Who we are

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. 

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Marian Way

A highly skilled facilitator and trainer, Marian, who founded Clean Learning in 2001, has developed and delivered training across the world. She is the author of Clean Approaches for Coaches and co-author, with James Lawley, of Insights in Space.

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Caitlin Walker

Caitlin is a director of Clean Learning and the developer of Systemic Modelling™. She is the author of From Contempt to Curiosity, which details many of the innovative and transformational projects she's led.

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James Lawley

James Lawley studied with David Grove for 12 years. As a result he co-developed Symbolic Modelling, co-authored "Metaphors in Mind" with his partner Penny Tompkins. Together they have a private psychotherapy and coaching practice and teach Symbolic Modelling to therapists, counsellors, coaches, managers and teachers throughout the world. 

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Penny Tompkins

Penny Tompkins co-developed Symbolic Modelling which incorporates the Clean Language of David Grove, and is co-author of Metaphors in Mind: Transformation through Symbolic Modelling and a training DVD, A Strange and Strong Sensation.

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Sue Sharp

Sue loves helping individuals to grow their confidence and skills, particularly during times of change and transition. She is a passionate coach and trainer and is a certified Clean Facilitator, an NLP Trainer, a Magical Spelling™ tutor and an ILM certified coach.

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Shaun Hotchkiss

Shaun is a UKCP registered psychotherapist, an NLP Master Practitioner and a consultant, coach and facilitator. He also supervises other therapists, coaches and facilitators. He worked and travelled with David...

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Martina Foreman

Martina trained with Caitlin Walker (trainingattention.co.uk) in 2013 and completed her ILM level 5 Business Coaching and Mentoring Certificate in 2014. She has since spent over 1,600 hours coaching around 200 neuro-diverse clients across London and surrounding counties as an Associate Coach with Genius Within CIC.

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Cheryl Winter

A fellow of the CIPD, NLP Master Practitioner and ILM certified coach, Cheryl delivers high quality coaching, supervision and training in all sectors. She is a specialist in neuro -diversity in the work-place, ILM quality assurance and coaching.

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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. She has a natural ability to engage with people, both adults and young people, is positive, forward thinking and believes that all people have the resources within.

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Eve Holt

Eve is an ILM certified coach, a facilitator, politician, lawyer and Director of Happen Together CIC. 

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Phil Swallow

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

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Neil Pavey

Neil is a certified coach, trainer and facilitator, an NLP Master Practitioner and has trained in Clean Language and Systemic Modelling. He uses these tools to inspire and enable change when working with small and large businesses, the creative industries and in personal development.

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Nicola Waterworth

Nicola is a coach, facilitator and an NLP practitioner who uses her Clean Language skills to create spaces for people to be at their best, explore the systems they are operating within and enable change. 

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Rachel Gilmore

Rachel is a ILM (level 7) certified coach, a Myers Briggs Practitioner and has a MSc in HR Development.  With over 1500 hours of coaching mostly in the Creative Industries she works with individuals, teams and organisations to enable them to (re) discover their purpose and be at their best. 

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Karrie Shield

In addition to being the Events Coordinator for Clean Learning, Karrie is also a personal development facilitator, an NLP Master Practitioner and has trained in Clean Language and Symbolic and Systemic Modelling. She is passionate about supporting people in their personal development journeys through facilitation and coaching.

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Christoffer de Graal

Christoffer is a Coach, a Poet, a Musician and has spent many years studying mindfulness.  He was a long time student of David Grove and has extensive training and experience in many forms and methods of coaching and facilitation including Clean Language and Symbolic Modelling.

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