David Woolley RGN, RMN, DHyp, PDCHyp, MBSCH, MNLP, MAC
David Woolley is the course director and is a registered Clinical Hypnotherapist with many years clinical experience and continues to see private clients on a regular basis.David trained as a RGN and RMN and worked in the NHS in a wide variety of Clinical, Managerial and Training roles before pursuing a career in the Pharmaceutical industry and also worked as a (CRA) Clinical Research Associate.
David obtained his postgraduate diploma and Advanced diploma in Hypnosis and EMDR with the highly regarded London College of Clinical Hypnosis where he was also a Tutor and Supervisor.
He has also attended many further training in advanced hypnotic techniques including pain control and eating disorders. This level of clinical experience is rare amongst Hypnotherapists and will enable you to gain a unique perspective on the use of Hypnosis in a clinical setting.
David’s approach to hypnosis is based on its practical application in a wide range of conditions while maintaining the highly ethical stance one would expect from a health care professional with many years clinical experience.
David is a fully qualified Master Practitioner of Neuro Linguistic Programming and a qualified Trainer of NLP and registered with both the Guild of NLP and the International Association of NLP. David is also registered as a full member of the Association for Coaching as well as a registered trainer with I.A.P. He is an international Trainer and Hypnotherapist and works with a wide variety of clients both private and commercial.
When you choose to be trained at HypnoFocus Training you can be assured of the very highest ethical and clinical standards.
David is a great believer in learning through experience and you will see plenty of demonstrations and have ample opportunity to experience hypnosis first hand, both as a recipient and as a practitioner. This experiential appreciation brings the course to life and motivates delegates to start using hypnosis and obtaining benefits on the very first day of the course. His full C.V. can be accessed here.
James Woolley B.A. Hons D.Hyp MPNLP, Trainer, MInstLM
James is a qualified professional hypnotherapist. He began his career with the Forestry Commission working in outdoor education and recreation before later moving on to work as a family support worker for the U.K. charity Barnardo’s. He has experience working with adults, families and young people in the field of health and social care and is a qualified parent training facilitator with the Race Equality Foundation. James is also experienced in the field of drug and alcohol support, specialising in needs led therapeutic approaches (around models of resilience, educative approaches an solution focused theories).
James holds a first class Hons degree in American politics and qualifications in NLP and CBT, as well as qualifications in solution focused therapy and assertive outreach training. James is a fully qualified and nationally accredited Clinical hypnotherapist and NLP Master Practitioner. He has also worked across the UK as an investigator for the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC).
Bruce Grimley B.Sc(hons) M.Sc C.Psychol. AFBsS.
Bruce Grimley will attend the course to provide a unique insight into how a Psychologist uses Hypnosis and NLP in his client work.
Bruce Grimley is a successful Chartered Psychologist and Accredited Coach and registered Trainer of NLP. He ceased working as a Divisional Training and Development Manager for Royal Mail in 1998 in order to work independently as a Consultant Occupational Psychologist.
Recently he has worked in the clinical field with such clients as BUPA, Atos Origin, the NHS and in the organisational field with the Royal Mail, Cambridgeshire Police, Domino Printing, Richmond Events and Criterion Catalyst.
Bruce has published many articles including a recent chapter in a book in NLP coaching (Handbook of Coaching Psychology, Brunner and Routledge) Edited by Prof Stephen Palmer and Alison Whybrow demonstrating how behaviour change can be quite simple once all the steps have been put into place. Bruce has two further chapters and a book on NLP coaching in print.
Bruce was a founding member of the Special Group in Coaching Psychology and also one of the founding members of the Association for Coaching.
Bruce started his coaching practice Achieving Lives in 1995 and NLP training company Inner Game in 2006. Bruce is a qualified Hypnotherapist and uses Hypnosis in both his coaching and clinical work.
At present Bruce is researching his PhD on how NLP coaching can effectively moderate stress in the workplace. He will also be presenting at the first international NLP research conference at Surrey University.
Bruce’s input to the course promises to be entertaining, thought provoking and full of useful insights into the application of NLP and hypnosis in a busy psychology and coaching practice.