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Back to the Swish—research article Steve’s Response to Shawn’s blog post, Neuroscience, Metaphors and Coaching   Shawn writes:          “I briefly mention a few of the other sillier objections Steve raises.”  I think the word “sillier” is an evaluative judgment that goes far beyond a respectful exchange of different opinions, and has no place in […]

A Response to Shawn Carlson’s blog post Patterns Within Patterns   I’d like to start by completely agreeing with Shawn’s description of a lovely piece of reorienting in time that can be used to consolidate any change, however made: “An additional temporal step is added by inviting the client to step into the future and, […]

Free Holiday Gift for you and yours!

Dear Friends, For the holidays Mark Andreas has just released a free booklet of two “outside-the-box” cop stories that people are finding touching, humorous, and inspirational in a time when police shootings and abuse of power has regularly made the news. Just a few days ago one of the stories was requested by Macmillan Learning […]

Note: my old email address andreas@qwest.net no longer works. To email me, please use my new address sandreas44 [at] gmail.com.        A variety of studies find that overall the median number of sessions that a therapist has with a client is one — roughly half of all clients don’t return for a second session. Whether or not […]

Steve Andreas responds to Shawn Carson’s post, “The Swish, States, and Neuroscience: Continuing the Dialogue with Steve Andreas” Steve’s responses are in italics.   This blog post (round 6) focuses on the question: “Does neuroscience actually help us know what to do with clients?” Shawn’s answer is “Yes”; my answer is “No.” Enjoy the dialogue! […]