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VIDEO: Heading Off Resistance in Anxiety Treatment

Steps to Take in the Very First Session

Steve Andreas • 7/5/2017

Anxious clients that voluntarily come to therapy rarely say, “I came here because I have no intention of changing right now.” And yet even clients who clearly have a desire to feel better may fight change at every turn by continually saying “yes, but” or otherwise embodying therapy’s least welcome visitor—resistance. And when both client and therapist are unclear about the source of resistance, it can bring the process of treatment to a halt.

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Adjusting the Unconscious

What if a Few Basic Principles Could Make Change Far Easier?

Steve Andreas • 4/10/2017

By Steve Andreas - What if there were a few basic principles and methods that make therapeutic change far simpler and easier than most people think is possible? Not only is this possible, but there’s already a coherent body of knowledge and practice to guide us in eliciting change in the moment, confirmed by longer-term follow-up in the real world. Here are seven practical principles for making sense out of the case study that follows.

Daily Blog

Adjusting the Unconscious

Making Quick Work of Lasting Change

Steve Andreas • 3/13/2017

Some claim that much of psychotherapy is a pseudoscience, promising far more than it can deliver, with lengthy, expensive interventions for the common problems clients present. What if we could quickly bring about lasting therapeutic change by modifying a few, simple unconscious processes?

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Case Study

Letting Go of Hate: How to help clients change unconscious responses

Steve Andreas • 7/11/2014

Many well-intentioned therapists have suggested that their clients just “let go” of hate, as if it were a heavy load that they could simply drop to the ground.

Magazine Article

Therapy Isn't Brain Science

Knowledge Doesn’t Replace Clinical Skill

Steve Andreas • 7/1/2013

Therapists were doing helpful work long before neuroscience made its official debut and the field developed a collective case of “brain fever.” In fact, at this stage of its development, neuroscience may be irrelevant to what needs to happen in therapy.

Magazine Article

Breaking The Spell

7 Questions to Ask When Therapy is Stuck

Steve Andreas • 5/1/2013

When therapy goes wrong, it’s typically because we’ve entered our clients’ trance, joining them in their myopic misery. Once there, our job is to break the spell, broaden the vision, and open ourselves to possibilities outside the tunnel.

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In Consultation

Therapy’s Nonverbal Dance: Are You in Step with Your Clients?

Steve Andreas • 1/1/2013

Noticing a client’s nonverbal shifts isn’t enough. You must know what these shifts mean.

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WILLIAM DOHERTY, PH.D.
 
STEVE ANDREAS, MA, NLP
 
RON TAFFEL, PHD
 
JAY EFRAN, PHD
 
ROB FAUBER, PHD
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BRUCE ECKER, MA, LMFT
 
LAUREL HULLEY, MA
 
RON POTTER-EFRON, PHD, LICSW, CADCII
 
STEVE ANDREAS, MA, NLP
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Case Study

Using Neuro-Linguistic Programming to Help a Panicked Client: From Certainty to Uncertainty

Steve Andreas • 3/1/2012

Often clients come to therapy to resolve ambivalence or because they can’t make up their minds. But sometimes, the problem is that they’re too certain about things they should be uncertain about.

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Copyright:
5/1/2012
Authors:
CLIFTON MITCHELL, PHD
 
WILLIAM DOHERTY, PH.D.
 
STEVE ANDREAS, MA, NLP
 
RON TAFFEL, PHD
 
JAY EFRAN, PHD
 
ROB FAUBER, PHD
Product:
NRC095765
Type:
$39.99 USD
Copyright:
5/1/2012
Authors:
RICK HANSON, PH.D.
 
BRENT ATKINSON, PHD
 
MARY SYKES WYLIE, PHD
 
BRUCE ECKER, MA, LMFT
 
LAUREL HULLEY, MA
 
RON POTTER-EFRON, PHD, LICSW, CADCII
 
STEVE ANDREAS, MA, NLP
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VIDEO: Heading Off Resistance in Anxiety Treatment

Steps to Take in the Very First Session

Steve Andreas • 7/5/2017

Anxious clients that voluntarily come to therapy rarely say, “I came here because I have no intention of changing right now.” And yet even clients who clearly have a desire to feel better may fight change at every turn by continually saying “yes, but” or otherwise embodying therapy’s least welcome visitor—resistance. And when both client and therapist are unclear about the source of resistance, it can bring the process of treatment to a halt.

Daily Blog

Adjusting the Unconscious

What if a Few Basic Principles Could Make Change Far Easier?

Steve Andreas • 4/10/2017

By Steve Andreas - What if there were a few basic principles and methods that make therapeutic change far simpler and easier than most people think is possible? Not only is this possible, but there’s already a coherent body of knowledge and practice to guide us in eliciting change in the moment, confirmed by longer-term follow-up in the real world. Here are seven practical principles for making sense out of the case study that follows.

Daily Blog
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Adjusting the Unconscious

Making Quick Work of Lasting Change

Steve Andreas • 3/13/2017

Some claim that much of psychotherapy is a pseudoscience, promising far more than it can deliver, with lengthy, expensive interventions for the common problems clients present. What if we could quickly bring about lasting therapeutic change by modifying a few, simple unconscious processes?

Magazine Article

Case Study

Letting Go of Hate: How to help clients change unconscious responses

Steve Andreas • 7/11/2014

Many well-intentioned therapists have suggested that their clients just “let go” of hate, as if it were a heavy load that they could simply drop to the ground.

Magazine Article

Therapy Isn't Brain Science

Knowledge Doesn’t Replace Clinical Skill

Steve Andreas • 7/1/2013

Therapists were doing helpful work long before neuroscience made its official debut and the field developed a collective case of “brain fever.” In fact, at this stage of its development, neuroscience may be irrelevant to what needs to happen in therapy.

Magazine Article

Breaking The Spell

7 Questions to Ask When Therapy is Stuck

Steve Andreas • 5/1/2013

When therapy goes wrong, it’s typically because we’ve entered our clients’ trance, joining them in their myopic misery. Once there, our job is to break the spell, broaden the vision, and open ourselves to possibilities outside the tunnel.

Magazine Article

In Consultation

Therapy’s Nonverbal Dance: Are You in Step with Your Clients?

Steve Andreas • 1/1/2013

Noticing a client’s nonverbal shifts isn’t enough. You must know what these shifts mean.

Magazine Article

Case Study

Using Neuro-Linguistic Programming to Help a Panicked Client: From Certainty to Uncertainty

Steve Andreas • 3/1/2012

Often clients come to therapy to resolve ambivalence or because they can’t make up their minds. But sometimes, the problem is that they’re too certain about things they should be uncertain about.

Magazine Article
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Steve Andreas, MA, has been learning, training, researching and developing NLP methods for the last 31 years. He is the author of Six Blind Elephants, Transforming Your Self, and Virginia Satir: the Patterns of Her Magic. He is co-author, with his wife Connirae, of Heart of the Mind and Change Your Mind—and Keep the Change.