The International Association for Generative Change Russia
Richard and Oksana Conner are the coordinators of IAGC Russia and sponsor Stephen Gilligan’s and Robert Dilts’s workshops in Russia. They lead workshops and trainings throughout Russia in Family Coaching, NLP, and Ericksonian Hypnosis. They have been studying with Stephen Gilligan since 2010 and have been assisting Stephen for the last 5 years; both are certified by Stephen in Generative Coaching. They founded IAGC Russia in 2015.
Richard founded the Institute of Family Consulting in 1997. Richard studied with John Grinder from 1987 to 1990 in Santa Cruz and San Francisco, certifying as an NLP Trainer. He traveled with John Grinder and his team to Moscow in 1990 to participate in the first NLP training in the Soviet Union. When John and the others returned home, Richard stayed. In the 1990s, Richard taught at Novosibirsk University and traveled throughout Russia by invitation, bringing NLP, Ericksonian Hypnosis, and Family Coaching to more than 30 cities throughout Russia at a time when there wasn’t much access to information about contemporary psychological approaches. In 1994, he brought Strategic Family Therapy to Russia and in 1997 he founded the Faculty of Family Consulting at Tomsk University and the Institute of Family Consulting in Novosibirsk. Richard is recognized as a leading authority in the realm of NLP, Ericksonian hypnosis, Coaching, and Family consulting in Russia. His work has influenced thousands of Russian psychologists, psychotherapists, and psychiatrists over the last three decades. His pupils are among the leading specialists in Individual and Family Consulting in Russia.
Oksana has been the Director of IAGC Russia since 2008. She was educated as a physicist and mathematician and has worked with Richard for 10 years. She is Director of the Institute of Family Consulting and an Individual and Family Consultant. Oksana is one of the leading Russian specialists in child rearing, with 20 years of experience, including working with “difficult” children of all ages and she has developed her own body-oriented and dance-movement trainings, including “Psyche and body: a Generative Synthesis.” Oksana is certified as an NLP trainer by Richard Conner and certified in Generative Coaching by Stephen Gilligan.
Generative Trance Certification with S. Gilligan PhD in St. Petersburg, Russia 2018-2019
Generative Coaching Certification with S. Gilligan PhD and R. Dilts in St. Petersburg, Russia 2019-2020