About Phil Wheeliker

PGW March 16A former RAF Officer with active service experience, he is one of a rare band of therapists who can seamlessly blend academic research and the needs of individuals and businesses with practical psychology, psychotherapy and hypnotherapy. With a 25-year history in the use of training and psychology to develop both individuals and businesses, Phil is a true master of his profession and is arguably one of the best qualified therapists in Yorkshire, holding twin Master of Arts (MA) degrees in Psychotherapy and Hypnotherapy, a Master's Degree in Business Administration (MBA) and other post-graduate qualifications in management and psychology.

He also gained Doctor of the University (DUniv) and Master of Philosophy (MPhil) degrees following academic and practical research into Corporate Stress Management and is currently a visiting lecturer in Stress Management at the Petroleum Training Centre of the Kuwait National Petroleum Corporation.

In 2018 he was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters (Honoris Causa) for Services to the Community. 

Phil holds the following honours and qualifications:


Doctor of Humane Letters (Honoris Causa), Doctor of the University (Psychotherapy), Master of Philosophy (Corporate Stress Management), Master of Arts (Psychotherapy, Summa cum Laude), Master of Arts (Hypnotherapy, Distinction), Master of Business Administration. 

Practitioner Level - Psychology

Postgraduate Diploma in Cognitive and Behavioural Psychology (Merit), Principal Business Psychology Practitioner, Diploma in Psychology, Diploma in Educational Psychology, Diploma in Human Resource Management. 

Practitioner Level - Hypnotherapy

Senior Qualification in Hypnotherapy Practice. Practitioner Diploma in Hypnotherapy and Psychotherapy, Diploma in Hypnotherapy (Distinction), Past Life Regression Hypnotherapy Diploma (Distinction), Certified Hypnotherapy Supervisor (GHR), Hypnotherapy Trainer (GHSC and Training Accreditation Programme). 

Practitioner Level - Psychotherapy

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Practitioner, Master Practitioner in Mindfullness, Diploma in Neuro Linguistic Programming (Distinction), Diploma in Counselling (Distinction), Diploma in Stress Management (Certified Stress Coach), Certificate in Coaching. 

Practitioner Level - Energy Healing

Emotional Freedom Techniques Practitioner, Usui Reiki Master and Teacher

Whilst a generalist in his initial training, he has since qualifying, become a recognised specialist in weight control/virtual gastric banding and stress management.

He is also a hypnotherapy and psychotherapy trainer (with the North of England Therapy Training Group) and a Certified Hypnotherapy Supervisor authorised to guide newly qualified hypnotherapists through their first couple of years of operation.

Phil is co-founder and manager for the "North of England Therapy Support Group" (Promotional Video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zpwoHMHogLo) which meets monthly and is aimed at providing education, support and guidance to the professional community of therapists in the North of the UK. He is also a hypnotherapy trainer with the North of England Therapy Training Group. 

Phil is formally recognised by and registered with a number of eminent institutions:

General Hypnotherapy Register, Registered Senior Hypnotherapist No 4448.

UK Hypnotherapy Register, Registered Hypnotherapist No 2466.

Association for Business Psychology, Registered Principal Practitioner No 2150.

Certified Stress Coach, License S15032

Licensed Hypno-Band Weight Control Practitioner.



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