Mark Shields

Mark Shields

Founder of the Life Practice UK, NLP Master Trainer, Author of the The CAM Coach

Mark Shields is a successful life and business strategist, award winning NLP trainer and best selling author. He appears regularly in the media as an NLP expert, has had over 1000 articles published and a best selling NLP business book to his credit. He is known today as the CAM COACH one of the worlds leading trainers of NLP and Modern Pychology.

Mark has trained his integrated NLP, Hypnotherapy & Coaching courses for many years now and his students include world champion sportsmen, government officials, TV presenters and celebrity musicians. Prior to 5his Mark was a director for Barclays Bank occupying the position as head of international investments.

His training style and delivery of the course content is unique and well known in the personal development industry which is what makes the courses so popular.

In his spare time Mark is Vice President for the British Association of Therapeutic Hypnosis & NLP Practitioners, one of the oldest most well established organisations in the UK.

Mark was awarded his Mastery in NLP Training for his demonstrated service, insight and unique advances within the NLP arena, in 2006 by the globally acclaimed Mind Institute of Australia. Since then he has coached individuals and businesses all over the world.

Mark successfully franchised the Life Practice Coaching Model and by 2007 had clinics all over the UK including Harley Street London and Rodney Street Liverpool. Franchisees could be found as far as Italy, Jersey and the USA.

He is also renowned for his coaching and mentoring of nutritional therapists and health professionals where he is known as ” the CAM COACH based upon his best selling NLP business book of the same name. The CAM COACH programs soon became the UK’S leading business resource for coaches and its material is now deeply embedded in the degree syllabus at several UK university’s.

2015 saw mark and his team collaborate with behavioural science professor Paul Dolan at the London School of Economics. Mark and Paul launched their Happiness by Design wellbeing at work program based on Paul”s best selling book ” happiness by design ” The TV show will be shown on BBC1 early 2016.

Marks latest project is the filming of OM TV’S latest venture working title ” help! my doctor cant help? ” TV pilot October 2016. The pilot showcases mark using his NLP and hypnosis skills assisting real life clients, live on television

In 2018 Mark was invited to join coaching legends such as Dan Lok, Robin Sharma T. Harv Eker Matt Bernstein and John Lee and showcase his work as a member of the Wealth Dragons team.

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He is a world-renowned neuro-linguistic programming trainer and professional, and his services and teachings are greatly sought after. His presence with the Life Practice Academy is part of what makes its NLP certification programming so extensive.

Who are the Best NLP Trainers? - Source mind is the matter review july 2021

According to the Los Angeles NLP Trainers website, the best NLP trainers are also the most efficient and use NLP both as a business to help others and in their own daily personal lives.

They include:

Richard Bandler – Co-Founder of neuro-linguistic programming, whose roots in behavioral communication understanding came from Charisma training

John Grinder – A co-Founder of neuro-linguistic programming. He is an American author, linguist professor, and Co-Director of a business management consulting firm called Quantum Leap Inc., which incorporates NLP principles in its business.

Robert Dilts – A co-Developer of neuro-linguistic programming and professional NLP trainer. He is also an author and has contributed many works to the NLP learning system, including Dynamic Learning and Beliefs: Pathways to Health & Healing. He is best known for his work on beliefs and strategies, which he began in Santa Cruz.

Judith DeLozier – A co-Developer of neuro-linguistic programming and professional NLP trainer.

Judith was the co-author of NLP Volume 1, written in 1980, and helped create the concept of Reframing for the NLP repertoire.

Steve Andreas and Connirae Andreas – Co-Developers and NLP trainers, Steve Andreas and Connirae Andreas often transcribed the workshops given by Richerd Bandler and John Grinder. They later developed one of the biggest ever NLP organizations in Colorado called the NLP of Colorado, which later changed its name to NLP Comprehensive. They continue to be one of the largest and well known NLP trainers today.

Mark Shields – Co-Author of the Cam Coach Book and Joint Founder of the Life Practice Academy. He is an accredited NLP trainer and holds many seminars, lectures, and workshops. His book and various training classes have won prestigious awards, including one with Life Practice Academy in 2020.

Today delegates from all corners of the world choose the the NLP Coaching Co as their chosen provider to learn the powerful  Transformational Coaching Methodology and proven CAM COACH success in business strategies. Over 1500 students every year train with the NLP Coaching Co. Please see below

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NLP Master Practitioner

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NLP Coach

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Specialist skills

  • Breakthrough Sessions
  • Business Coaching
  • Change Management Strategies
  • Confidence Building
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Limiting Beliefs
  • Motivation
  • Phobias
  • Presentation Skills
  • Relationships
  • Sales
  • Sports Performance
  • Stress Management
  • Team Building

Spoken languages

  • English

Practice/Training Locations

Hertfordshire/Bedfordshire/Buckinghamshire/London Our Woodlands training centre is set in the peace and tranquility of the Hertfordshire countryside. We are situated in 6 acres of beautiful landscaped gardens, fruit trees and wildlife with the nearest village (Gosmore) and town (Hitchin) within walking distance. Our centre is extremely accessible with transport links with Luton airport (ten minutes by taxi) and by National Express Coach or First Capital Connect train from London (thirty minutes). There are a variety of recommended friendly hotels and guesthouses on your doorstep. From junction 8 of the A1 it is within easy access to Cambridge, Luton, Bedford, St Albans, Milton Keynes and Stevenage. You can enjoy home cooked food and alfresco dining at our Training academy in Gosmore and if you have the energy a game of tennis during your lunch hour.

Training offered

  • Introductory
  • Diploma
  • Practitioner
  • Master Practitioner
  • Trainers Training
  • Specialised Workshops

Recognised / regulated by

  • BACP

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