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A clean practitioner can consistently and appropriately demonstrate the following:

NOTE:  Where ‘client’ is used, please read ‘client/exemplar’

1. Clean Language



Facilitate verbally and nonverbally with Clean Language:

  • Use the basic clean questions 
(e.g. the 9+3 questions on the Molecule of Perception)
  • Ask specialist questions appropriate to the logic of the client’s information
  • Work with range of client’s information: sensory, conceptual, symbolic and nonverbal
  • Ask questions with an interested yet neutral tonality and match the client’s vocal qualities when using their words
  • Move between trance-inviting and a conversational tone
  • Gesture and gaze at the location of symbols in the Metaphor Landscape - from the client’s perspective
  • Vary the use of the syntax from full to minimal
  • Recap and backtrack
  • Start and finish cleanly

2. Metaphor

Identify and utilise client’s verbal and nonverbal metaphors:
  • Recognise and utilise client’s explicit and implicit metaphors
  • Facilitate client to translate sensory, conceptual and nonverbal expressions into metaphor
  • Work in a way that is congruent with the nature of the client’s metaphors

3. Modelling



Facilitate clients to self-model over time:

  • Ask questions that come from continually updating your model of their model with each new piece of information
  • Direct their attention in a way that takes into account the current desired outcome (i.e. the client’s outcome in change-work, the modeller’s outcome in pure modelling)
  • Develop their Metaphor Landscape (i.e. identify and locate a configuration of symbols and the relationships between them)
  • Identify simple linear sequences and spatial patterns
  • Encourage the psychoactivity of, and maintain their attention on their Metaphor Landscape

4. Change-work



Facilitate clients in their own change process:

  • Identify the client's desired outcome (e.g. PRO model)
  • Develop a desired outcome landscape
  • Explore the effects of the desired outcome
  • Identify, develop and make use of resources
  • Identify the conditions necessary for change
  • Identify and mature changes as they occur

(e.g. Use 'A Framework for Change')

5. Clean Space



Make use of the basic Clean Space process:

  • Start and restart a Clean Space process
  • Ask basic Clean Space questions and give directions
  • Locate a new space
  • Facilitate knowing from a new space
  • Return to an existing space
  • Finish cleanly
James Lawley

James LawleyJames Lawley is a UKCP registered psychotherapist, coach in business, and certified NLP trainer, and professional modeller. He is a co-developer of Symbolic Modelling and co-author (with Penny Tompkins) of Metaphors in Mind: Transformation through Symbolic Modelling. For a more detailed  biography see about us and his blog.

 
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