Author Archive | Nick Kemp

How NLP helped inform the creation of PCW

I first came across NLP in the 1990s and was immediately struck by how useful the core skills were in developing and refining communication skills. I was especially interested in the use of language in changing states and beliefs. In 2013 Richard Bandler highlighted Frank Farrelly as a big influence on the creation of NLP […]

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The Humourless therapists?

I was recently doing a search on Steve Andreas after his passing and came across an old article I had never seen about a communications trainer berating Frank Farrelly’s work after being a demo subject in a workshop. I remember the event very well and I remember even more how this individual began a crusade […]

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PCW Masterclasses in Birmingham

We just completed the first two Masterclasses in Birmingham, Anxiety masterclass and business masterclass. These are more in depth training events where we focus in detail on a single subject. Its great to have the opportunity to explore these subjects with a group that is interested in learning. I have done a lot of exploration […]

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The New UK PCW Promoter

I have just appointed Pete Dalton as the official PCW training promoter for the UK, see http://aetherandalchemy.net/about/ We will be announcing new PCW trainings for September and November in the UK based in Birmingham which has proved to be the best location for UK workshops. We just completed an excellent 3 day PCW intensive and will […]

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The Importance of Continual Professional Development

In recent years I have increasingly become aware of the importance of continual professional development. When I trained with Frank Farrelly I learned a huge amount in his workshops, but even more in our weekly exchanges by phone. This incremental and ongoing exposure really accelerated my skill level. Often Frank would talk about an aspect […]

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Two great new workshops in the UK coming soon!

I am delighted to announce two great new PCW workshops in the UK in forthcoming months Firstly, London this April – http://alanwhitton.co.uk/provocative-change-works-intensive-workshop-28th-29th-april-2018/  which is a two-day intensive weekend Then  a great 3 day intensive with different material in Birmingham this June See http://aetherandalchemy.net/provocative-change-works-pcw-uk-intensive-2018/ These are the ONLY UK 2018 scheduled PCW trainings and attendance of both […]

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The Latest Developments in PCW in 2018

Provocative Change Works was originally inspired by Frank Farrelly’s Provocative Therapy but is very different as a model. The core 27 PCW stances are tools to conversationally stimulate new ways of thinking, but that’s just one of many elements used by a PCW practitioner. In recent years I have developed the hypnotic and metaphorical aspects […]

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