It may be of interest to those interested in General Semantics that the first time these phrases get interpreted in the bank is the one which is liable to be used by the reactive mind.
This is of no great importance to therapy beyond just an observation of how language works. The child is told that [...]
So in a child, the first thing that one can expect to establish is communication. And by establishing sympathetic communication with the child one will be delivering more therapy per square inch than may be needed to release the case.
The next area is that of semantics. When all else fails on a child, when one [...]
Let us be very blunt—we are not interested in the problems of the child’s mind. In Scientology, we are no longer concerned with the inopportune and conceited short-circuit between epistemology and the human brain which has resulted in the “science” of psychotherapy. The Scientologist practicing with groups of children should disabuse anyone in authority of [...]
In one respect the auditor can perform a very important function in the education of the child. A child is almost always confused about the world around him because of the labels which have been placed on objects by adults who do not understand the serious nature of incorrectly labelling an object for a [...]
Working on children is really an adventure, because the child doesn’t have a fully developed analytical mind. But the child that gets up to 9 years of age without too much in the bank can be cleared; and any child around 9 can have enough locks taken off the case, by educational methods, or enough [...]
“I don’t have to do what my reactive mind says!”
“It made me have a big smile on my face! My reactive mind is getting pushed out of my head. I can’t stop thinking of how happy I am!
“Sessions can actually HELP you! It helps your reactive mind go down instead of up. Having this auditing [...]
Education: What do you know about your schools? Your children spend a good portion of their lives there. The group may devote part of its time profitably to discovering how and what the children are taught. You will discover that in most schools the work is designed for “normal” children. The [...]
The theory of delusion: Insanity starts by delusion. Childhood delusions become insanity and therefore what one remembers as having done is delusion. We pick up a college textbook on psychiatry and we can look up cases where the patient was informed that what she thought she was experiencing while in her mother’s womb was only [...]