What is NLP?

Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) is a practical model of human behaviour that has, at its core, specific interest in the patterns of behaviour that distinguish excellent performance from average performance. The three letters in the acronym NLP refer to:

  • Neuro relates to our nervous system where our behaviour, thoughts, feelings and the state of our bodies reside.
  • Linguistic implies that it is mainly language that enables us to both internally store our inner experiences as well as share them with the outer world. It is through language that we create our map of reality.
  • Programming is the ability to change behaviour patterns and feelings in such a way that they become useful and constructive to our personality as a whole, thus fostering our growth and health.

NLP is widely known as “the fastest and most powerful vehicle for personal change in existence!” (Psychology Today Magazine)

Through the years, Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) has developed some very powerful techniques and processes that are used widely today in various fields to enhance performance, overcome negative emotions and limiting beliefs, facilitate healing and improve relationships.