History of Time Line Therapy


350 B.C. – Aristotle is credited for first mentioning “stream of time” in his book Physics IV

1890 – American philosopher and psychologist, William James, spoke of “linear memory.”

Late 1970’s – NLP Developers, Richard Bandler and John Grinde began combining the theory how memories are stored with hypnotherapy.

1985 – Time Line Therapy created by Tad James, M.S., Ph.D.

1988 – Time Line Therapy book written by Tad James and Wyatt Woodsmall was published. Title: Time Line Therapy and the Basis of Personality