“Too simple. Why don’t we know this stuff!!! It is fucking
fantastic to finally get my head out of my ass. Total turn around. You really
know your shit, what a pleasure to work with you.” Hank, H Australia
Hank is a 57-year-old
married senior manager with four grown children and several grandchildren. He
had ongoing challenges work and at home and was on the brink of exhaustion. The
same problems had kept coming up in both arenas of his life and he had
continued to attack the problems with the same mindset and methods.
confidence Hank had as a young man had eroded over time. His response to daily
difficulties had resulted in high blood pressure, a strained relationship with
his family and a reputation for being difficult at the office.
from Australia, and was looking for a discrete solution focused support
program. After assessment, a program was customized that allowed for a series
of Skype sessions, recordings and field assignments designed to support Hanks
subconscious mind to cement new beliefs that would allow for significant changes
in how he responded to daily demands and challenges.
recognized that he had failed to upgrade his beliefs and expectations over the
years and was fearful that if “something didn’t change” his diminishing
confidence in himself would eventually extend to depression. His father had
committed suicide after several business failures and when Hank was a child he
had developed the belief that failure equals death.
followed through with all program phases, was excited about field assignments,
listened to customized recordings nightly, and came to Skype sessions prepared.
Since his level of motivation and follow through was high, his progress was
relatively fast. Hank is experiencing more confidence and has requested permission to use parts of the solution
focused model in the professional development lunch and learn sessions he has
begun to provide in his offices.
Terri Lee Cooper MSc. RSW NLP_M DCH
St. Albert Medical Centre