Archive Podcast Episodes
For over 15 years, Howard Cooper has worked as a ‘Rapid Change Consultant’. He combines a blend of intervention methods to help individuals experience often profound and rapid shifts in thinking. Amongst other things… he’s a Master Practitioner of NLP, Hypnotherapist, Design Human Engineer and Thought Field Therapist.
In addition to his 1-on-1 clients sessions, he also spent 2 years as the main speaker on Virgin Atlantic’s “Flying Without Fear” course… where he was regularly showing over a 100 phobic or anxious flyers (at a time) how to take control over their own neurology with great success.
Alongside his personal change-work he also trains people in the business world to improve their communication skills (from small workshops to large groups of over 200+) where he is known for his entertaining style and approach.
He also has a weekly podcast… interviewing other ‘Leading Therapists’ and ‘Agents Of Change’ 😉read more
Robert is one of the UK’s best known body language experts and has given his commentary and analysis of all the major news stories and party political leaders since 2002.
He is the author of the book “Body Language – It’s What You Don’t Say That Matters” and is a renowned platform speaker and trainer who is in constant demand by both the media and within the business world.
His extensive studies of body language have lead him to many different but related areas of psychology including; Hypnotherapy, (EFT) Emotional Freedom Technique and (NLP) Neuro-Linguistic Programming.
And now he combines his knowledge and skills of Hypnotherapy, EFT and NLP with his mastery of understanding body language to work on a wide range of both physical and emotional issues with great success.read more
Jørgen has worked professionally as an ‘agent of change’ for twenty years, eight of those running an “impossibles practice”. His work combines meditation, NLP (certified trainer), hypnosis and both western and eastern approaches to psychology.
He is the author of the books “provocative hypnosis” and “provocative suggestions” which have been hugely well received by other leading peers.
In fact, John Grinder (co-creator of NLP) says of his work… “this is the stuff of genius”!
Jørgen also worked for sixteen years as a reality based self defence instructor…
His website is provocativehypnosis.com and his Vlog on YouTube titled “Provocative Hypnosis” can be found here.
Mike Mandel has lived, eaten, and breathed hypnosis, for over 40 years. From award winning stage shows to a hypnotherapy practice, Mike jokingly refers to himself as “the god Hypnos come to Earth”. His favourite quote came from NLP co-founder John Grinder, who called him “Masterful!”
A qualified trainer of Neurolinguistic programming and the Advanced Ericksonian Hypnosis Instructor for NLPWorks, Mike runs the Mike Mandel Hypnosis Academy online, with students in over 50 countries. He teaches interested lay people, therapists, psychiatrists, psychologists, dentists and medical doctors, at the University of Toronto, and is certified in a number of highly effective psychotherapeutic disciplines that get rapid results. His private practice included flying to Australia to help a multimillionaire rock star.
Mike Mandel is a master instructor at a Toronto martial arts school in the British Special Forces form of Jiu Jitsu. He trains Ontario Provincial Police officers, security personnel and has toured England twice, teaching at martial arts academies. Profiled in both Martial Arts Illustrated and Eye Spy magazine, Mike is consulted on major crimes, including murder cases and sex offenses, and provides forensic hypnosis, forensic graphology, or other training, to Canada Border Services, and numerous police forces, including Virginia Dept. of Criminal Justice, New York State Troopers, and the RCMP.
An enlivening keynote speaker, Mike Mandel is known for being simultaneously fascinating and hilarious. His innovative Brain Software presentations routinely earn rave reviews, and his impressive and diverse client list includes Microsoft, Scotiabank, Sony, and the Dept. of Defense. Mike appeared for 2 seasons as the communications expert on CBC television’s Steven and Chris show. He lives in Toronto with his multi award-winning gardener wife, 2 exotic cats, and thousands of books.read more
Kate is an energetic, enthusiastic and experienced clinical hypnotist and hypnotherapy trainer, with extensive practical and theoretical knowledge of hypnosis. She blends hypnotherapy teaching and training design (co-founder of HypnoTC: The Hypnotherapy Training Company) with hypnotherapy research, being an international speaker and presenter, a busy London-based hypnotherapy practice, and clinical hypnosis work with a London teaching hospital.
Contributing to the hypnotherapy profession is a key interest for Kate. She is an experienced and sought-after clinical supervisor and has an active role on the Profession Specific Board for Hypnotherapy with the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC) and is Chair of the British Society of Clinical Hypnosis (BSCH). This is supported by a range of memberships and Fellowships with a broad range of hypnotherapy, education and professional organisations.
A passion for raising hypnotherapy education standards has been reinforced by Kate’s Doctorate of Education, based upon the educational aspects of hypnosis from a professionalism perspective. As part of the research for her Doctorate, she completed training with many (200+) international hypnosis and hypnotherapy training providers, and has a personal library of hypnosis-related books and resources that would appeal to even the most avid enthusiast.read more
Laura Spicer is highly experienced Trainer & Master Practitioner of NLP and particularly specialises in all matters to do with oral communication – public speaking, confidence, charisma and fluency. Her “Spicer method” for helping stammerers and stutterers become more fluent has become well known for its effectiveness.
Over the last 30 years assisting 100’s of people to clear their blocks and to regain hope, happiness and greater personal satisfaction… she has become well known for the speed at which she helps people to affect change…read more
Rory Z Fulcher is an international stage/street hypnotist, hypnotherapist, author and hypnosis trainer. He is also a founding director of HypnoTC: The Hypnotherapy Training Company. He has been featured on BBC radio and in various publications in the UK. Rory is most widely known for his expertise in the area of “rapid inductions” and he is one of the most sought after rapid induction / instant hypnosis trainers in the world.read more
Melissa Tiers is the founder of The Center For Integrative Hypnosis with a private hypnosis practice in New York City. She teaches classes in Integrative Hypnosis, Neuro-Linguistic Psychology and mental health coaching. Melissa is an instructor for the NGH and The International Association of Councelors and Therapists and an adjunct faculty member of The New York Open Center and Tri-State College of Acupuncture.
Melissa is a three time recipient of the International Medical and Dental Association’s prestigious Pen and Quill Award for her books “Integrative Hypnosis: A Comprehensive Course in Change” and “Keeping the Brain in Mind: Practical Neuroscience for Coaches, Therapists and Hypnosis Practitioners” co- written with Shawn Carson And “Integrative Hypnosis with kids and teens: Playing for change” co-written with Kelley Woods. Melissa was also awarded the NGH’s President’s Award, for excellence in the field and the Speaker and Author of the year from the Zurich Hypnose Kongress.read more
I’m Gary ‘Smiler’ Turner and I’m a Hypnotherapist, Personal Trainer for Fight Sports, and Performance Expert. My work is helping people be the people they want to be. With a background as being a 13x World Champion across three different sports I ‘walk the walk’ as well as ‘talk the talk’, demonstrating professional and personal congruence with my work.
I constantly study and develop applications to apply that knowledge. An experienced speaker to a variety of audiences I am well placed to deliver skills to attendees of my presentations. I work with individual clients, sports teams, both military and civilian services personnel, and businesses delivering corporate change. I’m particularly honoured to regularly work with The British Army, and elite sportspersons, including Olympians and World Champions.read more
James Tripp is an internationally recognised and respected Personal Adaptedness coach, developmental hypnotist and teacher of self-mastery, hypnosis and influential communication. Coming from a diverse background including philosophy, music, martial arts, movement culture and NLP, James is also the developer of the critically acclaimed Hypnosis Without Trance approach to hypnosis. Beyond working with private clients, James has run workshops internationally and his London and UK workshops typically draw students from around the world. He has also consulted in the fields of sales, education and business leadership. He is currently ‘on the road’ – traveling the world for one year with his family (wife and our two daughters), on a mission to explore and experiment with living in different countries and to grow developmentally both individually and as a family – but will be back in the UK to present at the Hypnosis Convention.read more
Phil has been providing training, one-to-one interventions in the UK and Europe. For almost three decades he was also a Senior Mental Health Practitioner Approved under The Mental Health Act 1983 and has extensive training and a wealth of experience in the fields of Adult Psychiatry/Clinical Risk Assessment.
Phil moved over two decades ago to working for himself in Psychotherapy, Clinical Hypnosis, Brief-Strategic Therapy, Neuro Linguistic Programming, Emotional Freedom Technique, Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Life Coaching in Corporate Business settings. Phil worked originally and extensively with Frank Farrelly Father of Provocative Therapy which is the serious use of humour in assisting people with their problems and issues. Phil has now updated and developed this work to assist and help people and has his own unique methodologies, using the very serious use of humour too bring about change. His workshops are filled with laughter and fun.read more
Richard Bolstad trains NLP Practitioners and trainers in the Americas, Europe, Asia and Australasia. He has written over 12 books on NLP, and his books are translated into 10 languages. His book “Transforming Communication” has been a core text in several New Zealand university programs. He has been a personal trainer for some top New Zealand business and sports people, including leading New Zealand triathlete Steve Gurney, who says “A BIG thanks to you Richard for the NLP work we did. I’m astounded at how quickly you arrive at a solution. It totally turns my thinking around 180 degrees to a resolved and determined attitude. A much more positive state. Race day was incredibly enjoyable and it was just a breeze. Powerful stuff.”
Steve Andreas, co-developer of NLP and author of “NLP: The New Technology of Achievement” says “Richard Bolstad is one of the finest NLP trainers I know. Besides being personable, engaging, and high energy, he is very skilled, with a rare breadth and depth of knowledge.” Joseph O’Connor, author of “Successful Selling With NLP”, and “Practical NLP For Managers”, says “Richard’s work will leave you with a deeper knowledge of NLP, whether you are already familiar with the field or not.”
“Having worked in the training and communications field for more than 20 years I have experienced a great number of trainers and speakers, but very few great speakers and trainers. Richard Bolstad is one of those great presenters. His absolute credibility is the result of a depth and breadth of knowledge gained internationally and nationally…read more
Felix is a chartered psychologist, clinical hypnotherapist and NLP Master Practitioner. He has demonstrated rapid-change therapy using clinical hypnosis with a 100% success rate with hyper-phobics on BBC3’s “The Panic Room”, as well using more conventional psychological approaches as on the TV show “Freaky Eaters”.
Felix believes in leading by example so in the course of his TV work he has variously walked over burning coals, jumped out of a plane, broken through a 2 inch wooden board with the palm of his hand, and held all manner of tarantulas, snakes and giant hissing cockroaches to illustrate how we can all learn to manage our anxiety.
Asides from these more dramatic displays of therapy for fears and phobias, Felix has been interviewed on radio and on dozens of articles on the most common psychological conditions affecting modern society: chronic anxiety, stress, depression, addictions, relationship conflicts and the feeling that something is missing is life. He remains passionate about promoting the benefits of modern integrative therapy in all these areas and has written a book on how the relationship between the conscious and unconscious mind determines our emotional and mental health…read more
Mark is an experienced therapist and a gifted trainer and speaker who regularly writes on psychology with a difference. UncommonHelp is his self help guide website. Mark is the co-founder of Hypnosis Downloads, the leading provider of hypnosis downloads, with over 800 self help audio sessions on every kind of psychological issue. Each session is scrupulously researched, carefully crafted, and professionally recorded. A constant stream of testimonials bears witness to the consistently high quality of his work.
At the Hypnosis Download blog Mark writes about the underpinnings of individual sessions, while his monthly newsletter Inspired Minds offers psychological insights to 150,000 subscribers. Mark is also co-founder and Creative Director of Uncommon Knowledge and helped establish a highly regarded diploma course in evidence-based hypnotherapy and psychotherapy. He has trained thousands of therapists.
A keen promoter of the benefits of online training, Mark has worked to put all Uncommon Knowledge therapy training programs online. He is constantly developing new courses. He has produced several hypnosis DVDs and CDs and taster videos. Mark writes a therapy techniques blog with his thoughts on psychology training (and everything else)…read more
Jaap is a Psychologist, Author, NLP Trainer, Provocative Trainer & MindSonar Founder.
Jaap is co-owner of the Institute for Eclectic Psychology, IEP, together with his wife and colleague Anneke Meijer. The IEP is Holland’s oldest NLP institute (12.000+ people trained). Robert Dilts has been teaching for the IEP for 35 years.
He authored eleven books, amongst them ‘Essentials of NLP’ (Dutch, with Lucas Derks), ‘Provocative Coaching’ (English) and ‘Trance and Magic’ (Dutch, about modelling trance rituals in Brazil). He was on the Dutch Quote top 500 business advisors list for as long as it existed. He is a member of the NLP Leadership Summit.
Jaap studied with the founder of provocative therapy, Frank Farrelly, for more than 25 years. He developed a system (called the ‘Farrelly Factors’) for teaching provocative coaching. In the Netherlands he teaches a one year training course in provocative coaching together with Jeffrey Winberg…read more
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