Michael Hall is recognized as a leading NLP Trainer and developer of many models, most notably the revolutionary Meta-States model and more recently the Matrix model. In 1996, Michael co-founded with Dr. Bob Bodenhamer Neuro-Semantics as a field of study and as an International Society.
Michael Hall studied NLP, originally with Richard Bandler in the late 1980s and became a Master Practitioner and Trainer. The Spirit of NLP (1996) and Becoming More Ferocious as a Presenter were the outcome of notes from Bandler’s trainings. Michael, worked with Bandler on the Society of NLP and edited two books, Time For a Change and Applied Neuro-Dynamics.
Dr. Hall’s earned his doctorate in Cognitive-Behavioral Psychology from Union Institute University in Cincinnati Ohio. He explored the languaging of four psychotherapies (NLP, RET, Reality Therapy, Logotherapy) using the formulations of General Semantics. He presented an integration of NLP and General Semantics addressing the Interdisciplinary International Conference in 1995. Michael has a Masters degree was in Clinical Counseling and Psychology from Regis University in Denver Colorado and his Bachelors of Science was in Management of Human Resources. Prior to those degrees he took a Masters in Biblical Literature and Language.
Dr. Hall is known as a prolific writer with 30 some books to his name, more than 100 published articles.
Today Michael spends most of his time researching and modeling and training internationally. His modeling projects have included modeling excellence in a variety of areas: resilience, self-reflexive consciousness, state management, sales, persuasion, accelerated learning, wealth building, women in leadership, fitness and health, culture and cultural phenomena, and leadership.