About Living Wisdom

LIVING WISDOM – Teaching Your Mind to be Your Friend

LIVING WISDOM Life & Counselling Skills is widely promoted by people who are looking for real and accessible answers for the difficulties and challenges of life in the modern world.  It is a powerful mix of practical psychology, theology, philosophy and life-skills aimed at successful living.  It is grounded in the Judeo-Christian ethic and borrows from several therapeutic models to give useful guidance on a wide number of life-related topics – essentially under the banner of wisdom literature. It provides regular world-wide Seminars, Schools and Conferences led primarily by David Riddell, (Dean of Living Wisdom), but also by other authorised Presenters.

David Riddell, pastoral counsellor, author and motivational speaker, is widely known for developing the Living Wisdom model of successful marriage and motivational counselling. With more than 45,000 hours logged in personal counselling and counsellor training, he has been promoting mental / emotional health in New Zealand, Australian and Pacific churches since the 1980s. More recently Living Wisdom has come to Uganda and Zambia. Today his counsel is sought via face-to-face, internet and telephone from all corners of the world on a daily basis.

Further details of his work can be found: www.livingwisdom.co.nzwww.myliferulz.com. and  www.truthcoaches.com.  He and his wife Rosemary are based in Nelson, New Zealand, and from there they travel widely running Living Wisdom Schools and Seminars.  They also operate the Living Wisdom School from their Nelson premises, where students from all walks of life can live-in while attending the 2 week Schools/Weekend Modules on a variety of mental, emotional and relational topics.