I am currently able to use a variety of psychological models in therapy. The following are some of these:
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Schema Therapy (ST)
Please see the Therapies tab for more information.
I am a chartered Clinical Psychologist and an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society. I am currently registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). This is the professional regulating body for the Clinical Psychology profession. I am also registered with the British Psychological Society (BPS). This is the professional body for all psychologists.
My professional registrations can be checked online at the following locations:
I worked in the NHS for five years before going into private practice and continue to work for the NHS Monday to Friday alongside seeing private clients in the evenings. I have clinical experience of working with clients with a range of mental health problems across the lifespan. In particular I have worked in child and adolescent mental health services, adult mental health services, older adult mental health services, Learning Disabilities services, and Autistic Spectrum Specialist services. I also worked as a Specialist Clinical Psychologist in Eating Disorders services.
Dr Abigail Oldfield, CPsychol, AFBPsS
MSc Psychological Research
DClinPsy (Doctorate in Clinical Psychology)