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Transform your Relationship With Yourself and Others

NLP and Ericksonian Hypnosis Certification   Training and Coaching

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About the NLP Center of New York

Established in 1986 by Rachel Hott and Steven Leeds, The NLP Center of New York was one of the world's first schools to offer NLP Practitioner Certification Training and NLP Coaching. Our certification is recognized worldwide for its quality and training standards. 


We offer our dynamic, interactive, experiential NLP and Ericksonian Hypnosis Certification Training (In-Person in Online and in NYC) as well as individual coaching and psychotherapy and hypnotherapy sessions  (In-Person in Brooklyn and Online).

Rachel and Steven, our primary trainers. have extensive backgrounds in education, business and mental health. Steven has an MA in Humanistic and Transpersonal Psychology and Rachel a PhD in Clinical Psychology. Steven and Rachel are Fellow Member Trainers of IANLP (International Association of NLP), authorized to certify NLP Practitioners. Master Practitioners and Trainers.


Steven and Rachel are partners, parents and co-directors of The NLP Center of New York as well as trainers, psychotherapists and hypnotherapists. 

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What We Do

Since 1986, The NLP Center of New York has been providing dynamic, interactive, experiential training in both NLP and Ericksonian Hypnosis.  Our school provides personalized courses designed to address your specific goals, learn to enhance your personal power, and provide the necessary skills for interpersonal excellence.


When you take a class at the NLP Center of New York, not only will you get the highest quality training with top NLP trainers, but you will be participating in a dynamic community of individuals committed to making a difference in the world. Our “NLP and Ericksonian Hypnosis coach certification” training programs are designed both for individuals pursuing their own personal development as well as those seeking professional training.

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Student Video Testimonials

And Interviews with
Steven and Rachel


NLP A Changing Perspective

NLP: A Changing Perspective offers readers an in-depth look at how Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), creates powerful long lasting changes in both our interpersonal communication and our relationship within ourselves.


Since 1981, the authors, Rachel Hott, PhD and Steven Leeds, L.M.H.C., co-directors of The NLP Center of New York, have been living and breathing NLP, incorporating it into their NLP training, psychotherapy/coaching practices, their marriage and parenting. With this book they bring a wealth of experience and a personal humorous touch to an exacting science.

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“Rachel Hott and Steven Leeds teach from their heart and will touch your soul. They will make a lasting impression on your life.”

- Jack Canfield, author, Chicken Soup for the Soul The Success Principles 

Video Testimonials

Learn from former and current students of The NLP Center of New York

about who we are, what we do and how we do it.

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