Dr. Fielding is a licensed clinical social worker with experience in trauma-informed care settings such as child welfare, schools, and mental health. Previous mental health practice includes work with the State of Missouri, the National Child Traumatic Stress Network, and various school districts in Missouri, Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Kansas. Educational practice continues as a mentor for students conducting their dissertation research as part of their doctorate in social work degree. Self-care practices include time with family, local travel for sightseeing and events, fishing, and trying out various stir-fry creations.