(Originally posted by OldAuditor on September 10, 2011 )
Regaining abilities is not an easy ride and the path is not taped out for us.
Contrary to what many have been taught, the progression from apathetic existence to personal spiritual freedom does not occur as a clearly defined series of well-identified steps.
Efforts to cram preclears into the Church of Scientology sausage machine and turn the crank until they emerge at the other end as Operating Thetans has proven to spectacularly unsuccessful. Suicides and broken lives are far more common than happy people who are capable of helping themselves and others to achieve wanted goals.
Those auditors in the field who actually listen to their preclears and deliver services which resolve what the preclears want handled have a much better success rate than the services currently delivered by the Church of Scientology.
The services provided are not necessarily different. The important things is that the services delivered in the field are what the preclear wants. That is when the preclear is truly in session.
If you are not getting satisfaction from your auditing and are not getting the gains you expect, you need to communicate to your auditor. Some cannot read your mind and need to know what you are thinking. Auditors are there to help and most do the very best they can to see that you get spectacular gains.
If you are sitting on unspoken thoughts, you are no longer in session and will get no gains from the time you spend in the chair. If things aren’t going well talk to your auditor. This is not the Church of Scientology where unkind thoughts are forbidden. If you have unkind thoughts about your auditor or about auditing share them with someone and get the problem handled. If your auditor does not handle your problem, then you need to find an auditor who will handle it completely.
Sometimes the problem is not in what your auditor did or is doing. You may have skipped some vital action in your past training or auditing that is preventing you from progressing and is causing you to doubt your sanity and is damaging your confidence. This can be something that is very hard to spot until you find an auditor who has handled that exact problem in the past. Don’t give up until you get answers that make sense to you.
If you find yourself in trouble, the first step is to find an auditor that you can communicate with and who makes you feel safe in session. The next step is to share everything you did not get in your auditing or training. If you have told all and have found the right auditor, you will be on your way to regaining the abilities you lost or achieving those which you should have gotten.
(Originally posted by OldAuditor on November 26, 2010)
People ask me what Independent Scientology auditing is like? Is it Standard Tech? Is it delivered by qualified auditors? How does it compare to church auditing?
The simplest answer I can give them is that it is like what used to be delivered in the CofS a very long time ago.
It is auditing delivered to benefit the preclear and give him abilities beyond his fondest expectations. It has nothing in common with the invalidation of case that occurs daily in the Church of Miscavige.
It is recognizing when a floating needle occurs. It is recognizing when a process is complete and when preclear has gone Clear. It is a matter of letting the preclear attest to states he has achieved and then handling the next thing he wants handled.
The auditing is first and foremost for the PRECLEAR and this increases his willingness to play the game of life.
It’s not hard to do actually. One merely follows the Auditor’s Code and uses whatever aspects of Standard Tech apply to this particular preclear at this point in his auditing.
LRH and those who did research with him in the early years uncovered a wealth of processes which did not all make it on to the Grade Chart. Some of those processes are just what a particular PC may need, especially those who have been mishandled by the church of Miscavige.
Those early years were also characterized by a compassion for preclears and for the auditors who did their best to help those they audited.
My own experiences showed me that the technical staff really cared about my welfare and if mistakes were made, they were swiftly corrected. I learned that these caring people really listened to what I said and duplicated my concerns.
They also had an unflinching ability to get to the heart of any out-ethics situation and could help me set it right without making me wrong. They set an example of how one could deal with life’s problems using the ethics conditions and the ARC and KRC triangles.
When these people were declared to be Suppressives after all the good they had done for me, it shook my stable data and Scientology never seemed to be as safe afterward. Now that it has become the church of Miscavige, it is no longer safe for anyone.
It took years of observing the robotic misapplication of policy by Sea Org people before I began to wake up to the fact that the church had become a suppressive environment for staff and public.
In the CofS today, you are clear only as long as David Miscavige decides you are. You are forced to redo processes and entire grades because some untrained Sea Org member decides that you need to contribute more money to Int Management. If you are a past life clear, you are in deep trouble as David Miscavige has decreed that there are no such states. If you dare to query any of these things you will be hit with many hours of security checking until you become an obedient church member again.
As a result, I am seeing more inquiries every month from people whose cases have been roughed up by the Church of Miscavige. In their very first sessions, new preclears feel a resurgence of their confidence as the abuse and invalidation from the church is run out.
When they realize that our programs are tailor made to address those things they have always wanted to handle in the order they want to handle them, they regain the excitement they had when they first heard of Scientology.
It doesn’t take huge buildings or uniformed staff to free people from the traps of the past. It takes caring auditors who understand the expectations of their preclears and do whatever it takes to see that those expectations are met.
Sometimes the preclear will have to be brought up through the conditions and be word cleared to the point where he can benefit from auditing. Setting that preclear’s expectations can be a challenge, but given enough time, anything can be acomplished.
In an independent practice, standard technology is used for the benefit of the preclear and is free of the arbitraries that have been imposed by the Church of Miscavige. As a result, preclears of independent Scientology auditors are winning every day.