DBM®: The Art and Science Training Series

For the last twenty years or so I have created between three and four new short courses each year either in response to specific requests for applications or to make available new developments in DBM®. I have called these Art and Science courses to describe the integration of rigour from the science of modelling and the creativity necessary for effective modelling

The Art and Science of Effective Language: More Than Words: How we Use Language to Create and Manage Reality

Effectively using language is much more than the words used. We use language to make sense of the world. Our thinking and feeling is strongly influenced by the linguistic sense we make of our experience. The greater our accuracy in using language the more effective our thinking and feeling will be. The selection of individual words, the relationship between words and thinking and feeling can result in inaccurate understanding, unnecessary problems and conflicts.

The Art and Science of Effectively Creating Creativity

To Develop Your Complete Mind: Study the Science of Science; Study the Art of Art. Learn How To Understand And Do More. Realise That You Connect To Everything.

The Art and Science of Effectively Living Together

As individuals we “find” ourselves in a specific family, community, culture and country. Through this experience we learn how the world works and how to work the world. This includes our learning how to live with others; and with ourselves. Unfortunately many people do not find effective ways of living in the situation they “find” themselves in. Even those that do find effective ways can later be challenged because our rapidly changing world introduces new challenges ...

The Art and Science of Effectively Creating Value

Before modern humans there were no values in the world. That is, values, as we humans experience and understand them. While many animals clearly experience pleasure and pain and develop preferences for experiences, other animals and things, they do no exhibit the additional experience of “Value” that are prevalent in everyday human experience. They are not motivated, or respond to punishment or reward in relation to values. They do not crave “value” in life.

The Art and Science of Effective Hypnosis and Meditation

The purpose of this training is to develop a whole mind approach to thinking, feeling and behaving through developing an integrated use of meditation and hypnosis.

The Art and Science of Effectively Optimising Living

Everybody is different. What makes one person happy or fulfilled does not work for other people. Our main needs in life may be very similar but each individual will have a unique combination of life attainments that will optimise their life. This is a challenging combination, if we go looking for success, happiness, fulfilment, the best way for us may not yet exist so we may need to .....

The Art and Science of Effectively Managing Emotions.

Increasing our sensory and emotional sensitivity means that there is more of the world available to us; increasing the range and depth of feeling and emotional experience increases our potential quality of life.

The Art and Science of Effectively Managing Problems

In this workshop John will introduce 24 common types of response to problem situations all of which are useful sometimes and of which can make things worse if inappropriately applied.

The Art and Science of Effective Language

We use language to make sense of the world. Our thinking and feeling is strongly influenced by the linguistic sense we make. The greater our accuracy in language the more effective our thinking and feeling will be. The selection of individual words, the relationship between words and thinking and feeling can result in inaccurate understanding, unnecessary problems and conflicts.