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6. Models of the transcript

Exercise 4b. The following are our models of the embodied schema inferred in the transcript in Exercise 4a. The section numbers refer to the way we divided up the transcript in our answer to Exercise 4a given above. [NOTE: There lots of other ways to identify and represented the embodied schema].

Sections 1 - 9

*    ‘Counterforce’ is inferred—we do not have client’s words for what is keeping the phobia from changing.
**    ‘Despair’ and ‘Desperate’ both mean ‘loss of hope’.

Section 10
Sections 10-11
Section 12
Section 13
Section 14

Section 15

Section 16
Section 17

NOTE: The sequence is not complete because the client must have some way of becoming "OK" again — in order for the whole cycle to repeat.

Penny Tompkins & James Lawley
Penny and James are supervising neurolinguistic psychotherapists – registered with the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy since 1993 – coaches in business, certified NLP trainers, and founders of The Developing Company.

They have provided consultancy to organisations as diverse as GlaxoSmithKline, Yale University Child Study Center, NASA Goddard Space Center and the Findhorn Spiritual Community in Northern Scotland.

Their book,
Metaphors in Mind
was the first comprehensive guide to Symbolic Modelling using the Clean Language of David Grove. An annotated training DVD, A Strange and Strong Sensation demonstrates their work in a live session. They have published over 200 articles and blogs freely available on their website:
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