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 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 qualified therapists in Yorkshire, holding a Master of Arts (MA) degree in Psychotherapy and Hypnotherapy, a Master's Degree in Business Administration (MBA), Postgraduate Diplomas in Management and Psychology and numerous practitioner qualifications in various therapy techniques. 

He also gained Doctor of the University (DUniv) and Master of Philosophy (MPhil) degrees 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 10 schools in Calderdale, Kirklees and Oldham). 

Phil holds the following honours and relevant qualifications:


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

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), Accredited Hypnotherapy Trainer (GHSC and Training Accreditation Programme). 

Practitioner Level - Business Psychology

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

Practitioner Level - Psychotherapy

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Practitioner, Master Practitioner in Mindfullness, Diploma in Neuro Linguistic Programming (Distinction), Diploma in Counselling (Distinction).

Practitioner Level - Energy Healing

Emotional Freedom Techniques Practitioner, Usui Reiki Master and Teacher

Practitioner Level - Coaching and Training

Diploma in Training Management, Diploma in Teaching Skills, Certificate in Coaching for Performance Excellence, Certificate in Coaching for Business Success, Certified Stress Coach (Diploma in Stress Management), Certified Life Coach, Trainer Accreditation Programme Certified in Facilitation and Training Delivery Skills.

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, Registered 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  




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