Resilience Masterclass

Online Learning

Have you wondered why one person will bounce back from a crisis, and another person will suffer and never recover?

This masterclass takes this topic beyond 'self-care' with research-based methods for creating real change.


Resilience Masterclass

Did you know that in cross-cultural studies of resilience, the Western Anglo- European Culture is the least resilient in the world?

Have you wondered why one person will bounce back from a crisis, and another person will suffer and never recover?

Are you interested in truly finding out the difference that makes the difference in the ability to respond to crisis, and recover from trauma?

This is a training that is used to support people under serious pressure. Developed by Richard Bolstad, who has taught psychiatrists and aid workers in Bosnia-Herzegovina at the end of the war there, Psychologists in Chechnya at the time of the terrorist attacks, civil defence workers going into the tsunami zone in Japan, and a broad range of people in Samoa and Christchurch, after the earthquakes.

In such situations, some people are resilient - they bounce back, or carry on re-energized; and others never recover - they have chronic problems. This is a training about HOW people develop chronic problems, how to undo that, and how to prevent it.

Help Others to be Resilient

If you work in the helping professions you will know that some clients are already resilient, whilst others are bogged down in chronic problems. This training will help you understand how to install resilience in your clients: all your clients.

No matter what your professional role, it is also possible to use these skills for yourself. When you do, you will wake-up glad to be alive. 

Register your interest in this program and receive the information pack by email

What Will You Learn?

Over 9 weeks online we will show you how to use the skills of resilience in your professional practice, as well as in your own personal life. 

As an outcome of this training you will be able to:

  • Recognise if someone is responding to challenges with chronicity, recovery or resilience.
  • Recognise the 8 thinking patterns that keep people trapped in chronic problems.
  • Utilise research-based methods for making a difference to how someone feels (the same methods used in the NLP research discussed, plus additional tools based in Positive Psychology research). 
  • Utilise Verbal First Aid when first on the scene and make a difference to how someone’s brain ‘codes’ the experience from the beginning.

The Online Version of this Training

As an online learning the program is  made up of live presentations and group discussions, and access to several pre-recorded demonstrations.  Access to these demonstrations continues following completion of the course, to assist participants to review and refresh their skills in the key processes contained in the training.   Participants will be required to practice the 3 individual change processes taught, with each other live in break-out rooms.

As an Online Event the program looks like:

  • Six interactive lessons over 6 weeks
  • Meeting as a group of no more than 12 people on  Zoom, using breakout rooms for exercises in pairs
  • Lessons are scheduled for 3 hours each, once per week
  • We will also be in a closed FaceBook group, where recordings of the lessons can be re-accessed. You will also be able to share reflections and have contact to continue practicing between lessons here.
  • You will receive a PDF Manual with all the NLP processes taught and an additional collection of Positive Psychology Tools.

This is what someone from the program in March 2020 wrote to me just a week later:

"I have had an amazing week since the training. 
Even in the midst of all the virus chaos around us everywhere, never have I felt so calm!   
I am so happy I randomly came across the training on Facebook! It was meant to be."

Book by Richard Bolstad is highly recommended and available on Kindle 

We will meet online as a group for 3 hours, once a week, over 6 weeks. We will be mixing theory with discussion, demonstrations of techniques and exercises in pairs.

Places are limited to 10 per program.

Program Dates:

We are based in  Perth, Western Australia  (GMT +800), however we deliver the training for people all over the world.
Please express your interest in this course, and let us know where you are located,
so that we can do our best to include you in the next scheduled online program.

Watch a Replay of our Webinar with Richard Bolstad

You can still catch the webinar with Richard Bolstad from when he was a guest Trainer for The Inspiration Factory in Perth and learn more about this event. The webinar is hosted by Grace, who is now presenting the training in Perth.

Register your interest in this program and receive the information pack by email

Who is Richard Bolstad?

  • A board member of the NLP Research and Recognition project and one of the authors of the first comprehensive book on NLP Research “The Clinical Effectiveness of Neurolinguistic Programming” (Routledge, 2013). Richard’s more than 12 published NLP texts combine precise research results with practical applications. 
  • A world leader in the use of NLP in response to major social and environmental crises. Richard pioneered work in these environments and trains government funded civil emergency missions. 

About the Facilitator

Grace Minton is a qualified NLP Trainer and ICF PCC level Coach, with a Post Graduate qualification in Coaching that includes a high quality education in Neurolinguistics. 

Grace is a Registered NLP Trainer with the Australian Board of NLP and an ICF qualified Coach and NLP Supervisor. This training is presented locally with permission and a deep passion for making a difference!

After this Training

Supervision is available for professionals seeking further support to embed these processes into their work with clients. 

Grace Minton

Download Summary of the Research on NLP Techniques

The method discussed in this document is presented in the Resilience Training and contained in the Participant Training Manual.   The method has shown a 90% + full recovery rate for PTSD across 4 clinical trials to date.

You Do NOT  need to be a clinical practitioner to use this method.  You do need to be Psychiatrist to diagnose PTSD, however the NLP approach to helping people does not involve or require a diagnosis.

To Register your place in the next program 

My reasons for attending the Program was to refine my existing training and assist others move past trauma events. 

During the Program, I loved learning the processes as well as hearing the stories and examples used.    
As a result I was engaged the whole time. And benefited from the interaction as it built my confidence to replicate these techniques. It’s for anyone that’s interested in the brain, thought processes and the ability to 'rewire' these.

Shae Cooper Wynd

NLP Practitioner,


My reasons for attending the Program was my desire to help young people become more resilient. During the training, I loved the unique blend of cutting edge scientific theory with ancient wisdom.

As a result, I feel much more confident both as an NLP practitioner, and as someone who can support others on their journey to resilience. These really are life-changing skills.

Carl Grice

NLP Practitioner, Coach

Grace is the most wonderful presenter! Her fun, yet informative approach puts everyone at ease and in the right mental space for learning.

The Resilience NLP training was a fantastic weekend where I learnt many amazing new skills, and gained a new understanding to the way the brain works and stores memories and situations. It was a revelation to me how easily these can be changed to a much more positive feeling and outlook! I'm so glad I took the training, I wish I'd found it years ago.

Thanks to Grace and Richard for the new tools in my kit for life!

Philippa Gillet