Dr Sally Field
is a qualified Clinical Psychologist and the founder of Kingston Psychology Clinic. She is a professionally registered Chartered Psychologist with the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC), has chartered membership of the British Psychological Society (BPS), is a full member of the BPS division of clinical psychology, as well as being provisionally accredited with the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP).
Dr Field has worked in the field of adult mental health since 2001, primarily in outpatient clinic settings (both NHS and private sector). She currently works for the NHS as a Senior Clinical Psychologist as well as Kingston Psychology Clinic. Dr Field has very broad experience of working with a range of presenting difficulties, from milder presentations through to moderate, severe and longer standing difficulties. Dr Field also has specialist training in working with people with difficulties associated with traumatic events, both in their adult life and also traumatic or abusive experiences in childhood. Dr Sally Field provides highly qualified help for such conditions as depression, stress, trauma, anxiety and eating disorders that also often affect young adults and is experienced in working with young people from the age of 13 years plus.
Dr Field is trained in a diverse range of therapeutic models including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Systemic Therapy and Psychodynamic Therapy (primarily focusing on patterns of attachment relationships). She has had significant post qualification training in therapeutic techniques and is experienced in delivering both short term and longer term therapeutic interventions depending on the needs of her clients. As part of her NHS role Dr Field is involved in teaching, training and supervision of other mental health professionals and leads a team of clinical psychologists. Her role also involves providing consultation to a range of other professionals including, for example, psychiatry, social work and nursing.
Dr Field believes that with the right support, people can make valuable changes to their lives which can significantly alter their quality of life. She works hard to form a trusting, empathic and collaborative relationship with people and strives to have a therapeutic relationship on an equal footing. Dr Field endeavours to engage people in therapy in a warm and meaningful way, whilst not shying away from compassionate discussion of the important issues.
2013 Post Graduate Certificate in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Psychological Trauma, University of Oxford
2011 Post Graduate Diploma in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, University of Royal Holloway, London
2008 Practitioner Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, University of Surrey
2005 Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling Psychology, College of Applied Psychology, Sydney.
1995 Bsc Psychology, University of Leeds