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Unread January 3rd, 2005, 01:43 AM
Scott Shimabukuro Scott Shimabukuro is offline
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Default Erickson and submodalities

I recently read that Bandler got the idea of submodalities from Erickson when he observed Dr. Erickson asking the psychologist (who had referred a patient) how he knew which pictures in his thoughts were of actual events and which were imagined. The psychologist responded that the real events were represented in squares in his mind. He then asked the referred patient, who was having difficulty distinguishing between reality and fantasy, to put certain images into squares and apparently had resolved some of her psychosis in this manner. I've never come across this story of Erickson using submodalities in this manner (or similar stories) outside of the NLP literature and wondered if it existed somewhere else. It seems like such a significant contribution. A reference would be great.

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