Symptoms of Occult and New Age Modalities

Symptoms of Occult and New Age Modalities

Cranial Sacral Therapy is Based on New Age God Aka

The cranial sacral therapy because it is scientifically unfounded, dangerous, and is based on a belief in the New Age “god” aka “life force energy.”

Definition: Cranial osteopathy (also called cranial therapy or craniosacral therapy) is one variety of osteopathic manipulative therapies. … About five percent of physicians in the United States are doctors of osteopathy (DOs), and fewer than 10 percent of them rely on manipulation as a main method of treatment.  It is bypassing the curse by bypassing God for your answers – the spiritual roots of disease.

Methods of discernment if fit for Christians or Not

  • Who was the founder of this modality?
  • What was his/her spirituality?
  • What culture did it come out of?
  • How does it claim to work?
  • What were their beliefs?
  • Who is their God or gods?
  • What is the occult potential?
  • The Biblical / Christian Evaluation / Scriptures

Who was the founder of this Modality?

Cranial osteopathy, a forerunner of CST, was originated by osteopath William Sutherland (1873–1954) in 1898–1900. While looking at a disarticulated skull, Sutherland was struck by the idea that the cranial sutures of the temporal bones where they meet the parietal bones were “beveled, like the gills of a fish, indicating articular mobility for a respiratory mechanism.”

What was his/her spirituality?

New Age – your body can heal itself. You are your own god.

What culture did it come out of?

“Cranial manipulation has been practiced in India for centuries, and was also developed by the ancient Egyptians and members of the Paracus culture in Peru (2000 BC to 200 AD). Furthermore, in the 18th century, the philosopher and scientist Emmanuel Swedenborg described a rhythmic motion of the brain, stating that it moves with regular cycles of expansion and contraction.” http://

How does it claim to work?

inal cord from injury during a therapy session. Their touch is equivalent to the weight of a nickel. The theory behind cranio-sacral therapy is that when blockages occur in spinal fluid, an unharmonious balance in the body can occur, resulting in muscle and joint strain, emotional disturbances and the improper operation of the body’s organs and central nervous system. They believe  ‘energy’ as the true reality that undergirds all nature and which may be manipulated.

What were their beliefs?

Similar to Qi and Prana, this contact with the Breath of Life changed his entire treatment focus to one of spiritual reverence and subtle touch.

Who is their god or gods?

He says ” rules out the presence of God or Spirit or Chi/Qi, or a Breath of Life as a deeper cause.” The god of “Pantheism.

What is the occult potential?

You can get demons. The Relationship Between Vital Energy and the Human Brain and Nervous
System” meaning your central nervous system can get effected.

The Biblical / Christian Evaluation / Scriptures

Related practices of the new age using Chi/Qi:

Some of the approaches in this area include: • Aromatherapy • Crystal and Mineral Therapies • Hands-on healing • Healing Touch • Light Therapy • Music and Sound Therapies • Reiki Therapy.



(As a side note, Emmanuel Swedenborg was a Theosophist and known for his occultist writings as
found on the following website:
(CST is a form of “energetic medicine”, you find this all over the Internet. The following website says
this about energetic medicine: “ Born out of
the awareness that the study of quantum physics has given us about the reality of energy as a force in the
universe, energetic (or vibrational) medicine attempts to influence the fields of energy that have been
determined to exist and measured around and through our bodies…