Procedures or Subjects

There are two distinct ways of designing techniques and processes to use in a long-term program. They can be interspersed or mixed to a certain degree, but the differences must be understood clearly.

You can either use a procedure as a starting point, or you can use a subject as a starting point. Doing both at the same time is not a good idea. This is basically a variation of the rule that says that you can't keep both procedure and result fixed at the same time.

If you keep the procedure fixed you can't be sure which subjects we will run into. If you keep the subject fixed you might have to use different procedures to deal with it.

Subjects are stuff like "Communication", "Relationships", "Problems", "Addiction".

Procedures would be things like "Polarity Integration", "Unburdening", "Grounding".

Notice first of all that these are very general terms. When we are delivering prepared modules we will keep them general enough so that different people can fill in their own specific detail on them.

One way of making a module is to take a subject, like "Communication" and then make a list of all the procedures and techniques you can think of that could be applied to that subject. If enough of those procedures would be applied to the subject of Communication it is likely that a person would get freed up in that area.

If furthermore we divide the overall subject of Communication into smaller pieces and we apply various procedures to each one, then it is likely that we get the whole subject worked over quite well. The smaller components of communication could be:
place of communication, who one communicates with, what one communicates about, different directions of communication, different modes of communication, etc.

We could also start with an overall category of technique, like Re-Experiencing of incidents, and then throw all the subjects we can think of at it. We can devise various systematic ways of eliciting stuff to process from the client. We can then keep doing Re-Experiencing until we simply can't find anything more to process, or until the technique is no longer meaningful. For example, we could ask her if she has any pains, fears, anxieties, etc., and we can make sure we get everything she can think of in each area. Or we could go over her body systematically and check if there are any unwanted feelings she has in each body part. We could also make lists of subjects and check if she has any unwanted feelings or reactions in relation to them. Like, work, marriage, school, sports, taxes, cars, etc.

No one fixed procedure is going to get a certain subject resolved. But if we throw enough different fixed procedures at the subject, it becomes more and more likely that it does get resolved.

If we keep the procedure fixed and run one subject through it we aren't quite sure where we will end up with it. But if we throw enough different subjects at the procedure we can be more and more confident that some useful changes have taken place for the person.

A module is a systematic exhaustion of a certain subject or procedure. By doing it systematically we can handle things the person wasn't aware that she had, or that she didn't know she was missing, and we can get results she didn't know were available. We can clear potentially loaded subjects before they become actual problematic issues in life.

Probably the most effective way of making a module is to have lists of subjects within a certain main theme, or procedures for systematically finding subjects. Try to get some stuff activated on each of the subjects. If a certain subject is live, then use any technique available to resolve it. Limiting the possibilities to only one technique once we have a loaded area is not very useful.

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