Eight “Keys” to Personal Change

Bobby G. Bodenhamer, D.Min.
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For the past thirteen years I have poured my life into learning Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) and applying it in the therapeutic, teaching and writing world.  For the past seven years, I have worked with L. Michael Hall, Ph.D. in developing the model Neuro-Semantics which is an advancement of the NLP model.

Over these years I have had the honor …

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Brain 101: How to Play the Brain Game for Fun and Profit

L. Michael Hall, Ph.D.
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The Brain Game
How Do We Run Our Own Brain?

So you want to run your own brain? Good for you. What a wonderful objective! And so rare. Many people talk about running their own brain and taking charge of their own mind, but just watch them when criticized or insulted. They go to pieces. Let one of …

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Can Hypnotherapy Assist People Who Stammer?

By Bobby G Bodenhamer, D. Min.

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First Published: “European Journal of Clinical Hypnosis

Abstract

 

  • Can hypnotherapy assist people who block and stammer (PWS)?
  • Why is it that most PWS speak consistently fluent in some situations such as when alone, when speaking to a pet or when speaking to people with whom they experience comfort and safety in their presence; but,

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Straight Talk About Stuttering

Psycho-Social Stress and Speech Dysfluency

Bernard-thomas Hartman, Ph.D., FAAMD

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I have stuttered, while speaking, and to varying degrees, most of my adult life. Largely due to this fact, I’ve spent the bulk of my career studying speech pathology and psychology. I’m now a retired university professor, and would like to take this opportunity to pass on to you something that I’ve learned about stuttering, …

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Confusing the ‘Map’ with the ‘Territory’ Part II

By Bobby Bodenhamer, D.Min.
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In Part I we learned:

  • Most PWS can speak freely in some contexts and block consistently in other contexts. A model about blocking and stuttering must take this into account and seek to explain it.  NLP/NS presents one model for this purpose.
  • Our perceptual maps are a product of our creating movies inside our head. The movie will be made

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Confusing the ‘Map’ with the ‘Territory’ Part I

By Bobby Bodenhamer, D.Min.
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Why is it that I can speak fluently when I am by myself but as soon as I go out into public, I start blocking? Obviously, you know how to speak fluent for there are times you do it. Indeed, for most PWS, there are times that they do it consistently.  Then again, there are times that you block and …

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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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