Mike has over 20 years experience working in complex global organisations, during which time he has enabled both individuals and teams to improve their performance and achieve their goals.

He works with the managers and executives of both SME’s and large companies in order to allow them to acquire new insights, improve their performance, and realise their goals.

By using a comprehensive and empowering approach to coaching, he can help you enhance your abilities in a range of areas. For example, he can enable you to identify and prioritise new opportunities, develop and implement more impactful strategies, enhance the way you lead and manage teams, improve communication and interpersonal skills, or simply manage your stress and attain a better life: work balance.


Background experience

Mike supports his coaching with a breadth of commercial management experience gained from working in blue chip companies in both the manufacturing and service industries. This background ensures he understands the situations and pressures you face and, as such, can provide you with the challenge and support you need to generate new ideas and enhance your skills.


Coaching Style

Mike employs a developmental style of coaching that is based upon numerous empowering methods. These include Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), cognitive methods, behavioural approaches, and person centred approaches. This comprehensive style will allow you to enhance your self-awareness and insight, challenge your thinking, and make the changes necessary to develop your capabilities and behaviours so that you successfully realise your goals.



He holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration, a Diploma in Marketing, and is a certified NLP Coach, Master Practitioner of NLP; Hypno-psychotherapist and; Practitioner of Timeline Therapy Techniques.


To find out how Mike can help you achieve your aspirations, simply call 01625 525100 or visit the True Progress website: 



  • Business coaching
  • Executive Coaching
  • Mind coaching for sport
  • NLP Coaching
  • Business Strategy
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP)
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Psychotherapy
  • Timeline Therapy
  • Stress managment


  • True Progress

    Managing Director
    - Current
    True Progress
  • Sudler & Hennessey

    Client Services Director
    2007 - 2008
  • Adis Communications

    Business Unit Director
    2005 - 2006
  • McCann-Erickson

    Deputy Managing Director
    2002 - 2004
  • McCann-Erickson

    Group Account Director
    2000 - 2002
  • McCann-Erickson

    Senior Account Director
    1999 - 2000
  • SmithKline Beecham

    Marketing Team Leader
    1998 - 1999

Education History

  • Diploma in Hypnotherapy and Psychotherapy (Distinction)

    National College of Hypnosis and Psychotherapy
  • Certificate (Distinction) in Hypnotherapy and Psychotherapy

    National College of Hypnosis and Psychotherapy
    2008 - 2008
  • Practitioner of TimeLine Therapy Techniques & NLP Coach

    Ultimate Mind
    2010 - 2010
  • Master Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming

    Pegasus NLP Limited
    2009 - 2009
  • Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming

    Pegasus NLP Limited
    2008 - 2008
  • Diploma in Marketing

    Chartered Institute of Marketing
    1991 - 1992
  • Masters Degree in Business Administration

    University of Aston
    1989 - 1990
  • BSc (Hons) in Sports Science

    Liverpool Polytechnic
    1979 - 1982


  • Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA)
  • NLP Practitioner of Timeline Therapy Techniques & NLP Coach
  • Master Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming
  • BSc (Hons) in Sport Science 
  • Diploma in Marketing (CIM)
  • Diploma in Hypnotherapy & Psychotherapy (Distinction)
  • Certificate in Hypnotherapy & Psychotherapy (Distinction)
  •  Advanced Certified Clinical Hypnosis Pain Management Practitioner
  • Certificate in using Hypno-Psychotherapy with PTSD

Clubs and Associations


MP is a registered member of the:


  • National Register of Hypnosis and Psychotherapy (MNRHP)
  • National Society of Hypnosis and Psychotherapy (MNSHP)
  • National Council for Hypnotherapy (MNCH (Reg))
  • Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC).

As such, he practices in accordance with the strict rules of these associations and is committed to following a continuous professional development programme to ensure that his clients receive the highest level of therapy.


Interests and Hobbies



Outside work, Mike enjoys watching and participating in sport. He is a keen golfer, goes to his gym most days, and plays snooker when he can.



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