neurolinguistic programming
a complementary therapeutic strategy based on the premise that thought is a representation of sensory experience and that behavior can be modified to achieve a desired result by changing the patient's thought patterns and mental strategies in order to give the patient more choices in problem-solving; used for behavior modification and the management of psychosomatic disorders and stress.

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