One of the field's most valuable and pioneering contributions. Dr. David K. Sakheim, Out of Darkness co-editor: Understanding Satanism and Ritual Abuse You are not alone if you know or suspect that you are a survivor of ritual abuse. This book is a comprehensive and inspiring guide that demonstrates... that healing is possible. Oksana helps demystify ritual abuse cult with a clear and gentle voice and offers ground-breaking recovery strategies. Oksana takes survivors step by step through the healing process by drawing on inner wisdom and spirituality. This must definitely be the best book yet available on ritual abuse healing. I loved the book as a whole. I kept saying yes, yes, yes, yes, that's how I thank you, thank you to my inner children, and I think thank you to future generations. A Survivor
Violators cannot live with the truth: survivors cannot live without it. There are those who still, once again, are poised to invalidate and deny us. If we don't assert our truth, it may again be relegated to fantasy. But the truth won't go away. It will keep surfacing until it is recognized. Truth will outlast any campaigns mounted against it, no matter how mighty, clever, or long. It is invincible. It's only a matter of which generation is willing to face it and, in so doing, protect future generations from ritual abuse.
…is methodical abuse, often using indoctrination, aimed at breaking the will of another human being. In a 1989 report, the Ritual Abuse Task Force of the L.A. County Commission for Women defined ritual abuse as: Ritual Abuse usually involves repeated abuse over an extended period of time. The physical abuse is severe, sometimes including torture and killing. The sexual abuse is usually painful,humiliating, intended as a means of gaining dominance over the victim.The psychological abuse is devastating and involves the use of ritual indoctrination. It includes mind control techniques which convey to the victim a profound terror of the cult members …most victims are in a state of terror, mind control and dissociation (Pg. 35-36)