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Counselling or NLP therapy?

June 28, 2013

Why would you choose NLP therapy rather than counselling or psychotherapy? Most clients I see in my practice bring up issues that could very well be treated via traditional talking therapy. Such as stress, anxiety, low self-esteem or even depression. In most cases, it only...

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What does the unconscious mind do?

June 24, 2013

In the NLP world, the unconscious mind refers to everything that is not under immediate conscious awareness or control. For example, you don’t consciously ask your heart to beat; or you don’t remember consciously to breathe every few seconds; Or to engage your digestive system...

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NLP or Hypnotherapy?

June 19, 2013

I often have been asked the question “what is the difference between NLP and Hypnotherapy”? It is actually quite difficult to answer as they aren’t easily defined and there are multiple ways to look at hypnosis and NLP. But I’m going to intend clarifying that...

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I don’t know

June 14, 2013

When I work with clients, I generally start my sessions by asking lots of questions to find out what their issues are and what they want to achieve through the work we’re doing together. Those Well Formed Outcome questions are a therapeutic tool per se,...

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Why is Gratitude useful

June 10, 2013

I was listening yesterday to a talk between Dr. David Hamilton and Michael Neill and as always when I hear David Hamilton talking, he keeps coming back to the concept of gratitude. I find this rather intriguing as he has a very strong scientific background...

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What is depressing you?

June 6, 2013

One of my first step when working with depression is often reframing the issue and challenging the nominalization. What is a nominalization? it's a term developed by the creators of NLP, Bandler and Grinder that describes how an action has been transformed into a noun....

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Giving clients the space they need

June 4, 2013

A lot of coaches and solution-focused therapists are taught almost from the word "go" that it's not good for the client to talk about their issues. That the session should focus on creating goals and solutions, rather than dwelling on problems. I totally agree with...

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What is Person Centred NLP?

May 31, 2013

Person-centred NLP was born out of the observation of the current NLP world. NLP has got the reputation of being a quick-fix tool that can help people solve their issues almost by clicking their fingers. When I first learnt NLP, I must confess that's exactly...

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