I am a member and accredited coach with the European Mentoring & Coaching Council
The European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC) exists to develop, promote and set the expectation of best practice in mentoring and coaching across Europe and beyond, for the benefit of society.
I hold a European Individual Accreditation at Practitioner Level - The benchmark quality accreditation for on-going application of competence of individual mentors and coaches, the EIA recognises mentors/coaches who maintain a professional level based on the EMCC Competency Framework.
There are very few coaches in the South West of the UK who are accredited to this level.
I am a Fellow of the Institute of Leadership & Management
The Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM helps organisations and individuals to build leadership, management and coaching skills through market-leading qualifications, training resources and certification of in-house programmes.
I am a Fellow of the ILM - Fellowship is the most senior grade of membership at the Institute of Leadership & Management, and is reserved for highly experienced, well-qualified managers and leaders.
I am a member of the Association for Solution Focused Hypnotherapy
The main aim of the AfSFH is to spread awareness of the benefits of Solution Focused Hypnotherapy. Its secondary aim is to support Hypnotherapists in their businesses by encouraging good practice and self-care. I hold a Diploma in Solution Focused Clinical Hypnotherapy.
I am a registered member of the National Council for Hypnotherapy
The NCH is the UK’s leading not-for-profit hypnotherapy professional association, representing over 1800 professional hypnotherapists. I hold a Hypnotherapy Practitioner Diploma (HPD) - only about 10% of hypnotherapists hold this level of accreditation.
All practising members are fully insured and trained to the highest standards.
As part of Continuing Professional Development
In 2017 - Neuroscience, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, The Neuroscience of Obesity and Psychoneuroimmunology.
In 2018 - BRIEF (London). BRIEF provides training in Solution Focused Brief Therapy, Advanced Rapid Inductions, Advanced Diploma in Hypnotherapy.
I am a professional member of the The Association for Neuro Linguistic Programming
The Association for Neuro Linguistic Programming (ANLP) is the Association for NLP Professionals. ANLP is already synonymous with best practice and we continue to establish our reputation as one of the most professional and trusted independent NLP membership organisations in the world. I am a certified NLP Practitioner (Trained by John Grinder – Co Founder of NLP).
Since 1989 BRIEF has delivered over 5000 days of agency-based training to organisations in the Public, Corporate and Voluntary sectors, throughout the UK, across Europe and as far afield as Australia, the USA and Canada.They are the world’s leading centre for solution focused practice in therapy and counselling as well as in coaching, leadership, team building and conflict resolution.BRIEF’s training programme is the most extensive in the world providing inspiration to front-line workers in health, education and social care as well as to senior executives in both public and private enterprise. BRIEF has delivered training in every corner of the UK as well as in over 20 countries across 4 continents. We have worked with drug and alcohol services in Greece, mining managers in Western Australia, Abu Dhabi health service workers, the staff of a school for children with hearing difficulties in Beirut and managers from 28 countries working for a global business and household name. John has completed the foundation course in Solution Focused practice. This 'flag-ship' programme has been the introduction to Solution Focus for many of the UK's leading practitioners.
I am a member of the Complementary & Natural Healthcare Council
CNHC was set up with government support to protect the public by providing a UK voluntary register of complementary therapists. CNHC's register has been approved as an Accredited Register by the Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care.
Graduate of the Neuroscience Academy
The Neuroscience Academy is an accredited online professional-development program designed to bring evidence-based research on brain health, performance, and thriving to a global audience. Created exclusively for professionals working in the health, wellness, education and coaching industries. Taught by Oxford University-educated neuroscientist and TEDx speaker, Dr Sarah McKay.
Royal Navy Officer with over 34 years service
A highly experienced fixed and rotary wing pilot, John has been teaching, examining and assuring for most of his career. Trained to the highest standards, he is an expert in the field of personal development and coaching. Notably, he achieved a Masters Degree, is an ILM practitioner and European Mentoring and Coaching Council Accredited coach.
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