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David F. Lintner

My training includes NLP master practitioner, trainer and Imperative-Self Analysis, and Ericksonian Hypnosis. I have been a manager, trainer and counselor for over 30 years. I co-founded the NLP Institute of Houston, Texas, and was on the staff of the Houston based Center for Communication Development. I am founder and director of Life Skills Institute, with offices in Claremont, Ca., and Tecopa, Ca.

In addition to my private NLP and hypnosis practice, I design and teach courses in sales, cross-cultural communication, team building, staff development and organizational development. I have conducted extensive training programs in NLP for companies, including Century Twenty-One of the Pacific, Mellon Bank, San Bernardino Housing Authority Welfare-to-Work Program, Empire Management, Access Media, the YMCA, the California Apartment Association, and the Apartment Association of the Greater Inland Empire, and for nurse educators at SanAntonio Community Hospital in Upland, Ca.

I received my B.A. from Capital University, Columbus, Ohio, 1968 (English major, with enough hours for a geology minor), and my M.Div. from Lutheran Theological Seminary (now Trinity Lutheran Seminary), Columbus, Ohio, 1972. I served as a chaplain at Ohio State University’s medical teaching Children’s Hospital, 1971-1972. I received additional clinical training at Texas Heart Institute, Children’s and St. Luke’s Hospitals in Houston, Texas. I was trained and assigned as a process consultant for organizational development by the Michigan District of the American Lutheran Church.

I have received the following NLP training:

• Practitioner Training by Leslie Cameron-Bandler, Michael LeBeau, Lynn Conwel
and Metha Singleton, 1982, Houston, Texas.
• Master Practitioner Training by Leslie Cameron-Bandler, Michael LeBeau, Lynn Conwel and Metha Singleton, 1983, Houston, Texas.
• Ericksonian Hypnosis Training by Michael LeBeau and Lynn Conwel, 1983, Sausalito, California.
• Trainer Training by Leslie Cameron-Bandler, Michael LeBeau. 1984, Houston, Texas.
• Assistant Trainer for NLP Practitioner and Master Practitioner Training with Metha Singleton. 1984-1985, Houston, Texas.
• Research Group training for Emotional Hostage, by Leslie Cameron-Bandler. 1984, San Rafael, California.
• NLP Imperative Self Analysis Training by Metha Singleton, 1991, San Rafael, California.

I copy edited two of Leslie Cameron-Bandler’s books: Know How, Guided Programs for Inventing Your Own Best Future, and Solutions, Practical and Effective Antidotes for Sexual and Relationship Problems. I am a regular contributor to The Messenger newspaper, and am creator of the motivational email series The Monday Morning Motivator.

I am the developer and trainer of a results producing process (iMapping) based on vision, attitude, motivation, behavior, and role and identity. This seminar is grounded in more than 20 years of research, testing, training and change work with NLP in the arena of identity, and provides core concepts around which NLP patterns and techniques may be organized. This material is proving to be quite powerful.

I am a Life Member of Kiwanis International, Past Distinguished President of Upland Foothill Kiwanis, Past Lt. Governor of Div. 15 of Kiwanis California, Nevada, Hawaii District, Past Chairman of the Inland Valley/Orange County Unit of Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic, and have served on the boards of directors of the Inland Valley Recovery Services, and the Claremont, Ca. Community Relations Advisory Committee. I am currently on the boards of the Upland, Ca. YMCA, and the Inland Mediation and Fair Housing Services Board.

I walk my talk.


This is what my clients and trainees say:

It has often been said that if a person has one or two real ‘teachers’ in an academic career, they are one of the lucky ones. I wanted to take this moment to let you know not only how impressed I was with the concept and powerful tools taught during NLP Training, but also that I think you are a gifted and exceptional instructor. It is rare when a teacher can modify his preferred style of teaching to accommodate the students needs in learning. Your ability to do this with such ease was indeed remarkable and greatly appreciated. I was equally impressed by the significant and personal changes and self-development techniques that NLP provided . . . you are a gifted and exceptional instructor.

Heidi Baldwin
Physician Assistant

Great job, very informative and motivating!

Debra Battersby,
American Fidelity Assurance

This entire experience for our office has been most energizing. David Lintner is a master at leading and teaching staff the effective tools and techniques of self-exploration to augment all areas of our communication. Understanding why we react in a certain way is vital to reinforcing solid relationships working or otherwise. Our values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility have been invigorated and re-vitalized through this stimulating and thought-provoking educational seminar. I would recommend all organizations take this investigate journey. It will only serve to enlighten, boost and improve overall operations.

LeeAnn Faucett
Executive Director
Upland YMCA

David Lintner is one of the few people I know who understands the communication process. His NLP and training skills are outstanding. I recommend him.

David Kellerman, President
Century 21 of the Pacific

You are truly a dynamic person.

Sue Marti
Chaffee College NLP Intro

I really got a hit off of the stuff. I almost jumped out of my chair. You share a lot of spectacular info. This is good stuff.

Laura Miller
Laura Miller Associates

This Role seminar is amazing and it's great to see how it can totally
change someone's outlook in a very short amount of time. It was very impressive to see. Keep up the good work.

Philip Board
1 on 1 Financial

Your seminar was marvelous. The great part about that is you have something to give the participants. Keep going. You are on to something.

Carol Besman
Sr. Project Manager.

Hi David. Just wanted to thank you for your excellent presentation this morning at
the Ontario-Parkway (Kiwanis) meeting. Unfortunately, when programs are as good as yours, I tend to listen more than I write, so let me apologize in advance if I leave anything out in my Parkway Bulletin write-up.

Rob Poy
Ontario Parkway Kiwanis

Just a quick note to let you know that I am realizing more and more as time passes how much you have been helping me to communicate and validate my feelings.

Upland, Ca.

I should have come to you first.

S.T., Claremont

I have taken many courses and none has given me this much value for my money--and I’ve enjoyed so much! Thank you.

June Redick, Chairman
Retirement Rollovers, Inc.

Your article was poetically beautiful, but also philosophically penetrating, and spiritually insightful! Blessings to you,

Rick K.
Auburn, Ca.

On behalf of the Pioneer Junior High School staff I thank you for your presentation on Inserrvice Day . . .From the evaluations turned in at the end of the day you were a highlight. Teachers went away with a practical application of the information you presented and were also motivated to provide for the needs of the middle level learner.

Roger J. Schulte

Based on their experience in my Self-Concept and Role Seminar, participants report they got . . .

“Permission to be myself”
“Permission to change”
“Reaffirmation that I can change what I don’t like.”
“Keys to open the door and get out.”
“Usable tools. They’re generic: they work across the board.”
"Help interact with people: understand where they’re coming from--boss,
employees, family.”
“A guide.”

One participant aptly summed it up: “This seminar is a wake-up call."


Photo by David Gautreau, The Control Room, Upland, Ca.

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