The process of modeling to be explored in this book is based upon the principles and distinctions of Neuro-Linguistic Progamming – NLP. NLP is a behavioral science that provides:
1. An Epostemology – a system of knowledge and values
2. A Methodology – Processes and procedures for applying knowledge and values.
3. A Technology – Tools to aid in the application of knowledge and values.
Mr. Robert Dilts has been a developer, author, trainer and consultant in the field of Neuro-Linguistic Programming – NLP since 1975. In addition to spearheading the applications of NLP to organizational development, learning, creativity and health, his personal contributions to the field of NLP techniques of Strategies and Belief Systems, and the development of what has become known as Systemic NLP. Dilts has applied the modeling principles and techniques of NLP to create a number of well-known NLP processes, including: Reimprinting, Integration of Conflicting Beliefs, Sleight of Mouth Patterns, The Spelling Strategy, The Allergy Technique, Neuro-Logical Levels, and The Belief Change Cycle.