Science of Spirit Possession

Exorcism has a new name—spirit release therapy—and a place in psychologists’ offices
By Tara MacIsaac, Epoch Times | April 1, 2014

Modern science questions much of the knowledge gained through the collective memory of humanity over the course of millennia.
“Every culture and religious belief system throughout human history has its traditional beliefs of spirit possession in some form or another with corresponding rituals for the release or exorcism of spirit entities,” wrote Dr. Terence Palmer, a psychologist and the first person in the U.K. to earn a Ph.D. in spirit release therapy.
Some psychologists are returning to the methods developed by our ancestors to help patients with symptoms of possession.
Dr. William Baldwin (1939–2004) founded the practice of spirit release therapy and he also used past-life regression treatments. Baldwin was cautious about saying whether he believed in reincarnation or not, but he did say his treatments helped patients, and that’s what matters. [Click here to read the rest of the story]


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