Introduction to NLP at Mercer College

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Mid-September Introduction

The Center for Continuing Studies (CCS) at Mercer County Community College offers a is now offering an Introduction to Neuro-linguistic Programming class starting mid-September 2021.

The class will be led by Ed Andriessen with assistance from Mary Demetria Davis.


This is a 12 hour introductory class conducted on Tuesday and Thursday evening from 6:00 to 9:00 at the Conference Center at Mercer.

This course focuses on the foundation skills of NLP (Neuro-linguistic Programming).  NLP is a popular self development methodology that studies behavioral patterns created by language. 

Each session will explore the specific tools and processes for improved communication and personal transformation using techniques from the field of Neuro-linguistic Programming.


Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Increase observations to notice more unconscious communication.
  • Clarify communication strengths and developmental needs
  • Create resourceful states and resolve emotional challenges more quickly.
  • Clarify real goals and create a workable path to goal attainment.
  • Discover new ways to positively handle situations and experiences that were frustrating.


Session 1 (3 hours):

  • Introduction
  • History of NLP
  • As if Frame
  • Presuppositions
Session 3 (3 hours):

  • Stuck-Meta-Resource
  • What is a stuck state
  • Neutral and Observer Position
  • Resource states and elicitation

Session 2 (3 hours):

  • How words influence thoughts
  • Problem-Frame/Outcome Frame
  • Outcome orientations
  • Sensory vs. Non Sensory communication

Session 4 (3 hours):

  • Primary Representational Systems
  • Predicates
  • Matching & Mismatching
  • Model of the World

Contact and Registration

Registration for the class can be found on the registration for The Center for Continuing Studies (CCS) at Mercer County Community College

Continuing Studies Page at MCCCC

NCCOM-CS048-01 / 1.2 CEU / cost: $140

Dates Sep 21 – Sep 30

Time 6:00-9:00pm

Sessions 4

Instructor Ed Andriessen

Day TU, TH

Call 609-570-3311 or email to Register

Ed Andriessen
Ed Andriessen
Ed currently holds two certifications as a Trainer of Neuro-Linguistic Programming, one from the NLP Center of New York and one from NLP University at the University of California at Santa Cruz.He is also Co-director of the Princeton Center for NLP and is a Dilts/NLP University Distance Learning Affiliate. Ed has dedicated himself to understanding human communication in its many forms, and works as a trainer, coach, consultant and professional speaker.For twelve years, Ed has designed and led trainings and seminars in NLP, Management Development, Professional Development and Selling skills.Ed has studied with some of the best trainers in the world including Steven Leeds, Rachel Hott, Joseph Yeager, Susan Sommers, Richard Bandler, Robert Dilts, Judith DeLozier, Suzi Smith, Sid Jacobson, Michael Colgrass, Shelle Rose Charvet and Steve Andreas

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