Robert Dilts

Robert Dilts has a degree in Behavioral Technology from the University of California at Santa Cruz. Robert has a global reputation as a developer, author, coach, trainer and consultant in the fields of Neuro-Linguistic Programing (NLP) and Success Factor Modeling (SFM) and is co-founder of NLP University in Santa Cruz, California. He is also co-founder (with Dr. Stephen Gilligan) of the International Association for Generative Change (IAGC).

Robert worked closely with NLP co-founders John Grinder and Richard Bandler at the time of its creation and also studied personally with Milton H. Erickson, M.D., and Gregory Bateson. Robert pioneered the applications of NLP to education, creativity, health, leadership, belief systems and the development of what has become known as “Third Generation NLP”.

Robert has authored more than thirty books on a variety of topics relating to personal and professional development including Changing Belief Systems with NLP, Tools of the Spirit, From Coach to Awakener, NLP II: The Next Generation, Sleight of Mouth, The Hero’s Journey: A Voyage of Self Discovery (with Dr. Stephen Gilligan) and Generative Coaching Volumes 1-3 (with Dr. Stephen Gilligan).