Tom Kavanaugh is an honorably discharged veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. Upon completion of his active duty, Tom worked in the automobile industry honing his skills as a sales trainer for twenty-six years in Southern California.
Upon retiring from the automobile industry, Tom trained with Dr. Matthew James of the Empowerment Partnership to become a Certified Trainer of Neuro Linguistic Programming, Time Line Techniques and Hypnotherapy.
He further studied at American Pacific University where he earned his undergraduate degree with a specialization in Clinical Hypnotherapy.
Tom went on to study and earned a second designation as a Trainer of Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) Time Line Techniques and Hypnotherapy with Dr. Richard Bandler, the creator of NLP, and John La Valle, MBA, President of The Society of NLP.
He traveled to Wales, England to study with Chris Griffiths, CEO of ThinkBuzan, Ltd., and creator of the iMindMap6 software program and earned the designation of Master Trainer of Mind Mapping®.
Tom attended the PhotoReading Whole Mind Learning System Instructor Training at Learning Strategies Corporation’s headquarters in Minneapolis, Minnesota and completed his Instructor Training to become a Trainer of the system with Paul Scheele, the developer of the PhotoReading Whole Mind Learning System.
He completed his Masters Degree in Transpersonal Psychology from KONA University where he utilized only Mind Mapping and The PhotoReading Whole Mind Learning System to achieve high honors with a final 4.0 grade point average.
Tom has created The R.E.L.E.A.S.E. Method©, a multi-faceted protocol to release the symptoms and effects of Post Traumatic Stress.
He holds the following educational credentials and professional designations:
- Masters Degree Transpersonal Psychology
- Certified Master Trainer Mind Mapping®
- Licensed Trainer PhotoReading Whole Mind Learning System™
- Licensed Trainer Genius Code
- Certified Trainer Neuro Linguistic Programming®
- Certified Trainer Time Line Techniques®
- Certified Trainer Clinical Hypnotherapy
- Licensed Trainer Brain Gym/Educational Kinesiology
- Licensed Trainer Optimal Brain Organization
- Trainer Switched On Golf
- Trainer Switched on Billiards
- Trainer Abundance For Life