Melody Cheal EVP

Melody Cheal

Melody has a Masters Degree in Applied Positive Psychology, for her dissertation she looked into the benefits of NLP on both self-esteem and well-being. The research included both quantitative and qualitative data and was based on a one day workshop with over 50 participants on the experimental workshop and a similar number in the control group. The results were statistically significant, demonstrating the positive impact of NLP on self-esteem and well-being. She went on to present her results at the International NLP Research Conference in 2010 and an academic paper is currently in publication.

Melody also holds a degree in Psychology and a diploma in Psychotherapy. She is an NLP Master Trainer running NLP Practitioner, NLP Master Practitioner and NLP Trainer Training courses certified by the Positive School of Intrinsic Neuro-Linguistic Psychology.

Melody spent fourteen years gathering experience of the business world working in banking, telecommunications and the public sector before co-founding The GWiz Learning Partnership in 1993.

She is also a qualified Myers Briggs practitioner and EI practitioner and added to all this is five years Transactional Analysis training, meaning she is able to help organisations access the hidden potential in their staff. She is also in demand for her work in transforming average or even troubled teams into high performers.

Melody is a visiting lecturer at the University of East London, teaching "Wellbeing and Positive Psychology" to undergraduates and NLP to Masters Degree students. The GWiz Learning Partnership is an accredited centre with the ILM delivering training on coaching and leadership. This involves assessing students to a level equivalent to a Masters level degree. As a sub-committee member of The European Mentoring and Coaching Council she was part of a working group looking at standardising competencies across the industry. She was also involved in helping set NVQs for the Animal Welfare industry in the 1980s.

Melody's interests are many and varied. She has a keen interest in personal development, canine and wolf psychology, conservation and movies. She also enjoys western horse riding, walking the GWiz dogs, nature watching and stage combat (particularly sword fighting).


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