Writer & Author



A key strand in Dr Gary Wood’s work includes writing about psychology and coaching in various media including: Books & book chapters (mainstream and academic); Academic journal articles; Literature reviews and reports; media briefings and quotes;  agony uncle advice columns, magazine features and quizzes; learning materials; web copy, press releases and blogging.

Gary is the author of Don’t Wait For Your Ship to Come In. . . Swim Out to Meet It and Unlock Your Confidence. To buy these books (and see his other book recommendations) go to: Amazon UK or Amazon USA.

Book Cover: Unlock Your Confidence by Dr Gary WoodGary has published in academic journals including The British Medical Journal and The Psychologist as well as mainstream periodicals from more! magazine to the Times Higher Education Review.  He is regularly quoted in the press and contributes to radio and television features offering psychological insights and coaching tips. Gary’s latest book is Unlock Your Confidence brings together elements of social psychology, learning theory and practice and solution-focused coaching. His previous book Don’t Wait For Your Ship To Come In. . . Swim Out To Meet It has been translated into several languages (including French, Korean, Arabic and Czech). Gary is a member of the Society of Authors.

He runs his own coaching, training and research practice in Birmingham and Edinburgh, UK.

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