About Phil Wheeliker
A former RAF Officer with active service experience, Phil Wheeliker 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 has also been awarded a Master of Philosophy (MPhil) degree 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 2017, Phil's expertise was further recognised by the singular award of a Doctor of the University degree (DUniv) for Services to Psychotherapy and Performance Management. He joins just a handful of Psychotherapy Practitioners world-wide to be so honoured.
Phil is both a Registered Senior Hypnotherapist and a Principal Business Psychologist, with various practitioner Diplomas in Hypnotherapy, Complete Mind Therapy, Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT), Reiki, Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) and Counselling. He is a Member of the Association for Business Psychology, a Licentiate of the Hypnotherapy Association and holds the Senior Qualification in Hypnotherapy Practice of the General Hypnotherapy Register.
Phil holds the following qualifications:
Doctor of the University (Psychotherapy), Master of Arts (Psychotherapy, Summa cum Laude), Master of Arts (Hypnotherapy, Distinction), Master of Philosophy (Corporate Stress Management), Master of Business Administration, Principal Business Psychology Practitioner, Senior Qualification in Hypnotherapy Practice, Practitioner Diploma in Hypnotherapy and Psychotherapy, Diploma in Hypnotherapy (Distinction), Diploma in Stress Management (Certified Stress Coach), Past Life Regression Hypnotherapy Diploma (Distinction), Diploma in Neuro Linguistic Programming (Distinction), Diploma in Counselling (Distinction), Emotional Freedom Techniques Practitioner, Reiki Master, Certificate in Ericksonian Hypnotherapy, Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Licensed Hypno-Band Practitioner.
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 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.
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.