What is Demonic Possession (Are Demons Real?)

 

Jerry Marzinski is a psychiatric practitioner and his case studies indicate that schizophrenia may well be caused by demonic posession.

 

The Milledgeville Psychiatric Institution

 

Here is Jerrys CV and info:

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

JERRY A. MARZINSKY 

Not only is Jerry Marzinsky a licensed mental health practitioner, specializing in psychiatric care, he is a licensed pilot and SCUBA diver. He is also an avid explorer of nature and things that go bump in the night.

In the book The Wheel of Time by Carlos Castaneda, don Juan Matus is quoted as saying: “To walk the full length of a path that one truly loves, one needs the passion, courage, imagination, vigilance, discipline, self-awareness, grace, strength, resourcefulness, efficiency, patience, adaptability, and humbleness of a navigator. […] This is the spirit of the navigator, the being who makes the continuous commitment to travel the path of awareness every moment. The struggle of the navigator is not with one’s fellow men, nor is it with oneself, and it’s ultimately not a struggle. Rather, it is acquiescence to the energetic currents of the sea of awareness in the universe.”

This idea is the very nature of the author which prompted him to write down his findings in this book, knowing what he found flies in the face of established thought in the field of psychiatry.

Below are his academic accomplishments.

Experience Summary:

 (May 2010 – March 2014) Behavioral Health Social Service Evaluator, Tucson Medical Center Emergency Department, Tucson, Arizona)  (April 2006 – May 2010) Behavioral Health Social Worker, University Physicians, Kino Hospital, Emergency Department, Tucson, Arizona.
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 (January 2005 – June 2006) Psychiatric Evaluator, Sonora Behavioral Health Hospital, 6050 Corona, Tucson, Arizona.  (March 2006 – August 2006) Clinician, Spectrum Behavioral Health Services, Therapeutic Community, Arizona State Prison- Tucson.  (January 2005 – April 2005) PRN Group Therapist for the Mark Intensive Outpatient Substance Abuse Program, Sonora Behavioral Hospital, 6050 Corona, N.W. Hospital Complex, Tucson, Arizona.  (June 1997-February 2005) Psychology Associate II, Department of Health Services, Arizona State Prison Complex, Tucson, Arizona.  (July 1986-June 1997) Psychology Associate II, Adult Services Division, Psychology Department, Arizona State Prison Complex, Tucson, Arizona.  (1995- 1996) Instructor, Pima Community College, Psychology Department. Pima Community College, East Campus / Main Campus, part time.  (1985-1986) Psychology Associate I, Psychology Department, Arizona State Prison, Tucson.  (May 1983 – June 1985) Alcohol / Substance Abuse Clinician, La Frontera Mental Health Center, Substance Abuse Division, East Clinic, Tucson.  (1982-1983) Mental Health Specialist, Department of Psychiatry, Behavioral Health Unit, Kino Community Hospital, Emergency Room.  (1982-1983) Group Therapist, Department of Economic Security, Parents United Child Sexual Abuse Treatment Program, P.O. Box 17009, Tucson Arizona. Volunteer.  (1980-1982) Teaching Assistant / Practicum Supervisor. University of Iowa’s Substance Abuse Counselor Training Program, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa.  (1979-1980) Senior Vocational Rehabilitation Evaluator. Yarbrough Psychiatric Rehabilitation Center, Central State Hospital, Milledgeville, Georgia.  (1975-1979) Psychiatric Rehabilitation Counselor Senior – Team Leader. Yarbrough Psychiatric Rehabilitation Center, Central State Hospital, Milledgeville, Georgia.

Education:

(1980-1982) University of Iowa, Ph.D. Counseling Psychology Program  Completed thirty-two semester hours in Counseling Psychology including statistical and research core requirements.  Completed two supervised practicums, University of Iowa Counseling Center.  Withdrew from program after two years with a 3.30/4.00 G.P.A.

(1973-1974) University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
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 Graduated with a Masters Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling.  Emphasis Criminology.  Graduated in top ten percent of class.

(1969-1972) Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania  Major: Psychology.  Minor: Sociology/Criminology.  Graduated on Deans List.  B.A. Psychology.

(1968-1969) Barrington College, Barrington, Rhode Island  Major: Psychology.  Minor: Sociology.

(1985-1986) Management Development Training Program, Arizona State University  Completed units 1 – 4.

Accomplishments:

Licensed Professional Counselor, granted by the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners, State of Arizona. July 1, 2004. License Number LPC-11768.

Meritorious service award, State of Arizona, [add year]. Arizona Department of Corrections. Citation awarded for pioneering the development and implementation of measurable Computer Assisted Large Scale Substance Abuse and Clinical Education Programs for large inmate populations. These innovative systems are cheat proof, operate inexpensively and are fully automated. They are (or were) operational throughout the Arizona Department of Corrections, within the Nevada Department of Prisons, the Utah Department of Corrections and Jail system and within the Tennessee Department of Corrections. A sample of the program and manual may be found on the Internet at http://patrickcrusade.org/rehab.htm

Pima Community College “Apple Award” for excellence in teaching, [add year].

Warden’s Unit Citation, Cimarron Prison, for performance beyond the call of duty, [add year]

American Jails Magazine. Published two journal articles on the use of Computer Assisted Substance Abuse Programs in Jails, [add year].

Arizona Fitness Magazine Publication. Published article on “Little Known Facts about Alcohol,” [add year]

Penal Lexicon, United Kingdom. Published article on “Why Substance Abuse Treatment Programs are Failing within Prisons,” [add year]
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Hobbies and Interests:

2nd Lt. Arizona Civil Air Patrol Commercial Pilot High Performance Gliders Assistant Scout Master Certified SCUBA diver since 1972 Travel, Hiking, Camping Motorcycles Spiritual Development Welding Computers Writing Shooting Gardening DIY Projects

Experience Details:

19751979
(1975-1979) Psychiatric Rehabilitation Counselor Senior – Team Leader. Yarbrough Psychiatric Rehabilitation Center, Central State Hospital, Milledgeville, Georgia.

Team Leader for a thirty-two bed female unit with clients consisting of alcoholics, substance abusers, psychiatric and probationary populations. Responsible for coordinating in-patient rehabilitation services for the southern twenty-three counties in the state of Georgia. Managed over $10,000 in caseload funding yearly. Case management and documentation. Crisis intervention. Group, family, vocational and individual counseling. Provision of feedback to psychiatric and medical staff. Program development of alcohol and substance abuse programs. Treatment planning. Evaluation of suicide potential. Intake interviewing, screening, diagnosis, evaluation, training placement, discharge planning and follow-up. Development of and administration of a substance abuse education-training program for teachers. Supervisor: Supervised and coordinated activities and training for a six county vocational training center for mentally retarded or psychiatrically impaired clients.

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19791980
(1979-1980) Senior Vocational Rehabilitation Evaluator. Yarbrough Psychiatric Rehabilitation Center, Central State Hospital, Milledgeville, Georgia.

Comprehensive evaluation of alcoholic, substance abusing, psychiatric and prison populations for vocational potential and job readiness. Conducted psychometric, vocational and physical capacity testing. Administered, scored and interpreted over thirty achievement, interest, psychometric tests and vocational inventories. Compiled comprehensive reports on client vocational inadequacies and disabilities. Assisted clients in re-orienting towards vocational goals more realistically suited to their physical and psychological impairments and psychotropic medications. Determined the effect of psychotropic medications on vocation ability. Compiled detailed social and psychiatric histories. Trained new personnel in psychometric and vocational testing.

In addition: Evaluation of seriously mentally ill prisoners with regard to placement at hospital work stations. Compiled reports for community probation officers and prison officials. Supervision of a work group at the Work Evaluation Training Center. Construction of behavior modification programs, Central State Hospital Work Evaluation and Training Center.

19801982
(1980-1982) Teaching Assistant / Practicum Supervisor. University of Iowa’s Substance Abuse Counselor Training Program, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa.

Directly supervised and closely worked with sixteen graduate student substance abuse counseling students. Practicum Supervisor. Instructed addictive processes. Taught relapse prevention strategies. Evaluated and reported on graduate student progress. Visited and consulted with substance abuse treatment practicum sites throughout the state. Co-leader student counseling groups. Assisted with program research. Utilized IBM 370 computer for statistical analysis. Operated diverse audio and visual aids to assist in teaching program concepts.

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19821983
(1982-1983) Mental Health Specialist, Department of Psychiatry, Behavioral Health Unit, Kino Community Hospital, Emergency Room.

Worked in Kino Hospital E.R. dealing exclusively with the management of psychiatric and substance abuse crisis cases. Under difficult conditions, assessed, managed and triaged patients referred to the E.R. by community agencies or brought in by the police. Determined suicide risk. Triaged patients for inpatient or outpatient treatment. Initiated commitment proceedings on patients deemed a danger to self or others. Provided psychiatric consultation to medical staff. Referred to a variety of community agencies for follow-up and treatment. Served as liaison and consultant to county jail, county Sheriff and D.P.S. Performed interviews and compiled social and psychiatric histories on all admitted patients. Prepared comprehensive mental status reports for psychiatry. Entered detailed case documentation in hospital records. Collected, prepared and inputted psychiatric patient data into hospital computer system.

19821983
(1982-1983) Group Therapist, Department of Economic Security, Parents United Child Sexual Abuse Treatment Program, P.O. Box 17009, Tucson Arizona. Volunteer.

Individual, family and group counseling. Interviewing. Administration of psychometric tests. Compiled psychological reports for court psychologist. Evaluation of severity of adolescent alcohol and substance abuse problems. Development of behavior modification programs for juveniles.

19831985
(May 1983 – June 1985) Alcohol / Substance Abuse Clinician, La Frontera Mental Health Center, Substance Abuse Division, East Clinic, Tucson.

Developed, implemented and managed the East Clinic Alcohol and Substance Abuse Treatment program for the center. Supervised a large caseload of community based poly substance abusers. Performed intake, interviewed, evaluated, screened, diagnosed new clients. Worked extensively with dually diagnosed community populations. Coordinated with community agencies including city, county and federal probation and parole working with clients. Referred to and worked with numerous Tucson community mental health and substance abuse agencies.

19851986
(1985-1986) Psychology Associate I, Psychology Department, Arizona State Prison, Tucson.

Compiled risk assessments for administration. Administered, scored and interpreted vocational, personality, intelligence and aptitude tests. Supervised five Psychology Inmate Clerks working to develop new programs for inmates. Many duties similar to Psychology Associate II (1986-1997).

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19861997
(July 1986-June 1997) Psychology Associate II, Adult Services Division, Psychology Department, Arizona State Prison Complex, Tucson, Arizona.

Design, development and implementation of measurable, efficient, large-scale computer assisted substance abuse and psycho-educational programs, including Anger Management, Drug Education, Alcohol Education, Parenting, CoDependency, Stress Management, Family Relations, Communications and AIDS Education. Set up and programmed computers for automated program testing, scoring and data banking of inmate scores. Carried on research and evaluated program effectiveness of this new method of disseminating massive amounts of program information to resistant inmate program participants. Trained other state correctional system personnel in the use, operation and implementation of large scale, measurable computer assisted substance abuse and psychoeducational programming. Conducted training seminars at institutions state wide in the use of diverse computer assisted programs. Provided technical assistance and consultation on computer assisted and other programs and advised administration and policy makers of progress. Designed, implemented and coordinated program updates and changes. Produced curriculums for Computer Assisted program formats. Experimented with techniques for combining video and audio program presentations with Computer Assisted verification. Coordinated inmate release planning with community agencies. Implemented and trained staff in the use of computer assisted alcohol and substance abuse programs at A.D.C. and female D.W.I. prisons. Served as Volunteer Coordinator for all community volunteer programs operating within the prison complex. Liaison for all A.A. and N.A. volunteers operating on the complex. On an ongoing basis, ran substance abuse treatment groups.

19951996
(1995- 1996) Instructor, Pima Community College, Psychology Department. Pima Community College, East Campus / Main Campus, part time.

Instructed Abnormal Psychology and Intermediate Psychology Courses for undergraduate psychology students.

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19972005
(June 1997-February 2005) Psychology Associate II, Department of Health Services, Arizona State Prison Complex, Tucson, Arizona.

Oversight of provision of all psychology services to seriously mentally ill, unstable, dually diagnosed felons. Evaluation of the effect of and inmate adjustment to psychotropic medications. Determination of inmate mental status including severity of depression, suicide potential, assault potential, psychosis, bipolar illness, alcoholism, and complications of substance abuse withdrawal. Crisis intervention including placement of inmates on suicide or mental health watches or sending to medical unit if psychotic and dangerous. Formulation of treatment planning and assessment of inmates for program placement. Worked in close liaison with psychiatric treatment team including psychiatry, medical doctors, nursing and security. Assisted in release planning. Initiate commitment proceedings on uncontrollable mentally ill inmates. Instruct staff in the proper and secure operation of psycho-educational/substance abuse program labs. Reviewed videos of security take downs of mentally ill patients and reported on undue or unnecessary use of force. Instructed in-service training for correctional staff on mental illness, and suicide prevention. Operation of video and audio based psycho-educational programming.

20052005
(January 2005 – April 2005) PRN Group Therapist for the Mark Intensive Outpatient Substance Abuse Program, Sonora Behavioral Hospital, 6050 Corona, N.W. Hospital Complex, Tucson, Arizona.

As PRN Substance abuse therapist for Sonora, Mark Substance Abuse treatment program in absence of director. Currently Served as PRN substance abuse group therapist for the Mark Alcohol and Drug Intensive twelve step based Outpatient Treatment Program at Sonora Hospital.

20052006
(January 2005 – June 2006) Psychiatric Evaluator, Sonora Behavioral Health Hospital, 6050 Corona, Tucson, Arizona.

Psych –Same job tasks as listed above for Kino Emergency Department however carried out in emergency rooms at Northwest, Oro Valley, El Dorado, T.M.C. and Tucson Heart Hospitals. Responsible for Tuesday and Thursday night psychiatric evaluation services in all of the above listed emergency rooms throughout Tucson and PRN as needed.

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20062006
(March 2006 – August 2006) Clinician, Spectrum Behavioral Health Services, Therapeutic Community, Arizona State Prison, Tucson.

Assisted with the set up, implementation and stabilization of a therapeutic community for the intensive treatment of chronic substance abusing prisoners with dual diagnoses. Thorough psychiatric and substance abuse evaluation of incarcerated felons. Intensive group and individual counseling centered on substance abuse recovery and disruption of criminal thinking. Close coordination with prison mental health and security staff. Ongoing determination of inmate danger to self or others. Coordination of admission to psychiatric inpatient treatment when necessary. Placement of inmates in mental health and substance abuse community resources upon release.

20062010
(April 2006 – May 2010) Behavioral Health Social Worker, University Physicians, Kino Hospital, Emergency Department, Tucson, Arizona.

Psych, Crisis management, determination of mental status, writing of psychosocial reports and formulation of placement for psychiatric patients in crisis in the emergency room. Determination of danger to self or others and implementation of involuntarily petitions for DTO/DTS patients refusing inpatient psychiatric treatment. Coordination with psychiatry to revoke court orders for potentially dangerous psychiatric patients non-compliant with treatment. Review of mental status examinations with E.R. doctors and psychiatrists prior to disposition, placement or admission to a psychiatric unit. Coordination of admission to inpatient psychiatric units. Consultation and Coordination with psychiatrists and E.R. doctors and behavioral health nurses and E.R. nurses prior to placement on behavioral health units. Provision of clinical information to both psychiatric units and insurance companies for authorization of inpatient psychiatric treatment. Release planning and coordination of placement and follow-up for psychiatric patients not being admitted but requiring outpatient placement in behavioral health services or substance abuse treatment in the community. Coordination of admission for psychiatric patients requiring medical care to hospital units. Arrangement of placement and follow up of for psychiatric patients being released from the E.R. with local mental health centers and other behavioral health services in the community.

20102014
(May 2010 – March 2014) Behavioral Health Social Service Evaluator, Tucson Medical Center Emergency Department, Tucson, Arizona).

Job description basically same as Kino Hospital position.

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