Neurolinguistic Psychotherapy (NLPt)
Martin is trained in Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) and its application to psychotherapy, Neurolinguistic Psychotherapy (NLPt). He is accredited with the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) and holds a professional membership with the Association for Neuro Linguistic Programming (ANLP).
What is Neurolinguistic Psychotherapy
The central idea of NLPt is that we all build within ourselves a model, or representation, of the world we live in and our place in it. It this idea of the world that helps live from day to day, understand our past experiences and motivates us to achieve our goals. It is the work of the NLPt therapist to help and guide you through exploring the make-up of your personal model through your emotions (what you feel and what this means to you), your language (what and how you use words) and your behaviours (what you actually do). You will have the opportunity to enhance these where they are useful and positive for you and to learn new perspectives and skills to help to heal any past wounds, communicate more effectively with those around you and create a more positive future.
What to expect in sessions
The therapy will start with a question: “What do you want?”. How you answer will then provide a focus and direction of travel for the following dialogue. The sessions are interactive between therapist and client and will seek to help you understand how you have come to where you are and what needs to happen for you to achieve your goals. The first session is two hours to ensure that a full assessment can take place, you can tell your story and an action plan can start to be developed.
Sessions are usually once a week for 50 minutes. Some clients are seen for a few sessions and others for longer periods depending on the issues being addressed.