Tad James an American, one of the pioneers of NLP is the creator of Time Line Therapy in the 80`s. A scholar, his initial research was in powerful ways of communicating and creating changes in people.
He is also a Shamanic teacher of Huna. Huna is the modern term for an ancient wisdom of healing and spiritual development which is thought to be 35,000 years old. It`s emphasis is on empowerment.
So a fascinating combination of ancient and modern wisdom.