Category: NLP

A leader in the field of NLP comments on the standard opening Clean Language question, and my reply.
I was asked: (a) what a modelling outcome should look like, and (b) what I mean by: Scope, Timescale and Presupposition.
An investigation of an under-reserached aspect of modelling – the perspective adopted by the modeller when modelling an exemplar for an ability or behaviour.
The opening question in an exemplar modelling interview is often hard to keep clean. I offer some tips on how to do it.
A discussion with Penny Tompkins and James Lawley about the core skills required of a good modeller. Published in Rapport.
How desired outcomes can act as "dynamic reference points" for each and every thing the therapist does and says.
Examines two types of modelling and lists some principles for applying bottom-up modelling
The similarities and differences between therapeutic and product modelling. Published in ReSource 8
John Grinder discusses what's ethical in NLP and what's not. We add our comments from a 'clean' perspective.
Extract from Six Blind Elephants: Understanding ourselves and each other with extensive comments by James Lawley.
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.
Acclaim for an exceptional exemplar, Simon Bland, and a master modeller, David Grove. Published in Rapport
Highlighting some of the relationships with Neuro-Semantics.
A third linguistic model used for exploring metaphoric landscapes of people's experience. Published in Anchor Point
A typology of leading language
Exploring the essential reference base of mind-body subjective experience
What is this thing called NLP modelling? A checklist of preparatory considerations and an overview of the five stages of a modelling project. Published in Rapport 40
A presentation to The Central London NLP Group, 19 April 1993 (edited by James Lawley).
Presented at the IATEFL Teacher Development Special Interest Group Conference, 1995. Published in Rapport, 37.
Sensory and abstract are different kinds of subjective experience and there is a third kind not coded by Bandler and Grinder.
How a case from Oliver Sacks' An Anthropologist on Mars can enrich the NLP model, and an NLP perspective can make sense of the functioning of the brain. Published in Rapport, 34.