While textbooks now classify NLP as falling within the Cognitive-Behavioral school, it is also now seen as encompassing several other fields:
• family systems (Virginia Satir)
• existential humanistic psychology (Perls, Rogers)
• transpersonal psychology (Assagioli, Maslow)
• the neuro-sciences
• linguistics (Chomsky)
• General Semantics (Korzybski)
NLP itself began, not as a school or even within a school, but as a meta-school as it created models of various therapies and processes. From the beginning, it sought to apply modeling principles to how things work.
We have identified ten Mcta-patterns that enable us to run the
Patterns of Transformation that follow.
1. Wei l-Formed Outcomes
2. Pacing or Matching
4. Ecology Checking
5. Response Flexibility
6. State Elicitation
7. State Induction
8. State Interruption
10. Accessing Positive Intention
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HYPNOTISM is by no means a new art. True, it has been developed into a science in comparatively recent years. But the principles of thought control have been used for thousands of years in India, ancient Egypt, among the Persians, Chinese and in many other ancient lands. Learn more within this guide.