Dr Hayley Wood

Your anxiety coach is Dr Hayley Wood. Hayley is a qualified medical doctor (St. George’s, University of London, 2008), a Certified Health and Wellness Coach and NLP Practitioner. After completing medical school, she undertook two years of internship training in South Africa, progressing on to Anaesthetics for three years and obtaining the Diploma in Anaesthetics, South Africa.

Hayley arrived in Ireland in 2014. She is registered with the Irish Medical Council and has worked in Psychiatry within the HSE for the past 5 years. Alongside this, she has earned a diploma in Nutrition, Lifestyle and Chronic Disease and completed the AFMCP (Institute of Functional Medicine, 2017).

Hayley gained a BA (Hons) and MA (London) prior to her medical studies. During this time, she also held an eclectic range of jobs in music, publishing, teaching and hospitality, both in the UK and overseas. As a lone parent working full-time, Hayley thoroughly understands the many challenges of making – and maintaining – lifestyle changes to support good mental and physical health. As such,
her primary emphasis is on no-fuss, practical solutions at every level of the change process.

Although working in a purely coaching role with DYLC, Hayley is able to draw on her broad level of medical knowledge and experience to support each coaching package.