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This course develops professionals of mental health who are skilled in a broad range of work in the field of therapy, coaching and counselling; including psychotherapy, assessment, supervision, and consultation, as well as integrative approaches to health, which are informed by the structure of Neuro-Linguisitc perspectives through a psycho-dynamic lens.

It is an innovative specialisation that re-imagines approaches to therapeutic practice, enhances and supports the intervention work of students, and integrates the essential perspectives of neuro-linguistics and in the view of inclusive & integrated approaches.

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NLP is a method for understanding and shaping human experiences to communicate effectively and bring about personal development. It involves organising and changing thoughts, feelings, language, and behaviours to achieve desired outcomes—a way to use the language of the mind for consistent goal achievement.

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Richard Bandler & John Grinder sought to understand and model the communication and behavioural patterns of successful therapists, including Fritz Perls and Virginia Satir. Bandler and Grinder developed NLP as a methodology for capturing and replicating the strategies employed by these experts. The name "Neuro-Linguistic Programming" reflects its focus on the interplay between neurological processes, language, and behavioural patterns in shaping human experiences.

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NLP has applications in promoting health and well-being by addressing the mind-body connection. It is used to enhance communication between healthcare professionals and patients, fostering understanding and compliance. This approach centres on enabling individuals to initiate positive transformations in their mental and emotional well-being, thereby making significant contributions to overall health enhancement.

Research Papers:

Neuro-Immuno Psychology

Published Date: 28th July 2021

Issued Date: 19th July 2021

DOI: https://doi.org/10.52522/ijngp.v1i1.4

Author Affiliations

Anil Thomas

Ananya Ramesh

Abstract

Psychoneuroimmunology, an evolving field, is made of three parts. Thoughts (psycho-) control the brain (neuro-) which, in turn, influences the immune system (immunology). In this article, through demonstrations, research evidence, illustrations, and live examples, we will understand how our perception and beliefs of our environment actualize our body’s ability to heal itself.

Understanding the  Application of NLP to Reduce Fears, Traumas and Phobias

Published Date: 28th July 2021

Issued Date: 19th July 2021

DOI: https://doi.org/10.52522/ijngp.v1i1.1

Author Affiliations

Anil Thomas

Abstract

This research is based on the idea that a link exists between memories and phobias, fears and traumas and mainly they can be reduced in one’s life by manipulating negative memories, the encoding process, and by using NLP as therapy and its techniques like the Swish Technique or the Visual-Kinesthetic Dissociation Technique to overcome and remove those very phobias, traumas and fears

Treatment of Trauma through Integrational Dissociation and Distortion

Published Date: 28th July 2021

Issued Date: 19th July 2021

DOI: https://doi.org/10.52522/ijngp.v1i2.4

Author Affiliations

Anil Thomas

Abstract

Trauma has been one of the oldest and most difficult sufferings of humans. Even though the source of trauma has passed, there are long-lasting effects that generations have to deal with. In this research, we explore and validate a treatment method for the trauma that involves the usage of dissociation and distortion in the form of the much-studied V/AKD technique. 

  • Clarity on your vision, purpose & values"
    NLP helps you align your unconscious mind behind the goals you want to achieve. We then remove any limiting decisions you have unconsciously install in your past that may get in the way of you achieving your goal and then we can set about putting your goal in place and ensure your values are aligned to it.
  • Overcoming limiting beliefs
    Limiting self beliefs can often be encountered on your personal development journey, NLP techniques will help you to destroy limiting beliefs, remove limiting beliefs and overcome limiting beliefs. NLP teaches you how to reframe your current beliefs by applying different meaning to behaviours, situations in life and also to new beliefs that you would like to have.
  • More self-confidence
    NLP offers better choice in the way a person communicates, how a person responds and feels. When a person has more options, decisions can be made better. NLP strategies helps one to focus on building confidence to levels where life can be changed.
  • Managing difficult people
    The course teaches you how to deal with difficult people, that is, those people with whom we constantly fight or who irritate us. People we don’t know how to get along with us or make them get along with us. NLP teaches you about the process of building rapport through mirroring and matching at various levels, showing you how to connect with difficult people and help them cooperate with you.
  • Strengthening leadership capabilities
    NLP can develop your leadership capabilities. NLP assist leaders and management to get ahead of the gain line, is from the advanced language patterns and physiology techniques which reveal the deeper structure of meaning that influences our beliefs, thoughts and behaviour.
  • Developing new strategies for problem solving
    NLP helps you examine your current way of thinking and develop your ability to think differently. This involves looking at the way we unconsciously structure our thoughts and our ability to divide a problem into chunks, as well as the power of reframing problems and turn them into positive states.
  • Dealing with pain & allergies
    NLP teaches you how to listen to signals of your body and deal with pain as a signal. It can also, if applicable, heal allergies that are created through a mistake in your immune system in times of lower resistance with tools that disassociate you from the allergy and program yourself back to your healthy body before the allergy.
  • Creating more freedom & choice over your mindset
    Mindset includes your emotions, performance states and ultimately your results. With the use of NLP, you can take absolute control of your mind.
  • Breaking behavioural patterns
    NLP can help abolish many bad or unwanted habits and behaviors. Through a series of NLP interventions that work in the unconscious (like time line, N-step reframe, parts integration and provocative or performance coaching) you are able to break poor patterns for ever.
  • Improving your communication & presentation skills
    It is not uncommon for people to have a fear of public speaking and NLP helps a person mentally and practically prepare you success in this area. NLP’s self-management techniques, language patterns and goal setting are vital to effective speaking.
  • Improving your coaching skills
    NLP can help you to learn new ways to motivate others and get to the core of complex issues quickly to be able to communicate effectively.
  • Understanding the capabilities, strategies & mindsets of successful people"
    These are the methods that people use to achieve excellence in business and life. NLP can demonstrate these to you via a process called "modelling."
  • Creating more energy & relaxation in your life
    NLP gives you the tools and coping mechanisms to change your normal pattern of behaviour, break from your old unworthy daily life cycles and gives you the freedom you need to respond and react in a healthier, more positive and beneficial way.
  • Improving team & organisational performance
    NLP offers tools to assist in leading or managing teams or stakeholders, through a combination of perceptual positions and evoking positive states. The management of change becomes easier through increased learning, improved communication and the ability to break out of the circle of cause and effect.

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NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming)

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Application of NLP - Live Class 2023

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Introduction to Neurobiology

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Neurobiology is concerned with the specific life experiences of the human being. 

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Psychology and Psycho-Tools

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Psychology is the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. Behavior includes all of our outward or overt actions and reactions such as talking, facial expressions, and movements. 

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Abnormal vs Normal Psychology

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The common pattern of behaviour found among the general majority is said to be the behaviour of the normal. Normal people exhibit satisfactory work capacity and earn adequate income. 

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 ID, Ego, Super Ego

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There are few words in the English language that have such a fascination for the general public as the term personality. Although the word is used in various senses, most of these popular meanings fall under one of two headlines.

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Brain is a Powerful Tool

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The brain regulates an array of functions necessary to survival: the action of our five senses, the continuous monitoring of the spatial surround, contraction and relaxation of the digestive muscles, the rhythms of breathing and a regular heartbeat.

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How do we learn

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Nobody is born smart. When we are born, we can’t walk, can’t talk and certainly can’t do something advance like addition, subtraction, multiplication and so on. There was a time when Einstein couldn’t count till ten and William Shakespeare recited the alphabets like all of us. 

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The human body has many ways to perceive the world around us but what our senses that are employed in perceiving the outer world do not always give us accurate information. In fact perception and hallucination have a lot in common. 

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Introduction to GDD and Map of the world 

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The human body has many ways to perceive the world around us but what our senses that are employed in perceiving the outer world do not always give us accurate information. In fact perception and hallucination have a lot in common. 

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Memory and Cognition

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There are some of these drawers we access at times, others are just there, some are totally disjoint from the others, some are so far off place that we cannot even access the data and sometimes we forget which particular drawer has what data.

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Anchors

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Anchoring in neuro-linguistic programming is a term used for the process by which you apply a gesture, touch or sound at the peak of a state, either in oneself or someone else. The said anchored state can then be recalled or re-activated by reapplying the gesture, touch or sound.

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Theory of Mind

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The Critical Area of Mind is part Conscious Mind and part Subconscious Mind, and contains memories of approximately the last 24 hours. This area of the mind,

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Secondary Gain

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Did you ever profit from a disease or an illness? This is an odd question but we all have done this, unconsciously. The idea of profiting from an illness is referred to as morbid gain.

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 What is NLP?

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NLP stands for Neuro-Linguistic Programming, a name that encompasses the three most influential components involved in producing human experience: neurology, language and programming

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 The Beginning 

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NLP, which stands for Neuro-Linguistic Programming, is a technology. It is the systematic study of human performance. The structure of the subjective experience can be modified, improved upon and removed.

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A cause-effect relationship is a relationship in which one event (the cause) makes another event happen (the effect).

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Presuppositions

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Neuro-Linguistic Programming studies the relationship between the language of an individual, their mind frame and how these things can affect our actions and behaviours.

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Language creates Experience

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The beauty of linguistic diversity is that it reveals to us just how ingenious and how flexible the human mind is.

Human minds have invented so many cognitive universes, each language is a cognitive universe.

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Cues

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The senses through which we experience the world are referred to as representational systems. Hence, you have several different systems working for you:

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Communication

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Communication is usually a two-way process. It is not just giving information or signaling someone; it also involves the comprehension of the information or the signal by the receiver.

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V2MOM Model

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How many times have you heard people say that they are going to lose weight or stop yelling at their kids etc, these are their goals. The goal is an aim/purpose towards which effort is directed. It is what drives us to look forward to tomorrow.

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Balancing the Wheel

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The key is to find the balance and that is the beauty of the Wheel. To do this, you want to grow your Wheel, not balance your Wheel by trading off in some areas of your life.

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Modeling

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Modeling is probably the most important NLP skill. By observing and copying the ways others achieve results, it’s easy to suggest and try out different approaches to see what works for us.

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Frames

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As Tony Robbins says, energy flows where attention goes. To get what you really want in life, you need a clear goal that has purpose and meaning behind it. Once this is in place, you can focus your energy on the goal and become obsessive about it.

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Relationships

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In relationships, sometimes we come to a point where a demand is made of us, or of our partner, and it implies something that we are not willing to give up from who we are or something we are not open to accept from them. Compromise kills relationships

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Exit Strategy

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An exit strategy is a business term, it is contingency plan that is executed by an investor or business owner to liquidate a position in an asset once predetermined criteria for either has been met or exceeded.

"We must not allow other people’s limited perceptions to define us."

- Virginia Satir

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