NLP Practitioner Certification Training Program
with NLP of the Rockies

Extended Practitioner Training in Denver, Colorado.


Residential Practitioner Training in Winter Park, Colorado.

We are currently converting our Practitioner Training program to a combination of online and live training. We will deliver the same high, quality training we have always provided while taking advantage of online technology. The online component of our training allows us to deliver great content which you can learn at your own pace from work or home. The seven-day live training component of this new format ensures you can apply your new NLP skills to real life scenarios by working one-on-one with fellow participants while receiving feedback and guidance by the training staff. Our new format saves you time and lodging expenses by reducing the number of days you need to be away from home. 

Dates for the next Extended Practitioner will be announced soon. Stay tuned!

We invite you to join us on a great journey of personal exploration and transformation. When you step into the training room you will enter a room of possibilities. You will gain skills, discover resources, and master techniques that will greatly expand your behavioral choices and increase your flexibility. The way you see, hear, and feel the world will literally change as you learn to express yourself in alignment with your highest values.

Program Benefits

Beyond being an introduction to the basic principles and techniques of NLP, this program will be a catalyst of personal transformation. You will gain the tools to generate profound behavioral change in yourself and others, and to create more of the life you want. As you integrate these skills into your daily life, many aspects of your life will begin to shift easily. Your personal and professional relationships will improve in ways you didn’t think possible. The special bond with your spouse or significant other can deepen as lines of communication and understanding are opened in new ways.

The residential, intensive format of this program affords plenty of practice time, and personalized coaching to fully integrate and own your skills. The Practitioner Certification Program develops personal mastery and excellence in the application and use of the core concepts of NLP. You will leave this training ready to effectively apply your NLP skills to everyday life and work situations.

Additional benefits include:

Masterfully mediate any conflict by finding win-win solutions in seemingly impossible situations. Dramatically reduce conflict in your life by gaining an understanding of how others see the world and why they act the way they do. Handle situations with difficult people more elegantly and learn the skills of persuasion for effective negotiations.

Manage your emotional states so you can quickly shift from less positive to more positive moods. Boost your happiness and self-esteem and notice the positive changes created in your life.

You will discover how to access and apply powerful internal resources to challenging situations. Learn how to reframe setbacks into learning opportunities and resolve past traumatic experiences into powerful learning tools. Apply powerful principles that will put you in the driver’s seat of your life.

As a therapy or coaching tool.

Integrate tools to produce rapid and lasting change. Help people conquer lifelong fears, traumas, and phobias in as little as under an hour. Assist others in overcoming mental blocks, self-limiting beliefs, internal conflicts, and, negative self-talk that inhibit their success.

Improve your and your clients communication skills, both verbal and non-verbal, to improve relationships with any person.

You can also use this skills to help others achieve greater professional success, improve their health, and general life outlook.


A sense of curiosity and a desire to learn some of the most effective tools for personal change that exist in our world today.


The Practitioner is the first level of a complete program of personal and professional development training. This program will introduce you to the principles and techniques of NLP in such a way that you will have full mastery of the skills offered. This is a comprehensive program that integrates many of the best techniques from NLP developers like John Grinder, Richard Bandler, Steve and Connirae Andreas, Robert Dilts, Tad James, and others.

Program Options: 

Extended Practitioner Training 

We are currently converting our training format to an online and live format. Dates for the next Extended Practitioner will be announced soon. Stay tuned!

Take advantage of our extended Practitioner Training in the Denver Metro area. This training takes place over five two-day weekends on Saturdays and Sundays during 2018. The daily training schedule is from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Dates coming soon!

Residential Practitioner Training Winter Park 

We are currently converting our training format to an online and live format. Dates for the next Residential Practitioner will be announced soon. Stay tuned!

Join us in the beautiful Rocky Mountains to enjoy  seven consecutive days of life transforming training.  This program is held at the beautiful Beaver Village Condominiums in Winter Park, Colorado and allows for a complete immersion experience while enjoying the beautiful scenery of the Rocky Mountains.

Some of the NLP skills that will be covered in the training include:

Introduction to NLP Discover what NLP is, the history behind its development, and its contributions to human change work.

Principles and Assumptions – You will be introduced to the fundamental principles, theories and assumptions utilized in the field on NLP.

Presuppositions These are the foundational premises used in NLP that inform and expand the way we perceive our surroundings.

Behavioral Flexibility Is the ability to adapt and change your behavior to various situations and people.

Perceptual Positions Are ways of looking at situations from different points of view to gain additional information and insight; very useful in resolving conflicts.

New Behavior Generator One of the many tools used in NLP to create and adapt new behavioral resources in situations where needed.

Neurological Levels A model that looks at the interconnected aspects of environment, behavior, abilities, beliefs and values, identity, and life purpose. A powerful tool that clarifies at what level an intervention needs to be made to solve problems and have the most lasting impact.

Beliefs Identification and transformation of limiting beliefs into empowering beliefs that aid you in reaching your objectives.

Values Identification and clarification of your personal values to keep you motivated and aligned with what is most important to “YOU”.

Design and Achievement of Objectives Align your goals with your higher values and create an action plan that uses an evidenced based approach to measure your progress.

NLP Communication Model Explains how the interaction between verbal and non-verbal language, processing preferences, interpretations, thought patterns, physiology, and emotional states impact our communication and behavior.

Sensory Acuity Increase your abilities to communicate more effectively by noticing subtle differences and changes in the visual, auditory and kinesthetic modalities expressed by others.

Representational Systems Discover how you and others process information, learn, and communicate to improve your communication abilities.

Eye Accessing Cues Understand how a person’s eye movements reveal their thinking strategies.

Rapport Is the ability to create a sense of connection with other people that produces a sense of familiarity in the relationship. You will learn about sensory acuity, verbal and non-verbal language, physiology, representational systems, eye accessing cues, mirroring, and pacing and leading as tools for creating and maintaining rapport.

Verbal and Non-Verbal Language Discover the deeper layers of communication that exist beyond the meaning of words and how we communicate much more information through the non-verbal use of our facial expressions, hand gestures, body language, and voice qualities.

Physiology Explains the relationship between our bodies and our emotions.

Representational Systems Learn how a person integrates and processes information and begin to create rapport by paying attention to the words they use to communicate.

Mirroring Matching a person’s behavior to create an unconscious connection with them.

Pacing and Leading As you develop your rapport skills, you will have the tools that will help you lead and influence others.

Resources Identification and application of internal resources and capabilities to achieve our objectives and develop our potential.

Anchoring Practice various techniques that consciously utilize the connections (anchors) between a stimulus (trigger) and its conditioned emotional response. You will learn ways of removing negative anchors, as well as, how to create resourceful anchors that can be applied to achieve desired results in various types of situations.

Submodalities Modifying the qualities and structure of our internal representational systems allows us to overcome negative emotions, blocks, and obstacles that prevent us from reaching desired outcomes. Some of the submodality changing techniques you will learn include:

  • Mapping Across
  • The Swish Pattern
  • The Fast Phobia/Trauma Process

Metaphors Learn this powerful technique to create transformation and behavioral change through the use of stories.

Self-Hypnosis Apply hypnosis to yourself and others in order to reach deep levels of relaxation and create behavioral change, like overcoming anxiety.

Language Patterns  You will learn how to use two of the major language models of NLP. One of these models is used to clarify communication, understand another person’s point of view, or gather information about a situation. The other language model, is useful in persuading others, and in communicating directly or indirectly with the unconscious mind of another person.

  • Meta Model Is composed of various language patterns that are based on the work of Virginia Satir and Fritz Perls.
  • Milton Model Based on the work of Milton Erikson, these hypnotic language patterns will allow you to persuade others, enhance emotional states, and communicate with the unconscious mind to affect change.

Eliciting Mental Strategies As you integrate the NLP skills already mentioned above, you will be able decipher the unconscious strategies used to make decisions, maintain states, stay stuck in problems, or create success. With this information, you will know where and how to change these strategies so they are aligned with desired outcomes.

Learning to Learn Experience the natural cycles of learning as you begin acquiring your NLP skills and find ways of learning more efficiently.

Reframing This skill will allow you to change the emotional charge of situations or the way they are perceived in your daily interactions.

Negotiation Gain the skills to reach agreement in seemingly impossible situations.

Parts Model Identification and resolution of internal conflicts by reintegrating opposing parts at the unconscious level. You will practice techniques like:

  • Visual Squash
  • Six Step Reframe

Timeline Neutralize negative emotions and beliefs learned in past situations. Program your mind to achieve your goals and outcomes by using future timelines.

Eye Movement Integration (EMI) We will demonstrate the powerful and easy process that immediately reduces stress and increases creative thinking. You will learn to make this exercise a part of your self-management routine.

Ego States Learn to identify and avoid codependent patterns by identify the modes used to interact with others such as, Parent, Adult and Child modes. You will be able to predict someone’s response based on the modes used during communication and how to respond in a resourceful way.

 During the training:

  • You will observe live demonstrations of the various techniques.
  • You will experience each technique as a guide and explorer.
  • You will get the benefit of debriefing your discoveries in a group setting for deeper learning.
  • You will receive an information-packed manual to use in class with step-by-step instructions for each technique demonstrated.
  • You will experience a supportive, fun, learning environment that encourages personal development and exploration.
  • You will receive personal attention and support from our hand–chosen team of teaching assistants.

Certification Requirements

  • Actively participate in the training.
  • Demonstrate the ability to apply NLP skills and concepts.
  • Be present all days of training.

Pricing and Location

Extended Practitioner Certification

The Extended Practitioner Program is held takes place at our Cherry Creek office in Denver, Colorado. This format allows nearby residents to attend the training without missing any work. Cherry Creek offers many wonderful restaurants.

Dates coming soon!  

Residential Practitioner Certification

We will announce the dates for this training program once we have completed our new, exciting training format.

The Residential Program takes place in the beautiful mountain town of Winter Park, Colorado where you can experience the fresh mountain air and spectacular scenery.  Over the years, our participants have enjoyed the comfortable and convenient accommodations of Beaver Village Condominiums. We have a long-standing relationship with this resort and every year they offer our attendees a discounted lodging rate. Lodging prices will be available once we announced the training dates.

Dates coming soon!  

Stay Winter Park
(866) 627.2134
Click here for directions.


Once we announce the dates for the next Practitioner trainings, we will offer some early bird pricing so your out–of–pocket investment is affordable. And, you can take advantage of interest-free financing for six months if you use PayPal credit to register for the training.

For more information contact Ricardo Ocampo at:

Check out some of our incredible trainers! For more information about our Residential Training location and accommodations, click here and feel free to contact us with any questions.

Note: We reserve the right to deny entry into the NLP Practitioner Training. We also reserve the right to dismiss any participant who disrupts the educational flow of the training program. NLP of the Rockies is not licensed by the State of Colorado as a healing arts practitioner, and the NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming) Training courses and services offered by NLP of the Rockies are not licensed by the State of Colorado.

NLP 2016 Brochure

Brochure Page 1         Brochure Page 2