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Here’s How NXIVM Helped People Overcome Tourette’s

For these obsessive about cults and true crime, HBO’s The Vow is a must-watch, because it portrays NXIVM in a method that is international to most of us who know of the group from headlines and Keith Raniere’s 2019 trial.

The nine-episode HBO documentary collection introduces the self-help facet of the group and steers away from mentioning its popularity as a intercourse cult till three episodes in. Certainly, the NXIVM we see within the first few episodes paints it as a self-improvement group so sturdy it was even capable of treatment the nervous system dysfunction generally known as Tourette syndrome. 

So, how did NXIVM deal with Marc’s Tourette’s?

To listen to ex-NXIVM and fundamental topic of The Vow, Mark Vicente, clarify it, “Marc Elliot comes into ESP and Marc Elliot has a reasonably extreme case of Tourette’s, and in his first intensive, he is tic-ing like loopy and saying all types of phrases … It is only a mess.” 

Then, seemingly by magic, a couple of periods with Raniere and Salzman have him talking so eloquently that he now makes a dwelling as a motivational speaker.

This all appears to have occurred via speak remedy. “Keith discovered a treatment for Tourette’s, which is a heightened model of what any of us do in ESP,” Vicente says in The Vow.

The several-day program, which additionally prices 1000’s of {dollars}, would educate college students to acknowledge their “limiting beliefs” in order to beat their childhood traumas and discover the supply of their tics.

Vice reporter Sarah Berman, who wrote a 2018 long-form article entitled “I Tried to Make Sense of the Alleged Intercourse Cult NXIVM’s Weird Well being Claims,” defined that the ESP method to Tourette’s “consists of components of hypnosis, neuro-linguistic programming, Scientology’s Dianetics, and cognitive behavioral remedy.” Vice notes that these therapeutic ESP strategies have “not been examined in a scientific peer-reviewed setting.”

However regardless of the dearth of science and the truth that Raniere was convicted on seven felony counts, together with intercourse trafficking, main him to now face life in jail, Marc Elliot remains to be an advocate for the remedy that helped him overcome his incessant vocal and motor tics that interfered with each facet of his life. 

On his web site, he writes: “Even with the current occasions with NXIVM, Marc continues [to] be a proud supporter of their present battle towards hate, one thing Marc has all the time stood for.”

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