Scientology following grows first year in Chico - 2007-03-14
Scientologists are not against all psychiatry, only cases when people are involuntarily committed or forced to take medication, Klagenberg said.
During an auditing session, the subject is hooked up to an E-Meter, which sends a mild electrical current through the body and measures thoughts, Collins said.
The sensitive device is similar in function to a polygraph, she said. Becoming an auditor takes years of training, and the sessions can cost $500 to $2,000.