Jayneys Biog

Jayney Goddard, FCMA, Lic.LCCH, Dip.ACH

Jayney Goddard is President of the Complementary Medical Association (CMA) which is the world's largest professional membership body for complementary medicine (CM), and she is widely regarded as one of the leading experts on complementary medicine and natural healthcare.

Jayney has a vast depth of knowledge across the entire field of complementary medicine and can always be relied upon to provide substantiated research data during any interview, lecture or written work.

Jayney has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine.  She was recently awarded the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Expo Award for Outstanding Contribution to Complementary Medicine - which was judged by a panel of respected complementary medical professionals and a group of high profile captains of industry coming from backgrounds as diverse as banking, insurance and entertainment. Jayney is also a Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health.

She has a busy practice in London where she works uses a range of complementary medical approaches with her patients, including homeopathy, psychotherapy and hypno-analysis.

Jayney is editor of "With Our Complements", the journal of the Complementary Medical Association and she is a high-profile contributor to print and broadcast media.  Jayney is the complementary medical expert for various newspapers and magazines and is a regular guest on television and radio when expert opinion is required on any aspect of complementary medicine and natural health care.  Adept at phone-in “open clinic” type broadcasts, Jayney is always a popular guest.  She is the Discovery Channel's complementary medicine expert and provided all complementary medical content for the Granada/Boots PLC joint venture "The Wellbeing Channel". 

A prolific writer, her most recently published books include the critically acclaimed "The Survivor's Guide to Bird Flu: The Complementary Medical Approach" and "Complementary and Alternative Medicine: The Scientific Verdict on What Really Works", edited by Jayney and published by Collins.

Jayney recently testified for the USAs "Whitehouse Commission on Alternative and Complementary Medicine" in order to help the USA rationalise complementary and alternative medicine and all her recommendations were accepted unanimously. In the UK, Jayney is a member of the Parliamentary Group for Complementary  and Integrated Medicine and she is active globally, assisting governments worldwide to rationalise their approach to ethical, responsible complementary medicine.

Jayney lectures at various medical colleges and to faculty and students at Cambridge University in the UK and the University of Miami School of Medicine in the USA. Most recently, Jayney has taught, as Visiting Professor, on the Masters course at The Graduate Institute in Connecticut, USA, where faculty colleagues include Dr Bernie Siegel, Professor Rupert Sheldrake and Dr Steve Horowitz.

Jayneys Personal Mission

  • To raise the profile of Complementary Medicine and Integrative Healthcare so that the public and the conventional medical profession accept that these approaches are a viable health option when delivered by properly trained, professional practitioners and integrative medical doctors.
  • To create an environment where practitioners of excellence are regarded as professionals - true experts in their field - and are accorded the respect that they so rightly deserve.
  • To ensure that all those who wish to join the profession can gain access to bona fide CM (complementary medicine) colleges which offer truly excellent training.
  • To ensure that the public understands what constitutes outstanding complementary medical health care and has ready access to practitioners of excellence.

Memberships:

Fellow; Royal Society of Medicine,

Fellow, Royal Society for Public Health,

Advisory Board Member; Health Food Manufacturers Association,

Advisory Board Member; CAMExpo,

Advisory Board Member and Founding Contributor; Integrative Healthcare Symposium,

Equity

Jayney's Official website:

JayneyGoddard.org

Endorsements:

Jayney Goddard does not, and never has endorsed any product or service - contrary to what you may read on the internet. 

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