Richard M. Gray, Ph.D.

RGStoruman.jpg(24K)Richard M Gray, Ph.D. is Research Director for the NLP Research and Recognition Project. He serves as Principle Investigator for the pilot study of the RTM (V/KD) protocol in Middletown, NY. In July 2013, he retired after serving nine years as Assistant Professor in the School of Criminal Justice, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ. Prior to his appointment at FDU, Dr. Gray served for more than 20 years in the US Probation Department, Brooklyn, NY. While working in Brooklyn he received the North East Regional Line Officer of the Year Award for 1999. Gray was the recipient of the 2004 Neuro-Linguistic Programming World Community Award in Education for his work with federal offenders with substance use disorders. The award was presented at the CANLP Annual Conference in Montreal, Canada. He is the author of Archetypal Explorations (Routledge, 1996); Co-Author with Lisa Wake and Frank Bourke of The Clinical Effectiveness of NLP (Routledge, 2012). He is also author of: Transforming Futures (Lulu, 2008), About Addictions: Notes from Psychology, Neuroscience and NLP (Lulu, 2008) and Interviewing and Counseling Skills: An NLP Perspective (Lulu,2011). Dr. Gray received his BA in Psychology, Central College, Pella, IA; MA in Sociology, Fordham University, Bronx, NY; and Ph.D. in Psychology, The Union Institute, Cincinnati, OH. He is a member of the Canadian Association of NLP, The NLP Research and Recognition Project, The Institutes for the Advanced Study of Health, and the American Psychological Association.

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Publications
  • The Brooklyn Program
  • Speaking Schedule
  • PTSD PROJECT: A modest Proposal
  • Presentations and Trainings

  • New and Important: A listing of scientific references supporting NLP practices and fundamentals.

    The new NLP Wiki for accurate information about NLP

    Guy Winch's Blog on NLP at Psychology Today

     Rick's 10/06/2012 interview on the NLP View

    Materials from the 2012 IASH Presentations

    Materials from the 2012 Presentation at the Third Scientific Conference on NLP in Hartsfield, UK

    Materials from the NASW Presentation on PTSD

    Media Page: Videos, MP3s and Other Media
  • Materials from the Second Scientific Conference on NLP at Cardiff, Wales are available on the Media Page.
  • Materials from the EAP-MAP Conference at Villanova are available on the Media Page.
  • Audio files and other Materials from the Howard County Training are available on the Media Page.


      Download excerpts from NLP and Spirituality in .prc format for ebooks.

    Transforming Futures:  The Brooklyn Program Facilitators Manual Second Edition About Addictions: Notes from Psychology, Neuroscience and NLPInterviewing and Counseling Skills: an NLP Approach

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  • Richard was named as a co-recipient of the 2003 NLP World Community Award for education.

  • Download and listen to Nick Kemp's interview with Richard at NLPMP3.COM (registration required) .

  • Watch Rick's presentation for the first Scientific Conference on NLP from the July 2008 conference at Surrey, UK.

  • Many more videos, trances and PDF PowerPoint presentations can be accessed here
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