Dr Ashlee Field received her PhD in 2016 from RMIT University. She is a registered general psychologist with experience working in community and private settings. She has experience working with individual clients (both adults and youth) and couples from diverse backgrounds. Additionally, she has experience in developing and facilitating group interventions with both adolescents and adults. The evidence-based therapeutic techniques utilised by Dr Field include cognitive behavioural therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, and mindfulness.
Dr Field has taught a range of courses in undergraduate psychology programs and has supervised the research of Honours and Masters students. Her areas of teaching experience include Biological Psychology, Research Methods, Ethics and Practice Standards in Psychology, and Clinical Psychology.
Research Interests & Expertise
- Personality disorders and development,
- Resilience and wellness across the lifespan,
- Early intervention and prevention of mental health issues, and
- Positive psychology.
Recent Publications and Presentations
- Field, A.M., Francis, A.J.P. & Carr, S.N. (2016). Borderline personality and depressive symptomatology: Common psychosocial predictors and comorbidity. Australian Journal of Psychology. 67 (4), 197-206
- Bryden, C., Field, A.M. & Francis, A.J.P. (2015). Coping as a Mediator Between Negative Life Events and Eudaimonic Well-Being in Female Adolescents. Journal of Child and Family Studies. 24 (12), 3723-3733.
- Hageman, T., Francis, A.J.P., Field, A., & Carr, S. (2015). Links between childhood experiences and avoidant personality disorder symptomatology, International Journal of Psychology and Psychological Therapy, 15 (1), 101-116.
- Stitt, N., Francis, A.J.P., Field, A.M., & Carr, S. (2015). Positive Association Between Reported Childhood Peer Teasing and Adult Borderline Personality Disorder Symptoms. Journal of Child and Adolescent Trauma. 8, 137-145.
- Krastins, A., Francis, A.J.P., Carr, S., & Field, A. (2014). Childhood Predictors of Adulthood Antisocial Personality Disorder Symptomatology. Australian Psychologist. 49(3), 142-150. DOI: 10.1111/ap.12048
- Field, A (2014). Oral presentation at the University of Innsbruck for the 28th Conference of the European Health Psychology Society’. Topic ‘Beyond prevention and intervention: Increasing well-being.’
- Field, A (2013). Poster presentation at Bordeaux Segalen University for the 27th Conference of the European Health Psychology Society.’ Topic ‘well-being, quality of life and caregiving.’