Richard Bandler was born on this day in 1950.
Richard Bandler was one of the founders of neural linguistic programming. He studied psychology and philosophy at the University of California and then did a Masters degree from Lone Mountain College in San Francisco. He was an associate of Milton Erickson and worked with John Grinder to develop NLPm Grinder being an expert in linguistics. The first of their books was called the Structure of Magic Volume One.
Bandler remains quite a controversial character but there is no doubt of the impact that his work has had on the world of therapy and the clients who used it. NLP has also been utilised significantly in the world of business.