Of, relating to, or dealing with supernatural influences or phenomena
following lists are partial compilations of various occult activities
and manifestations, many of which may not be reported by counselees,
explored by counselors, or seen by either as having any possible
correlation. Connections do exist, however, between many activities
which are, or may be, points of contact or entanglement with demonic
entities, and many experiences that are, or may be, manifestations
of demonic "attachments," or demonically-mediated phenomena,
influence, or oppression.
example, some of the experiences or behavioral manifestations
noted in this survey may "fit" several categories, such
as demonic "attachments," oppression, or influence;
various types of dissociation, including demonically-mediated dissociation
(DMD); manifestations of alter personalities; indications of physical
disease; or signs of "mental illness", unrelated to spiritual
factors. Referrals for other interventions may be necessary
and should be made, if indicated.
is suggested the counselor administer these surveys by incorporating
them into a comprehensive interview, with follow-up where indicated
for any clarification needed. It should be noted, however,
such an exploration, when undertaken by a Bible-believing Christian
who is experienced in or sensitive to spiritual realities and spiritual
warfare, may activate various manifestations found in Part I.
Spiritual intervention may be required immediately.
addition, presentation of all the items during one interview
may result in some counselees feeling overwhelmed. Similar
explorations conducted by counselors who do not believe in these
realities will probably not stir the entities, who, if present,
can create or mediate these manifestations. The author is not responsible
for the manner in which the survey is used, hypotheses and conclusions
resulting from its use, or any action or event arising from its
The "Occult Activities and Manifestations Survey" is in
the developmental stage, requires field testing, and is not yet
considered to be valid or reliable. The author is not responsible
for the manner in which the survey may be used, for hypotheses and/or
conclusions resulting from its use, or any action or event arising
from its use.