What is NLP?
Unlike other approaches that tell you WHAT you need to do, NLP is a
HOW TO technology. It tells and shows you HOW TO achieve what you
want and HOW TO become the person you want to achieve your goals.
Different ways to: Look at, Talk about, and Get to grips with NLP
NLP is only a model. It isn't 'right' or 'wrong' it's only as useful as it is useful. One of the basic tenets of NLP is "if it isn't working, try something else" - and this applies to NLP as much as anything else. Here are three different descriptions of NLP. Dip into each of them and see which is most to your liking:
Change Your Thinking - Change Your Life
* A description in terms of baking a cake.
* An interview with James Lawley who uses NLP in his work as a psychotherapist and business consultant.
* A more formal description in terms of psychological and therapeutic models.
In order to understand how you can influence your external world, you need
to understand how your thinking affects your internal world. NLP
(Neuro Linguistic Programming) is the most useful approach we know for
Rapport: The Magic Ingredient
We have found building rapport is a prerequisite for effective communication, whether
in counselling, in our personal lives, in our professional lives ... anywhere,
and with anyone.
I See, Hear, and Feel What You Mean
By following the simple steps we give in Parts 1 and 2, you too can enhance your communication skills dramatically.
Then you will be able to improve the quality of your life, and the
lives of those around you.
Everyone structures their experience of the world through the five
senses -- seeing, hearing, feeling, tasting and smelling. Whilst you are aware of your External
senses, did you know you had a matching set of "internal senses" or
that they are called Representational Systems?
The Original Ethos of NLP
In the beginning was an ethos, a characteristic spirit of a community. Judith DeLozier says: "The discipline known as NLP began before it had a name with an interdisciplinary community of people. We were motivated by a shared curiosity about how we know, about how we learn, how we communicate, and how we change."
The Application of Metaprogrammes to the Classroom
The article which follows was presented to the Teacher Development
Special Interest Group Conference of the International Association
for Teaching English as a Foreign Language (IATEFL) in November 1995.
While the focus of the article is teaching it should be fairly easy
to adapt the information for other contexts such as business, therapy
How You Manage To Lead
Leadership is often talked about in the business world today. Is this because it is one of the more difficult concepts to specify? This articles combines NLP with other approaches to explore the nominalisations we label leadership and management.
Road to Recognition with UKCP
First published in NLP World in 1994, this article explains how NLP Psychotherapy and Counselling has made great strides in becoming accepted, and even respected in Great Britain. It covers the background, the validation process, and the factors underlying the success in gaining recognition with United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP).
I wanna be elected
This report by members of the Association for NLP (UK) Psychotherapy and Counselling Section (ANLP-PCS) Committee was first published in Rapport
, Spring 1994. It describes:
- The run up to the AGM and elections
- First ever NLP Psychotherapy and Counselling Conference
- Results of the second year of validation of NLP Psychotherapists
- First Code of Practice for NLP Supervisors and Supervision