Phil Reed

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Master NLP Practitioner & Cert.Coach. EFT Adv Practitioner.
Available for new clients
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Sidmouth, Devon, EX10 0BJ
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Relief from trauma
Many of us sadly will experience a level of trauma at some point in our lives; and for some, the aftermath lingers. The good news is that however severe the symptoms, there's now real hope for a full recovery.

A life without trauma
By applying cutting-edge and gentle complementary techniques, alongside the latest understandings from neuroscience, the day to day struggle and devastation can permanently dissolve.

​Since 2002, I've worked with all types of trauma & PTSD  - psychological, emotional, physical, and sexual.

Symptoms can include:

  • loss of confidence
  • inability to focus
  • hypervigilance
  • anger
  • difficulty forming healthy relationships
  • domestic violence
  • self-hatred
  • low self-esteem
  • shame or guilt
  • anger/rage
  • panic attacks
  • insomnia
  • nightmares
  • flashbacks
  • addictive behaviours
  • obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • fears of death

Recently relocated from London & Home Counties to East Devon, I enjoy seeing clients at the friendly Pebble Brook Clinic, Newton Poppleford, near Sidmouth. I also offer telephone & online (Zoom, Whatsapp) sessions if appropriate.

"Phi. I'm not facing the door!!"
A former member of the Armed Forces who with complex PTSD had for many years been virtually housebound & unable to work. Previously hypervigilant, this realisation during his 2nd session was the turning point in his recovery. Within 4 weeks he was able to use public transport and attend job interviews. Within 10 weeks, he was holding down full-time employment.

"He is a gentle giant, an extraordinarily peaceful and humorous man with whom I felt completely safe to express my thoughts and confusions. ​Through his help, I made substantial shifts in my mindset, which meant that the difficult decisions I had to make were suddenly not difficult at all. I would recommend him to anyone who finds they are stuck and struggling to achieve the goals they set themselves.”
Creative/Business Strategist

More information is available on my website
(Click on link at top of this screen).

Training, qualifications & experience

I'm trained & experienced in various integrative humanistic approaches to human development.

Certified NLP Coach, and Master NLP Practitioner (ITS London).

The Rewind Technique, Time Line Therapy, Clean Language, (AAMET) advanced level in Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), The Three Principles Understanding, and Attitudinal Healing ('Choose Again').

Full details of my training & qualifications can be found on my website (above)


Private clients Social & Health Services Criminal Justice Education & Charity Sectors

  • Redbridge LEA
  • Tower Hamlets LEA
  • Lambeth LEA
  • Milton Keynes LEA
  • IXION / The Shaw Trust Milton Keynes
  • FDAC Family Drug & Alcohol Court
  • Milton Keynes Social Services
  • Bucks Social Services
  • Thames Valley Police
  • Westminster Drugs Project
  • Action for Children
  • Kids Company
  • Barnados
  • EHS Brann

Volunteer work

iHUG (Help Uganda Grow) Foundation Training and coaching staff and students in emotional resilience, Kampala, Uganda.

SHOUT Crisis Textline. Crisis Volunteer.
Mental Health Innovations.

QUIET MIND CENTRE. 1:1 coaching/therapy. Exmouth.

Member organisations

The Association for NLP (ANLP)

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

Other areas of coaching I deal with

The main focus for my coaching work is the removal of unresolved trauma, enabling emotional freedom and the personal confidence that stems from that.


£60.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Additional information

I am based at The Pebble Brook Health Hub, near Sidmouth, East Devon. I work online, by telephone, and/or in-person.

Please visit for further details and current availability.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Further information

For anyone considering coaching, it's always good to first check whether the coach and their specific approach is a good fit. I'm pleased to offer an informal 30 min discovery telephone chat to confirm this.

Please use the button at the top of this page to book a convenient time.

For all trauma work, I also (unusually) offer a full money-back guarantee. Please see details at my website at

Pebble Brook Clinic, Unit B2, Exeter Road, Newton Poppleford, Sidmouth, Devon, EX10 0BJ

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people
Older adults

Key details

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