Community Calendar of Events


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The Survivorship Ritual Abuse and Mind Control 2018 Conference

Regular Conference - Saturday and Sunday May 19 - 20, 2018
Clinician's Conference - Friday May 18, 2018

Courtyard Marriot Long Beach Airport
3841 N. Lakewood Blvd
Long Beach, CA 90808

Please write for more information.



Bessel van der Kolk's complete speaking schedule is at:

Adult Survivors of Child Abuse-ongoing meetings/Beyond Surviving
Second Thursday of each month, 6:00-8:00 PM
Embarcadero YMCA, 169 Stuart St., San Francisco, CA

ASCA (Adult Survivors of Child Abuse)

On-going meetings in CA, FL, IL, NE, NJ, NY, NC, RI, and South Africa

Christina Arguello

Intensive Trauma Therapy, Morgantown, WV.
Free Thursday morning Trauma Seminars
Safeguarding Children - Ongoing training North Yorkshire, UK

Survivors of Incest Anonymous
SIA holds 12-step meetings for incest survivors. Those designated “Nothing Too Heavy to Share” meetings are designed for ritual abuse survivors. 410-282-3400

SIA Coming Home phone meeting
Daily at 11:30 am and 9pm Eastern time.
1 712 432 8808 code is 742247 then press 5 once you're in.

Trauma Center at JRI
Free lecture each Thursday of the month, 12-1 p.m., Brookline, MA 617- 232-1303

Womencare Counseling Center

Weekly ongoing groups, Evanston, IL

Women’s Center, 46 Pleasant Street, Cambridge, MA Weekly and monthly groups for survivors of child sexual abuse, incest survivor’s interfaith quilt project, Survivors of Incest Anonymous, eating disorder support group, emotional healing group, more.
Phone: 617-354-6394
Helpline. 617-354-8807

Dissociation & Trauma Clinical Discussions
The Dissociation & Trauma Clinical Discussions (DissTCD) list has been created to allow for clinical discussions for all licensed mental health counselors and retired licensed mental health counselors around the world to discuss ritual abuse, mind control and other topics. If you have a related license or degree, please write for more information at

Ritual-Abuse/Mind-Control Special Interest Group
The Ritual Abuse and Mind Control Special Interest Group (RA/MC SIG) of the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISSTD) was approved by ISSTD’s Executive Council in 2008. The Mission of the RA/MC SIG is to further dialogue, knowledge, research and training on the etiology, evaluation, and effective treatment of trauma and dissociation in clients reporting histories of ritual abuse or mind control. Membership in the RA/MC SIG is free to all ISSTD members as an ISSTD membership benefit.