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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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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