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NLP Neurological Levels

NLP Neurological Levels The basic concept of NLP Neurological Levels is that the upper levels have a direct impact on lower levels. For example, if you struggle with daily exercise (which is a behaviour), then you can change your views … Continue reading

SIX-STEP REFRAMING

SIX-STEP REFRAMING Background to, and extensions of, this sometimes intricate procedure will be presented during the course. Briefly, six-step reframing is a psychodynamic (“parts”) technique, contrasting with the cognitive-behavioural orientation of, say, anchoring or the swish pattern. Summary of Six-Step … Continue reading

THE “SWISH” PATTERN

THE “SWISH” PATTERN The “swish” is probably the performance enhancement technique of choice for good visualisers.  Richard Bandler, co-founder of NLP, suggests that performance sabotage occurs when we flash up in our mind’s eye an image of ourselves failing.  A … Continue reading

Submodalities in NLP

Submodalities in NLP This post is to follow on from my post on Sensory Systems in NLP. There’s another, even more fundamental, level of the sensory systems. This is the level of submodalities. Each sense system (visual, auditory, kinaesthetic, olfactory … Continue reading

PRINCIPLES OF NLP

PRINCIPLES OF NLP If you ain’t got rapport you ain’t got nothing. You might as well not bother.  Rapport is achieved by matching/mirroring (without mimicking), helping you to influence with integrity (see also “pacing and leading” from the Erickson weekend … Continue reading

Presuppositions of NLP

 Presuppositions of NLP Below is a list of convenient assumptions that underlie the use of NLP. They are basic precepts that the practitioner needs to incorporate into their interactions with their clients in order for the NLP techniques to be … Continue reading

Modelling in Therapy

Modelling in Therapy A technique associated with NLP which is useful if not essential for hypnotherapy is Modelling. Modelling is how NLP came to be. In the 1970’s Richard Bandler and John Grinder asked the question “Why were certain people successful in … Continue reading

The Importance of Values in Therapy

The Importance of Values in Therapy Values are often looked upon as being very complex. However, values can be best described as what is important to us. In NLP six key areas have been identified. Values relating to career, relationships, family, … Continue reading

Submodalities in therapy

SUBMODALITIES Following my last piece on sensory systems, there’s another, even more fundamental, level of the sensory systems. This is the level of submodalities. Each sense system (visual, auditory, kinaesthetic, olfactory and gustatory) could be considered as a “modality” (i.e., … Continue reading

Sensory Systems in NLP

SENSORY SYSTEMS Using a sensory framework is the hallmark of NLP.  It’s proposed that all of our experiences – inner as well as outer – can be described in terms of the senses. The understanding of the sensory language of people … Continue reading

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