Read David's Keynote Speech
As one of the original developers of Neuro-Linguistic Programming, David has helped create and shape the field for almost 30 years. Though his work has touched virtually every aspect of NLP, David’s primary areas of contribution to the field have been in the use of therapeutic metaphors (inspired by his work with Milton H. Erickson) and in the pursuit of modeling. Modeling has consumed most of his professional attention for the past 20 years. In addition to training thousands of people in NLP, hypnosis, therapeutic metaphor, and modeling, David has written many articles on NLP, as well as books on various aspects of therapy, including Therapeutic Metaphors, Phoenix: The Therapeutic Patterns of Milton H. Erickson (with Maribeth Meyers-Anderson), and The Emprint Method and Know How (both with Leslie Cameron-Bandler and Michael Lebeau). David now lives in the Sonoran Desert with his friends the coyotes, rattlesnakes, tarantulas, scorpions, lizards, and other such beautiful creatures.