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Meet the RTM Training Team!!

Lead Trainers

Lisa de Rijk (Wake) -European Director for Research, Training and Development and Head Trainer. Lisa has a 20+ year track record of working in the public, private and third sector as a Coach, Change Management Consultant, Facilitator, Trainer and Supervisor.

Author of Neurolinguistic Psychotherapy: A Postmodern Perspective; The Role of Brief Therapies in Attachment Disorder; and NLP Principles in Practice, and lead editor for The Clinical Effectiveness of Neurolinguistic Programming. With a PhD in Psychology from Surrey University, Lisa is also accredited by the UKCP as a neurolinguistic psychotherapist and is a Master Trainer of NLP. Lisa has served as Chair and Vice Chair of UKCP and in 2013, Lisa was made an Honorary Fellow of UKCP. Lisa is advisor to Association of NLP.

Gerry Schmidt 30+ year career in executive coaching, organizational and leadership development, with a strong emphasis in culture change and change management. Gerry brings a robust history of personal change coaching/psychotherapy and training which informs his organizational work. He has been a student of personal and organizational change his entire career. During the past 16 years he has designed and facilitated numerous sessions to deliver programs for executive teams that focused on better execution of core strategies, conflict resolution, building adaptive workplaces, and coaching leaders to navigate environments of rapid change. Strength is in linking leadership and organizational effectiveness to specific business performance objectives such as innovation, quality, market growth, and employee and customer satisfaction. Gerry’s style is very interactive, and uses principles of action learning to ensure rapid implementation

Robert Harrison
Robert Harrison is an internationally recognized trainer and developer in the areas of NLP, Coaching, Hypnosis, and Personality Profiling. He is the author of ‘First 50 Clients: A Toolkit for Hypnotists and Coaches’, The Professional Hypnotists Toolbox, Relationship Tune-Up, and 7 Survival Skills of the 21st Century Career Marketplace. Robert also, after working with the chronically mentally ill for over a decade, developed a model known as the ‘ Structure of Upset’. He has been dedicated to the art and science of helping others improve their lives for over 20 years. Even though he still works in the clinic with clients 1-on-1 most days, he also teaches at two of the largest Hypnosis Conventions each year, co-trains the Practitioner, Master Practitioner in NLP, and WealthyMind™ Program with Tim Hallbom, Kris Hallbom and Suzi Smith, and mentors working Hypnotists & Coaches in the US and abroad to build a successful business. Robert is a Board Certified Hypnotist, Certified Hypnosis Trainer, NLP trainer, coach, and consultant. He has worked exclusively as a coach, consultant, hypnotist, and trainer for over 13 years. He enjoys helping companies meet wellness goals, reduces health care costs, and increase their overall performance.


Will Murray- Will has been part of the RTM team since 2016. Will was a research team member in the veteran’s study at the Mind Research Network, has been on the training team for several certification courses and helps trained clinicians gain their RTM certifications through coaching and certification assessment. For more than 40 years Will has worked with non-profit organizations and their leaders in 650 organizations in 48 states and nine countries. He has designed and conducted performance trainings in the US, Canada, China and Ecuador. He also is a licensed triathlon coach certified by the national governing body USA Triathlon, working with endurance athletes on their mental skills. Will is an endurance athlete, competing in triathlon, cycling and running and is also a mountaineer, having summited all the 14,000-foot peaks in the US outside of Alaska and also peaks in Nepal and Kenya. He has 30 years of NLP practice working clients and has experience in trauma, especially the RTM Protocol. Will’s publication list includes the books The Four Pillars of Triathlon: Vital Mental Conditioning for Endurance Athletes (with co-author Craig Howie) and Uncle: The Definitive Guide for Becoming the World’s Greatest Aunt or Uncle and 170 articles and book chapters, as well as more than 120 professional presentations. Both of his books are critically and economically unacclaimed. Will has a college degree in biology and a teaching credential. He taught science and outdoor education before beginning his non-profit career. He lives in Boulder, CO with Margie Williams, his wife of 18 years; they ski, climb, camp, flyfish, run, cycle, swim and read books together.



Assistant Trainers 

Rhian Hope Price

Rhian's working life has most focused on helping other live their best lives.  Her early career involved roles which helped and supported others on a practical level to overcome barriers like homelessness, domestic abuse or addictions. She quickly realized that to make lasting changed for people, it was necessary to also focus on their individual well-being, and mental health.  As well as teaching skills to help them better manage their relationships and the challenges of life – building resilience. Training in Counselling and Psychotherapy was a natural progression following from NLP Practitioner, Mindfulness Teaching qualifications, and Mediation/Conflict resolution training and experience. Rhian is currently in Private Practice as a Psychotherapist/Counsellor and freelance trainer  – working with individuals, couples of all ages - running sessions indoors, as well as Eco Therapy, making the most of the beautiful North Wales landscape. She is a registered member of BACP (working towards accreditation) and is also working towards UKCP accreditation.

She says "The RTM is a fantastic addition to the services I can offer my clients and I am excited to be part of the coaching team helping to get this amazing resource out there making a difference to as many people as we can reach!"  Away from work, she is a busy mum of two plus a lively dog!  Rhian love to be in the outdoors but is equally content at home in front of the fire with a good book or relaxing with the family.


Jeremy Lazarus
Kim Jones
Kim is an empathic, approachable, open minded and friendly professional, qualified as a Psychotherapist, Reconsolidation of Traumatic Memories Licenced Clinician, Eco Therapist, Emotional Freedom Technique Advanced Practitioner, Neuro Linguistic Practitioner and Coach, very much focused on achieving the goals that you have for you .In her work, she provide therapeutic solutions, build confidence, enable clients to realise their potential, develop awareness of their innate ability to perceive and resolve problems from a different perspective as well as re-discover the true inner version of themselves. With over 27 years’ experience, working with children, young people, families and businesses, with a varied range of social, behavioural and mental health issues, within local authorities, charities, schools and businesses. Kim is passionate about working within a range of areas and clients, ensuring she remains versatile and multi-faceted in her work as a coach and psychotherapist.
Robin Hampton 
Paola Scandurra