SUPPOSITIONS OF NLP
make the best choices they can at any given moment, given
their present model of their world?
beings have a peculiar trait; if they find something they do
doesn't work, they do it again!"
what you're doing isn't working, do something
meaning of any communication is the response that you get. If
you're not getting the response, change what you're
system, including human ones, the element with the widest
range of variability will be the one that determines the
are you doing that?
can you clearly understand the patient's model of the world,
and how it got to be that way."
"Process is more important than content.
If you alter the content, change takes for
"Problems have much more to do with
process, with the way experience is organised and structured.
If you can change the organising process, you can change
outcome more easily, more quickly and more enduringly. Therapy
a good communicator, you need 3 things.
to know what outcome you want?
Second, you need maximum flexibility in
your own behaviour.
you need to be able to notice, fully and accurately, the
responses you are getting?
"Somewhere inside most people are the
resources they need to overcome most problems. Therapy locates
and then re-locates them."
"Match, link, lead.
To learn to
recognise people's internal 'programming' from the
neurological and linguistic cues they give out
In particular to
learn to spot when maladaptive modelling is going on, i.e.
producing distress or difficulties for the individual
loosen rigidities, correct misperceptions and challenge
To offer specific
therapeutic techniques for up-dating maladaptive responses -
'new models for old'
from where we start
beliefs that allows you to begin to choose the empowering Mind
Mastery model and leave behind the disempowering Mind
- Identify and take control of the
intricate connections between your mind, your emotions and
- The clearest and easiest model of how
people learn, communicate, change, and evolve themselves