Hi, I'm Dr Shaz Ney. A Surrey based NLP Master Practioner and Coach
Dr Shaz Ney's Bio:
A Licenced Education Master Practitioner of NLP with NLP certificate in Teaching Excellence (Licensed by the Society of NLP) and a Ph.D. from Durham University, Dr Shaz Ney has a keen interest in combining her career and academic skills within FE and HE environments to help students face the difficult transition from academia to work. Shaz also has experience training staff in the private welfare to work sector and has initiated innovative solutions to a variety of problems from paperwork maintenance to new training approaches and client support. Trained in coaching she has helped managers and staff deal with problems ranging from office relocation to interpersonal management. Trained in Andy Austin's Metaphors of Movement approach to problem solving, she regularly updates her knowledge of neuroscientific research (e.g. brain plasticity), keeps up-to-date with the latest changes in the employment sector, deals with everything from phobias to confidence, public speaking, motivation, problem solving (and a wealth of others) and is happy to discuss individual circumstances adapting training to any person or group. Please see her website at http://www.knowingminds.co.uk Specialties: Master Practitioner of NLP in Education, Welfare to Work trainer, University lecturer in philosophy, motivational speaker, public speaker.
Dr Shaz Ney's Experience:
Director at Knowing MindsDecember 2011 - Present | Surrey
Knowing Minds specialises in helping educational establishments, trainers, businesses and individuals reach their full potential, resolving issues ranging from confidence to exam stress, public speaking nerves, study and teaching skills, management issues and general mental blocks and barriers. Using NLP, hypnotherapy and coaching skills (as appropriate) I help people recognise where the blocks are in their lives and how to remove them so they can take control. I explain the process before we start and answer any questions openly. Confidentiality is absolute.
Employment Coach/Motivational Trainer at Careers Development GroupSeptember 2008 - September 2011
Providing training in personal sales and promotion, interview technique and body language, motivational training, divergent thinking, change management, MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint, Outlook), effective job searching, IT resources, basic NLP, professional networking, managing difficult behaviour. Designing and delivering training for clients and staff with a focus on providing up to date and innovative approaches to helping the long term unemployed back into work.
Presenter at Hospital Radio Lion (voluntary)2007 - 2009
Presented a weekly 2 hour radio show combining listener's choice, interviews, music from film, television and theatre and lively chat
Trainer at A4eSeptember 2001 - September 2008
Started as administrator taking office from high risk to medium/low risk in 6 months. Moved to job search tutor and then IT tutor/CLAIT trainer and examiner. Provided training to clients and staff covering CVs, letters, on line forms, IT, interview technique and body language. TUPE'd to CDG in 2008.
Visiting Professor at University of Michigan-FlintSeptember 1995 - September 1998
Teaching ancient philosophy, ethics, intro to philosophy/epistemology, metaphysics, Sci-fi and philosophy and formal logic. Supported staff in summer school and acted as MC for final presentations. Students petitioned the university, extending a one year appointment to three years. Nominated by students for outstanding professor award all three years (disallowed in the first year).
Dr Shaz Ney's Education:
Meta4education2011 – 2012NLP Master Practitioner In EducationConcentration: NLP in EducationActivities: Completed Teaching Excellence and Licensed Education Master Practitioner of NLP qualifications.
University of Durham1988 – 1992Ph.D.Concentration: PhilosophyActivities: Writing Ph.D. on The Logical Possibility of Time Travel. Passed first time. Theses available at http://etheses.dur.ac.uk/1025/
Dr Shaz Ney's Interests & Activities:
Neuro-linguistic Programming, philosophy, psychology, neuro-science, technology, Ancient history, British history, American history, re-enactment, living history, public speaking, science fiction