Hayley Smith BA Hons Psy, MASC (Dip E.Dis), Dip (Nutri), Dip
(Wt), MASC (CBT)
The Food Coach
Weight Management & Gastric Band Nutritionist
Hayley graduated with Honours in Psychology from Lancaster
University in 1986. She has a particular interest in Eating
disorders and undertook her dissertation in Body image. Hayley has
worked at a senior business level in the global insurance industry
and is professionally qualified ACII. She holds an advanced Diploma
in ‘Eating Disorders’ as well as diplomas in Weight Management,
Nutrition & CBT
Hayley spent several years operating a private consultation
service in various sports centres seeing a varied client base
including older children and clients requiring sports nutrition.
Since 2005 she has seen patients referred from Private GP services
and other sources. She also has practising privileges at the Rivers
Hospital Sawbridgeworth and takes referrals from NHS GP’s in the
During this time she has been the Nutritionist for Balance Life
magazine and has contributed various articles to publications
including; MIND, The primary Times, Natural Health & Well-being
magazine as well as various hospital news letters.
She is a member of NOF the National Obesity Forum and also the
British Holistic Medical association (BHMA).
Since 2007 she has worked with the Bariatric team at Springfield
Hospital in the screening and dietary requirements of patients
undergoing gastric banding, balloons and sleeve gastrectomy. She
also sees patients for many conditions including high blood
pressure, high cholesterol, type 2 diabetes and digestive disorders
Special Interests: Hayley’s personal aim is to provide help on
nutrition, weight management, psychological health and exercise.
Looking at the wider issues and behavioural change required to
support her patients.
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