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 Communication and Developmental Negotiation.

Effective communication saves time and effort, increases our productivity, increases our understanding, and improves our effectiveness in all areas of our life. Effective communication is necessary in love and relationships, in poetry, prose, music, dance and art, a fundamental in all our highest and greatest pleasures in life....

The Art and Science of Effectively Developing from Setbacks.

The DBM® Developing from Setbacks Framework This integrated framework is designed to work developmentally with all stages of working in relation to setbacks from preventative through to managing different types of Coping, different types of righting things (Recovery) and Developing form Setbacks.

DBM® Psychology, Change and Transitions

All of us have a viewpoint on the world around us. We create this throughout our lives. The shared reality of our culture can obscure the uniqueness of each individual. We can say that each of us creates our own model of the world. By a model we mean “an organised dynamic representation of our world”.

The Art and Science of Effective Relating: Relationships, Relating, Roles and Masks.

A defining feature of being human is our need to relate. We are social animals and all social animals need to learn to relate effectively if they are to be successful in their social group. This social relating is a “Subjective Relating” and includes many elements such as bonding, attending, responding, loving, communicating, caring, nurturing, and supporting. Through relating we meet many,,,,,

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