Your Nutritional Therapist: Karen Shields

Our Nutritional Director, Karen Shields qualified from the University of West London after a period of five years of training for a BSC in Nutritional Medicine. She is a member of the British Association for Applied Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy (BANT)  as well as being registered with the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC)

Karen’s vision when setting up Life Practice Nutrition was to offer bespoke programs that positively support an individual’s health through active nutrition and lifestyle management.  She works together with her clients to develop an approach that is suitable to their lifestyle and helps them to find the right motivation to change and take responsibility for their health goals.

Karen is not a great believer in diets, but prefers that if you can make healthier choices this can enable individuals to embark on a more positive outlook for the future, have higher self-esteem, confidence and a spring in their step!

Her design of Neuro Nutrition Programs support mood disorders such as Stress, Depression and Anxiety, as well as Weight Loss. She works in tandem with Mark Shields, Life Coach, Hypnotherapist & NLP Trainer by offering a two pronged approach of joint therapy to tackle your relationship with food, as well as, your nutrition & lifestyle choices.

Behavioural Change Coach: Mark Shields

Mark ShieldsMark Shields’ has been working as a Motivational Coach for many years with his qualifications in NLP, EFT, Hypnotherapy and Coaching.  He appears regularly on the radio and TV and is a monthly columnist for the Life Magazine Group, CAM Lifestyle and The Complementary & Alternative Medicine Magazine.  He has also written and produced his own successful range of “Home Hypnotherapy” audio books which are available at Waterstones bookshops throughout the UK.

Prior to setting up the Life Practice, Mark achieved tremendous success during his twenty year career in the Finance Industry, with his penultimate role as Head of Channel Islands Banking based in Jersey and recognises that a work/life balance is a fundamental factor in creating success within our personal and working lives. He has successfully helped many people suffering with work related stress disorders such as anxiety, depression, overeating leading the weight gain. His style and delivery of Behavioural Change therapy is unique and well known in the personal development industry which is what makes enables his clients to achieve success time and time again.  His clients have included world champion sportsmen, government officials, TV presenters and celebrity musicians.