Nick Kemp

Nick Kemp

Nick Kemp has been involved in the field of personal change for thirty years, having studied many forms of communication and personal development, including Hypnosis, Provocative Therapy and Neuro Linguistics, before creating his own Provocative Change Works(tm) approach that he uses in his Private Practice. His highly acclaimed Human Alchemy (tm) series of CDs attracted international attention and he created the first ever commercial multi sound DTS hypnosis CD.  In early 2001 these Human Alchemy CDs had already became regarded by many as some of the finest hypnosis products available, and were described by Anglo American Books in the following way –

“We are sent many CDs and audiotapes from therapists for review, but it is truly unusual to come across a product that is as effective and professional as this offering from Nick Kemp. As well as being a useful tool it should be of great interest to those who wish to use the more complex language techniques inherited from Milton Erickson's great work.”

In 2004 Nick Kemp met Frank Farrelly, (creator of Provocative Therapy and influence on the creators of NLP) and began an intensive training to become an approved Provocative Therapy Trainer. He subsequently founded The Association for Provocative Therapy (or AFPT) and released the “Provocative Change Works for Phobias” DVD set which has commentary from Frank Farrelly himself. In 2006 Nick Kemp was a guest for 26 consecutive weeks on BBC Radio curing phobics live on the air using his Provocative Change Works approach. This has been described by Frank Farrelly to a professional colleague in the following way

“You’ll find his work on phobias using PT mixed with Hypnosis quite a blend and Enlightening!”

Frank Farrelly

In 2008 Nick Kemp was invited to present at the IASH Conference in San Francisco to a “standing room only” audience and he has since also presented his work in New York. In 2009 and 2010 he will be running a series of new trainings in the UK, Europe and USA, co training with many of the world’s most accomplished international trainers and therapists including Frank Farrelly, Steve Andreas, Doug O Brien and Andrew T Austin as well as presenting at the London NLP conference, the Advanced Mastery Training (co training with Steve Andreas) in Colorado and once again presenting at the 2010 San Francisco IASH conference.zHis Provocative Change Works approach and creation of the Provocative Icon System (tm) has attracted theattention of many international trainers including Steve Andreas who made the following comment

“Do you know Nick Kemp? – (he is) exceptionally bright, and I have immensely enjoyed communicating...The kind of exchanges that I have been having... are the kind of activities that I think can really advance the field.”

Steve Andreas

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