How to Create a Good Dose of Stuttering

L. Michael Hall, Ph.D.
Bobby G. Bodenhamer, D.Min.
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In the field of Neuro-Semantics we recognize the cognitive-behavioral principle that every experience has a structure. The facets of our mind-body-emotion system come together as variables in a system. This has many ramifications.

For one thing, it says that we can model the structure of experience. After all, if we can identify the component elements, arrange …

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Challenging, Provoking, Teasing, and Mastering The Experience Of Stuttering

L. Michael Hall, Ph.D.
Meta Reflections 2011 – #16
April 5, 2011
A Practical Application regard Semantic Reactions

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The very first time that Bob Bodenhamer and I used The Matrix Model to model was the experience of speaking dis-fluency called “stuttering.”  I initiated that as I had followed the work of speech pathologist, Wendell Johnson.   In his book, People in Quandaries, he wrote …

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Mastering Blocking & Stuttering Workshop – My Experience Both Before & After

By Sarah White
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I was always led to believe that the key to fluency was practice. “I must use my smooth speech all the time; spontaneous speech inevitably leads to stuttering. If I practice with my speech buddy every morning on the phone, attended Speak Easy and Toastmasters meetings, record my speech to monitor difficult situations I would be fluent. I just have …

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A Model for Resolving Stuttering

Bob Bodenhamer, D.Min.
L. Michael Hall, Ph.D.
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If every experience has a structure, then the experience of stuttering has a structure and so does the experience of stuttering resolution.

What is the structure of stuttering?

What is the structure of resolving stuttering?

After having explored this with numerous people, we first developed a profile on stuttering, then having working with numerous people …

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Battling with Symptoms Or Changing the Frameworks?

L. Michael Hall, Ph.D.
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The easiest thing in the world is to get into a fight with symptoms. We all do it. We all do it constantly. And no wonder–symptoms make our lives miserable. So it’s easy to get into a state where we hate the symptoms and go into battle with the symptoms. We fight with our negative feelings, we fight …

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The Art of Enjoying Non-Fluency

L. Michael Hall, Ph.D.
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You have a very special human power or ability, a power unique to us humans, one that sets us apart from the animals and one that enables us to engage in “time-binding.”

What is this power? It is the linguistic power of speech. By words, language, and speech we use the power of symbols that can stand for …

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The How-To of Meta-Stating

Bob Bodenhamer, D.Min.
L. Michael Hall, Ph.D.
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Once you discover the fantastic realization that we can put mind-body states on top of each other to create a meta-relationship between one thought, feeling, or physiology to another and that doing such creates our frames of mind, then the questions about the art of meta-stating arise.

  • How do we apply or bring one state to

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Meta-Stating Stuttering: Approaching Stuttering Using NLP and Neuro-Semantics

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The subjective experience of stuttering occurs as a speech pattern when we begin to say something, but then feels “tied up” and unable to express ourselves in an easy and spontaneous way. Sometimes it feels as if we have two or more competing ideas or feelings fighting for dominance, each interrupting the other. At other times, it feels as if we’re fighting against …

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