What is Clean Language?

Clean Language is a simple set of questions developed by counselling psychologist David Grove. These questions are used with a person’s own words to direct their attention to some aspect of their own experience.

Asking these questions in the right context often results in an interesting new insight or the recognition of some new possibility. And if that new possibility is then questioned using Clean Language, the result can be quite profound.

"With a tool like this you can change the world."

Want to practice Clean Language skills?

We have three practice groups at various times of the month. We'd love to have you join us regardless of your level of experience. For more information, click here.

Or gain a coaching qualification?

Join us from March 2021 for our ILM Level 5 Certificate or Diploma in Effective Coaching and Mentoring to learn foundational clean coaching methodologies to inspire capability in others and coach them for success.

Upcoming events

Special event

A Midsummer Night's Clean

  • Saturday 19th - Sunday 20th June 2021 8:30am for 9.00am start to 5:30pm each day
  • Online via Zoom
  • With Caitlin Walker, Shaun Hotchkiss, Marian Way

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Use clean with groups

Systemic Modelling Rolling Programme Level 1

  • 28 June - 2 July 2021, 08:30 - 12pm UK time (BST)
  • Online via Zoom
  • With Caitlin Walker

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Gain a qualification

Clean Facilitator Programme

  • Always available
  • With Marian Way

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Use clean with groups

Systemic Modelling Rolling Programme Level 0

  • 5-9 July 2021 1.00-5.00pm (UK time) each day
  • Online via Zoom
  • With Sarah Scarratt

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Thank you for this deep-going webinar. I benefitted in two ways: Professionally, I got a very good impression of Clean Language and how to determine when this method will be the right one for my clients. And I very much like the philosophy of David Grove. Personally, I had a deep insight what it needs to feel comfortable and have fun speaking English. And even while talking with you I felt an inner and symptomatic change. Wow. I was also very impressed by your attitude and clarity. Thank you. I'm now into Clean Language and I want to learn and experience more.

Frances Loumer

Featured products


So you want to be… #DramaFree

Caitlin and Marian's interactive journal to help you reduce unnecessary conflict in your life.



Clean Approaches for Coaches

Marian Way's book about creating the conditions for change within a coaching session, using Clean Language and Symbolic Modelling.



From Contempt to Curiosity

Caitlin Walker's book about using Clean Language and Systemic Modelling to encourage the conditions for collaboration.



Clean Language and Systemic Modelling DVD

A set of two DVDs with simple exercises for practising Clean Language and Systemic Modelling by yourself or in a group - by Caitlin Walker.

(£22.50 including VAT)

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