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BIOSKETCH

BIOSKETCH

Olga V. Lehmann is a clinical psychologist (with norwegian authorization), who 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). She also has Ph.D in cultural 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 & Integrative 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.