NLP is an approach to personal development, communication, and psychotherapy invented by Richard Bandler and John Grinder in California, USA in the 1970s.
NLP also includes fringe discourse analysis and practical guidelines for improved communication. For instance, one text confirms that when you use the word “but”, people will remember what you said thereafter. While you use the word “and”, people will remember what you said before and after. Neuro-linguistic programming was used and applied in psychotherapy. Early books about NLP had a psychotherapeutic concentration presented that the early models were psychotherapists. As a path to psychotherapy, NLP shares similar core hypothesis and foundations in joint with some contemporary brief and systemic practices, such as solution focused short therapy. Although the original core techniques of NLP were curative in orientation their generality enabled them to be utilised to other fields. These applications include sales, persuasion, negotiation, management training, sports, teaching, coaching, team building, and public speaking. Anthropologists and sociologists categorised NLP as quasi-religion that belongs to the new age. The quasi-religiosity of new age belief and habit, even to the range of “self-improvement” technique, was determined in a series of US court cases imparted by employees against their employers whom mandated corporate new age training.
Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) is the science of modeling the patterns and modalities of human behavior. NLP scouts the inner workings of the human mind: how we develop our desire, how we think, targets and fears and how we motivate ourselves, give meaning to our experiences and make connections.