A few years ago I developed a process I call the Lefkoe Stimulus Process (LStP). It is specifically designed to eliminate the emotions that are. Lefkoe Institute. Steps of the LefkoeStimulus Process (LStimP). 1. What negative or unpleasant emotion do you want to eliminate? Client’s answer: (1)_____. 2. The Decision Maker® Stimulus and Sense Processes During this period we used the DM Belief Process on several occasions to assist clients to work on.

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I often use the search tool to read articles in reference to certain topics I’m curious about or am working on in my life. If you or a loved one is suffering from an addiction and need help entering into recovery then we are here to offer help in any way we can. Then a bell was rung just prior to presenting the dogs with food. The person he depended on for his very survival was withdrawing his love. Can you see that fear is not inherent in not doing things perfectly or, in fact, any other specific thing you do or do not do?

How to stop emotional eating (and other compulsive behavior problems) for good

Over a period of several months we tried assisting this client to eliminate the remaining dysfunctional emotions. Please see our Legal Statement for further information.

Very often we are plagued by repeated negative feelings in our life, such as fear, anger, guilt, anxiety, and sadness. The reason it took so long is that I wasn’t working with many individual clients and, even more importantly, the problems presented by the clients I did have didn’t need operant de-conditioning.


This means a lot coming from a psychotherapist trained extensively in models of psychotherapy. I have to tell you that you really broke something open for me when you shared your story about creating obstacles for yourself, because you thought your value was in how hard you could work to overcome those obstacles.

So in order to help people with an emotional eating problem, I had to create a process that would easily, quickly, and permanently de-condition both “classical” and “operant” conditioning. When you consciously make a distinction between what really caused the feeling initially and the events that happened to be associated with it, the associated events current leckoe for the feeling will no longer cause the feeling.

Post new comment Please Register or Login to post new comment. The ice cream just happened to be there every time you got scared by the fist. As you point out, it is one thing to know something intellectually and another to actually feel it and fully believe it. Anchoring is linking desirable state change to voluntary physical stimulus. He explains how to eliminate this suffering by eliminating the core beliefs that fuel it such as “I’m a failure. Because many emotions are caused by beliefs, getting rid of the relevant beliefs can frequently eradicate negative emotions.

Do they feel even a little uncomfortable?

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How to stop emotional eating (and other compulsive behavior problems) for good

Every week, he posts a new article full of content on how you can improve yourself and your life by eliminating the beliefs and meanings we give in every moment of our lives each and everyday. There are, however, emotions that appear to not depend on beliefs, emotions that can be said to be “hardwired” into human beings. Here is a real life example: When the beliefs are eliminated, the emotions usually pgocess be also.


You can be set free if you eliminate the beliefs and conditionings that have you stuck. Morty Lefkoe March 26, at 4: After numerous presentations of the food with the bell, the bell was rung and no food was delivered. There is a shift from a behavior that occurred and then was arbitrarily rewarded, to a behavior that now occurs automatically and compulsively whenever you desire the reward even if there is punishment following the behavior, such as gaining undesirable weight.

Permalink Gallery End Procrastination Now. We were noticing, however, that sometimes a client would continue to have a negative sense of herself or of life, or a trace of a specific emotion such as anger or fear, even after eliminating all the beliefs we could find that seemed to be relevant.

The person he depended on for his very survival seemed to be profess his love. Because most of the problems in your life today exist […].

This woman fed herself when she wasn’t feeling loved and wanted to feel loved. I receive an overwhelming srimulus of daily emails linking to blogs, most of which I glance at and delete. When did he first experience fear associated with being asked to do something?

It is specifically designed to eliminate the emotions that are caused by conditioned stimuli.