Part of the art of using submodalities to make changes to internal representations is to identify the most important distinction for the client. This ability to correctly identify a driver is key to actually making change with submodalities. For example, when working with visual submodalities, I frequently find that changing the location of the picture is the most important step in changing the feeling associated with the picture—but not always. Identifying the correct driver can be tricky business, which is why when you need to make a change, it is important that you are working with a skilled hypnotherapist.
I wrote this article as part of a continuing education class I am taking through www.modernjedi.com