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In the Wild

It is common in our daily lives to come across people using powerful metaphors and holding strong beliefs (outcomes). These usually stem from a few experiences but sometimes can originate from single learning. Regretting or wishing they could do things again, 'Do-overs'. Or we hear people reframing past experiences by saying things like, 'You may have thought you were an unattractive duckling, but in reality, you were transforming into a beautiful swan' or ' You were as wise as a fox when you made that choice', or referring to the transformation of a caterpillar into a butterfly. The person who hears this new version of the story of their experience can take on the new story, the new meaning and the new CASE.

Havening Project

Havening Project: How many 'Outcome > New Outcome' examples can you observe 'in the Wild'?


Usually After Event Havening

Changing the story of the event that led to the Outcome being formed so that this new version (which contains an Escape and a change of Meaning) leads to a New Outcome being created by the individual.

Consider the biological basis. Receptors will most likely be based in the hippocampus. 


In Havening

In a Havening session, the individual can deliberately create a new version of the events that occurred, and that led to the unwanted Outcome. This new version changes the 'Meaning' or 'Inescapability' that was experienced during the past event, which fulfilled the four requirements of  EMLI.  They can use metaphor and storytelling, such as becoming a wily fox or angel and escaping skillfully or magically. New versions of events sometimes come to mind during the process of Event Havening. And a new Outcome starts forming and can be explored and developed further. In some cases, the client may feel a restoration of clarity, as if  2+2  makes four again.

This booklet gives many examples of case studies and shows that there is a wealth of information that practitioners can draw inspiration from. It also includes some information about working with other types of Outcome.

Outcome Havening Booklet

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What did you discover?

I hope this inspires you to explore Outcome Havening. I would love to know what you discovered. Let's connect in our Messenger group and share.

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