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According to these answers 1, 2 and to wikipedia, NLP seems to be a pseudoscience, which has shown no real effectiveness, and so on.

Are there scientific proved alternatives to NLP?

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  • $\begingroup$ What do you mean by "alternatives to NLP"? NLP claims to do several things; which of them are you looking to do scientifically? $\endgroup$ – Adb Mar 27 '14 at 14:23
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In general positive psychology, coaching, and counselling are all fields that endeavour to help people achieve their potential. All these areas have scientific literature built around them. That said, there is a degree to which coaching and counselling are practical skills. Most psychologists aspire to follow the scientist-practitioner model. That said, specific practitioners may vary in the degree to which they follow this model versus using more intuitive approaches.

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