The Ultimate NLP Training: Clinical Diploma in NLP, Coaching & Hypnotherapy

Starting September 2021

“I had a fantastic year’s training at the Phil Parker Training Institute.”

“It really is the best decision I ever made!”

“I can totally recommend the training courses at the PPTI.”

“The Diploma taught me so much more than I’d realised possible.”

“Very well run and high professional standards.”

“I would highly recommend this course to anyone considering it”

“Excellent! Just being on the course was a great, life changing experience in itself!”

“I learnt so much more than I could ever have imagined.”

This is the ultimate NLP and coaching training for people who are really serious about becoming great practitioners and leaders in this field.  It trains you in all the skills you will need to begin effectively working with clients with NLP and coaching, and also provides a clinical component where you work with real clients whilst being closely supervised by our experienced team.  The course involves five interactive lecture modules, personally taught by Phil Parker, followed by a 4 day clinical module in small groups.

Key Benefits:

  • Gain a lasting mastery in NLP, Life Coaching and Hypnotherapy

  • Train personally with Phil Parker, one of the world’s few Certified Master Trainers in NLP and a true innovator in personal development

  • This is your first step to training to be a Lightning Process Practitioner – our college is the only place you can train in this innovative technique

  • Comprehensive training, manuals and lecture videos; to ensure you feel prepared and confident to practice on graduation

  • Huge opportunity for personal change throughout the course by working personally with Phil during demonstrations and practicing the skills that you are learning with other practitioners and students

  • Extensive supervised clinical experience; working in small groups with fellow course participants and real clients whilst being observed and coached by experienced practitioners

  • On graduation you will be eligible for membership of the British Institute of Hypnotherapy and other accrediting bodies

  • Following this course you have the option to develop your skills even further by taking the Masters and Advanced courses

Course Content:

Over the two days the following will be covered:

  • Introducing NLP and Coaching
  • Discovering how your brain can change
  • How to rewire your brain for success
  • The amazing power of the mind
  • The power of words
  • The user’s guide to the mind
  • Setting Supercharged Coaching goals with NLP
  • Key NLP technique of the Circle of Excellence – becoming your best
  • Building great relationships and rapport
  • Creating great states
  • The power of words
  • Developing as a coach to yourself or others – Coaching qualities
  • Why NLP is valuable?
  • Using your words wisely – Important NLP language patterns
  • Using your new skills to build your learning potential
  • Finding out what needs to be done
  • How to make positive feelings more powerful and negative ones less intense
  • Recalling great feelings in an instant – NLP anchoring technique
  • How to make memories work for you
  • Seeing the world through NLP eyes
  • Avoiding the language of being stuck
  • Integrating your new skills

Over the four days the following will be covered:

  • Designing a coaching agreement
  • What are the qualities of a great coach?
  • Finding out where your life is at
  • Tool 1. The coaching wheel
  • Asking the right questions in an initial assessment
  • Tool 2. Using neurological levels as a map for change
  • Tool 3. The meta mirror technique
  • Language that motivates and causes change – presuppositions
  • Becoming your best everywhere – NLP movie technique
  • What’s stopping you and where?
  • What is professional behaviour in coaching?
  • Power of beliefs
  • Managing blocks – shoulds and can’ts
  • Powerful coaching – Questions 1-4
  • Tasking
  • Promises and agreements
  • Dealing with disappointment
  • Making great decisions
  • Dealing with struggle
  • What motivates you?
  • When to stop coaching?
  • Finding your mission?
  • Structure for following up a client
  • Skills assessment

Over the three days the following will be covered:

  • How the brain works
  • Exploring representational systems and eye movements
  • How small changes can have massive effects – ‘Submodalities’
  • Changing motivation and breaking habits – The key NLP technique ‘Swish’
  • Making massive change by just listening to words differently – the NLP Meta-model
  • Dealing with food cravings – Learning to live with chocolate
  • Learning to deeply relax
  • The NLP Spelling Strategy – effective learning and spelling tools
  • Making things easy – the Piece of Cake technique
  • Stop being stressed – Submodality Shift Exercise
  • Getting into great feelings
  • Curing phobias

Over the three days the following will be covered:

  • Hypnosis and NLP are linked to some extent
  • Understanding how they relate to each other – an important part of any NLP training
  • Introducing Hypnotherapy and realising how much it is a part of every conversation
  • Vital skills for dealing with conflict and self sabotage – ‘Parts’
  • Unpacking strategies demo
  • Taking a skill and unpacking it
  • Mind-body connection
  • Connirae Andreas healing pattern
  • Tropical pool meditation
  • Metaphors as a force for change

Over the three days the following will be covered:

  • Recognising how much you now know
  • Exploring & changing Timelines
  • Introduction to the power of beliefs & placebo research
  • ‘Changing a belief’ process – NLP mapping across technique
  • Stop smoking and weight loss approaches
  • Installing new patterns and NLP chaining anchors technique
  • Your future with NLP and coaching
  • Integration meditation
  • The Heroes Journey – Discovering your sabotaging phrases
  • Skills assessment

These four days are packed with opportunities to practice the clinical skills you have learnt over the past five modules:

  • Small groups of between 4-6 students
  • Working with external clients (up to 8 one hour client sessions per group)
  • Feedback and enhancement of client session
  • Practical exercises to develop clinical skills
  • Question and answer sessions with an experienced tutor

Course Dates and Times:

The first module, the NLP Life Skills, is available to take at any time.  The course is taught through 10 videos (approximately 1 hour each) and comprehensive course notes which you can work through in your own time followed by a 2 hour interactive session with Phil online over zoom.

The remainder of the interactive lecture modules will be taught by Phil on the following dates – there will be plenty of break during the sessions and it will be a mix of teaching from Phil and practice.

Life Coach Module (4 days):
Thursday 7th-Sunday 10th October 2021, 10am-6pm

NLP Modules (3 days each):
Friday 5th-Sunday 7th November 2021, 10am-6pm
Friday 3rd-Sunday 5th December 2021, 10am-6pm
Friday 21st-Sunday 23rd January 2022, 10am-6pm

The final module, the Clinical Training will be run over 4 days, 10am-6pm.  The modules will be run on different dates throughout February and March 2022.

The course ends with written and practical exams.  The written exams can be done in your own time and submitted to us and the practical exam can be arranged directly with your examiner at a time to suit you.

Course Fees:

The cost of this extensive and clinical 19 day course is £3850 +VAT (£4620).  There is the option to pay the course fees in instalments (a small admin fee is payable for this option) – please contact us for more information about this.  An additional examination fee of £120 is payable to the examiner at the end of the course.

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