Megan Wingfield

BSc (Hons), MSc

Trainee Clinical Psychologist

What I do

I am currently in my third year of training at the Oxford Institute of Clinical Psychology. I completed my BSc in Psychology and MSc in Research Methods at the University of Southampton. 

Placements:

I am currently on a neuropsychology placement in Berkshire working mainly with the community neurorehabilitation team as well as outpatient neuropsychology and inpatient neurorehabilitation.

Previous placements include:

  • South Buckinghamshire Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS)
  • Oxford City Step 4 Psychological Services (Adult Mental Health)
  • Older Adult Mental Health Windsor, Ascot and Maidnhead
  • Buckinghamshire Community Learning Disability Team, Intensive Support Team and Learning Disability Inpatient Unit
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Professional Interests

Much of my pre-training experience involved work in complex needs, with a focus on attachment, and this is still an area of particular interest to me. My dissertation will explore adoptive parents experiences of Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy, a treatment that aims to help children who have symptoms of emotional disorders, including developmental trauma and attachment disorders.

I am also interested in neuropsychology and am keen to further develop my experience of this on the course.

RESEARCH PAPERS, CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS AND ABSTRACTS

Baker, L. D., Kenny, L., Wingfield, M., Lymn, J., Wickens, R., Savage, J., ... Garner, M. (2013). Insomnia and risktaking. Journal of Psychopharmacology, 27, A23.

Baker, L. D., Lymn, J., Wingfield, M., Wickens, R., Baldwin, D., & Garner, M. (2011). Associations between disturbed sleep, emotion regulation, attention to threat and cognitive control in healthy volunteers. Journal of Psychopharmacology, 25, A56.

Baker, L. D., Lymn, J., Wingfield, M., Winmil, L., Wickens, R., Baldwin, D. S., & Garner, M. (2012). Severity of insomnia, attentional control and thought intrusions in healthy volunteers. Journal of Psychopharmacology, 26, A55.

Denton, R., Newman-Taylor, K., Stopa, L., & Wingfield, M. (2013). The fear of others: A qualitative analysis of interpersonal threat in social phobia and paranoia. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 41(2), 188-209.

Service user led support systems. Presented at The Consortium for Therapeutic Communities International Conference, Windsor (2013).