About This Course

They psychological need of orientation and control is an important one for all of us. In this course Matthew Dahlitz takes us through the need to be orientated, which he names as having "clarity", and how we can use this knowledge in business and life.

  • Series of short videos and text by Matthew + self-paced activities

  • Certificate of completion at the end

  • Understand the theory behind the psychological need for orientation.

  • Get creative and learn to formulate some clarity around relationships, customers, and branding.

  • Firm up your concepts of values, purpose and boundaries for work.

  • Learn how to place your client/customer as the "hero" in your business story.

Course curriculum

  • 1


    • Welcome to OS YOU Clarity

  • 2

    Clarity Theory

    • Clarity Overview

    • Understanding the Need for Orientation

  • 3

    Your Clarity

    • Clarity About Who You Are

    • Value Words - Select the top 5 values

    • Values Statement Exercise (15 min)

    • Clarity About Where You Are Going

    • Clarity in Relationships

    • Clarity By Branding

    • Clarity Through Branding Exercise (40 min)

    • Your "Hero's Journey" About Clarity Assignment (1 hr)

    • The Hero's Journey Resources (Supplementary)

  • 4

    Clarity At Work

    • Clarity at Work

    • Values At Work

    • Purpose At Work

    • Boundaries At Work

    • Your Businesses Hero's Journey About Clarity (30 min)

  • 5

    Clarity For Customers & Clients

    • Who Is Your Customer?

    • Providing Clarity For Your Customers

    • Your Customer Hero’s Story About Clarity Assignment (30 min)

  • 6


    • Clarity Principles & Overlapping Worlds

  • 7

    OS Extras

    • Creating Cognitive Reserve

    • Inflammation and Your OS - Supplementary

    • Your Executive Brain - Supplementary

  • 8

    Before You Go

    • Thank You


CEO The Science of Psychotherapy

Matthew Dahlitz

Matthew Dahlitz is both university trained and an autodidact whose knowledge spans across the arts, technology, psychology, neuroscience, emergency medicine, and business. He has studied psychology at the University of Queensland with a Master of Counselling degree specializing in neuropsychotherapy. He is the Editor-in-Chief of The Neuropsychotherapist, has taught post-graduate courses in neuropsychotherapy, and is author of the book The Psychotherapists’s Essential Guide to the Brain. Matthew has also studied at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music in both music technology and master of composition. He has scored for film and produced a number of albums of original music and played producer in a film production company. Matthew has also been an Advanced Care Paramedic for a decade, managed commercial property and property development projects in the tens of millions of dollars, founded the Age of Robots site that reports on the technology and the social and psychological impacts of this second machine age, and runs a media and publishing company with an emphasis on great story telling.