Dr2Dr Coaching, founded in 2023 by Dr. David Woods in Launceston, Northern Tasmania, delivers specialised online coaching services tailored for Australian doctors. This new venture streamlines the online coaching process previously offered by MindingTheGap Coaching and Communication Training (MTG), allowing for a more focused approach that meets the distinct needs of medical practitioners.

MTG, established in 2019, continues to provide training in advanced communication and leadership to a broad range of clients. Having facilitated over 50 workshops and catered to more than 500 participants, MTG maintains its reputation as a trusted provider of professional development to healthcare and non-healthcare professionals. Together, MTG and Dr2Dr Coaching uphold a shared commitment to fostering growth and development through innovative coaching and training strategies.

David Woods

DA(UK); DRCOG; FACRRM (Foundation Fellow);

Rural GP Anaesthetist for 10 yrs, and practicing Palliative Care Medical Specialist since 2020, David has evolved a successful encore career helping his peers develop the non-technical skills of adaptive communication and being comfortable with conflict. Such skills are essential to maintain professional satisfaction & ensure success in todays healthcare workplace.

Building on 30 years experience training undergraduate, and postgraduate medical practitioners, David’s internationally recognised training and coaching qualifications include:

-Certified Provider of the Process Communication Model®
-Certified Advanced Provider of the Leading Out of Drama® System
-International Coaching Federation (ICF) Associate Certified Coach

David Woods

Comments from participants

“David has great awareness of the working environment, and  helps focus on relevant scenarios to explore. There was openness, compassion, non-confrontational discussion, helpful humour, encouragement, and a feeling of safety…intellectual and personal.”

“… gave me the tools to organise my feelings and thoughts in a way that I can communicate more efficiently and clearly when working in a team, standing my ground but also avoiding conflict and making communication flow easily.”

“Precise, raw, and simplified explanations for very complex dynamics. Excellent!”

“David skilfully and engagingly explored applicable concepts to my life and work, helped me challenge the status quo and stimulated me to want to know more.”

“Very engaging and useful strategies for dealing with and viewing communication and conflict.”

“Great speaker, passionate about the use of PCM and LOD to improve lives.”

“I felt I was understood and listened to. My feelings mattered. Validated what I was thinking in terms of solving conflicts and showing my weaknesses to improve on.”

“Excellent program to assist with understanding your own and aspects of others personality to improve relationships and communication across professional and personal relationships.”