This special certification programme is designed to equip students to set up in practice as a professional coach, or to employ coaching theory and skills in another setting, such as within a work related role.


Module 1: Discovering

  • Setting up the relationship
  • Core conditions
  • Initial interviews
  • Contracting
  • Deep listening
  • Powerful questions
  • Acknowledging
  • Collusion
  • Beliefs
  • Values
  • Intuition
  • Inquiries
  • Curiosity

Module 2: Planning and doing

  • Tenets of coaching
  • Interventions
  • Motivation
  • Goal setting
  • Championing
  • Personality styles
  • Metaviews
  • The wheel of life
  • Achieving outcomes
  • Accountability
  • Self-sabotage
  • Reframing
  • Modelling
  • Tasking –

Module 3: Monitoring and reviewing

  • Time management
  • Checking validity of goals
  • Looking at barriers
  • Set backs
  • Measuring
  • Changing outcomes
  • Stickability
  • Overcoming fear
  • Giving answers/direction
  • Creativity
  • Marketing your business

You Will Receive:

A complete course manual with this training that will be a valuable resource
for the future. It includes theoretical information and strategies which will
enhance your coaching practice. Additionally, you will receive a speciality
certification from the International Guild of Professional Consultants as well as
certification from the UK Academy and the National Guild of Hypnotists, as a testament to your


Shaun Brookhouse and Fiona Biddle

Who Should Attend?

This course is designed for those who are working in fields of leadership,
human resources or therapy, or who would like to do so. For example the
course would be suitable for:

  • Managers looking for ways to improve productivity and staff morale
    Business owners who are seeking ways to attract, motivate and retain
    good staff
  • Human resource personnel who wish to be able to work more
    effectively with their workforce
  • Therapists who wish to expand their market to those who “don’t need
  • Therapists who wish to work within the corporate arena
  • Individuals looking for a clear direction in life

Entry requirements:

Students must satisfy ONE of the following entry requirements in order to study
with the UK Academy:

A) Be working in a field of leadership, human resources or therapy OR
B) Be qualified to work in one of the above fields OR
C) Be educated to degree level OR
D) Have a professional qualification
All prospective students will be interviewed before being offered a place on
the course. The decision of the UK Academy as to the suitability of past
experience and qualifications for undertaking this course will be final.

Structure of the Course

The course is run over three weekends at approximately monthly intervals,
with one module being covered per weekend. These weekends primarily
consist of experiential training, which we have found to be the best way for
students to learn the skills involved and to gain the confidence they need to
set up in practice without delay as a professional coach.


£1500. This includes a lifetime certification from the International Guild of
Professional Consultants in the US. For qualified hypnotherapists, an additional certification is available through the National Guild of Hypnotists (Certified HypnoCoach).Payment may be spread over a period of up to one year by arrangement. Live training weekends can be “revisited” as many times as you like for free (space permitting).


This programme will be held at the Brookhouse Hypnotherapy London, #7, 23-24 Great James St, London, WC1N 3ES

Distance Learning Option:

For suitably qualified students, a distance learning option can be provided.
Each module is issued and assessed separately. The student may choose to
attend a live training weekend at any time during or after the course. The
tutors will be available throughout (email contact preferred) to assist with any
problems or queries.

Cost: £1100 which includes a lifetime certification fee with the International
Guild of Professional Consultants (USA).

Cost of attendance at a live training weekend: £180. Once attended the live
training weekends can be “revisited” as many times as you like for free (space


Each module is accompanied by a short question paper mapping the
learning outcomes. Also students are required to participate in co-coaching
and to give a presentation to the group.