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Mostly of historical value and for thorough scholars. Book 1 is similar to ‘questions for specificity’ in cognitive coaching, magjc with a much fuller picture of the differences between ‘deep structu Bandler and Grinder set out to show how coaches or therapists who are very effective, use a range of very similar skills which the authors here try to pull together: The pieces that are missing in the Surface Structure are the material which has been removed by the Deletion Transformation.

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Each of us creates a representation of the world in which we live — that is, we create a map or model which we use to generate our behavior.

Now The Structure of Magic specifically applies to the explicit grammatic structure of a person’s understanding of the world, it focuses on the ‘well formed in therapy’.


The Structure of Magic I: A Book about Language and Therapy by Richard Bandler

What surprising things I found out about myself. As such, it is subject to the three universals of human modeling: First, the therapist must work from the Surface Structure to the Deep Structure.

Of these three, the experiential constraints are the most profound for the authors. Jan 30, Patrick Eru rated it liked it Shelves: So a therapist is two levels removed from what’s The Structure of Magic refers to the mental structures that people have about how the world works, and how those structures impact the words that they say in therapy.

Negatively, I think that they labored under the burden of Transformation Grammar far longer than was helpful. By strategically challenging a person’s model of the world, it can be enlarged to allow them access to new options.

Another example of distortion is assigning responsibility to people for actions outside of their control.

The Structure of Magic: A Book About Language and Therapy v. 1

Kathryn Linden rated it it was amazing Jan 19, Instead, the book offers lots of concrete advice backed by case studies and examples.

Richard BandlerJohn Grinder. Generalization refers to the process of applying a singular occurrence to a broad range of related, but different occurrences.

I think this one grinedr the most valuable book ever ridden by me. Read, highlight, and band,er notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Chapter 3 and 4 are very practical, and Chapter 6 gives an excellent if rather dated description of the Metamodel’s usage within other therapeutic systems.


The semantics of the sentences that people say in therapy is determined by their conception of their own experience. The text of book 1 I found to be much simpler than book 2 which is very hard. It forms the basis of most of the ideas underpinning NLP and explains them much better than many of the books that came after.

The Structure of Magic I: A Book about Language and Therapy

strucyure I’m starting to sound too abstract A Book about Stgucture and TherapyVolume 1. Can it be downloaded? This book elucidates the nature of human reality, the only reality that humanity knows.

Aug 15, Morgan rated it it was amazing. The ideas expressed in the book appear to me to be simple, far-reaching, and mostly uncontroversial, unlike other NLP-related theories, like eye positions.

His parables and his life were designed to kick the legs out from under the disciples’ model of reality, so that he could reshape and expand that model to match God’s reality.

We get strangled by our own habits and interpretations.