What Is Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP)?: Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) was developed in the 1970s at the University of California, Santa Cruz. It is an adjunct psychological therapy approach that is designed to help an individual understand the programming of their own mind.
It also proposes that everyone has a personal map of reality, with the purpose of being able to repeat successes and avoid repeating past failures or mistakes. They believe that there is a connection between neurological processes, language and behavioural patterns learned through experience and that these can be changed to achieve specific goals in life. Some of these ideas have been adopted and incorporated into hypnotherapy work.
How Does Neuro-Linguistic Programming Work?: An NLP therapist will incorporate language- and sensory-based interventions (such as visualisation) and behaviour/language-modification techniques to help you to understand your personal map of reality, understand the realities of others, take control of your actions and become a more successful version of yourself.
Neuro-Linguistic Programming has a long history and has been used to treat issues such as