Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) has been described as a software manual for the mind.

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How Does NLP Work?

NLP - Neuro Linguistic Programming

NLP is the practice of understanding how people organise their thinking, feeling, language and behaviour to produce the results they do.

It offers a definition of how the brain works (neuro), about how language interacts with the brain (linguistic) and how we use this interaction to get the results we want for ourselves and others (programming).

  • first developed in the 1970's in US
  • currently used by most coaches and therapists worldwide
  • a safe and enjoyable approach to facilitating rapid change
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Where It All Began

NLP was initially created by linguist Dr John Grinder and Gestalt Therapist Dr Richard Bandler in the early 1970's.

Both men had a fascination with human excellence which charted a path for them to model behavioural patterns of selected geniuses and high performers across a number of different industries and areas.

What they found was that it wasn't simply the behaviour that set these people apart in terms of performance, but rather a combination of their underlying beliefs, critical thinking processes and the use of their imagination that allowed them to consistently outperform others.

NLP provides a set of tools and techniques for tapping into this insight as a means to help people perform better in relationships, in business, in sports and more generally in life.

The Map Is Not The Territory

A map of reality is not reality. Even the best maps are imperfect. That’s because they are reductions of what they represent. If a map were to represent the territory it looks to represent with perfect fidelity, it would no longer be useful to us!

It is also worth noting that a map can also be a snapshot of a point in time, representing something that no longer exists.

A key element of NLP is that we form our unique internal mental maps of the world and it's this internal map, rather than the reality of what is happening to us or going on around us that defines our experience in life.

Knowing this means we can start to effect some changes to our own particular map as a means to live a happier and more abundant life.

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Rapid, Genuine, Long Lasting Change


Versus traditional psychotherapy, clinical hypnotherapy can be a more direct and potentially authentic means to heal old emotional injuries and change long term beliefs and perspectives.


Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a form of psychotherapy that emphasises the important role of critical thinking in how we feel and behave. CBT focuses on changing current thoughts and feelings rather than the past.

Emotional Coaching

Coaching focuses on engaging, motivating, challenging and all importantly empowering another human being to be more courageous, more authentic, more confident and ultimately, much more more!


Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) has been described as a software manual for the brain. It is a proven model for supporting and accelerating human performance, especially in the areas of business and sports.

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It's Time For Change

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Living an emotionally healthier life is the key to living a happier life - and the happier we are, the better we perform in everything we do.

Or to put it another way, this is not a dress rehearsal!

We only get one shot at this thing called life - so if not now, if this isn't the time to embrace an opportunity for positive change, then when?

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Could you be more connected and more present during the good times, so you appreciate and enjoy them more?

Could you be more resilient and more positive during the tough times, so you feel less angst and more resourceful?

And could you feel more fulfilled and happier in the 80% of your life you spend in between?!?

If the answer to any of these questions is YES, we are very confident we can help you live an emotionally healthier life and as a direct result, a significantly happier and more abundant life.

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A lot of our potential clients are concerned about confidentiality but just like doctors and lawyers, maintaining client confidentiality is of utmost concern and sharing anything outside of their sessions would be a violation of our code of ethics. We do not digitalise any of our client notes and the paper versions remain locked away until they are shredded a few months after we have finished working together. Over the years, when a client has been very sensitive to the issue of confidentiality, we have been more than happy to sign legally binding Non Disclosure Agreements.


Other than for smoking cessation, we do not offer any guarantees. As you will have seen via Trustpilot, our approach proves remarkably effective so if you come to us with a real determination to succeed, you'll have an excellent chance of rapidly achieving your goal.

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