The NLP Coaching Company The NLP Coaching Company
Specialists in Transformational Coach Courses


The NLP Coaching Company was founded by Life Practice UK CEO Mark Shields a former Barclays head of investments in 2005. A multi award winning organisation the mission of the business is to offer UK and international students a full range of accredited courses that enable them upon graduation to set up and sustain their own successful coaching business.

Our priorities include offering our delegates

1   A full  range of world class professional courses via our online coaching academy, for UK and international students, looking to enter the industry professionally as a life coach, health coach, business coach, executive coach or NLP professional.

2  A full range of face to face scheduled courses for students that prefer to attend face to face training at a central location with options to stay at the same venue as the course, enabling “ a full learning experience”

3  A full range of business building courses to help and guide our students to set up their own dream coaching business upon completion of their coaching training. These courses are based upon our world renowned business book for coaches the CAM Coach book. Courses include mentoring, success in business courses, lectures, business planning days and global webinars.

CAM Coach range of courses are designed specifically for those students looking to gain qualifications in various coaching modalities and upon course completion set up and run a successful coaching business. Mark and his team have been doing this for over 10 years and have helped some of the worlds most suctcessful coaches and practitioners set up in business using the CAM Coach model.

This is what make Mark and his team so unique as they really do offer the full professional package. Over the last ten years the CAM Coach business set up courses have assisted over 5000 life coaches, nutritional coaches, NLP Practitioners, executive coaches, health coaches set up a successful business.

All of our training executive still run successful private coaching practices using NLP, Hypnotherapy, Life and Business Coaching on a regular basis.

Mark Shields - Director of Training

Mark Shields - Director of Training

Mark Shields a former Barclays head has coached individuals and businesses all over the world.  He is known within the CAM industry as “the CAM COACH” based upon his best selling CAM  business books and courses of the same name. The CAM COACH programs have become the UK’s leading business resource for coaches with its material now deeply embedded in degree syllabus at several UK universities. He became a Master Trainer of NLP in 2008 when he was recognised for his insight, development and unique advancements within the NLP arena by the Mind Institute in Australia. 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.

Karen Shields - Clinical Director

Karen Shields - Clinical Director

Karen Shields is co-founder of the NLP Coaching Company and holds two degrees: BA Hons Degree in Design and Media Management and a BSc degree in Nutritional Medicine. Her areas of expertise are Offline Marketing and Social Media Management. She is also a Wellbeing and Health Trainer on our courses.

Bobby - Jo Bottomly -  Lead Trainer with Mark Shields

Bobby - Jo Bottomly - Lead Trainer with Mark Shields

Bobby –  Jo Louise Bottomley has a long history in personal and professional development in both the public and private sector. She has a long list of qualifications including Masters in Clinical Hypnosis, NLP, Life Coaching and Training. She achieved full trainer sign off in early 2018 and we are delighted to welcome her on board.

Bobby Jo now leads training with Mark Shields

Mrs Monica Black

Mrs Monica Black

Monica Black

Monica is a Master Clinical Hypnotherapist, Master NLP Practitioner, an NNRT Practitioner, Coach, Mindfulness Teacher, Trainer, Media Commentator and Author of “My Little Book of Helpfulness”.

She began practising in 2000, after leaving a stressful life in the City, thus making her exceptionally well qualified to help those dealing with the stresses and strains of modern day living.

Using her “tool box” of Hypnotherapy, NLP, NNRT, Mindfulness and Coaching, She has successfully helped many people overcome all kinds of emotional, physical and physiological conditions, thus enabling her clients to unlock the full potential of their minds – enabling them to achieve Mind, Body and Soul Balance, so they can take control of their life and become the person they’ve dreamed of being.

She is a member of the Royal Society of Medicine, GHR, GHSC, BATHH & CNHC

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