All posts in "NLP Techniques"

NLP Swish – Change is easy

Do you have any habits you want to change without effort and self-discipline? The NLP swish pattern can change the way you feel and behave naturally and easily.


Mapping Across – an NLP technique using submodalities

Want to change how you feel about housework or paperwork to how you feel about dancing or some other fun thing? Or maybe you love housework and would like to feel the same way about dancing? Mapping across transfers the submodalities or elements from one particular state or context to another. It is particularly useful when you […]


State Elicitation for Anchoring and Changing States

State elicitation is an important skill and part of many NLP Techniques.  It involves the ability to experience resource and other states like peak performance strongly and cleanly. Identifying the structure of an experience is an important aspect of NLP Modeling, and NLP Anchoring. It also enables changing states.


A Pattern Interrupt to Change a Strategy

A pattern interrupt is a way to change a person’s state or strategy. We all have behavior patterns that are habit sequences or mental pathways. It is also a great way to induce trance. Milton Erikson used the handshake induction as a formal pattern interrupt.


The Six Step Reframe Technique

Bandler and Grinder developed the six step reframe technique from their study of Milton Erickson (ideomotor signals) and Virginia Satir‘s work with parts. They included it in their book Frogs into Princes


NLP Reframing, Finding the Right Spin

We base NLP reframing on the idea that all meaning depends on your point of view. To reframe something is to change its meaning by putting it in a different setting, context or frame. For instance, a nasty experience can seem funny when put in a long- term frame. It is one of the most […]


NLP Rapport – creating trust and understanding

NLP rapport is the ability to relate to others in a way that creates trust and understanding. It is the ability to see the other’s point of view and get them to understand yours. You don’t have to agree with their point of view or even like it. It makes any form of communication easier.


Visual squash – a powerful way to collapse an anchor

The visual squash is a powerful NLP Anchoring pattern that can “re-wire” your brain. Yes, I know it sounds like something that happens after a late night. It is a way of integrating “parts” or aspects of a person that are in conflict. For example, one part of you might want to play, while another part wants […]


Triple Perspectives for Communication Problems

Triple perspectives (or multiple perspectives) give us more information, and depth. The ability to take multiple perspectives is an essential leadership skill. It is also vital for parenting, teaching, coaching and counseling.

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