NLP Training - Life Practice
Specialists in Human Potential Coaching

About Life Practice

About Life Practice The Beginning

About Life Practice The Life Practice UK was formed in 2005 by Mark and Karen Shields. Mark had recently decided upon a career change and left his job as Barclay’s Head of International Investments based in Jersey Channel Islands.

He then embarked on gaining Mastery Qualifications over 5 years in NLP, CBT, Life Coaching, Business Coaching and Hypnotherapy. Academically his proudest moment came when he was  awarded the sought after MasteryTrainers Certificate in NLP for his services, Contribution and Advancement  to the Personal Development Industry

Karen was studying various Medical Disciplines including Nutritional Medicine.She gained her second BSC hons in Nutritional Medicine in 2010 complementing her first degree in Business Media Management.and Marketting

Since its formation The Life Practice has achieved International Acclaim and Recognition that includes


  • Appearing regularly on the Radio and TV
  • Writing regular Expert Columns for many well known publications such as Womens Own, Fish Media Life Group, Mens Health, Holistic Business, CAM Lifestyle and many more
  • Created their own unique  product range of Audios, CDS, and Books. The latest being the best selling international success The CAM COACH Published in 2012 written jointly with World Champion Athlete and Health Guru Simon Martin
  • Franchising their own Life Practice Brand of Life Coaching, Business Coaching and Nutritional Clinics across Europe. In locations during this time in Harley Street, Rodney Street, Cambridge, St Albans, Brighton, Channel Islands, Dorset, Bedford, Hitchin, Central London, America, Milan, Italy,
  • Successfully Writing and Running their own Fully Certified and Accredited Well being Courses in Life Coaching, Business Coaching, Nutrition, EFT, NLP and Hypnotherapy, attracting delegated from all over the World
  • Official Trainers for Franchisees of the World renowned Susan Hepburn Clinics. Clients include, Sarah Ferguson former Duchess OF York, Lilly Allan, and many other A list Celebrities
  • Invited to Speak regularly at Venues such as the O2, Earls Court, The Cavandish Club, University College London

 Client and Business Success Includes

  • Working successfully with a multitude of World Champion Sports man and Women
  • Successfully Mentoring CEOS and Leaders from a number of FTSE 100 Companies
  • Coached and Mentored hundreds of SME Businesses and Business Owners, Increase P and L , faciltate Business Buy Outs,  Facilitate Organisational Stragic Restrucure, Improve Sales Proficiences, Increase Margins, Formulate Core Competencies and Management Process
  • Previous Business apartners include NHS England, Barclays Bank, Tecknika Europe, IFX Trading Bank London, Google, ACI Inns, House of Westphalia, Folia Europe, States Government Officials
  • Helped some of the UKS best known TV Presenters, Leading Men and Women from the London West End Stage, Overcome  Performance nerves, Confidence Challenges and other Challenges
  • Worked Successfully with an Individual who hadn’t flown in twenty years and whose job depended upon his ability to fly. All filmed live on Televisions ITV

“Although we have been fortunate to work with some of the Worlds  highest profiled individuals since the launch of LPUK, we take the greatest pleasure working with people with everyday challenges and issues. These include stress, Anxiety, Depression, Performance Nerves, Insomnia, Panic Attacks, Fear and Phobia, Confidence Challenges and generally where people feel lost and need  professional help either individually or professionally”

Mark Shields 2013