Personal Development

Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself. – Rumi

If you’re looking for a change, you’re in the right place.

Many of us have a deep sense that life could be better. A sense that our personal life and relationships could be more fulfilling, our work life more effective, and our sense of self freer. We might have tried different strategies and actions, but things stay the same. We sense that a deeper level of change is needed.

This is where Newfield’s program meets where you are. Ontological learning offers you a space to observe yourself without judgment: your linguistic, somatic and emotional patterns, master assessments, narratives, beliefs and desires. More importantly, it enables you to connect with what you care about most, see new possibilities for action, and learn new tools to make critical shifts in your personal life.

All this is done with the support of professional coaches and a learning community.

Whether you are figuring out what to do next in life, wanting to improve an important relationship or pursuing deeper meaning and purpose, Newfield’s program will give you clarity, passion, and tools for your next step.

The Newfield experience promises several results in your personal life.

  • Gain a deep and grounded understanding of yourself: your deepest cares, what gives you purpose, who you are and how you interact with the world.
  • Explore your linguistic, somatic and emotional capacities and expand them to create impactful change in your relationships.
  • Transform into your most alive, passionate, and fulfilled self through engaging directly with world-class coaches.
  • Become part of a network of leaders that deeply care about creating a brighter future through activities that foster lifetime connections

Let's Talk

Committing to a program can be a big decision, and we’re here to help. Linda Fischer, our Director for Community Relations and a Newfield Grad, can answer your questions, connect you to Newfield alumni who share your background, and give you the information and support you need.

Linda Fischer

Client and Community Relations

Participation Options

Newfield’s ontologically-driven programs explore holistic and effective ways to assist people in discovering new possibilities personally and professionally. In our courses, care and rigor are given to linguistics, emotions, somatics, and culture.

05-Days | In-Person Immersion | The Foundation Course

Dive into ontological learning and experience how it radically transforms your relationship to life. Reflect, inquire, converse and dive into an exploration of who you are linguistically, somatically and emotionally, and what this means for your life and relationships.

16-Weeks | In-Person + Virtual | Foundations of Ontological Learning

Apply what you have learned in the Foundations Course to your personal development goal, with the 1-1 support of a trained ontological coach, study groups and deep-dives into topics. Integrate shifts into your life and witness lasting change over the 16 weeks.

08-Months | In-Person + Virtual | Coaching for Personal & Professional Mastery

Become a master of ontological learning. Many who embark on a personal development journey with Newfield choose to complete the full 8-month coaching program, equipping themselves to help others make significant shifts in their lives and relationships.

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