With this brochure the Alternative Council Foundation wants to create more awareness of a certain issue which social workers and other professionals may encounter within their line of
work. It concerns individuals who are survivors of abuse that took place or still takes place within satanic cults. As a result the victims usually develop a dissociative identity disorder (DID, a
The Alternative Council, founded in 2005, does conduct research because there is still great ignorance, incomprehension and unbelief in regards to these forms of abuse (also amongst
social workers, doctors and police agents).
The aim is to promote recognition for survivors (both within the social support system and within society) by offering the results of research and thereby breaking the taboo surrounding
ritual abuse. One tool is this brochure.