Category: Clean Language

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How Clean Language questions embody the principles and spirit of a clean approach.
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What makes a question contextually clean in coaching and therapy? What is the value of these questions? Under what conditions does it makes sense to ask them?
JL
My answer to: When you ask ‘And what would you like to have happen?’ it has a different effect to when I ask it. What is the secret ingredient in how you ask this question?
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Why is ‘And when X, what happens to Y?’ such a versatile question?
Qq
Examining what happens when small variations are introduced into the ‘standard’ Clean Language question set
JL
'Clean Language' has been used in many ways since David Grove coined the term in the early 1980s. This is my attempt at defining and contextualising it.
JL
Why we now consider ‘How far?’ to be a mildly leading question and have removed it from the summary of 'specialised' questions
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How to recognise and respond with Clean Language to a client's Problem, Remedy or a desired Outcome. Published in 'Coach the Coach'.
Ts
Making use of metaphor in counselling and psychotherapy. Published in 'Therapy Today'.
Wa
Investigating how ‘when' or 'as’ (and other words) can be used to enhance the effectiveness of questions by framing the context
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How our model of David Grove's Clean Language has undergone revisions since our first article in 1997.
Wm
Once we accept that we always affect a person with whom we interact, we can also realise that there are many ways to avoid clumsily trampling over another’s map and even attempting to re-write it for them.
Mi
Using Clean Language to facilitate change through clients' metaphors. Published in Anchor Point
Wl
A third linguistic model used for exploring metaphoric landscapes of people's experience. Published in Anchor Point
Lq
A typology of leading language
Nv
How to use your voice and body to utilise clients use of space, their body and non-verbal sounds. Published in 'Rapport'
Pp
A summary of a 1998 talk where David Grove discusses 14 principles of Clean Language.
Sy
The first article describing a new way to model subjective experience. Published in 'Rapport'.
Cl
Our first article about David Grove's extraordinary innovation. Published in 'Rapport'.
DG
Our first interview with David Grove, the creator of Clean Language. Published in Rapport.