Founder/Executive Director | Quest Therapeutic Camps

Dr. Field has provided assessment and treatment to children, adolescents, adults, and families since 1979. He received his Ph.D. from the California School of Professional Psychology specializing in clinical care of children and adolescents.

After completing the doctoral program, Dr. Field worked as a psychologist at the Benjamin Rush Center for MH/MR in Philadelphia, PA before returning to California to start his private practice. In addition to private practice, Dr. Field also acted as team coordinator and psychologist for the Livermore Unified School District’s special assessment team.

In addition to founding Quest Camps with his wife, Debra Forrester-Field, Dr. Field and Debra have also developed an interactive child therapy website, for parents of 4-12 year olds.

Bob and Debra have four grown children, Josh, Meghan, Rebecca, and Carly, who have all worked at Quest.

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Debra Forrester-Field, M.A.
Administrative Director
East Bay

Ms. Forrester-Field’s background in Psychology and her desire to assure the highest levels of quality, safety and organization have provided Quest with an exceptionally well developed treatment program. In 2011, Ms. Forrester-Field developed our online web registration system with Active Networks. All of the information gathered on our campers has been identified and organized to assure health, safety and quality care. Ms. Forrester- Field oversees all administrative aspects of the Quest Therapeutic Camps including accreditation by the American Camp Association.

Clinical Director
Pittsburgh, PA

After years of clinical experience in clinics throughout Pittsburgh, April has joined Squirrel Hill Psychological Services, partnering with Quest as Director. April adds both her administrative and clinical experience to the Quest program and has assured the program is consistent with that found to provide "a strong treatment effect at reducing global impairment" with the Northern California model.

Huntington Beach, California

Dr. Jodie Knott is a licensed clinical psychologist whose specialties include psychological assessments for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), learning disabilities, mood disorders as well as child and family therapy.

Dr. Knott has facilitated therapeutic and experiential learning interventions since 2000 and is committed to providing culturally sensitive services that are collaborative in nature. She has provided services to children and adults of all ages and has worked in a variety of settings including university counseling centers (providing services to students, adults, and children and their families), hospital services (inpatient and outpatient), county services (juvenile justice, foster care and day treatment), and private practice.

Dr. Knott’s professional training includes a B.S. in Psychology from the University of California, San Diego, and both a Masters in Counseling Family Human Services and a Ph.D. in Counseling from the University of Oregon.