Clean Learning is a world class provider of training in Clean Language, Clean Space, Symbolic Modelling and Systemic Modelling. We operate internationally and have led events in the UK, Russia, Malaysia, France, Finland, Switzerland, Australia, America and Japan. Our training is well structured, skilfully illustrated, appropriately challenging and highly accessible. Our facilitators are highly qualified and more importantly, experienced in applying clean approaches in real-world contexts with tangible, measurable results.


Marian Way


Marian loves designing courses, leading them, writing, coaching and group facilitation. She is the author of Clean Approaches for Coaches and co-author of Insights in Space and So you want to be ... #DramaFree.


Caitlin Walker PhD


Caitlin is the developer of Systemic Modelling and author of From Contempt to Curiosity. She is equally at home sharing her ideas with large audiences, facilitating change in small groups and doing deep one-to-one therapy.


Shaun Hotchkiss


Shaun is a facilitator of groups and organisations. He has a strong, calm energy for managing drama and conflict. He is also a highly skilled UKCP psychotherapist, and the world's most experienced "Whirly Gig" facilitator.


Karrie Shield

Events Coordinator

Karrie is an up-and-coming trainer for Clean Learning, so you may well meet her on one of our courses. She is a qualified coach and she runs our online practice group. She also enjoys co-ordinating our events and keeping on top of the admin.


James Lawley

James Lawley studied with David Grove for 12 years and is the co-developer of Symbolic Modelling, and co-author of Metaphors in Mind. He teaches Symbolic Modelling to therapists, counsellors, coaches, managers and teachers throughout the world.


Penny Tompkins

Penny Tompkins co-developed Symbolic Modelling and is co-author of Metaphors in Mind. She is a leader in the field of autogenic metaphor and systemic change, and is a psychotherapist registered with the UKCP.


Phil Swallow

Phil has worked closely with leaders in the developing field of clean approaches, both in UK and France, as experienced facilitator, co-trainer and assessor.

Lucy Walker

Lucy Walker

Lucy facilitates community, business and education groups to develop collaborative learning skills, working internationally to build efforts to end modern day slavery and female genital cutting. Lucy holds an ILM certification, is trained in Systemic Modelling and Clean Language, and co-founded the London Practice group.


Alison Blackler

Alison is a vibrant, enthusiastic coach and facilitator who works energetically to enable individuals and teams to be their best and reach their maximum potential. Alison manages our ILM programme as well as teaching on it.


Cheryl Winter

Cheryl is a qualified coach who specialises in coaching neuro-diverse clients in the workplace. She teaches on our ILM Level 5 programme.


Sarah Scarratt

Sarah is a certified Systemic Modelling and Clean Language facilitator with experience of working with groups and teams in education, the health service and in her own family-run business.


Jacqueline Ann Surin

Jacqueline has been a Clean Language practitioner since 2012. Apart from being certified as a Level 1 Clean Facilitator, she is also a Systemic Modelling certified Trainer for group facilitation and organisational coaching in Asia.


Doris Leibold

Doris has trained in Clean Language, Symbolic and Systemic Modelling. She is passionate about sharing tools and strategies that enable people to stay empowered in difficult of situations and make decisions that are in line with their values.


Rachel Gilmore

Rachel is an ILM Level 7 coach and has a MSc in HR Development. She has spent more than 1500 hours coaching individuals, teams and organisations to enable them to (re) discover their purpose and be at their best.


Alison Flanagan

Alison is a health, personal and professional coach. She holds an ILM 7 in Coaching and Mentoring and is a Certified Clean Language facilitator and Level 0 Systemic Modeller.


Martina Foreman

Martina is a qualified ILM Level 5 Coach who has spent over 1,600 hours coaching around 200 neuro-diverse clients across London. Together with Kat, she runs the London Practice Group.


Kat Elliott

Kat has trained in Symbolic and Systemic Modelling for over 4 years and uses her skills in business settings. Together with Martina, she runs the London Practice Group


Svetlana Shapovaliants

Svetlana has over 25 years of experience as a senior professional in large international corporates. She is a Level 1 Clean Facilitator, has achieved Systemic Modelling Trainer level and is an assessor for the International Coaching Federation (ICF).


Jonathan Way

Jonathan is a teacher with over 10 years of experience. He is passionate about language, having studied foreign languages to various levels and as English lead in his current setting. He has experience in Clean Language, coaching and Magical Spelling.


Sheryl Andrews

Sheryl is best known for the work she does with individuals who are self aware enough to know that being over-critical of self or others is not getting them what they want.