Dr Gary Wood (Bsc[Hons], PgC, PhD, FHEA, CSci, CPsychol, AFBPsS) is a social psychologist, personal development coach and broadcaster. He combines a solid academic background with practical experience, and works with companies and individuals to translate evidence-based psychology and coaching into down-to-earth, workable solutions. He has taught psychology and learning skills in several UK universities and regularly appears on radio and television offering expert analysis and coaching tips. He has been an agony uncle for magazines and websites and is widely quoted in the press. His previous book Don’t Wait for Your Ship to Come In. . . Swim Out to Meet It has been translated into several languages.
Gary is a Chartered psychologist, a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, a Chartered Scientist and a Chartered Member of The British Psychological Society’s Special Group for Coaching Psychology. He runs his own coaching practice and research consultancy in Birmingham and Edinburgh. Notably he works with marginalized groups to build confidence and esteem.
In his spare time he eats, sleeps, reads and occasionally sings. Unlock Your Confidence is his third book and is based on his popular confidence-building workshops. For more information visit www.drgarywood.co.uk