Background and activities

I am a medical doctor, specializing in child and adolescent mental health. I am now working on a research project concerning youth who have experienced abuse.


  • Cand.Med. 2001 (university of Tromsø)
  • 2003-09 worked as a resident at different departments of St.Olavs Hospital in Trondheim: Department of Pathology, Gynecology and the Cancer Clinic
  • 2009 I began my specialization in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Spring 2013 employed for four years as a PhD-student in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Fields of interest

My research project is titled: "Youth at risk: Childhood adversity, psychopathology, and quality of life among adolescents in residential youth care"


Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications