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Healing the Unimaginable: Treating Ritual Abuse and Mind Control is a practical, task-oriented, instructional manual designed to help therapists provide effective treatment for survivors of these most extreme forms of child abuse and mental manipulation.
Paperback, 303 pages
Published January 2nd 2013 by Routledge (first published January 1st 2011)
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Amazing book. Nothing else like it on the market. It is aimed at counselors only - she recommends Safe Passage to Healing for survivors.

You will get little out of this unless you already know DID well. If you don't know anything about programming or mind control this may not be the place to start either. She breaks down complex and involved things into simple terms, and includes sections written by survivors and uses their words to analyze and summarize the types of actions committed by perpetra
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Alison Miller
Oct 13, 2012 added it  ·  (Review from the author)
I wrote it.
Mike
Dec 17, 2018 rated it really liked it
It's a great book, although I resent the lack of scientific rigor the author brings when she claims that "processing memories leads to their complete cessation" - more or less betraying a lack of understanding of how the brainmind self-organizes in terms of metabolic surplus, and thus, when the system as a whole is vulnerable (under-nourished, under-slept, dealing with an infection, or stressed by the environment) then the supposed "miraculously cured flashbacks" roar back - as they will always ...more
Alex
Jan 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing
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This being the umpteenth SRA/DID/Mind Control therapist-geared book I've read, I can unequivocally say it's the most comprehensive. Alison Miller's knowledge and confidence reflect her 30 years' experience and her expertise shines through. This book is rich with tools and processes to use with clients.

She warns at the beginning of the book that it's not necessarily a good read for beginners with no prior exposure to SRA/DID/Mind Control. She jumps right in, then dives really, really deep. She h
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Jamie
Jul 27, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This book can be difficult to read. If you're a therapist, be sure not to stop reading. Some powerful and practical reading in the last few chapters.
Stephanie Mitchell
Jul 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Best book in the field. Not a light read. Only read if you are ready to have your world view changed. Shocking but important if you are working with DID
Quentin Gaige
Feb 22, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Wow! This author knows her stuff. I have read everyone on DID and Elizabeth Howells has been my favorite for quite some time until I ran into this one. I am amazed!
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Dr Alison Miller is a Canadian Psychologist. She developed the LIFE (Living in Families Effectively) Seminars for parent education. Since 1990 she has specialized in treating survivors of organized criminal abuse.

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