Are NLP courses worth it?

Yes – if you’re curious about exploring communication and influence, and genuinely want to improve your life, and if you are prepared to put in the work to do so. NLP is particularly effective if you want to move forward to the next stage of your life journey.

Is NLP Recognised?

Sometimes yes, mostly no. The benefit of learning to use NLP is that it will help you produce significantly better results in a variety of situations. A number of leaders and bosses know this and will treat NLP as a recognised qualification.

What can you do with an NLP certificate?

10 Jobs for NLP Practitioners

  • Coach. Whether it is being a business coach, life coach, or a wellness coach …
  • Motivational Speaker / Spiritual Leader.
  • Radioshow Host.
  • Writer.
  • Expert Consultant/ Advisor.
  • Hypnotist, Guided Meditation Expert, Relaxation Expert.
  • Yoga, Pilates, Personal Training etc.
  • Trainer.

Is NLP debunked?

There is no scientific evidence supporting the claims made by NLP advocates, and it has been discredited as a pseudoscience. Scientific reviews state that NLP is based on outdated metaphors of how the brain works that are inconsistent with current neurological theory and contain numerous factual errors.

What is wrong with NLP?

It concluded there was little evidence for the effectiveness of NLP in treating health-related conditions, including anxiety disorders, weight management, and substance misuse. This was due to the limited amount and quality of the research studies that were available, rather than evidence that showed NLP did not work.

What qualifications do I need to be an NLP practitioner?


  • Diploma or Foundation. This is usually a two to four day course although this is dependent on the training company.
  • Practitioner.
  • Master Practitioner.
  • Trainer.
  • Master Trainer.

How long does it take to become an NLP practitioner?

If you are interested in becoming a genuinely good practitioner you’ll need to do a course that is more than a weekend. Ideally, you will need about 20 days of full training over the course of a few months.

How do I become an NLP therapist?

To start training as a NeuroLinguistic Psychotherapist you must be certified as an NLP Master Practitioner with 120 hours face to face NLP training (includes both Practitioner and Master Practitioner certification) delivered in a formal training environment by a recognised certified NLP Trainer.

How do NLP practitioners make money?

1. Make Money with NLP as a Coach

  1. Define their desired outcomes.
  2. Set timelines and deadlines.
  3. Create goals and break large goals down into small, achievable tasks.
  4. Give perspective and see things the client may not see themselves.
  5. Listen for and help the client challenge limiting beliefs.

Why is NLP harmful?

NLP provides a limited number of techniques, that are not suitable for many clinical situations or that make significant change. They can change the way someone feels in the moment, but doesn’t change the underlying issues which have created the situation. Used in conjunction with other techniques, they can have value.