About Phil Wheeliker
MA (PsyThpy) D.PsyThpy SQHP NLPMP CBTP
I am a former Royal Air Force Officer with active service experience, and am one of a rare band of therapists who can seamlessly blend the intellectual rigour of academic research with practical psychology, psychotherapy and hypnotherapy to meet the needs of individuals and businesses.
With a 30-year history in the practical use of training and psychology to develop both individuals and businesses, I am a life-long learner, hopefully a true master of my profession, arguably among the best academically qualified therapists in Yorkshire, holding a Master of Arts degree in Psychotherapy, a Master's Degree in Business Administration, Postgraduate Diplomas in Management and Psychology and numerous practitioner qualifications in various therapy techniques.
I also earned a Doctorate in Psychotherapy following extended academic and practical research into Corporate Stress Management and am a visiting lecturer in Stress Management at the Petroleum Training Centre of the National Petroleum Corporation in Kuwait.
In addition to my academic credentials, I am exceptionally well practically experienced and hold relevant qualifications in the following disciplines:
As a Psychotherapist
Master Practitioner in Neuro Linguistic Programming, Master Practitioner in Mindfulness, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Practitioner.
Diploma in Neuro Linguistic Programming (Distinction), Diploma in Stress Management, Diploma in Counselling (Distinction).
As a Hypnotherapist
Senior Qualification in Hypnotherapy Practice, Hypnotherapy and Psychotherapy Practitioner.
Diploma in Hypnotherapy (Distinction), Past Life Regression Hypnotherapy Diploma (Distinction), Certified Hypnotherapy Supervisor (GHR), Accredited Hypnotherapy Trainer (General Hypnotherapy Standards Council and Trainer Accreditation Programme).
As a Business Psychologist
Postgraduate Diploma in Cognitive and Behavioural Psychology (Merit), Postgraduate Diploma in Management Studies, Business Psychology Practitioner (Diploma in Applied Psychology, Diploma in Clinical Psychology, Diploma in Educational Psychology, Diploma in Human Resource Management).
As an Energy Healer
Emotional Freedom Techniques Practitioner, Usui Reiki Master and Teacher.
As a Trainer and Coach
Learning and Development Practitioner.
Diploma in Training Management, Diploma in Teaching Skills, Trainer Accreditation Programme Certified in Facilitation and Training Delivery Skills, Certified Life Coach, Certified Stress Coach.
Whilst a generalist in my initial training, I have since qualifying, become a recognised specialist in weight control/virtual gastric banding and stress and anxiety management. I am formally recognised by and registered with a number of eminent institutions:
General Hypnotherapy Register, Senior Hypnotherapist No 4448. Registered Hypnotherapy Supervisor.
General Hypnotherapy Standards Council, Accredited Hypnotherapy Trainer.
UK Hypnotherapy Register, Registered Hypnotherapist No 2466.
Certified Stress Coach, License S15032
Licensed Practitioner, Hypno-Band Weight Control Methodology
I am also an Accredited Hypnotherapy and Psychotherapy Trainer (with the North of England Therapy Training Group delivering the Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Hypnosis, promotional video here: https://youtu.be/EE9Fx4o9lqk) and a Certified Hypnotherapy Supervisor authorised to guide newly qualified hypnotherapists through their first couple of years of operation.
I am 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.