Episode 48 Hypnotic Language Patterns The Milton Model

Hypnotic Language is discussed in this episode where I explore the Milton Model of NLP based on the work of Milton Erickson. I explain the basics of how the Milton Model works.

Inverse Meta Model Patterns

Lost Performative

Mind Reading

Cause Effect

Complex equivalence

Universal Quantifiers


Lack of referential index

Generalized nouns / Unspecified verbs

Artful Vague Language / Truisms

Model operators of possibility and necessity


Milton Patterns

Embedded commands

Analog marking

Embedded questions

Negative commands

Conversational postulates


Selectional Restriction Violations or Reality Violations



Tag questions