Clean Language is a groundbreaking approach being used in counselling, psychotherapy and coaching. Using 9+ powerful questions to work with clients' self-generated metaphors to create lasting change.


Clean Language Australia operates throughout Australia, Asia, New Zealand, and the Pacific region promoting the awareness of Clean Language, Clean Space, and Symbolic Modelling to individuals and organisations.

At Clean Language consulting, we offer the following services using Clean Language, Clean Space and Symbolic Modelling:

  • Individual sessions
  • Group/team building
  • Organisational change

At an organisational level Clean Language works in many different ways to promote clear communication and clear outcomes, whilst uncovering change when required specifically for:

  • The individual – through clear communication skills and building awareness of self
  • For a group/teams – developing-clear communication skills, deeper acceptance of self and others, appreciating diversity, building team language and group metaphor-modelling x how groups operate
  • An organisation – creating clear purpose and business vision, a celebration of diversity as a key business driver and creating organisational meaning through a company-wide metaphor

In Australia, consulting is lead by Certified Clean Language Facilitator, Lesley Symons. Lesley is available for 1 on 1 individual Clean Language and Symbolic Modelling sessions – please contact us. With over 20 years executive leadership and management skills gained in the consumer marketing and retail sector, Lesley Symons heads the Clean Language Australia operations.

Lesley has extensive leadership experience in multi-national organisations and small business management alike, giving her a wealth of hands-on knowledge of both team and organisational management frameworks. With the capacity to apply, and share her skill-set through intuitive connectivity across all staffing levels, from administration to line mangers and executive management through to CEO’s, Lesley is able to integrate into businesses providing relevant solutions in today’s challenging and uncertain times.


Lesley Symons holds a Bachelor of Applied Social Science (Counselling and Communication), a Level-1 Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, is an accredited Clean Language and Clean Space facilitator, and an HBDI and Organisational Cultural Transformation Consultant.

As an accredited Clean Language Facilitator, Lesley completed her comprehensive training programs with Marian Way, Caitlin Walker, Nancy Doyle and Penny Tompkins and James Lawley renowned developers of Symbolic Modelling incorporating the Clean Language of David Grove. They are all leaders in the field of self-generated metaphors for personal and professional development, and have trained therapists, counsellors, coaches, managers and teachers throughout the world.

Lesley regularly travels internationally to keep abreast of industry trends, confer with colleagues and contemporaries, and to keep abreast of emergent industry knowledge.