What is NLP?

Neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) is a type of psychotherapy modality that explains the connection between an individual's thought processes, communication cues and behavioural patterns. NLP practitioners use a variety of techniques in order to assist a client such as visualisation, anchoring, auditory and visual-kinesthetic dissociation. Furthermore, NLP practitioners help individuals who are dealing with a range of psychological issues such as:

  • Addiction
  • Anxiety
  • Self-esteem issues
  • Depression
  • Learning difficulties 
  • Trauma
  • Fear
  • Stress
  • Schizophrenia
  • Insomnia
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder

In Brisbane, NLP practitioners have the opportunity to register with the NLP Association of Australia (NLPAA) once they finish their studies.

Should you complete an NLP course?

Working in NLP is suited for anyone who is interested in having a career where they can improve the wellbeing of individuals and eliminate client's inhibiting thoughts and behaviours, so that they can live their best lives. To be a successful NLP practitioner, it is vital that you possess the following skills:

  • High levels of trust and confidentiality when handling sensitive client information.
  • Clear verbal and written communication skills in order to guide clients to overcome negative mindsets or behaviour.
  • A curious mind where you have an interest to continually expand your knowledge and learn about the numerous NLP techniques.
  • Strong critical solving skills in order to determine the symptoms and solution for a client's problem.

If there is an alignment between your skills and interests with the above description, continue reading to learn more about your course and study options.

What are the course and study options for NLP practitioners in Brisbane?

There are a lot of seminars, which are a low-cost option if you want to learn more about NLP. However, if you are looking to gain technical skills and knowledge of the NLP field, you will need to complete an NLP Practitioner certification course. To give you some flexibility when studying, some schools offer different delivery options such as face-to-face, online or blended learning systems.

During your time completing this course, you will be introduced to different subjects that are linked to the practice of NLP. These include psychotherapy, anatomy, linguistics and psychology. Furthermore, you will have the opportunity to explore the work of NLP practitioners through the practical work experience component.

If you decide that you want to become an NLP practitioner, Natural Therapy Pages can assist you with finding the right school for you. On this page, you will find a list of Brisbane NLP course providers. If you have any questions regarding their study streams, curriculum or fees you can contact them directly.

What happens after you complete your NLP course?

Your NLP certificate will open up the doors for you to enter the workplace in an NLP-specialised or complementary health clinic. Once you gain some experience you can become self-employed and work in your own private practice. This alternative gives you the option to retain a greater degree of control over your business and management. If you decide to take this pathway, Natural Therapy Pages can assist you by letting you list your in-person NLP sessions or online services.

Finally, if you are looking to increase your employment opportunities there are many different courses that you can go through to upskill yourself such as the NLP Master Practitioner and the NLP Trainer Certification.