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DiSC® training, Havening Techniques® training, NLP Training, Belief Change Practitioner training & more

Specialists in Delivering Professional Development Courses for Coaches, Trainers, Consultants, Therapists, Presenters and other People Development Professionals

If you are already involved in people development activities or are considering stepping into a people development role, you can benefit from using DiSC®, Havening Techniques, NLP and Belief Change methods in your day-to-day work


*** Join us in SOUTHERN SPAIN at our 'Winter office' ***

Join us in Spain

... for one-to-one coaching, mentoring, training or therapeutic support.

Combine your learning and development with a short break in a beautiful Spanish coastal setting, perfect for inspiring positive change and personal growth

As well as providing one-to-one development opportunities, we can also run training events for your team or group in Spain (contact us to discuss).

You can pick from 60+ days when we are at our based in Spain over the Winter season.

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We're Tony Burgess and Julie French, Directors of Academy of High Achievers Ltd and if you are a coach, trainer or people development professional then we have offerings that were designed especially with your needs in mind.

Feel happy to take a browse around the site for more about our DiSC® training courses, Havening Techniques training, NLP training and more!

Havening Techniques training, Belief Change Practitioner training, DiSC training and NLP compliment each other beautifully and most often our clients will train in all of these areas with us.


  Our NLP Training Courses

We will deliver a course for your group


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DiSC® Certification Training


DiSC Certification Training

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The Five Behaviours of a Cohesive Team™

Team Profiles and Training Facilitation kits

(Authorized Partner)

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Become a Havening Techniques Practitioner

Better Living Through Neuroscience!

Havening Techniques

Training with Tony Burgess, Julie French and colleagues

(Tony is a Certified Trainer of Havening Techniques and was Head of UK and Europe for the organisation from August 2014 to April 2017)

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Become a Belief Change Practitioner

For Coaches, Therapists, Consultants and other People Developers

(One-day Training Course)

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Core offerings from Academy of High Achievers Ltd are our DiSC training programmes, Havening Techniques training, NLP training and our 1-day Belief Change Practitioner training, all of which can result in certification.

Our NLP training courses available for your group include NLP Practitioner training, NLP Master Practitioner and NLP Trainer Certification training.

DiSC training is suitable for a wide variety of training and development professionals, whether delivering group development programmes or one-to-one coaching and mentoring.

DiSC certification training can be delivered in-house for you and your team or you can join one of our ‘open’ DiSC training courses, which usually take place in Stafford (UK). DiSC training is suitable for independent freelance trainers, coaches, consultants and change facilitators and also for any in-house training and development professionals within organisations. Your DiSC training will be delivered by us as qualified DiSC trainers licensed to certificate on behalf of Wiley.



One-to-one coaching and mentoring

for Trainers, Coaches, Presenters, Therapists & other Professional People Developers

Coaching for NLP Trainers and Coaches

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With our well-established reputation and solid track record in supporting the continuous personal and professional development of trainers, coaches, presenters and other people development professionals, you can feel in good company and in safe hands. You can be totally confident that you will receive world class delivery from us.


We look forward to connecting with you, meeting you, welcoming you and then supporting you on your personal and professional success journey!

Tony, Julie & Team

Directors, Tony Burgess and Julie French





As well as providing World Class Training and Professional Development for Coaches and Trainers, we deliver 'Coaching Skills for Managers' training. For details, click here

In addition, see our 'World Class Presentation Skills for Leaders and Managers' training. For details, click here

You can hire us to deliver bespoke training courses (and one-to-one coaching) which can focus on:

  • Team development
  • Leadership effectiveness
  • Management effectiveness
  • Conflict resolution
  • Sales effectiveness

Julie is also available to run mediation sessions within your organisation when conflict is causing problems between two or more individuals in the workplace.

To discuss training and development needs in more detail, please feel happy to call us on +44(0)800 2982 614


Tony and Julie are both involved in helping people therapeutically, in particular helping people to get rid of unhelpful experiences and responses resulting from past traumatic events and also to get rid of phobias. See separate website:





Tony Burgess and Julie French are Certified Practitioners of Havening Techniques. Havening Techniques is a registered trademark of Ronald Ruden, 15 East 91st Street, New York



Our newest book 'Pink Bucket Thinking' is available for purchase:

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Also available to purchase is our popular book 'Beliefs and How to Change Them ... For Good!'

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At the 'heart' of our approach:

  • Encouraging and living by strong Ethics in using powerful tools
  • Operating from a place of love and unconditional positive regard for all
  • Authenticity and congruence
  • Making learning and development fun
  • Respecting the experience, wisdom, talents and skills that people bring with them
  • Ongoing support through our extended 'Aha! Family'
  • Helping people to stretch out of comfort zones
  • Doing whatever works!
  • Making things simple so people can begin to apply what they learn straight away
  • Flexibility
  • Outcome focused
  • Going the extra mile
  • See the Diamond in people and help them shine
  • Doing what we love and loving what we do
  • A commitment to life-long learning
  • Being the best 'us' that we can be




NLP Practitioner training

"I appreciate that when people talk about things being a 'life changing experience' that it sounds a little cheesy, however, that's the truth. I cannot recommend this team highly enough"

Estelle Read, Director of Beee (Coaching and Training)




Everything DiSC® Certification Training:

"Thank you for an excellent training course. I have enjoyed every minute and now feel so well equiped to take DiSC out to my clients - I cannot wait to get going"

Christine Thomas





Havening Techniques® Training:

"Two very profound, deeply inspiring, transformative training days. I loved the way you made the neurophysiology palatable to understand and even fun to digest. Thank you."

Dr Claudia Herbert, Chartered Clinical Psychologist and Clinical Director of The Oxford Development Centre Ltd.



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