L. Michael Hall, Ph.D. is an entrepreneur who lives in the Rocky Mountains of western Colorado where he had a private therapy practice for many years, operated an NLP Training Center, and from where he began trainings in Meta-States and Neuro-Semantics.
Regarding NLP, he studied originally with Richard Bandler in the late 1980s and became a Master Practitioner and Certified Trainer. His notes of Bandler’s trainings eventually became the books The Spirit of NLP (1996) and Becoming More Ferocious as a Presenter. He worked with Bandler on the Society of NLP and edited two books, Time For a Change and Applied Neuro-Dynamics.
Dr. Hall’s Doctorate is in Cognitive-Behavioral Psychology from Union Institute University in Cincinnati, Ohio. His doctoral dissertation explored the languaging of four psychotherapies (NLP, RET, Reality Therapy, Logotherapy) using the formulations of General Semantics. He addressed the Interdisciplinary International Conference (1995) presenting an integration of NLP and General Semantics. His Master Degree was in Clinical Counseling and Psychology from Regis University in Denver, Colorado and his Bachelor of Science was in Management of Human Resources. Prior to those degrees he took a Master Degree in Biblical Literature and Language.