Neil Shah is the founder and Director of The Stress Management Society and a leading
international expert on stress management and wellbeing. An engaging and inspiring
motivational speaker and success coach, he has extensive expertise in hypnotherapy, neurolinguistic
programming and strategies to promote wellbeing. He is the author of Amazon #1 bestseller
‘Introducing Neurolinguistic Programming: A Practical Guide’ (Icon Books) and ‘The 10-Step
Stress Solution’ (Random House).
He has a vast toolbox of resources to draw from and has created all of The Stress Management
Society’s regular workshops. He has qualified as a practitioner in Hypnotherapy and Counselling
& Communication Skills. He is a licensed practitioner of NLP, has trained as a life coach and has
qualified as a practitioner of Thought Field Therapy. He is a qualified Regression Therapist, and
has become accredited as an iMindMap Licensed Instructor and Master Trainer. He is also a
certified Master Train the Trainer.
He is a member of The BACP (British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy), the GHR
(General Hypnotherapy Register) and The NHS Register of Complementary and Alternative
Healthcare Practitioners. He also runs Train the Trainer programmes to equip others to deliver
courses using his unique methodology and teaching style.
Because of his extensive knowledge and experience, he knows the power of the mind. And he’s
used that to great effect himself. He’s climbed Mount Everest, has run the London Marathon four
times, completed several triathlons as well as one of the toughest endurance challenges, the
ironman! Neil previously steered his own consultancy firm to a multi-million pound turnover.
Neil is a highly motivated, inspiring individual who has spent many years working with large
corporates and has a multitude of skills to appeal to a broad spectrum of individuals and
companies. He has delivered programmes across the UK, Europe, The Middle East, Africa, Asia and
He is a renowned media personality on the subject of stress and also writes regularly for
newspapers and magazines including The Guardian, The Times, Men’s Health, Psychology’s
Magazine, HR Magazine, Top Sante and The Huffington Post. He regularly appears on television
and radio interviews and is now the BBC’s featured expert on stress appearing on BBC Breakfast,
BBC Five Live and others.