Affiliated Centres


The Centre for Neuroscience is affiliated to centres that are part of or associated with the International Academy for Professional Development Ltd.

Centre for Stress Management

The Centre for Stress Management, established in 1987, is an international training centre and stress consultancy. It provides professional body recognised stress management and prevention programmes, cognitive behavioural therapy training and coaching, stress audits and research, and stress counselling.

The Centre for Stress Management has become one of the leading providers of stress management and cognitive behavioural training for health, management, caring and HR professionals in the United Kingdom. In this time it has trained many thousands of delegates and students.

Centre for Coaching

The Centre for Coaching is an international training centre and consultancy established in 2001. It is a leading training provider of professional body recognised, approved and accredited coaching, psychological coaching and coaching psychology courses. As a coach training provider since 2001 it has trained over 1500 national and international students/delegates.

international Centre for Ecopsychology

The International Centre for Ecopsychology has been launched to further research into the links between Ecopsychology, health and wellbeing. It maintains a Ecopsychology Research Hub.

Centre for Health Coaching

The Centre for Health Coaching was launched in 2017 in order to bring together the specialist professional body recognised courses run at the affiliated centres focusing on health and wellbeing coaching, counselling and training. Training is at certificate and diploma levels. A Diploma in Health & Wellbeing Coaching will be launched in 2017.

Centre for Positive Transitions

The Centre for Positive Transitions has been launched to provide consultancy, education, training, coaching and research services focusing on all aspects of managing transitions. The Centre is part of the International Academy for Professional Development group.

National Wellbeing Service Ltd

The National Wellbeing Service has been set up by a group of psychologists and health educators who want to provide up-to-date wellbeing-related information, guidance and research to the public and health professionals.

The key objects for which the National Wellbeing Service is established are:

3.1.1 The provision of an online national wellbeing information service.
3.1.2 The provision of the training, education and professional development of health professionals and affiliated fields and all related services and facilities.
3.1.3 The provision of training and consultancy services for companies, organisations and the community.

National Academy of Relaxation

The National Academy of Relaxation was launched in August, 2022. It is an education, research and membership faculty of the National Wellbeing Service Ltd. A key aim of the Academy is to promote relaxation techniques and strategies to enhance physical and psychological wellbeing. There are many decades of research that demonstrate that simple relaxation methods can reduce blood pressure and heart rate.