Magic in Practice : The Official Guide to Medical NLP
Between a third and half of all patients seeking help from the medical profession are suffering from medically unexplained symptoms. Featuring real-life case studies, this work shows how Medical NLP can be used to achieve more positive outcomes for both patients and the professionals from whom they seek help.
- Paperback | 208 pages
- 136 x 212 x 22mm | 299.37g
- 29 Jan 2008
- Hammersmith Press Limited
- London, United Kingdom
- 10 b&w line illustrations
Table of contents
1. Medical NLP - a solution-oriented approach; 2. Allostatic Load - the hidden factor in all illness; 3. Safety First - avoiding the dark side of empathy; 4. Words that Harm, Words that Heal - communicating for health; 5. Structure, Process and Change - the building blocks of experience; 6. A Thinker's Toolbox - a way through complexity; 7. The Importance of First Impressions; 8. The Patient's Uninterrupted Story - information vs. 'facts'; 9. The Clinical Questioning Matrix - getting what we ask for; 10. Accessing and Utilising the Patient's Resources; 11. The Symptom as Solution - when the body speaks; 12. A Journey through the Patient's World; 13. Directions, Goals and Outcomes; 14. Time-lines and their Effect on Health; 15. Spontaneous Hypnosis - what all practitioners need to know; 16. Algorithms for Change; 17. Practical Approaches to Complex Chronic Conditions; 18. Into the Future - increasing self-efficacy and adherence; 19. Bringing it Together - the three-part Medical NLP consultation model.
About Garner Thomson
Garner Thomson, NLP Meta-Master Practitioner and Trainer, and founder and training director of the Society of Medical NLP, is the creator of the Medical NLP programme taught to doctors, allied health professionals and medical students since 1996. With a background in psychology, communications, Ericksonian hypnotherapy and trans-cultural and integrative health care approaches, he also runs a busy Medical NLP and Hypnotherapy practice, writes and lectures widely, and appears on radio and television, both as presenter and guest. Dr Khalid Khan, co-founder of The Society of Medical NLP, is a primary care physician and registered pharmacist. A GP trainer, tutor at King's College London School of Medicine, and writer, he also practices as a medical acupuncturist and is a Fellow of the Chinese Medical Institute and Register. He is author of the popular Mnemonics for Medical Students, and primary care advisor to the Society of Medical NLP and the International Journal of Acupuncture.