S The Advanced Visual Squash Pattern

Concept. Individuals frequently develop unconscious parts or facets of themselves which disagree with each other. When parts become incongruent to each other and to the rest of our system, we become incongruent. To re-integrate these parts we will first want to identify the positive intent of each part. Originally developed by Bandler and Grinder, this advanced form comes from Dr Bobby Bodenhamer. You can do this also by using a spatial anchor on the floor for each part, observer, and meta-position.

The Pattern

1. Identify and sefmrate the parts. "You have a part that responds by generating a certain behavior, do you not?" Identify and separate this part from other parts with which it conflicts. One part may desire food, another piirt may desire to lose weight. These parts will make different value judgments.

2. Form a Z'isual image of each part. Make a full representation of each part. "What does the part responsible for X look like? What does the part sound like? How does the part feel?" Upon doing this, put the images of each part in your palms. "Which hand would this part want to be in? Will it move on to your right or left hand?" Ask the other part to move on to the other hand. When working with another person, observe his or her gestures. This will enable you to identify which hand represents which part.

3. Separate the positive intention of each part from its behavior. livery behavior has some use in some context. No matter how harmful a part's behavior, it seeks to do something of positive value. "Go inside and ask this part, 'What positive purpose do you have in producing this response for me?'"

Establish a common positive intention. Find a positive intention that represents the positive outcomes for both parts. (See Agreement Frame.) If you do not receive a positive intention, continue to reprocess the question, "What do you evaluate of value and importance by doing that behavior?"

4. Transfer resources from one part to the other. You may say to the person, "Now that you realize that these two parts have a very similar positive intention for you, does each have resources that the other could use?" Most of the time you will get an affirmative answer. (If you don't, continue to work between the parts.) If you get a resource, ask the part to inform your (or another's) conscious mind of the resource(s). Now, form an image of the resource.

Motion with your hand from the hand of the person, up their arm, through their head, down the other arm and into the opposite part in the other hand, then say, "Now, transfer the resource from this part to the other." Calibrate as the person does this. Do this with each resource. "And you can notice how this part begins to look and feel differently..." This procedure facilitates neurological integration through submodality mapping across. The mapping takes place as the image of a resource is transferred across to the other hand.

5. Form an integrated third image. Ask the person to form a third image of what the parts would look like with combined resources. Once they form this image, have them place this image in the center of the other two images on their hands.

6. Turn the images in the hands toward each other. Ask the person to turn his or her hands to face each other and to create a series of visual images representing a transition of each part to the center image.

7. Lead by placing your hands in the mirror image of the persons hands.

"You now know that each of these parts has a similar positive intent for you, and you have exchanged resources from one to tine other. Now, allow your hands to come together only as fast as you can permit the integration of these two parts into one super-part, preserving the highest positive intent of each."

Now move the person's hands together just slightly faster than they do.

8. Complete the integration. Once the hands come together, allow the person adequate time to experience total neurological integration. When the parts have integrated, ask if the two parts have merged into one image. Ask the person to describe the image. With hands together, lead the person to bring the new integrated part into him- or herself.


These patterns address the all too common phenomena in human experience of incongruity, inner conflict, and the lack of balance between all of the facets that comprise our reality. These parts installed within us can cause us to become very torn and full of conflict when they get out of alignment with our whole system of beliefs, values, decisions, strategies, etc. The technologies within this chapter aim at re-creating balance and wholeness. They aim at integration, completeness, and inner harmony.

What can we expect from these things? A greater experience of congruency which, in turn, makes for greater personal power. And with more power—we have more focus and energy to devote to our dreams and visions.

Hypnotism and Self Hypnosis v2

Hypnotism and Self Hypnosis v2

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.

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