Bobby G. Bodenhamer, D.Min.

Dr. Bodenhamer’s under-graduate degree (BA) is from Appalachian State University in Boone, NC (1972). His major at Appalachian State University was Philosophy and Religion with a minor in Psychology. He received the Master of Divinity (1976) and the Doctor of Ministry Degree (1978) from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, NC. The Master of Divinity Degree included training in Pastoral Care with both classroom and clinical work. Dr. Bodenhamer received one unit of Clinical Pastoral Education from Wake Medical Center in Raleigh, N. C. while working on his doctorate.

His NLP Practitioner's Certification comes from L.E.A.D.'s Consultants in Reynoldsburg, OH, Dr. Gene Rooney, Trainer. Dr. Bodenhamer's NLP Master Certification and Master Time Line TherapyTM Practitioner Certification came from Tad James, Ph.D. of Advanced Neuro-Dynamics of Honolulu, HI. Additional training has been received from NLP conferences. Dr. Bodenhamer has approximately 1500 hours of formal NLP training. He taught NLP for 10 years in the Corporate/Community Education program at Gaston College. Dr. Bodenhamer received his certification as a Trainer of NLP from Tad James, Ph.D., Advance Neuro Dynamics, Honolulu, Hawaii and Wyatt Woodsmall, Ph.D. of Advanced Behavioral Modeling, Inc., Arlington, VA.

As an International Master NLP Trainer, he offers both certified training for Practitioners and Master Practitioners of NLP. He has a private NLP Therapy practice. Dr. Bodenhamer has served four Southern Baptist churches as pastor. He is now retired from the ministry. His time in the pastorate spans 44 years. All his pastorates have been in North Carolina. Bob has had the privilege of being married to Linda for the past 52 years (10/17/1965).

He has co-authored 10 books and is the sole author of I have a voice: How to stop stuttering

His books are listed below:

  1. Figuring Out People: Design Engineering With Meta-Programs

  2. Time Lining: Advance Time-Line Principles

  3. Patterns For Renewing The Mind: Christian Communicating & Counseling Using NLP

  4. Mind-Lines: Conversational Reframing

  5. The Structure of Excellence: Unmasking The Meta-Levels of "Submodalities

  6. The User's Manual for the Brain: The Complete Manual for Neuro-Linguistic Programming Practitioner Certification, Volume I

  7. The User's Manual for the Brain: The Complete Manual for Neuro-Linguistic Programming Practitioner Certification, Volume II

  8. The Structure of Personality: Modeling "Personality" Using NLP and Neuro-Semantics with Richard Bolstad and Margot Hamblett

  9. Frame Games for Mastering Fear

  10. He co-authored the book Hypnotic Language Its Structure and Use with John Burton, Ed.D.

  11. And, he authored the recently released book I have a voice: How to stop stuttering

Bobby G. Bodenhamer, D.Min.
NLP of Gastonia
1516 Cecelia Dr.
Gastonia, NC 28054
704-864-8844 - Phone/Fax

Mike Davis, Th.D.

Mike Davis has been involved in the field of training and development for over 25 years. he has conducted trainings in Fortune 500 companies across the United States in the areas of Leadership, Team Building, Communication, Coaching, Conflict Resolution, and Emotional Intelligence.

He holds a Masters of Theology degree and a Doctorate in First Century Christianity from the Centre for the Study of Biblical Research (Division of Graduate Studies) in Redlands, CA and has taught classes on the Jewish and Greco-Roman context of early Christianity. Mike has been studying the subject of renewing the mind and the emotions for over 20 years. He received early NLP training form Chaffey Community College and earned his Meta-NLP Practitioner, Master Practitioner and Trainer's Training certifications under Dr. L .Michael Hall and Dr. Bob Bodenhamer.

Mike is currently the president of The Centre for Christian Training and Development a Christian teaching and training organization he co-founded with his wife Karen. He is also the president of The Optimal Performance Group, a training and coaching organization dedicated to helping individuals and organization to surpass themselves. Mike regularly conducts lectures for the medical community on resolving conflict. And he works as an Emotional Success Coach with both Christian and non-Christian communities.

Mike is the author of the eBook Sanctified Emotions: How to Make Your Emotions Your Allies rather than Your Enemies in the Service of God. His passion is to train and teach believers how to renew their minds and live the abundant life in Christ. His ministry mission statement is summed up in Colossians 1:28 "….teaching every man in all wisdom; that we may present every man perfect in Christ"
He currently lives in Southern CA with his wife and three daughters.

Contact information:

Mike Davis, Ph.D.
Chino, California
(909) 579-1574

Paula Maria Allen, lives in Anchorage Alaska. Attended Criswell  College in Dallas, Texas, and currently serves as co-director, with her husband Gary, for the Healing Rooms of Alaska. She has been actively involved in Christian ministry for over 30 years and was ordained (Southern Baptist) in 1990.  She and her husband have three adult children. The Healing Rooms of Alaska is a trans-denominational and trans-congregational ministry that partners in prayer with the churched and unchurched for physical and inner healing. She is simultaneously enrolled as doctoral candidate in Religious Education with the Sacramento Theological Seminary and Bible College and a MBA candidate with the University of Edinburgh.  She expects to complete here D.R.E.  this June, 2007 and her MBA in August 2008.  Paula has earned both her NLP Practitioner and Associate Certified Meta Coach certifications through the Institute of Neuro-Semantics.    She has a charismatic distinctive and primarily uses the modalities of  NLP while preaching, teaching  and in revival meetings, most effectively. Paula’s spiritual giftings 1 Cor 12:1-11)  gifts of healing, words of knowledge, and prophecy.   Her mission statement reads,  “My Divine Purpose is to allow Holy Spirit to work in and through me to awaken, enlighten, edify and empower emerging Christian leaders to realize the call on their lives so they can fulfill their God given destinies.” 

Paula Maria Allen
State Director, International Association of Healing Rooms
Co-Director, Healing  Rooms of Alaska, Inc.
341 West Tudor Road, Suite 206
Anchorage, AK 99503

Contact Information for Paula:

Phone: 907-258-2134


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Rob Kistler, MA.

Rob lives in Saint Paul, Minnesota with his wife, Diane. He has a Masters in Counseling and Psychological Services with a Certification in Marriage and Family Therapy from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. His undergraduate degree is in Biblical and Theological Studies from Saint Paul Bible College. Rob has a private practice Restoring Hope Counseling helping individuals and couples find healing from their past, embrace practical solutions for the present, and instill hope for the future. Rob is on staff at Woodland Hills Church as Associate Pastor of the lay counseling and prayer ministries. Rob has a deeply compassionate heart that can cut with precision to the heart of the matter. And sometimes bleeds purple (Skol Vikings!).

Rob has earned both his NLP Practitioner and Master Practitioner certifications through the Institute of Neuro-Semantics under Dr. Bob Bodenhamer and Dr. Michael Davis.  

With his wife Di he founded Rubio Encounter, a non-profit organization aiming to bring healing, reconciliation and transformation to relationships with God, self, and others.

Contact information:

Rob Kistler, MA

Woodland Hills Church
1740 Van Dyke Street
Saint Paul, MN 55109

Phone: 612.978.3030


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