Laura Shipp ~ NLP Coach, Dip Clin Hyp

Ilminster TA19 & Taunton TA1 07903 641288 07903 641288
Ilminster TA19 & Taunton TA1
07903 641288 07903 641288

About me

Hi, I'm Laura, a master NLP practitioner, ICF trained coach, clinical hypnotherapist and the founder of Courageous Wellbeing.

By understanding your concerns and challenges, it is my role to support and enable you to be the best version of yourself by using your skills, resources and own thinking. I often combine psychometrics, mediation techniques, NLP, hypnotherapy, coaching and kinesiology to get the best for my clients. The flexibility of my services means I can design bespoke programmes tailored to your specific needs.

I thrive on building rapport and being able to dance in the moment, challenging clients with humour to dig deeper and achieve clarity of purpose and goals. I am passionate about personal and professional development and have confidence in the courage and determination of my clients to find and apply their own solutions.

Change is often rapid, and I love seeing my clients have that instant light bulb moment. So please take a look at my individual services to see how I can offer you a solution you will love!

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Clinical Diploma in Hypnotherapy & NLP Coaching
    (trained by Phil Parker creator of the Lightning Process)
  • Master Practitioner Certificate NLP, Coaching & Clinical Hypnotherapy
  • Professional member of the Association for NLP (ANLP)
  • Member of the International Coach Federation (ICF)
  • Registered with the Complementary & Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC)
  • Licentiate member of the British Institute of Hypnotherapy & NLP (BIH)
  • Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (MCIPD) qualified
  • British Psychological Society (BPS) psychometric test user
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) accredited mediator
  • Foundation member of the Academy of Systematic Kinesiology (TASK)
  • Enhanced DBS
  • First Aid at Work
  • Safeguarding Children level 1

Member organisations


The Association for NLP

The Association for Neuro Linguistic Programming (ANLP) is a UK Association for NLP Professionals.

Other areas of coaching I deal with

NLP coaching and clinical hypnotherapy


  • Complimentary 30 minute consultation

  • £90 for first 90 minute session

  • £65 for follow up one hour sessions

  • Discount on packages available

Courageous People Partners & Courageous Wellbeing partly operates as a social enterprise and for this I proudly secured a place on the Somerset Social Entrepreneurs Programme in 2019.

Each Wednesday from the Sweethay Cottage therapy room, I give you the option of deciding what you can afford. My usual individual self-funded rate is £65 per hour (excludes transition and leadership coaching), however, on Wednesdays I offer a price range of between £40 and £80. Those who opt to pay the higher end kindly support the social enterprise.  I also offer registered charities discounted day rates on bespoke wellbeing and development programme.

Further information


“I believe coaching is a great skill and Laura has been a great coach to me" Simon.

"Through the guidance of the wonderful Laura I have made significant changes in my life, including how to think more positively and successfully and how to put things into a different perspectives. I can now be more aware of the feelings and emotions that I am experiencing and have the tools to change the way I feel if I am in a state that is not useful to me. Laura taught me some NLP techniques that continue to help me be more confident and calm and I am a happier person because of the life coaching. Laura, you have a positive energy and your perspective on things and compassion have helped me shift my personality and I cannot thank you enough" Teodora.

"Laura supported me on my leadership development journey over a 6 month period. During this time I appreciated Laura's professionalism but also her ability to match my needs. She is a highly intuitive coach" Daren.

”I am a professional engineer working in the nuclear industry. I have bitten my nails for as long as I can remember, which means upwards of 35 years. As a leader I have always felt that my nails do me a disservice and detract from my self-confident personality and my own perception of myself. They are also a source of great disappointment as I feel I should be able to stop. I know Laura through a previous professional connection. I turned to Laura because I know her and know her recent change of career path, particularly her hypnotherapy qualifications. If anyone could help, Laura could. As part of the preparation, Laura sent me some exercises to do in the weeks leading up to our session. The exercises alone worked. I stopped biting my nails from that first attempt. I kept the session with Laura as I had other areas that I wanted to work on with her. For a first experience it was truly enlightening and empowering. I already feel like a better version of myself. The session was an oasis of serenity and Laura was outstanding. She was very flowing and calm in her delivery and transported me somewhere special. Laura was able to teach me techniques to help with areas that we discussed prior to the session starting. Simple yet powerful, I have already used them. I will be calling on Laura’s skills again to continue the process that she has introduced me to as I feel it is the key to me making a significant step change in both my professional and personal lives. Thank you so much Laura" Nicola.

Beaux Health & Wellbeing
20 The Crescent


Type of session

Online life coaching
Telephone life coaching
Face to face life coaching
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None


Wheelchair-accessible premises

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a life coach's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the life coach to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair access No


Mondays and Tuesdays at Beaux Health & Wellbeing, 20 the Crescent, Taunton.

Ilminster and Skype Wednesdays to Fridays.

Weekend and evening appointments can be arranged.


Laura Shipp ~ NLP Coach, Dip Clin Hyp

Laura Shipp ~ NLP Coach, Dip Clin Hyp

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07903 641288
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