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Founded in 1994, Success Design International focuses on personal and corporate transformation through the use of Cognitive-Emotional Re-Alignment with Hemispheric Integration™

and foundational communication skills based on the field of neuro-linguistics.


Co-owners Marilyn and Al Sargent have traveled the world teaching and training these innovative and dynamic techniques to businesses, private clients and seminar attendees.


Former and current clients include CEOs, sports figures, entrepreneurs, business leaders, teachers, writers, actors, caregivers – people from all over the world who want more success in their personal and professional lives.


Al and Marilyn were an integral part of the educational team that led Moorpark High School to win numerous CA State Academic Decathlon Championships, then on to achieve the highest scores, and becoming the National Championship team for five years. The Sargents coached the students in creating states of focus, confidence and determination, comprehension and study skills, and prepared them for the speech and interview competitions.


Marilyn Sargent | Succes Design International

Marilyn Sargent

Marilyn Sargent

Director of Training and Education, Success Design International
Co-Founder of Cognitive-Emotional Re-Alignment with Hemispheric Integration™ 


Marilyn is a teacher at heart. This is her gift and her passion. Her educational experience and certifications began with an AA degree in physical education and science and a teaching credential from the Royal Academy of Dance, London, England with an emphasis on education, anatomy, and performance.  She has also earned her degree in Psychology from Antioch University.

With her clear, precise educational style and gentle compassion, Marilyn’s mission is to support others in being the best they can be and to make a positive difference in the world. Her specialties include stress management, conflict resolution, and relieving anxiety disorders such as phobias and depression. Business clients request her expertise in negotiation skills, improving presentations and productive meetings. An expert in educational development, Marilyn assists people with learning challenges such as ADHD to build skills and overcome social and emotional challenges. 

Al Sargent | Success Design Intenational

Allen C Sargent

Al Sargent

Director of Research and Development, Success Design International
Co-Founder of Cognitive-Emotional Re-Alignment with 
Hemispheric Integration™ 


As a neuro-psycho emotional researcher, Al began the development of Hemispheric Integration™in 1996 at the Institute for the Advanced Studies of World Health Course.  Al's groundbreaking discoveries of visualizing through both hemispheres of the brain are documented in Al’s book, The Other Mind’s Eye: The Gateway to the Hidden Treasures of Your Mind.  And after years of researching the structure of grief, Al has designed a blueprint for a ground-breaking step back to the natural process of grieving, which he details in his second book, Moving Through Grief with Grace and Dignity the Way Nature Intended.

Al has a deep love for bringing more enjoyment and success into a person’s life.  His passion is guiding people to discover their true essence of being.  It is important to know that no matter what the circumstances; peace, confidence, and congruency can prevail. 

TamRa Sargent | 44th Parallel Coaching

TamRa Sargent

TamRa Sargent

Life Strategies Coach, using Hemispheric Integration™

Owner of 44th Parallel Coaching


TamRa has studied under the direction and knowledge of Al & Marilyn Sargent for over 20 years.  She started out as a client and soon developed the desire to become a coach and help others.  As the winner of the Woman Business Competition, 'Launch Your World',  TamRa took her passion for helping woman release anxiety, PTSD and to find their inner healer out into the world. 


A few years ago her life took a sudden turn with some major health issues.  She was able to use her skills in Hemispheric Integration™ and Mindfulness Meditation to heal from chronic pain and illness and turn her life around.  She is dedicated and passionate about helping others move through transitions in life.  





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