What are the 12 clean language questions?

The Core Clean Language Questions

  • What kind of X (is that X)?
  • is there anything else about X?
  • Where is X? or (And) whereabouts is X?
  • Is there a relationship between X and Y?
  • When X, what happens to Y?
  • That’s X like what?

What are clean language questions?

Clean Language is a simple set of questions developed by counselling psychologist David Grove. These questions are used with a person’s own words to direct their attention to some aspect of their own experience.

What is the clean language concept?

Overview. Clean Language is a questioning and discussion technique used especially for discovering, exploring and working with people’s own personal metaphors. The word ‘metaphor’ here refers to thinking or expressing something in terms of a different concept or image.

How do you ask a question to be clean?

Clean Language consists of about 20 questions, asked in a particular way….Clean Language Questions

  1. Is there anything else about that … ?
  2. What kind of … is that … ?
  3. Where is … ?
  4. Whereabouts … ?
  5. That’s … like what?
  6. How many … are there?
  7. Is there are relationship between … and … ?
  8. Is … the same or different to … ?

How does Clean Language work?

Clean Language and Clean questions It is a questioning technique used for discovering, exploring, and working with people’s metaphors. This way, the language of the questioner is ‘clean’ from their own words.

How does clean language work?

Who developed clean language?

David Grove
Clean language was devised by David Grove in the 1980s as a result of his work on clinical methods for resolving clients’ traumatic memories. Grove realized many clients were describing their symptoms in metaphors drawn from the words of previous therapists, instead of from their own experience.

Who developed Clean Language?

Which is the best book for Clean Language?

The text draws extensively on Judy’s co-authored book, Clean Language, Revealing Metaphors and Opening Minds. The contribution of these Clean Language learning materials is gratefully acknowledged. Clean Language is a questioning and discussion technique used especially for discovering, exploring and working with people’s own personal metaphors.

Which is the best way to ask Clean Language questions?

Ask Clean Language questions to explore a person’s metaphors (or everyday statements). Listen to the answers and then ask more Clean Language questions about what the other person has said. There are twelve basic Clean Language questions. Supplementary specialised questions are used less frequently.

Why is it important to use clean language?

Using Clean Language questions can develop that ‘message from your subconscious’ into more detailed thoughts, so turning your ‘gut feeling’ into something really useful. 2. Clean Language can greatly enhance communication within groups.

Who are the leading figures in Clean Language?

During the 1990s Penny Tompkins and James Lawley (leading figures in the Clean Language community) codified and developed David Grove’s work, and wrote about it in their book Metaphors in Mind (2000). Tompkins and Lawley used the term ‘Symbolic Modelling’ for their blend of Clean Language, metaphor and modelling.