NLP Practitioner Certification



NLP Practitioner Certification

with Doug O'Brien and Special Guests

doug-class-sm1Who else want to get paid $300+ an hour to work with professional athletes, actors and business execs and have them singing your praises afterward?

I’m humbled to say that this describes my life as an NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming) Practitioner.

As an NLP coach, I’ve also worked with everyone from Presidents of corporations to drug addicts and schizophrenics… and some times that’s the same person!

It’s not just a job. It’s fun, challenging and fulfilling. I set my own hours, I don’t have to answer to a boss, and I travel the world as a trainer.

Best yet, I can teach you how to do it too.

Sign up for this year’s NLP Practitioner Certification Class and change your life.

Here are the dates: seven weekends over four months: Oct. 21 & 22, Nov. 4 & 5, Nov. 18 & 19, Dec. 2 & 3, Dec. 16 & 17, 2017; Jan. 6 & 7, Jan. 20 & 21, 2018

It’s not easy, but you can do it. Just ask our past participants.

A full fledged NLP Certification course is challenging, requiring an investment of time and effort on your part. Are you up to it?

“I had an absolute BLAST! I learned a lot, I laughed a lot. I would say to anybody wanting to take the class, TAKE IT!”  Tom Olsen

“Wow! The class was outstanding. it has changed my life significantly.” Julie Flanders

“Doug is an incredible trainer, he kept my attention all day everyday.” Linda Wallace

OK, it’s fun, but is it worth the time and money?

Getting certified in NLP via the official Society of NLP is thousands of dollars less than other certifications that qualify you to work with people, but it is still a real investment. Is it worth it?

“…invaluable and life changing experience participating in Doug O’Brien’s NLP trainings, both in my business and my personal life. I am now known as, “The Go-To Fitness Trainer” in my community. Personally, I have achieved my dream of buying my own co-op! ” Linda Gendell,  Certified Personal Trainer

“I took Doug O’Brien’s NLP course after retiring from an executive position at a Fortune 50 company. WOW, the results expanded my life and my consulting business exponentially.” Donna Zucchi, DMZ Consultants

“My sales have grown 50% every year since I took Doug’s course!” Dennis Gronim, VP Colonial Hardware corp.

Here’s just some of what you will learn:

When you invest in yourself you are investing in your own future. When you take this class you’ll see what so many people worldwide have found… that NLP truly provides you with ALL the tools you need to make your life the Masterpiece you deserve.


    • Basic Assumptions & Theory
    • Representation Systems

The Structure of Human Thought, Visual, Auditory, Kinesthetic, Submodalities, Synesthesias

  • Calibration
    • Eye-Accessing Cues, Physiology, Sensory Acuity, Congruity, Incongruity
  • Rapport Skills
    • Matching: Voice, Posture, Key Words, Gestures, Metaphors, Pacing and Leading
  • Outcomes
    • Ecology, Evidence Procedure, Meta-Outcomes, Motivation
  • Neuro-Logical Levels
  • State Management
    • Eliciting States, Anchoring, Stacking Anchors, Collapsing Anchors
  • Perceptual Positions
  • Chunking
  • Language Skills Backtracking The Meta-Model: Deletion, Distortion, Generalization And the 11 Classic Meta Model Patterns Presuppositions, The Advice Pattern, As-If Frame Context Reframing, Meaning Reframing, Hypnotic Language Patterns (Milton Model), Patterns of Negation, Conversational Postulates, Quotes Pattern, ‘Yes’ Sets, Linkage & Patterns of Causation, Non-Referring Noun Phrases
  • Ecology Association/Dissociation


Responding Resourcefully to Criticism • Physiology of Excellence • Reframing an Inner Voice • Circle of Excellence • Six-Step Reframing • Trauma Process • Negotiation/Agreement Frame • Neuro-Logical Level Alignment • New Behavior Generator •Conflict Integration (Visual Squash) • Visual Swish Patterns • Kinesthetic Swish Patterns • Fast Phobia Technique • Double-Dissociation Phobia Technique • 21 Question Outcome Frame • R.E.S.O.L.V.E. • Spelling Strategy • The Canyon Technique

AND THE BEST OF THE NEW! (*Original Techniques Available Only From us)

The Cloud Technique • Modeling De-Prioritization • The Mountain Technique • The Digital-Into-Analog Pattern • The Little Red Wagon Synesthesia Pattern • The Advanced Future Pace • Flash Leads • Self-Coaching Strategy • The Headache Pattern • Collapse Anchor on Chunk Size • Expertise Circle

Here are some notable comments from some notable commentators:

“There are only a handful of people in the country whom I have personally trained and am totally confident in recommending. DOUG O’BRIEN IS ONE OF THESE FEW!” Anthony Robbins, Author of Unlimited Powerand Awaken the Giant Within

“Doug O’Brien…impeccable professional expertise and integrity…caring commitment to helping people create empowering solutions. Rarely have I seen a therapist consistently demonstrate a caring that is equal to his skill as does this man.”Dr. Robert Bays, Author of The Five Lessons of Relationships

“I have known Doug O’Brien for many years and have been consistently impressed with his skill and integrity.  Doug is one of the rare teachers who are able to integrate NLP and Ericksonian hypnosis, so that students develop both conscious and unconscious competence. I confidently endorse him as a trainer, and as a person.”  Robert Dilts, Co-developer of NLP, Author of Sleight of Mouth

“I highly recommend Doug O’Brien of D.O.B. & A. He is  continually updating his training with the most up-to-date skills I have developed and is one of the few centers licensed internationally through the Society of Neuro-Linguistic Programming.” Richard Bandler Co-Creator of NLP™

“Doug O’Brien is that rare combination of humor, integrity and top-notch skills. If you want to learn NLP™, do this class.”  John LaValle, Co-Author of Persuasion Engineering

“Doug O’Brien’s ability to use NLP to teach NLP is probably the best I’ve seen in the business (and I don’t say that lightly – I’ve trained with pretty much all the big names).” Brian Mahoney, Boston Hypnosis

You might find you have an experience like these recent graduates:

“Doug demonstrated how to remove a phobia in our NLP class by using me as a volunteer.  Today, my anxiety with crowded elevators no longer exists!”  Jamie Friday, Wardrobe for THE BOOK OF MORMON a Broadway Musical smash hit.

“I signed up for Doug O’Brien’s class thinking I was doing it to help others, but I had a profound change in my self. After learning these techniques I had a shift in my trajectory; my focus became defined. My ability to “work out” my mind, control my emotion’s allowed me to lose a great deal of weight and become more successful in my career. People come up to me daily and say I look 10 years younger and there is something different about me. I discovered that ‘You can’t help others until you are in a strong place yourself.’ So if you are thinking about doing this course, make the jump. You will be amazed in the results and isn’t that what we all want? Change your trajectory now.”   Sean Claffey, Film Maker

“When I was an executive in the financial services industry, I worked with an NLP coach to help me navigate hurdles in my career and personal life.  After I retired, I pursued my passion for NLP and Ericksonian Hypnosis by enrolling in Doug O’Brien’s courses.   Now, instead of being a bored (and boring) retiree, I am certified and have a coaching practice I love. It’s deeply rewarding to witness clients making meaningful shifts in their lives. Enrolling in Doug’s program was a life-changer.” Nicole Young, NLP Coach

Join us this October and be certified by January. Put the power of NLP to work for you. The time is NOW.

Where: Classes to be held at the TRS suites, 40 Exchange Place, New York City

When: Saturday/Sundays 10AM–6PM;
Oct. 21 &22, Nov. 4 & 5, Nov. 18 & 19, Dec. 2 & 3, Dec. 16 & 17, 2017; Jan. 6 & 7, Jan. 20 &21, 2018

Investment: Only $3,495.00 (the Value? Priceless) [see below for how you can save money by signing up early]

To register: Call or Email Doug O’Brien and Associates – Center for NLP and Hypnosis

718-768-4098 •

I Highly recommend Doug O’Brien of Doug O’Brien and Associates.

Richard Bandler, Co-creator of NLP

There are only a handful of people in the country whom I have personally trained and am totally confident in recommending. Doug O’Brien is one of these few.

Anthony Robbins, Author of “Unlimited Power”

I especially enjoy Doug’s sense of humor – how he combines compassion with a lighthearted spirit. He sees the bigger picture of life, and focuses not on problems, but on solutions. Doug not only gets results, but everyone has a good time getting them.

Dan Millman, Author of “Way of the Peaceful Warrior”

Tuition $3495.00 Alex fare $2595.00

Certifications are approved by the  Society of NLP and signed by  Richard Bandler himself.  Over the course of seven 2-day weekends you will learn the powerful and life-changing skills of NLP.  Join us in October and be Certified by January!

  • November 4, 2017 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • November 5, 2017 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • November 18, 2017 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • November 19, 2017 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
TRS Inc Professional Suite
40 Exchange Pl #3 New York, New York 10005

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