Background and activities

BIOSKETCH

Olga V. Lehmann holds a bachelor degree in psychology from La Sabana University (Colombia), and a Laurea Magistrale in Clinical Psychology: Health, Family relations and Community Interventions from Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (Italy). Ph.D in psychology, from NTNU Norwegian University of Science and Technology. Her main areas of interest include: humanistic and existential psychology, cultural psychology, dialogical self theory, idiographic science, affective processes, aesthetics and philosophy. Some of her research topics are: silence in everyday life, meditative and contemplative practices, compassion, feelings and emotions, poetic instants, death beliefs, communication, and promotion of well-being. 

Current projects: 

Writing "The Cultural Psychology of Silence" (forthcoming)

I am currently leading writing courses for older adults, and studying the ways in which they might promote existential meaning, motivation and emotional literacy. 

Editorial Board: Culture & Psychology & Psychological and Behavioral Science.  

Reviewer: Psychotherapy Research,  Human Arenas, Europe`s Journal of Psychology, Psychology & Society, International Journal for Dialogical Science and Integrative & Qualitative Health Research. 

Scientific, academic and artistic work

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Journal publications

Books

  • Lehmann O, Olga V. (2017) Høre hjemme - Poesikveld i Trondheim en antologi. 2017. ISBN 978-82-93354-16-1.
  • Lehmann O, Olga V; Chaudhary, Nandita; Bastos, Ana Cecilia; Abbey, Emily. (2017) Poetry And Imagined Worlds. Palgrave Macmillan. 2017. ISBN 978-3-319-64857-6. Palgrave Studies in Creativity and Culture (x).
  • Lehmann O, Olga V; Valsiner, Jaan. (2017) Deep Experiencing - Dialogues Within the Self. Springer. 2017. ISBN 978-3-319-68692-9. SpringerBriefs in Psychology (.).
  • Lehmann O, Olga V; Kroeff, Paulo. (2014) FINITUDE E SENTIDO DA VIDA: A logoterapia no embrate com a triade tragica. 2014. ISBN 978-85-7727-696-7.
  • Oliveros, Olga V.L.. (2014) ACOMPAÑAR LA FINITUD. 2014. ISBN 9789870903499.

Part of book/report

  • Lehmann O, Olga V. (2018) Meaning Focused Perspectives on Suffering, Compassion, and Caregiving for the Elderly. A Commentary on Schulz’s & Monin’s Model. Cultures of Care in Aging.
  • Lehmann O, Olga V. (2018) Understanding Silence-Phenomena through the Boundaries of Speech: Semiotic Demand Settings Regulating Felt Experiences. I Activate You to Affect Me.
  • Klempe, Sven Hroar; Lehmann O, Olga V. (2017) Reviving the Logic of Aesthetics: Poetry and Music in Cultural Psychology. The Psychology of Imagination: History, Theory and New Research Horizons.
  • Lehmann O, Olga V; Chaudhary, Nandita; Abbey, Emily. (2017) Conclusive Remarks: Writing Toward the Core—Poetically Framing a Science of Cultural Psychology. Poetry And Imagined Worlds.
  • Lehmann O, Olga V; Chaudhary, Nandita; Bastos, Ana Cecilia; Abbey, Emily. (2017) Introduction: Feeling the Inifinite and Shapening It Inward an Outward: Exploring Human Lives. Poetry And Imagined Worlds.
  • Lehmann O, Olga V; Klempe, Sven Hroar. (2017) “The Tune Without the Words”: Dickinson’s Verses in a Jazz Ensemble — A Case Study on the Poetics of Music and the Musicality of Poetry. Poetry And Imagined Worlds.
  • Lehmann O, Olga V; Valsiner, Jaan. (2017) Deep Feelings in Actions: Where Cultural Psychology Matters. Deep Experiencing - Dialogues Within the Self.
  • Lehmann O, Olga V; Valsiner, Jaan. (2017) Deepening the Experiences: New Voices in Psychology. Deep Experiencing - Dialogues Within the Self.
  • Lehmann O, Olga V. (2016) Silence and Sense-Making: The Musicality of Affect Restored to Wissenshaft in Everyday Life. Cultural Psychology of Musical Experience.
  • Lehmann O, Olga V; Klempe, Sven Hroar. (2016) The Centrality of Aesthetics for Psychology: Sciences and Arts United Through Poetic Instants. Psychology as the Science of Human Being - The Yokohama Manifesto.
  • Lehmann O, Olga V. (2015) Poetic Instants in Daily Life: Towards the Inclusion of Vertical Time in Cultural Psychology. Integrated experiences: Body and mind moving contexts.
  • Lehmann O, Olga V. (2014) Introducao. FINITUDE E SENTIDO DA VIDA: A logoterapia no embrate com a triade tragica.
  • Lehmann O, Olga V; Saita, Emanuela. (2014) Health Professionals die too - How an Anesthesiologist Looks at Death in Palliative Care Practice. Multicentric Identities in a Globalizing World.
  • Mori, Harald; Oliveros, Olga V.L.. (2014) PSICOTERAPIA CENTRADA EN EL SENTIDO COMO HERRAMIENTA PARA EL TRATAMIENTO CONTEMPORÁNEO DEL CÁNCER. ACOMPAÑAR LA FINITUD.
  • Oliveros, Olga V.L.. (2014) Introducción. ACOMPAÑAR LA FINITUD.
  • Oliveros, Olga V.L.. (2014) Man's Search for Extra-Ordinary Answers in Life: Silence as a Catalyst for Crisis-Solving. The Catalyzing Mind - Beyond Models of Causality.
  • Oliveros, Olga V.L.. (2014) ¿VIVIR, UNA SITUACIÓN TERMINAL? EL SENTIDO DEL DOLOR Y DEL SUFRIMIENTO A PARTIR DE LA LOGOTERAPIA Y EL ANÁLISIS EXISTENCIAL. ACOMPAÑAR LA FINITUD.

Others

  • Lehmann O, Olga V. (2017) Can "silence" be a "superpower" in dialogue?. ISTP 2017: The 17th Biennial Conference of The International Society of Theoretical Psychology ; Tokyo. 2017-08-21 - 2017-08-25.
  • Lehmann O, Olga V. (2017) Stillhet er blitt en mangelvare - Finn et stille rom. Hjemmet [Tidsskrift]. 2017-02-12.
  • Lehmann O, Olga V. (2017) ‘Vi må lytte til stillheten’. Vårt Land [Internett]. 2017-10-25.
  • Lehmann O, Olga V; Amundsen, Bård. (2017) Derfor trenger vi mer stillhet. forskning.no [Tidsskrift]. 2017-09-17.
  • Lehmann O, Olga V. (2016) – Stillhet kan være superpower. abc nyheter [Internett]. 2016-10-02.
  • Lehmann O, Olga V. (2016) – Stillhet kan være superpower. Gemini.no [Internett]. 2016-09-29.
  • Lehmann O, Olga V. (2016) Den mektige stillheten. Under dusken [Tidsskrift]. 2016-11-08.
  • Lehmann O, Olga V. (2016) Dikt og slam i Trondheim. Under dusken [Tidsskrift]. 2016-09-27.
  • Lehmann O, Olga V. (2016) Silence as a superpower. Geminiresearchnews.com [Internett]. 2016-10-18.
  • Lehmann O, Olga V. (2016) Stillhet i kvardagen - Innslag i Norgeglasset. NRK Radio [Radio]. 2016-10-11.
  • Mortensholm, Stein Kleppe; Sjursen, Liv Ragnhild Holdhus; Bakka, Haakon Christopher; Toraskar, Jimita Prashant; Platou, Rikke Stoud; Schultz, Joseph Samuel; Snipstad, Sofie; Aurand, Katherine Rose; Lehmann O, Olga V; Finnøy, Andreas; Mathisen, Siri Holthe. (2016) Forsker Grand Prix 2016, regionfinale i Trondheim. NRK [TV]. 2016-09-29.
  • Lehmann O, Olga V; Giordane, Peter; Valsiner, Jaan; Klempe, Sven Hroar. (2014) The Voices of Silence in the Cultural Psychology of Dialogical Self. 8th International Conference on dialogical self ; 2014-08-19 - 2014-08-22.