8 – 10th September 2017.
See list of speakers below
Phil Parker is an internationally renowned lecturer, therapist and innovator in the field of personal development. He has also changed the lives of thousands of people by designing the groundbreaking Lightning Process® seminars. He has been lecturing in NLP, Self-hypnosis and Hypnosis, Life Coaching and Osteopathy, at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels, since the late 1980s. He is the Principal of the Phil Parker Training Institute where he researches and designs programmes, and trains students. He is well known for his encouraging, entertaining and stimulating style of teaching, and his ability to break down complex ideas so that they are easily communicable and understandable. Phil first trained as an Osteopath and then as a postgraduate as a NLP Master Practitioner, Coach and Hypnotherapist with the top innovators in these fields Robert Dilts, Suzie Smith, and Tad James. Phil now runs an internationally renowned practice based in London; people from all over the world and all walks of life, including actors, celebrities, leaders in business and sports personalities, are drawn to his clinic and have successfully overcome their issues and made the changes they wanted. His work has also now been translated into a number of languages. His books and audio programmes give a unique perspective, which provides new solutions to meet the challenges and opportunities of life in the 21st century (all available online at www.philparker.org/shop). Phil regularly contributes to various publications as an expert in personal development and is currently researching his new approach for addictions as part of his PhD in health psychology His core principle is that people are geniuses with amazing skills, qualities and talents, and he hopes he can help as many people as possible to find that out about themselves.
Dr Chris Hanna Chris is a Sport and Exercise Physician at Axis and has been involved with a number of elite sporting teams across a variety of codes. Currently, he is looking after the New Zealand Women’s Football team, the Football Ferns. Previously he has attended Olympic and Commonwealth Games, and been the medical director for NZ Shooting, NZ Bowls, and NZ Bike. He has also looked after the Marist Brothers, Auckland Development and Auckland NPC rugby teams, Warriors Development and the Warriors NRL, and the Kiwi Rugby League teams. Chris began studying sports medicine in 1993, joined the UniSports team in 1997, and has been a partner since 2001. He has completed a post-graduate certificate in sports medicine, two diplomas in sports medicine, a Masters in Medical Science focusing on groin pain, and the specialist training programme for the Australasian College of Sports Physicians.
Phil Austin is a UK-trained osteopath and researcher who holds a PhD in pain medicine. Phil’s clinical areas of interest include the treatment of computer-related musculoskeletal pain conditions and the effects of work-related stress on the severity and duration of persistent pain. Phil graduated from the European School of Osteopathy in 1997. Following the completion of his degree Phil worked in New Zealand, UK and Sweden and is now permanently located in Sydney where he combines his clinical work with research. This includes the investigation of clinical methods of predicting the extent and severity of pain in people with chronic pain conditions such as fibromyalgia and in cancer patients receiving chemotherapy. He is also a member of the Australian Osteopathic Accreditation Council and a leader in the Chronic Pain Practice Group Phil began his postgraduate studies at the University of Edinburgh gaining an MSc in pain management and a PhD investigating the potential for multi-dimensional assessment of functional gastrointestinal disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome and functional dyspepsia. Phil works as a clinical tutor for the M.Sc in Clinical Management of Pain at the University of Edinburgh and University of Sydney while also being involved in various areas of palliative care research at Greenwich Hospital in Sydney
Dr Steve Tumilty is a Senior Lecturer and Associate Dean (Postgraduate Studies). His interests are varied and include: •Tendinopathy •Manual therapy •The influence of the sympathetic nervous system on musculoskeletal pain •Measuring physiotherapy clinical outcomes •Musculoskeletal/sports injury •Orthopaedic manipulative therapy; modulation of the HPA axis using manipulative interventions •Laser therapy