Positive and Negative Views about NLP

As with many things in life, differing opinions exist, and this applies to the public perception of NLP.

We recognise that NLP can be, and is sometimes met with scepticism and mistrust.

Across the internet, NLP is advertised as a method of seduction and manipulation and sometimes, that is people’s first impression of the field. Combined with NLPs unregulated status and the multitude and ferocity of these search engine results, NLP is often unhealthily linked with manipulation and “mind control.”

This is not the intention of NLP.

Like most industries and professions,  we recognise that there will always be those people who distort and alter an originally positive intention into something negative to suit their own personal gain.  NLP, as we said in our definition is a collection of methods and models which can lead to a greater understanding and insight into human behaviour. This understanding can bring about a positive change in you and others and that is the intention on NLP.

ANLP exist to promote the responsible, ethical and congruent use of NLP amongst all NLP Professionals. We aim to raise the bar within the field, raise the credibility of NLP and promote NLP as a viable and reliable individual and organisational personal development tool.

ANLP aim to minimise this risk for the general public and provide a database of reliable, credible and ethically sound NLP Professionals.

ANLP have a complaints process in place, should there be a dispute between a student/client and one of our  Members(*). All Members adhere to a Code of Ethics and Conduct and provide external references and the ANLP Team verify all Member qualifications and certificates.

Our goal is to encourage standards and ethics, keep the public safe and promote NLP.

Look for the ANLP Members Logo when choosing the best NLP Professional for you.

(*) Please note: The Complaints Process is not applicable if the complaint is bought against a Non-Member of ANLP.


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