Dr Lucy Oldfield is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist, BABCP accredited Cognitive Behavioural Therapist and Senior Lecturer in Clinical Psychology. Lucy is Co-Director of the MSc Foundations in Clinical Psychology & Health Services programme. She has over a decade of clinical experience and has worked extensively in the NHS and the private sector using empirically supported psychological models to help individuals and groups to further enrich their lives. Lucy's specialist skills include being a clinical generalist; clinical coordination/management, treating anxiety disorders, mood disorders, personality disorders and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. In the private sector Lucy has delivered therapy, consulted to teams to improve staff wellbeing and to organisations and senior executives to improve culture surrounding mental health at work. Prior to pursuing her Clinical Psychology career Lucy served as a Metropolitan Police Officer for 6.5 years achieving the rank of Detective Sergeant.
- Post Graduate Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapies: Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, Kings’ College London 2013
- Doctorate in Clinical Psychology: University College London 2012
- MA (Oxon) Experimental Psychology: Brasenose College, University of Oxford 2002
Teaching and Supervision
I supervise undergraduate and post graduate projects with a mental health focus. I also second supervise PhD projects where there is a strong clinical/forensic application of the research topic and the project is based around or related to the evaluation or audit of mental health/forensic services.
Further profile content
In the private sector I have delivered therapy, consulted to teams to improve staff wellbeing at work and to organisations and senior executives to improve culture surrounding mental health at work.
Since 2018 I have concurrently held a role as Short Course Trainer and Staff Wellbeing Consultant within Goldsmiths. In 2021 I took up the role of School Wellbeing Champion. My work supports that of HR by designing and delivering bespoke workshops for employees of Goldsmiths to improve health and happiness at work.