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Having been teaching NLP for as long as we have, we have found that there are certain common questions that people tend to have. We have compiled a list here of some the most frequent questions that we get about NLP as well as the field in general. Hopefully this will help you find some answers you have been looking for!

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What is NLP?

video-faq1NLP stands for Neuro-Linguistic Programming. Neuro refers to your neurology; Linguistic refers to language; programming refers to how that neural language functions. In other words, learning NLP is like learning the language of your own mind!

What can I do with NLP?

video-faq2NLP is for anyone who wants to gain mastery over their mind and emotions, and get better results in life. Your results in life come from your actions, which comes from your thoughts and emotions. Your thoughts and your emotions come from your programming…

Why NLP?

video-faq3Even after going back to school to study other modalities and get a PhD in Psychology, Matt James has found that NLP is, out of everything he’s studied, the most effective set of tools for making profound psychological change and achieve the results you want in life…

Is NLP manipulative?

video-faq4It’s not possible to make someone do something they don’t want to do, even with tools like NLP and hypnosis. If that were true, then NLP would probably be illegal or at least highly regulated. Also, what makes something manipulative…

Is NLP validated by research?

video-faq5Every NLP technique that we teach has been validated by research, and we don’t teach any techniques that have not been validated by research. We believe in the importance of research and validation in NLP because it’s important to know if a technique is…

Does NLP create long lasting results?

video-faq6With every technique, some people experience permanent change and others experienced most short-term results. When it comes to creating long-lasting change, there are several factors to take into account: getting to the root cause of a problem and removing all the…

Can I use NLP on myself?

video-faq7Not only can you use NLP on yourself, but you should absolutely use NLP on yourself! Especially if you are working with others, any result you help others achieve using NLP techniques, you should be able to do that for yourself…

Can you tell if someone is lying with NLP?

video-faq8NLP alone will not turn you into a human lie detector. NLP does teach sensory acuity and how to observe a person’s physiology; however, since everyone’s physiology is unique to them, until you have an opportunity to observe someone multiple times, you won’t be able to…

Isn’t NLP just Hypnosis?

video-faq9Hypnosis is a set of tools designed to induce a trance-like state to open up a direct line of communication to the unconscious mind. NLP techniques were developed by modeling excellent communicators, and the techniques do not involve a formal trance induction…

How do I chose a good place to get training?

video-faq10When choosing where to take a training, you want to find a trainer that you connect with. You also want to make sure that your trainer has the proper credentials and a proven track record in the field. Of course, we hope you will choose to take a training with us…