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Robin How

NLP is short for Neuro Linguistic Programming. OK it's a terrible title but it infers that everything we do is the result of running a sequence, or programme that involves the use of our senses. Five Senses. If we are fortunate, we have Visual, Auditory, Kinaesthetic (sensations/feelings) Olfactory (smell) and Gustatory (taste). We have 2 forms of visual... [read more]

Judy Bartkowiak

NLP was developed in the 1960s by Richard Bandler and John Grinder in the US who studied models of excellence, that is, people who were successful in all walks of life but particularly in making a difference to other people’s lives through therapy such as Virginia Satir, the family therapist and Milton Erickson, an expert in... [read more]

Del Walsh

Why Do Children Develop Eating Disorders

Posted by Del Walsh 1335 Days Ago


  What is an eating disorder? Eating disorders affect both boys and girls and the term itself is responsible for a vast spectrum of varying issues, all of which are categorised by an abnormal attitude towards food. At Child Therapy London, the three disorders we most commonly deal with are Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa and Binge Eating. What is Anorexia? ‘Anorexia'... [read more]

Del Walsh

Improving Teenage Attitudes

Posted by Del Walsh 1336 Days Ago


Unlike mine and my parents younger years, today we have much more efficient therapies available for people in need of emotional guidance and coaching and we really are at a new era of understanding ourselves on a deeper level, both consciously and unconsciously. With a lot of teenagers today some of their most challenging goals... [read more]

Del Walsh

Managing Asthma in Children

Posted by Del Walsh 1367 Days Ago


Managing asthma in children Based on averages, there are two children in every UK classroom with asthma and the NHS spends around £1 billion every year treating this respiratory condition in these young adults, so let’s use these statistics to squash any theories that asthma is simply ‘an excuse’ to get out of doing Physical Education. Interestingly, the... [read more]

Del Walsh

Improving Communication in Children

Posted by Del Walsh 1375 Days Ago


What is good communication? Good communication skills are essential for children in learning and growing. Learning how to express their feelings, ideas and needs may come naturally to some children, while others may struggle to make themselves heard. Teaching good communication skills to our children, regardless of their age, will help prepare them for success as an adult. At... [read more]

Del Walsh

Techniques to Manage Dyslexia in Children

Posted by Del Walsh 1375 Days Ago


Techniques to Manage Dyslexia in Children Around 10% of the UK population is thought to have Dyslexia and 4% of that 10% are considered to be severely affected. It is estimated that there are around 380,000 pupils alone in the UK with dyslexia and a sum total of two million people (Children & Adults) who are of the... [read more]

Del Walsh

Phobias and Trauma

Posted by Del Walsh 1377 Days Ago


I am frequently asked what is a trauma or phobia and how can I treat it. I have listed below various ways that I use to negate these challenges which I hope you find interesting. If you would like further information please feel free to call or email or check in with my website. What is a... [read more]

Del Walsh

Healthy Habits to Prevent Childhood Obesity

Posted by Del Walsh 1379 Days Ago


Healthy Habits to Prevent Childhood Obesity During 2012/13 a National Child Measurements Programme (NCMP) report showed obesity rates in Year 6 (pupils aged 10-11 years) to be at 20.4% for boys and 17.4% for girls. As the worlds largest nations continue to expand their waistlines along with the ever-growing taste for fatty and sugary foods, the victims... [read more]

Del Walsh

How to Increase Confidence in Children

Posted by Del Walsh 1380 Days Ago


Confidence is an emotional state which brings happiness and certainty when we have it and at worst anxiety and sadness when we don’t. Developing confidence within children is a matter of providing them with positive beliefs and references and reinforcing these beliefs in their abilities. Children are very reliant upon the adult world for their development... [read more]

Tania Abdulezer

Where is your attention?

Posted by Tania Abdulezer 1431 Days Ago


Where is your attention? ‘I walk down the street. There is a deep hole in the sidewalk. I fall in. I am lost...I am hopeless. It isn't my fault. It takes forever to find a way out. I walk down the same street. There is a deep hole in the sidewalk. I pretend I don't see it. I... [read more]

Lawrence Michaels

5 Tips for Improving Self Esteem and Confidence

Posted by Lawrence Michaels 1481 Days Ago


Helping clients to build self esteem and confidence is something I do a lot of, probably because it's an area in our lives that most of us feel we could do with improving on. So below are a few tips and exercises I use on myself and with my clients and because we all respond differently you... [read more]

Tania Abdulezer

You get what you focus on!

Posted by Tania Abdulezer 1544 Days Ago


You get what you focus on! “Would you tell me please, which way I go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to”, said the cat. “I don’t much care where”, said Alice. “Then it doesn’t matter which way you go”, said the cat. Alice in Wonderland – Lewis Carroll Have you ever embarked on a... [read more]

Tania Abdulezer

How does your body talk to you?

Posted by Tania Abdulezer 1544 Days Ago


How does your body talk to you? Way back in 2003, my body got my attention in a big way.  I started experiencing severe back pain – the sort that demands cooperation and absolute commitment to change. Initially, I remember feeling pain and anxiety and frustration. Whilst the pain was limited to the area of my back, its... [read more]

Lisa Birtles

5 Reasons Why Children Struggle with Literacy and how NLP can help Every child is different and unique. In NLP terms, every child has a different map of the world.  This is why traditional teaching methods are not always successful in engaging every child, and why national scales and achievement targets are not always helpful since children... [read more]

Tania Abdulezer

The Ten Commandments of Stress Reduction! - Part 1

Posted by Tania Abdulezer 1593 Days Ago


Welcome to the first of two articles investigating stress. In part 1 we will: Redefine stress Identify the source of stress Discover our own stress response Ten Commandments for Stress Reduction: I     Thou shalt not be perfect, or even try to be II    Thou shalt not try to be all things to all people III   Thou shalt sometimes leave things undone IV   Thou shalt... [read more]

Shahilla Barok

Get Your RAS on!

Posted by Shahilla Barok 1593 Days Ago


Get your RAS on! I guess I now need to explain what I mean by that statement.As mentioned in a couple of my motivational emails; our minds are bombarded with a huge amount of information daily. It’s your RAS (Reticular Activating System) which sorts through all this information for you so you aren’t overwhelmed, it’s the filter... [read more]

Shahilla Barok

Your Thoughts

Posted by Shahilla Barok 1606 Days Ago


Did you know… you have between 50,000 and 70,000 thoughts per day… fascinating isn’t it? It’s also a phenomenal number of thoughts to be having; however, our minds are so clever that they ‘filter’ these thoughts so that only the important ones are actually retained by us. This is known as DDG in NLP: Deleting, distorting and... [read more]