PhD, lic. Psychologist, lic. Psychotherapist. Present focus is to validate depression instruments for youths and to analyze the consequences of online sexual harassments.
I teach, supervise, and work with research at the Child and Adolescent Clinic (CAP) in Västerbotten at Umeå University in Sweden. My main research area is to develop new adolescent assessment measures for mental health. Other subjects are depression and posttraumatic stress disorder. I have a special interest in issues relating to discrimination and power. The book Power and Psychotherapy was written in 2017. I have also conducted research in treatment of eating disorders with a special focus of the parents different roles.
After finishing Psychology studies 2003, I worked as a clinician for three years with adult psychiatric outpatients. Joined the Department of Psychology at Umeå University 2005. 2011, I worked as a guest researcher at the Center for Psychotherapy Research at University of Pennsylvania, US. The thesis was defended 2012 ”Learning psychotherapy: An effectiveness study of clients and therapists”. 2016, I received the title “Excellent teacher” at the Department of Psychology at Umeå University. 2017, a research position at CAP in Region Västerbotten, in Umeå, was received.