Time Line TherapyÂ® Training and Certification Courses
Time Line Therapy Certification
ACT NLP is a Certified Training Institute of the Time Line Therapyâ„¢ Association.
ACT offers training courses in Time Line Thearpyâ„¢ techniques for Coaching and Therapy applications.
Participants on our NLP Practitioner courses and Master Practitioner courses will also receive training and certification in Time Line Therapyâ„¢ techniques.
The combination of NLP, Time Line Therapyâ„¢ techniques and Hypnosis together provide unrivalled training in the development of self and others.
Time Line TherapyÂ® Practitioner Level Training includes:
- Prime Directives of the Unconscious Mind
- Questioning for results
- Elicitation of the Time Line
- First Test of Elicitation
- Discovering the Root Cause
- Negative Emotions I & II
- Limiting Decisions
- Parts Integration
- Goals in your Future
- Fast Phobia Model
- Using Time Line Therapy in Coaching / Therapy /Personal Development
Time Line TherapyÂ® Master Practitioner Training includes:
- All Practitioner Level reviewed
- Taking a Detailed Review of Present State
- Emotional Chains I & II
- Logical Levels in Sequential Coaching
- Regression for Resources
- The Pain Paradigm
- Personal Breakthrough Session Process
What is Time Line Therapy â„¢ ?
The Time Line Therapyâ„¢ process was introduced in 1988 with the publication of the book ‘Time Line Therapyâ„¢ and the Basis of Personality’, by Dr Tad James and Wyatt Woodsmall.
The Time Line can be seen as a model (or a simulation) of how our mind works. It is a representation of our memories and significant emotional events along a line of time from the past, through now, to the future. Since it’s introduction, there has been a rapid uptake of the process by people involved in personal change or personal development, due to the speed and effectiveness with which the process deals with unwarranted negative emotions, limiting decisions and beliefs, anxiety and phobia. The process is also excellent for enabling us to set and achieve our goals.
Time Line Therapyâ„¢ has proven to be a powerful and very quick way to enable people to revisit sometimes painful and dramatic experiences without having to re-live the emotions or negative content of those events. The process involves viewing these experiences from new perspectives, and recoding them with new empowering resources. This re-coding can have profound change effects upon our internal filters, connecting resources to achieve more positive behaviour and therefore results.
Participants on our NLP Practitioner courses will also receive certification in Time Line Therapyâ„¢ techniques, and receive training in how to use them effectively in business, coaching and therapeutic applications, and for setting and achieving goals.
How can Time Line Therapyâ„¢ be useful?
- eliminating unwarranted negative emotions such as anger, sadness, fear and guilt that may be producing negative behaviours and results
- eliminating anxiety and fears of events or situations that may occur in the future
- eliminating depression by working on the negative thought strategies created to produce depression
- eliminating limiting decisions and limiting beliefs
- setting and achieving goals
- and many other circumstances where the mind effects the body and our results
Here are some specific ways in which Time Line Therapyâ„¢ is so powerful;
- the process can be ‘content free’ – The client does not need to provide the practitioner with the content of experience and emotions felt at the time
- processes are very brief, taking perhaps minutes
- the problem is dealt with at it’s root cause
- the whole chain (or Gestalt) of similar experiences, negative emotions or limiting decisions can be purged, replaced by new empowering learnings
- Time Line Therapyâ„¢ works into the future too; by visualising powerful specific events, we are able to focus upon and achieve future goals
More about Time Line Therapyâ„¢
We store both the past and the future in our minds. The time line represents these chronological memories, beliefs and events, and is not necessarily how these events and experiences actually happened, but rather a map or a representation of them.Â It is not important that this time line is not ‘real’ (as all memories are merely distorted representations of past experiences), only that it’s owner can utilise it as means to access and re-evaluate past experience (and future goals). The time line is though ‘real’ – in the sense that it describes and contains how we ‘see’ things in our minds.
Whenever we store any memory, we store it as an internal representation of that event or experience; it is not actually the real memory of the real event, rather a ‘generalised and distorted’ representation of it – in any case, any number of people present at that same event would experience the event differently, as they have a different set of filters through which theyÂ viewed the experience in the first place.
One can imagine the Time Line as a string of ‘pearls’ (the Gestalt), each pearl containing the memory of an event or experience, and each memory containing images, sounds, smells, tastes, words and feelings or emotions surrounding that event.
Whenever a new event or experience occurs in the present, our mind searches for a comparison with similar events; we search through our filter systems in a certain way, producing meaning to this new experience; coding it, or boxing it as a similar experience to one of those previously coded memories.
In going through the Time Line Therapyâ„¢ process, a client can find the root cause experience of similar experiences (e.g. unwarranted anger, sadness, etc.), recode that internal representation by recovering knowledge and learning that had previously been deleted or distorted, and then recode all the similar events (pearls) along the time line to the present.
The process effectively ‘blows out’ the whole string of pearls of the problem in time, in a fast effective and painless way for the client – effective coaching or therapy is not about recovering and discussing ‘content’ from the past – Time Line Therapyâ„¢ does not require the client to discuss in detail (with the therapist or themselves!) past memories.
Effective personal change comes from finding what the problem is by looking at present behaviour, then identifying and changing the process or strategy by which the person creates the problem.
In NLP Coaching, we deal with the ‘How’, not ‘Why’;Â Â Process not Content
Time Line ‘Therapy’ is more a powerful Coaching process than a therapy. For a discussion on the differences between therapy, counseling and coaching, please click here