The GWiz People

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Melody Cheal

Melody spent fourteen years gathering experience of the business world working in banking, telecommunications and the public sector before co-founding The GWiz Learning Partnership in 1993.

Melody has a Masters Degree in Applied Positive Psychology, a degree in Psychology and a diploma in Psychotherapy. She is an NLP Master Trainer which allows her to run NLP Practitioner, NLP Master Practitioner and NLP Trainer Training courses certified by the Positive School of Intrinsic Neuro-Linguistc Psychology.

She is also a qualified Myers Briggs practitioner and EI practitioner and added to all this is five years Transactional Analysis training, meaning she is able to help organisations access the hidden potential in their staff. She is also in demand for her work in transforming average or even troubled teams into high performers.

Melody is a visiting lecturer at University of East London, teaching “Wellbeing and Positive Psychology” to undergraduates. Additionally, she is a member of The British Psychological Society, ANLP and Association for Coaching.

She is the leading trainer on the Accredited Psychological Approach to Coaching  Diploma, Accredited NLP Trainings from entry level to Trainer and Accredited Hypnotherapy Training.

She currently has a practice of her own seeing both Executive Coaching clients and those seeking personal development and therapy. Her Coach Supervision group is attended by many local coaches and therapists.

Melody’s interests are many and varied. She has a keen interest in personal development, canine and wolf psychology, conservation, movies and running. She also enjoys western horse riding, walking the GWiz dogs, nature photography and Tai Chi (particularly sword form).

Melody has been nominated for her work researching NLP as a way to improve Self-esteem


Joe Cheal

Joe is an NLP Master Trainer who enjoys learning new things… by exploring diverse fields of science, philosophy and psychology and then integrating these ‘learnings’. He is the creator and editor of the new ANLP Journal: Acuity.

He holds an MSc in Organisational Development and Neuro Linguistic Technologies, a degree in Philosophy and Psychology, a diploma in Performance Coaching, a certificate in HNLP Coaching and a diploma in Hypnotherapy, Psychotherapy and NLP. He is also an EI practitioner and an ILM accredited trainer.

With a passion and a penchant for the nature of paradox, Joe has published a book entitled: “Solving Impossible Problems: Working through Tensions and Paradox in Business”. His MSc dissertation was an exploration into ‘social paradox’ and his findings were published in the first NLP Research Journal in 2009.

He is co-author of “The Model Presenter” and has contributed to various other books. He is a regular writer for Rapport magazine (most of the articles can be found in our ‘ARTICLES’ section)

In focusing his training, coaching and consultancy experience into the business environment, Joe has inspired others to achieve outstanding results. Since 1993, he has worked with a broad range of organisational cultures, helping 1000s of people revolutionise the way they work with others. His training sessions are often described as “humorous, thought provoking, interactive and leading to highly practical strategies”.

He was delighted a while ago when a course delegate wrote about him: “Joe is an excellent combination of Dr Who and Eddie Izzard in presentation style, so made the content fun and accessible.”!!!

Joe is also fascinated by language and voice. As part of his exploration, for fun he has recorded a bunch of songs, including writing and performing an original piece.

Joe’s new book “Who stole my pie!” is now available.