• List of Case Studies
  • Foreword by James Lawley and Penny Tompkins
  • Prelude
  • Before You Begin ...

Introduction

  • What is Clean Language?
  • Clean Language is Like What?
  • What Makes Clean Language Special?
  • Where Did Clean Language come from?
  • Clean Language as a Coaching Tool 
  • Long Lasting Change
  • What is Symbolic Modelling?
  • How Does Symbolic Modelling Work?
  • Conditions for Change
  • Living with Ambiguity
  • Learning Symbolic Modelling
  • The Structure of this Book


First Iteration:
Listening and Language

Second Iteration:
Metaphor



Third Iteration:
Working With Outcomes

  • An Outcome Orientation
  • Why Desired Outcomes?
  • What Happens to Problems?
  • Resources
  • Whose Outcome is it Anyway?
  • Following a Vector
  • A Session Overview
  • Starting and Finishing
  • Identifying Desired Outcomes
  • What Happens When ... ?
  • P.R.O. in Practice
  • Developing a Desired Outcome
  • What Happens Just Before?

Fourth Iteration:
Relating

  • Relating
  • Bringing Space into the Foreground
  • The Language of Space
  • Relating Over Space
  • Clean Questions for Relating Over Space
  • It's Time to Study Time
  • The Language of Time
  • Relating Across Time
  • Relating Across Time Vectors
  • Effects
  • Recurring Events
  • Source
  • What's Happening Now?


Fifth Iteration:
Change

  • Modelling for a Change
  • Necessary Conditions
  • Maturing Change
  • Ending a Session
  • Assignments
  • What Happens Next?

Sixth Iteration:
Working With Binds

  • Working at a Pattern Level
  • What is a Bind?
  • Double Binds
  • Working with Binds
  • What Do You Know Now?

  • Appendix: Clean Facilitator, Level 1
  • Bibliography
  • Index of Clean Questions
  • Index of Vectors
  • General Index
  • About the Author