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Anxiety in Children and NLP

Can NLP help your child overcome anxiety? Anxiety in children affects not only the child who suffers, but the entire family. I have been working with children with Selective Mutism for many years and after my training in NLP I have used games and techniques to help the child’s anxiety with communication. When your child is frightened and worries constantly

What is NLP?

Neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) is an approach to communication, personal development, and psychotherapy created by Richard Bandler and John Grinder in California, United States in the 1970s. NLP stands for Neuro-Linguistic Programming, a name that encompasses the three most influential components involved in producing human experience:neurology, language and programming. One of the most popular and genuine NLP practitioner is Steven Gilligan, “he’s a Psychologist

Sliding in – Selective Mutism

This is a treatment programme best described by Maggie Johnson and Alison Wintgens in “The Selective Mutism Resource Manual”. It involves breaking down speaking activities into small manageable steps starting with a step that the individual feels comfortable to do. Before starting any treatment programme it is essential that those in the individuals environment know what to do to support the