American author and self-help speaker best known as one of the creators of neuro-linguistic programming (NLP). He has written books such as Frogs into Princes: Neuro Linguistic Programming and The Structure of Magic I: A Book About Language and Therapy.
He attended the University of California, Santa Cruz and got his Bachelor's in philosophy and psychology and his Master's in psychology from Lone Mountain College.
He was a suspect in the murder of his friend's girlfriend Corine Christensen, but was eventually acquitted.
He was born in New Jersey, but lived much of his life in California.
John Gray is another self-help professional and author.