NLP, Hypnotherapy, Metaphors of Movement, Integral Eye Movement Therapy

NLP Neurolinguistic Programming with Andrew T. Austin
Andrew T. Austin, making trouble since 1971.

I am a therapist, trainer and author of the popular NLP book, “The Rainbow Machine – Tales from a Neurolinguist’s Journal” which has attracted comparisons to Robert Anton Wilson, Richard Bandler and Milton Erickson.

I am regularly consulted by television production and media companies regarding alternative psychology, hypnosis and neurological syndromes and have appeared on the BBC program, “Inside Out” (the episode where the cat is registered as a hypnotherapist) as well as on local radio and network television in India.

As a speaker I regularly present at conferences and NLP practice groups, which have included the NLP Conference in London (once was enough, never again!), The James Braid Society, The International Bariatric Surgery Conference in Turkey, Advanced Mastery Training (AMT) in the USA and university psychology departments and faculties.

In addition to, “The Rainbow Machine”, I also appear in several other NLP books including, “Strange Fruit from a Bitter Tree” by Mark Andreas, “Help With Negative Self Talk” by Steve Andreas and “Restoring Hope: Appreciative Strategies to Resolve Grief and Resentment” by Rob Voyle.

I am the person who killed “The British Board of NLP” – the sham organisation that never really existed and never had an elected board.  Yet even today, nearly 10 years later, dozen’s of NLP practitioners and coaches continue to claim to be “fully recognised and approved by The British Board of NLP (BBNLP).”

“In the midst of a society tormented by war, racism, and social turmoil, therapy goes on with business as usual. In fact, therapists often look suspiciously at social change and label as ‘disturbed’ those who press towards it.

Therapy today has become a commodity, a means of social control. We reject such an approach to people`s distress. We reject the pleasant careers with which the system rewards its adherents. The social system must change, and we will be workers toward such change.”

“Bitter Melons”Alliance for People’s Health.

“The problem with so much therapy is that it is not just banal and ineffective, but it is often condescending and patronising nonsense. Therapists have a habit of repackaging every day common sense and dressing it up with the illusion of great profundity and wisdom. Despite ignorance, they frequently position themselves as avant-garde heroes of ancient, rediscovered and sacred truths.

Andrew T. Austin

Based in the seaside village of Rustington, West Sussex, England, I am an NLP practitioner and hypnotherapist with a background clinical experience in neurosurgery and neurology in my former profession as a registered nurse.

I have been teaching Hypnotherapy and Brief Therapy techniques since 1996 and more recently I have acquired a sizeable reputation with my developments of Integral
Eye Movement Therapy and Metaphors of Movement which are taught internationally and are attracting considerable attention.


Dr. Abhijeet Makhijani
Dr. Abhijeet Makhijani
14:52 20 Jan 20
Writing my longest ever google review because I believe anything lesser wont do justice to this.TO begin with, I am a... first generation entrepreneur from India leading a nationwide business. I live with my family comprising of women from 3 generations- mum, wife and a daughter.I experienced the power of Metaphors of Movement in a workshop conducted by Andrew Austin in 2019. I was recommended it to this program by my coach.Now that you know a bit about me... Here's what I think - M.O.M does in a matter of minutes which typical techniques would take months to achieve. Importantly it doesn't simply change the way one feels but allows for a deep understanding, brings clarity and develops a point of view that truly helps a person emerge from the situation.I have experienced it for things like what religion meant to me, what God meant to me, my business and specific challenges in business. Each time it brought me insights that have been, pardon my use of a cliched term but for lack of a better expression, life changing! Highly recommended!read more
Ben Willens
Ben Willens
11:41 15 Jan 20
Andrew Austin loves tea. Sometimes I find myself wondering if he has devised incredibly effective ways of helping... people to understand the inner workings of their mind and develop their potential to change in an attempt to shorten the time he needs to spend in between cuppas. I have followed his work for a number of years and his courses are original, informative, entertaining, incredibly in depth and have the perfect amount of refreshment breaks to help rejuvenate ones regularly blown mind.read more
Jas K. Bhatia
Jas K. Bhatia
07:04 14 Jan 20
He is absolutely amazing! His ability to catch nuances and develop training courses on the same is extraordinary.... Whatever program he may conduct, it is a MUST DO! Have been doing his workshops for over 10 years now and it is an honour to be a trainer of his work. He has always been a message away to provide insights into whatever I have reached out to him for. He is witty, thinks differently and is compassionate.read more
João Nunes
João Nunes
16:11 11 Jan 20
I have known Andrew Austin for years now, and have had the pleasure of learning from him from things like his book The... Rainbow Machine, his videos on YouTube and more recently his Metaphors of Movement videos. His teachings have had an enormous impact in my life, ranging from family life to my professional life as an engineer in Germany. I will be forever thankful to him, even though we have never met in person. I would recommend him dearly, and take every opportunity to talk about him to friends and relatives. Great value for money from his videos. My life improved a lot thanks to him.read more
Sonia Richards
Sonia Richards
09:39 09 Jan 20
Andrew Austin is: Innovative, Ingenious, Inspiring, Imaginative, Irritating, Inventive, and Insightful. In fact... everything that a great Trainer and Therapist should be, but which so many will never be. I am privileged to have been taught and mentored by him and honoured to be a trainer of his work. Oh and did I also say Intelligent? Actually goes without saying. Many thanks for everything Andy.read more
Lynn Marshall
Lynn Marshall
17:37 08 Jan 20
I have attended a number of Andy’s workshops and training courses over the past 10 years and would highly recommend... him to anyone. In my opinion he is probably the most knowledgeable and skilled trainer in the business. As a bonus his workshops are always fun, he is 100% genuine and lacking in bulls**t and he always gets you to think “out of the box” .read more
Carl Jackson
Carl Jackson
13:46 08 Jan 20
I have been an integral eye movement therapy practitioner for 8 years and an approved trainer for almost 7... years.Andrew T Austin is nothing short of genius in the world of modern day mental health. His ability to adapt his approach to each and every client is a rare quality, particularly those who are deemed to be untreatable. By far the best trainer I have ever seen.read more
Maya Sadasivan
Maya Sadasivan
13:07 08 Jan 20
Inspiring, thought provoking and unsettling enough to get one to explore experiment evolve ...is every session of... Andy's.Poker faced, twinkling eyes, Andy leads participants of his sessions through the mystery and magic of the human mind. Aha moments guaranteed... And the confidence that we can use the tools he provides to touch lives.read more
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“Therapy means social, political and personal change, not adjustment.”

The Radical Therapy Collective.

In 2015, both Metaphors of Movement and Integral Eye Movement Therapy were included in The SAGE Encyclopedia of Theory in Counseling and Psychotherapy.

Clients have sought out my services for problems as diverse as: