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Empowerment Insights

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Life Change Articles from Jenny Jarvis Coaching

I've had CBT but it didn't work.

I remember, in the midst of depression being sent for CBT as part of the strategy the NHS uses for initial intervention with mental health issues.

I turned up and we talked through some of the techniques and I was given a book to read. I spent 2 weeks staring at this blue book in total panic. At that time, I couldn’t read so much as a magazine article. I felt terrible guilt that I wasn’t able to help myself.

The therapist was lovely and was also at a bit of a loss and frustrated. She knew I needed more, but wasn’t able to provide it. This is one of the reasons I am so passionate about finding the right process for my clients. If I feel you cannot benefit from NLP or coaching, I will be honest.

The reason I have added this particular guide is because I have heard a similar story to mine from many people who have had CBT and who then wonder why NLP would be able to help.

If you have experience of CBT, you may be reluctant to try NLP.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is a way of changing behaviour, anxiety and negative thoughts which has a similar outcome to NLP. The difference is, CBT speaks to your logical brain and NLP speaks to your subconscious mind.

It’s not to say it doesn’t work, for some it does. For me, I wasn’t in logical brain mode at the time and my anxiety increased. We had a discussion during my training about the fact that whatever works for us is the method we prefer, and it’s so true. For me it was NLP.

Much as I love NLP, it is rarely something I use on its own (unless someone wants a quick boost for an interview or some phobia work). I find working with clients over several months to remove blocks (using NLP) and then stepping forward with a plan using coaching methods makes the biggest impact. I deal with the whole person, not a single issue.

If you have tried CBT (or wonder what the difference is) and you don’t know if NLP is for you, they work very differently, and I would encourage you to give NLP a try.

The results I have had with my clients using NLP often have them wondering what happened and why, after so many years, they feel different without really realising.

If you still don’t know if NLP is for you, book a free introductory call. and I can talk you through the process.

How can an Introductory Call benefit me?

I know (as someone with introvert tendencies), having a call may feel like the last thing in the world you would want to do. I know that feeling of staring at the phone thinking, I really want to do something but this feels very scary. In all honesty, I still feel the same for a second when the phone starts to ring!

The reason it is important is that we need to know if we want to work with each other. This works 2 ways.

Building a relationship where you feel confident enough to tackle some deep issues with me starts here. Before you part with any money, before you commit to 3, 6 or 12 months deep work, we both need to know it's the right thing for you.

Because I understand how hard it is, booking the introductory call via the website creates the whole initial link. You get the meeting time you want, you receive the zoom link and reminders and then, when the time comes, we have an informal chat about what you want out of all of this. I will guide you the whole way and during this first call, we will already begin to design the life you want.

How I can help

My 1-1 programs will give you the focus, challenge and direction to find what you are looking for.

My membership will surround you with inspiring and positive people.

My Emails, YouTube and Social Media posting will give you the daily boost you need to know you are not alone, others are going through similar things and it is possible to change if you choose to.

Take the first steps towards your own Powerful Life.


Jenny Jarvis is a practicing, certified, UK Holistic Life Change Coach and NLP Practitioner who has empowered numerous people to live a life of their dreams, unleash their relationship with money and start and grow brands and businesses to great success. A truly inspirational individual, Jenny is also the mum to two amazing teens, a Reiki Master and motivational speaker. She inspires all to harness their greatness through energised coaching sessions, workshops and her membership club.

Book a free introductory session with Jenny and discovery how you might work together.


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