publication/221695375_Evaluation_of_the_Evidence_for_the_Trauma_and_Fantasy_Models_of_Dissociation)
Dorahy MJ, Brand BL, Sar V, Krüger C, Stavropoulos P, Martínez-Taboas A, Lewis-Fernández R, Middleton W. (2014) Dissociative identity disorder: An empirical overview. Aust N Z J Psychiatry. 2014 May;48(5):402-17. (Available online at
Finkelhor, Williams, Burns, Kalinowski. (1988) Sexual Abuse in Day Care: A National Study – Executive Summary – March 1988. (Available online at https://eric.ed.gov/?id=ED292552)
Gingrich, H.D.; Gingrich, F.C. (2017). Treating Trauma in Christian Counseling. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic.
Grigoriadis S., PhD, MD1, Seeman, M. V., MDCM, FRCPC, FACP (2002) “The Role of Estrogen in Schizophrenia: Implications for Schizophrenia Practice Guidelines for Women.” First Published June 1, 2002. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry. (Available online at https://doi.org/10.1177%2F070674370204700504)
Helfer, R. E. and Kempe, R.S. (1968) The Battered Child. London: Pearson Education.
Herman, J. L. (2015) Trauma and Recovery: The Aftermath of Violence--From Domestic Abuse to Political Terror. Basic Books.
Hoffman, W. (2019) The Enslaved Queen: A Memoir about Electricity and Mind Control. New York City: Aeon Books.
Hoffman, W. (2019) White Witch in a Black Robe: A True Story About Criminal Mind Control. New York City: Aeon Books.
Huxley, P., Krayer, A., Poole, R., Prendergast, L., Aryal, S., Warner, R. (2021) “Schizophrenia outcomes in the 21st century: A systematic review” First published: 15 May 2021. (Available online at https://doi.org/10.1002/brb3.2172)
International Society for the Study of Trauma of Dissociation (ISSTD) (2011) Adult Treatment Guidelines: Guidelines for Treating Dissociative Identity Disorder in Adults. (Available online at https://www.isst-d.org/resources/adult-treatment-guidelines/)
Karriker, W., Becker, Th., Rutz, C., & Overkamp, B. (2008). Findings from the 2007 Extreme Abuse Survey (EAS) Series. (Download PDF by clicking: http://endritualabuse.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Findings-from-the-2007-EAS-Series-June-25-2016.pdf) For the Extreme Abuse Survey itself, see Becker, et al (2007).
Keller, M. H., Dance, G. J. X. and Bowles, N. (2019) “Exploited.” Four-part New York Times investigative journalism series.
PART I, Keller and Dance (Sep 29, 2019): “The Internet is Overrun with Images of Child Sexual Abuse. What Went Wrong?” (Available online at Exploited Part 1)
PART 2, Keller and Dance (Nov 9, 2019): “Child Abusers Run Rampant as Tech Companies Look the Other Way” (Available online at Exploited Part 2)
PART 3, Bowles and Keller (Dec 7, 2019): “Video Games and Online Chats are ‘Hunting Grounds’ for Sexual Predators” (Available online at Exploited Part 3)
PART 4, Dance (Dec 23, 2019) “Fighting the Good Fight Against Online Child Sexual Abuse” (Available online at Exploited Part 4)
Kendall, J. (2021) “The False Memory Syndrome at 30: How Flawed Science Turned into Conventional Wisdom. (Available online at https://www.madinamerica.com/2021/02/false-memory-syndrome/)
Kristof, N. (December 4, 2020), New York Times editorial, “The Children of Pornhub.” (Available online at https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/04/opinion/sunday/pornhub-rape-trafficking.html)
Kristof, N. (December 9, 2020), New York Times editorial, “An Uplifting Update on the Terrible World of Pornhub.” (Available online at https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/09/opinion/pornhub-news-child-abuse.html)
Kristof, N. (April 16, 2021), New York Times editorial, “Why Do We Let Corporations Profit from Rape Videos?” (Available online at https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/16/opinion/sunday/companies-online-rape-videos.html)
Lacter, E. & Lehman, K. (2008). Guidelines to Differential Diagnosis between Schizophrenia and Ritual Abuse/Mind Control Traumatic Stress. In J.R. Noblitt & P. Perskin (Eds.), Ritual Abuse in the Twenty-first Century: Psychological, Forensic, Social and Political Considerations, pp. 85-154. Bandon, Oregon: Robert D. Reed Publishers. (Available online at http://ritualabuse.us/ritualabuse/studies/ritual-abuse-diagnosis-research-2/)
Los Angeles County Commission for Women. (1991) “Report of the Ritual Abuse Task Force” (Available online at https://sites.google.com/site/mcrais/ritualab)
Miller, A. (2014) Becoming Yourself: Overcoming Mind Control and Ritual Abuse. London: Karnac.
Miller, A. (2013) Healing the Unimaginable: Treating Ritual Abuse and Mind Control. London: Routledge.
Miller, A. (2019) “Reply to Evan Anderson, Grey Faction Director of The Satanic Temple.” Letter to the Inquiry Committee, College of Psychologists of British Columbia. (Available online at https://ritualabuse.us/ritualabuse/alison-millers-reply-to-evan-anderson-grey-faction-director-of-the-satanic-temple-tsts-grey-faction/)
Noblitt, J. R., Perskin-Noblitt, P. (2008) Ritual Abuse in the Twenty-First Century: Psychological, Forensic, Social, and Political Implications. Bandon, Oregon: Robert D. Reed Publishers.
Noblitt, J. R., Perskin-Noblitt, P. (2014) “Empirical and Forensic Evidence of Ritual Abuse,” Chapter 6 in Cult and Ritual Abuse: Narratives, Evidence, and Healing Approaches, 3rd ed., Westport, CT: Praeger. (Available online at http://endritualabuse.org/empirical-and-forensic-evidence-of-ritual-abuse/)
Porges, S. (2011) The Polyvagal Theory: Neurophysiological Foundations of Emotions, Attachment, Communication, and Self-regulation (Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology). New York City: W.W. Norton.
Riseman, J. (2002) Simplifying Complex Programming. (Available online at http://www.survivorship.org/resources/articles/programming.html)
Richardson K. (2015) “Dissecting Disbelief: Possible Reasons for the Denial of the Existence of Ritual Abuse in the United Kingdom.” International Journal for Crime, Justice & Social Democracy 4: 77-93. (PDF available for download from https://www.researchgate.net/publication/281228979_Dissecting_Disbelief_Possible_Reasons_for_the_Denial_of_the_Existence_of_Ritual_Abuse_in_the_United_Kingdom/link/56410e9b08ae24cd3e40e944/download)
Ross, C. (undated) 10-page summary of BLUEBIRD: Deliberate Creation of Multiple Personality by Psychiatrists. (Available online at: https://www.wanttoknow.info/bluebird10pg)
Rutz, Carol. (2001) A Nation Betrayed (The Chilling True Story of Secret Cold War Experiments Performed on Our Children and Other Innocent People). Grass Lake, MI: Fidelity. (Download PDF by clicking https://www.dougriggs.org/A_Nation_Betrayed_by_Carol_Rutz.pdf)
Salter M. (2012) “The Role of Ritual in the Organized Abuse of Children.” Child Abuse Review 21: 440-451. (Available online at https://www.academia.edu/2128441/The_role_of_ritual_in_the_organised_abuse_of_children)
Salter M. (2013) Organized Sexual Abuse, London: Glasshouse/Routledge.
Sarson, J. and MacDonald, L. (2008) Torture of Canadian Women by Non-state Actors in the Private Sphere: A Shadow Report. (Download PDF by clicking https://nonstatetorture.org/application/files/1614/9643/4953/shadowreportwomen.pdf)
Schröder J., Nick S., Richter-Appelt H., et al. (2018) Psychiatric Impact of Organized and Ritual Child Sexual Abuse: Cross-Sectional Findings from Individuals Who Report Being Victimized. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 15: 2417. (Download PDF by clicking https://www.mdpi.com/1660-4601/15/11/2417/pdf)
Schwartz, H. L. (2000) Dialogues with forgotten voices: Relational perspectives on child abuse trauma and the treatment of severe dissociative disorders: Basic Books.
Schwartz, H. L. (2013) The Alchemy of Wolves and Sheep: A Relational Approach to Internalized Perpetration in Complex Trauma Survivors. London: Routledge.
Scott S. (2001) Beyond disbelief: The politics and experience of ritual abuse. Buckingham: Open University Press.
Van der Kolk, B. (2015) The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma. United Kingdom: Penguin Publishing.
Smith, M. (1993). Ritual Abuse: What It Is, Why It Happens, and How to Help. San Francisco: Harper.
Sullivan, K. (2003) Unshackled: Survivor’s Story of Mind Control. (Dandelion Books)
Svali. (2017) Svali Speaks Again. (Available online at https://svalispeaksagain.wordpress.com/book-info/)
Svali. (2000-2001) The Illuminati: How the Cult Programs People. (Available online at
Woodberry, K. A., Shapiro, D. I., Bryant, C., Seidman, L. J. (2016) “Progress and Future Directions in Research on the Psychosis Prodrome: A Review for Clinicians.” Harvard Review of Psychiatry: March/April 2016 - Volume 24 - Issue 2 - p 87-103.
(Available online at https://journals.lww.com/hrpjournal/toc/2016/03000)
Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich. (2020) Dir. Lisa Bryant. RadicalMedia, James Patterson Entertainment, Third Eye Motion Picture Company. Film. Four-part documentary series detailing the history of the international trafficking ring run by Jeffrey Epstein.
Operation Touissant. (2018) Dir. Nick Nanton, Ramy Romany. Perf. Tim Ballard, Anthony Robbins, Glenn Beck. DNA Films. Film. Documentary following a rescue mission performed by former Homeland Security Special Agent Tim Ballard’s child slavery rescue group, Operation Underground Railroad.
International Justice Mission. Global organization that partners with local authorities in 14 countries to combat trafficking and slavery, violence against women and children, and police abuse of power. www.ijm.org/
International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISSTD). The world’s premiere professional organization devoted to the study of trauma and extreme abuse. www.isst-d.org/
Ivory Garden. Organization offering support for survivors struggling with symptoms of trauma, such as PTSD and DID. www.igdid.org/
Operation Underground Railroad (O.U.R.). Former Homeland Security Special Agent Tim Ballard’s child slavery rescue group, Operation Underground Railroad. www.ourrescue.org
Persons Against Non-State Torture. Jeanne Sarson's and Linda MacDonald’s organization exposing and fighting ritual abuse networks throughout Canada. www.nonstatetorture.org
Ritual Abuse Information Network and Support (RAINS). An information service offering support, information and advice to male and female survivors of ritual abuse. Contact email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ritual Abuse Network Scotland (RANS). An organization dedicated to supporting survivors and increasing awareness of ritual abuse with policy makers, statutory bodies and other organizations and agencies. www.rans.org.uk/
Justice Defense Fund. American anti-sex-trafficking activist Laila Mickelwait’s organization exposing the online porn site Pornhub’s profiteering from trafficking. https://traffickinghub.com (see also https://lailamickelwait.com)
ADDITIONAL RESOURCE WEBSITES
Collection of writings by former Illuminati mind control programmer Svali.
www.childabusewiki.org/ Website whose goal is to publicize “accurate and scientific information on child abuse issues…backed by journal articles and reputable sources…in an easy to read format.” Relevant pages include:
www.cia.gov/readingroom/search/site/mk-ultra CIA documentation of U.S. government Mk‑Ultra mind control experimentation made available through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).
www.endritualabuse.org/ American ritual abuse and child sadistic abuse expert Dr. Ellen Lacter’s “End Ritual Abuse” website, an extensive compendium of information on extreme and ritual abuse.
www.extreme-abuse-survey.org/ 2007 “Extreme Abuse Survey” by Becker, Th., Karriker, W., Overkamp, B., & Rutz, C.
www.justice.gc.ca/eng/rp-pr/jr/trauma/ Canada Department of Justice trauma information website (see article referenced in BOOKS AND ARTICLES list, above, under “Canada Department of Justice”).
www.organisedabuse.com Australian criminologist Dr. Michael Salter’s “Organized Abuse” website.
www.ra-free.org American ritual abuse and extreme trauma expert Eileen Aveni’s website for survivors and therapists.
www.ra-info.org/ American extreme abuse expert Jean Riseman's “Ritual Abuse, Ritual Crime, and Healing” website, providing Information and resources for survivors, therapists, and others.
www.ritualabuse.us American ritual abuse expert Neil Brick’s “Stop Mind Control and Ritual Abuse Today (SMART)” website, an extensive compendium of information about ritual abuse as well as fact sheets about The Satanic Temple, The Grey Faction, and its representatives.
www.teachtrauma.com Towson University’s (Towson, MD, USA) website based in their world-class trauma study program.