Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, Psychologist, Certified Trainer of Neuro-Semantics, Neuro-Linguistic Programming and Ericksonian Hypnosis.
The skill set Rich brings to his work include state-of-the-art strategies to help people grow and to actualize their potentials. These tools are broadly applicable to personal growth, relationship enhancement, personal effectiveness, psychotherapeutic change, systemic efficiency, and in just living effectively. The skills offered are also valuable in business to promote effectiveness, productivity, communication, and cooperation.
Rich values scholarly and empirical examination of psychotherapy and change interventions, such as hypnosis, NLP, and Neuro-Semantics. While earning his Ph.D. (in Clinical Psychology, 1988) from DePaul University, he was actively involved in research; authoring or coauthoring seven peer reviewed journal articles in areas including behavioral analysis, community psychology, and social psychology.
Currently he is the Director of Organizational Communications for the NLP Research and Recognition Project ( nlprandr.org ) and a member of the research committee. Many NLP processes are clinically effective therapeutic tools that warrant broader acceptance and utilization. This will only be fully realized when research validates what the experience of NLP practitioners has demonstrated, the utility of NLP strategies to facilitate change and symptom relief.
As a Consultant and Trainer, workshops, seminars, and presentations are offered to the public and for community organizations, agencies, mental health professionals, and business. Individual and corporate consultation services are also available.
Rich lives in upstate New York in the U.S.A. He has more than 20 years of diverse professional experience, in areas including clinical work, psychological assessment, research, teaching, and administration.
Currently he devotes most of his time to being a psychologist, consultant, writer, and trainer. His passion is teaching the powerful tools that Neuro-Semantics and NLP offer so many can benefit.