Steve Andreas has been learning, training, researching and developing NLP models and protocols since the early days. A guiding influence in the field of NLP, he is the author of Transforming Negative Self-Talk, Six Blind Elephants, and Transforming Your Self. He is co-author, with his wife Connirae, of Heart of the Mind, an excellent introduction to the field of NLP, Change Your Mind-and Keep the Change, the NLP Practitioner Trainer Manual, and other manuals. Together they edited and published the four classic NLP books by Richard Bandler and John Grinder: Frogs into Princes, Trance-formations, Reframing, and Using Your Brain-for a CHANGE. Steve has produced over 50 therapy training videos and numerous articles, available through AndreasNLP.com Steve has been an invited presenter at the Psychotherapy Networker Symposium, and the Milton H. Erickson Brief Therapy Conference for the last 25 years. In recent years he has focused on PTSD treatment and interventions, and has been on the Board of an NLP Research group which completed a successful clinical study on PTSD treatment. Steve earned a BS in Chemistry from Caltech in 1957, and an MA in psychology in 1961 from Brandeis University. He taught psychology and social science at a junior college in California from 1962-1970, and did Gestalt Therapy from 1967-1977. He edited Fritz Perls' Gestalt Therapy Verbatim and In and Out the Garbage Pail, and wrote Awareness: exploring, experimenting, experiencing-all under his previous name, John O. Stevens, which he changed in 1981 when he married Connirae Andreas, and took her last name.