Melanie Woodfield

Clinical Psychologist and Health Research Council Foxley Fellow, University of Auckland

Dr Melanie Woodfield has been a Clinical Psychologist since 2004, and works clinically in a child and adolescent mental health service in New Zealand. Her research interests - supported by a Health Research Council Foxley Fellowship - relate to parents and parenting, particularly where children have conduct problems. She has written regularly for "OHbaby!" parenting magazine since 2008, and has been actively involved in providing content for high profile youth-oriented websites such as


  • –present
    Clinical Psychologist and Honorary Academic, University of Auckland


  • 2005 
    University of Auckland, Doctorate of Clinical Psychology