About Jayney In Full

Jayney Goddard is President of The Complementary Medical Association (The 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. She has a Master of Science post-graduate degree from the University of Central Lancashire and is beginning her doctorate in January.

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 is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine and a Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health. 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.

She has a busy international practice where she works uses a range of complementary medical approaches with her patients, including homeopathy, mind/body medicine, psychotherapy and hypno-analysis. Most recently, Jayney trained in Mind/Body Medicine at Harvard Medical School, under Dr Herbert Benson, the ‘father of mind/body medicine’.

Jayney is a high-profile contributor to print and broadcast media. She is the complementary medical and natural health 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 natural health content for the Granada/Boots PLC joint venture “The Wellbeing Channel”.

A prolific writer, her most recently published books include her latest book; “Rewind Your Body Clock – The Complete Natural Guide to a Happier, Healthier, Younger You” and the critically acclaimed “The Survivor’s Guide to Swine Flu: The Complementary Medical Approach”, “The Survivor’s Guide to Bird Flu: The Complementary Medical Approach” and “Complementary and Alternative Medicine: The Scientific Verdict on What Really Works”, the latter being edited by Jayney and published by Collins. Jayney also produces and writes The CMA’s highly informative monthly e-Newsletter. You can sign up for this here.

Jayney is the natural anti-ageing columnist for Natural Health magazine where they call her “The UK’s leading Natural Youth guru”, she is also the business development expert and columnist for Holistic Therapist magazine.

Jayney testified for the USAs “Whitehouse Commission on Alternative and Complementary Medicine” in order to help the USA standardise complementary and alternative medicine and all her recommendations were accepted unanimously. In the UK, Jayney is The CMA representative for 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. In the UK, Jayney sat on the National Occupational Standards for Complementary Medicine Committees, which were set up to standardise practice across the UK.

Over the years, Jayney has taught 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. 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.



Due to her work with the Complementary Medical Association, Jayney has an unsurpassed knowledge of all types of complementary medicine and is widely regarded as one of the world’s leading experts. In addition, Jayney has a vast knowledge of the research base supporting complementary medicine and natural healthcare and has written and edited three encyclopaedias on the subject including Complementary Health: The Scientific Verdict on What Really Works for Collins.



President and Fellow; The Complementary Medical Association
Founder and Co-Chair; British Society for Lifestyle Medicine
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; Faculty Member and Founding Contributor; Integrative Healthcare Symposium – USA