Background and activities

My training, research, and policy interests focus on recovery in mental health and substance use and citizenship under the umbrella of relational welfare, public value, dignity, and the common good. This involves topics such as health equity, co-construction, co-production and co-creation, social justice, social inclusion, asset- and contextual-based perspectives, nurturing communities and environments, democracy and governance, family therapy and relational therapies and recovery-oriented services and practices. I am interested the philosophy of science and the use of participatory action research methodologies.

I am Adjunct Professor of Mental Health at the University South-Eastern Norway and Senior Advisor at the National Competence Centre for Mental Health Care (Napha).

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