Neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) is a set of techniques and beliefs that is use primarily as an approach to personal development. It is based on the idea that mind, body and language interact to create an individuals perception of the world and that perceptions, and hence behaviors, can be changed by the application of a variety of techniques.
Why use NLP
The purpose of NLP is to study, describe and transfer models of human excellence. NLP explores the relationships between how we think (neuro), how we communicate both verbally and non-verbally (linguistic) and our patterns of behaviour and emotion (programmes.
NLP is used as an adjunct by therapists in other disciplines and also as a therapy in it’s own right as NLPt. NLP has influenced some life coaches who provide one-on-one training and collaborative relationships to corporate executives or individuals interested in development skills in career or business and may help resolve related personal issues.