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)