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Who is Bill Harris?


Bill Harris has been involved in personal development for over thirty-five years as a seeker, teacher, public speaker, author, musician, composer, therapist, workshop leader, and business owner. A student of ancient and modern research into the nature of the mind, he has studied and practiced a variety of traditional and modern transformational techniques and approaches with a variety of teachers.

A graduate of Portland State University, Bill also has three years of graduate study in music, studying with world-renowned Czech composer Tomas Svoboda and Spanish composer Salvador Brotons. He is a Certified Trainer of Neuro Linguistic Programming and is trained in Ericksonian Hypnosis. He is a long time student of contemporary psychology, quantum mechanical physics, the evolution of non-linear systems (chaos theory) and the effects of a wide range of neurotechnologies on human change, evolution and healing. He is known for his ability to explain difficult subjects in a way that makes them easy to understand.

Bill is frequently invited to speak at scientific and transformational forums and conferences across the U.S., and over the years has taught a wide range of workshops and seminars. In the past he has conducted his own private therapy practice utilizing cognitive psychology and Neuro Linguistic Programming.

Bill is currently President and Director of Centerpointe Research Institute. Bill started Centerpointe Research Institute in 1989 with borrowed recording equipment set up on his kitchen table. As of 2004, over 150,000 people in 172 countries on six continents had used Centerpointe programs to improve their lives. In his role as Director of Centerpointe Research Institute, Bill is the creator of The Holosync Solution® program and The Life Principles Integration Process®.

The Holosync Solution program utilizes Centerpointe's proprietary Holosync sound technology, embedded beneath soothing music and environmental sounds, to induce deep meditative states, causing the brain to reorganize at higher levels of functioning.

The Life Principles Integration Process is designed to help people discover how they unconsciously create their internal states and external results, and show them how to take control of these internal processes to create whatever they want in life.

Bill is a member of the Advisory Board of Self Enhancement, Inc., an organization helping inner city young people. He is also a founding member of the Transformational Leadership Council started by best-selling Chicken Soup for the Soul author Jack Canfield.

Bill is a private pilot and CEO of Mercury Aviation, LLC. He has played saxophone, flute, clarinet, and piano professionally for over 40 years. He lives in Hillsboro, Oregon with his wife, Janean, and has two children: Brisa, born in 1984, and Evan, born in 1993.

Books by Bill Harris:

Thresholds of the Mind
Centerpointe Press (2002)

Bill has appeared on Integral Naked:

Brainwaves and God. Part 3.3/21/2005
Brainwaves and God. Part 2.8/2/2004
Brainwaves and God. Part 1. States and Stages in the Brain-Mind.6/14/2004

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