Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP)
The field of Neuro Linguistic Programming brings with it a range of tools and techniques for use by a therapist or by a therapist's client when back at home. NLP is a relatively new form of psychotherapy (1970's) and can be used accelerate the change process and to maintain changes after the close of therapy. NLP is a highly targeted form of psychotherapy and works well in conjunction with eg hypnotherapy and or EMDR.
A few of the uses of NLP techniques are listed below:
- Mood change
- Rapid removal of phobias
- Thought stopping
- Pain management
- Habit removal
Bill trained with John Overdurf and Julie Silverthorn in the USA, and is now an NLP trainer himself. John and Julie first coined the term "Humanistic Neuro-Linguistic Psychology" which combines NLP with aspects of quantum psychology.