About Phil Wheeliker
MA (PsyThpy) SQHP PPABP NLPMP CBTP
A former Royal Air Force Officer with active service experience, he is 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, Phil is a life-long learner, a true master of his profession, and is arguably one of 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.
He also earned a Master of Philosophy degree and a Doctorate in Psychotherapy following extended 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 (he is Chair of the Board of Directors and Trustees for a multi-academy trust of 11 schools in Calderdale, Kirklees and Oldham and Non-executive Director for another trust in South Leeds).
In addition to his academic credentials, Phil is experienced and holds relevant practitioner qualifications in the following disciplines:
As a Psychotherapist
Master Practitioner in Neuro Linguistic Programming, Master Practitioner in Mindfulness, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Practitioner, Diploma in Stress Management, Diploma in Neuro Linguistic Programming (Distinction), Diploma in Counselling (Distinction).
As a Hypnotherapist
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), Accredited Hypnotherapy Trainer (GHSC and Training Accreditation Programme).
As a Business Psychologist
Principal Business Psychology Practitioner, Postgraduate Diploma in Cognitive and Behavioural Psychology (Merit), Postgraduate Diploma in Management Studies, Diploma in Applied Psychology, Diploma in 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
Diploma in Training Management, Diploma in Teaching Skills, Trainer Accreditation Programme Certified in Facilitation and Training Delivery Skills, Certificate in Coaching for Performance Excellence, Certificate in Coaching for Business Success, Certified Life Coach, Certified Stress Coach.
Whilst a generalist in his initial training, he has since qualifying, become a recognised specialist in weight control/virtual gastric banding and stress and anxiety management.
He is also an Accredited Hypnotherapy and Psychotherapy Trainer (with the North of England Therapy Training Group delivering the Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Hypnosis) 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.
Phil is 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 Traininer.
· UK Hypnotherapy Register, Registered Hypnotherapist No 2466.
· Association for Business Psychology, Registered Principal Practitioner No 2150.
· Certified Stress Coach, License S15032
· Licensed Practitioner, Hypno-Band Weight Control Methodology