Imagine if with every conversation you had the power to contribute to a world that leverages differences for the better. In that world, we live and interact positively every day. Well, we can. The Process Communication Model® — PCM for short — helps you understand what you need to be your best and to connect to the best in others.

The art of conversation, grounded in research

Dr. Taibi Kahler

Clinical Psychologist

PCM is the brainchild of American clinical psychologist Taibi Kahler, PhD. As a researcher of transactional analysis, he uncovered patterns of distress behavior that all humans possess and identified conditions that individuals need to thrive. Along the way, Dr. Kahler also identified six Personality Types that we all have within us and can connect to. Understanding these types lets us predict our own and others’ behaviors, prevent disengagement or distrust, and boost changes for the better.

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From mission control to global renown

PCM launched in the late 1970s, when Dr. Kahler applied striking insights from his personality research to help NASA. He had been asked by the space agency’s lead psychiatrist to assist in selecting the best astronauts for missions – and the selection proved successful. In 1982, Dr. Kahler validated the Personality Pattern Inventory and created the Process Communication Model®. Ever since, he has stayed true to his vision: do not box people in, but recognize, celebrate, and leverage their differences.

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Nowadays, Cyril Collignon is the president of Kahler Communications, Inc., the global organization behind PCM. PCM is practiced in 54 countries by leading organizations, such as Pixar, L’Oréal, IKEA, BMW, and Coca-Cola, as well as in diverse fields. The network is serviced by over 4,500 certified trainers and coaches. So far, over 1.5 million people have enjoyed the benefits of PCM.

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It is literally giving people insight into themselves like no other tool out there

Dr. Eris Huemer

Therapist, author, entrepreuner, activist, wife & mom

I improved my sales and leadership skills with PCM

Rudy Lasry

Branch Office Supervisor, Transamerica Financial Advisors, Inc.

My PCM experience was hugely useful in helping me manage the film making journey.

Katherine Sarafian

Producer and Certified PCM Trainer, PIXAR Animation Studios

The Process Communication Model unites people

Boris Duscha

Director of Retail Operations for a leader in the cosmetic industry

PCM is a total Game Changer!

Suzy Amis Cameron

American actress

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