Derek O'Neill is an internationally acclaimed psychotherapist, author and motivational analyst. He inspires audiences around the world while changing countless lives for the better. Through his practical motivational workshops, tireless humanitarian work, and as an advisor to celebrities, business leaders and politicians, Derek continues to be a major draw and inspiration for people from all walks of life.
Derek is Founder and CEO of SQ Worldwide LP, a multifaceted company committed to teaching individuals and corporations how to utilize untapped potential to transform themselves and the world around them. As a renowned therapist, Derek held the position of Supervisor of the Ireland's Association of Hypnotherapists and Psychotherapists. His popular 'More Truth Will Set You Free' workshops, and book of the same title, have helped thousands of people to recognize and free themselves from longstanding obstacles while achieving lasting goals and lifetime success. Derek’s message is conveyed through his presence, humor, unconventional leadership and personal connection. His true ability is helping each individual to help themselves. Through motivational workshops, professional coaching, and teaching tools such as books and DVDs, Derek shows us how we can use conscious choice to create positive change or unconsciously allow our choices to be made for us.
Derek O'Neill is a martial arts sensei, loving parent of two adult children, and devoted grandfather. With his late wife Linda O'Neill, he founded the Creacon Lodge Healing Retreat Centre, a spiritual teaching and retreat center in Wexford, Ireland. With a unique perspective on the various global issues facing societies today, Derek is a sought after advisor in the humanitarian realm, offering guidance to influential worldwide leaders on how to motivate, create and implement lasting change where it is needed the most.
As a humanitarian and philanthropist, Derek founded the SQ Foundation, a not-for-profit 501c3 organization now operating in India, El Salvador, Bolivia, Scotland, Ireland, Peru, Ethiopia and the United States. In addition to his own Foundation, he supports numerous charities around the world, having personally raised millions for countless worthy causes. Derek devotes the majority of his time, energy and resources to serve and better humanity.