PSY6012 - Create room for dialogue - with self and others


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Assignment
Grade: Passed / Not Passed

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Assignment 100/100

Course content

The course is about how one creates space for dialogue, both with oneself and with others. By gaining insight into concepts and practices that can promote self-reflection, one will stand more firmly to achieve a good life and good relationships. The focus is both on how one can take responsibility for one's own development, through becoming more attentive to the way one relates to oneself and others, in life and work. Reflections will be made on what self-development means, in life and work roles, over the course of life. Furthermore, there will be a focus on change, both in us and in our surroundings, as well as how we as humans must relate to both our strength and vulnerability.

Learning outcome

Learning outcome


  • Insight into theories of relevance for dialogue with oneself about others.
  • Insight into relevant theories and concepts for self-reflection and self-knowledge.


  • Be able to contribute to your own and others' self-development, in different life and work roles
  • Be able to contribute to your own and others' self-development, in different life phases and in the course of life
  • Be able to reflect on whether one can relate to change, both internal and external, with one's strengths and with one's vulnerability

General competence

Concepts and analytical tools to be able to reflect on and contribute to creating a good dialogue, with oneself and others, and thus contribute to better health, life and relationships.

Learning methods and activities

The course consists of a combination of an 2-hour digital seminar and and a 5-day seminar in Trondheim.

Compulsory assignments

  • Deltakelse på samlinger

Further on evaluation

The assessment consists of an essay of approx. 10-12 pages. The topic must be linked to the overarching theme of the course and has to be selected in collaboration with the course leaders. The assignment can be theoretical or a (theoretically based) reflection on practice.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Psychology (BPSY)

Required previous knowledge

Higher education entrance qualifications

Course materials

Hagen, Ingunn (2018): Lykkeverktøy for fagfolk som jobbar med menneske. Oslo: Cappelen Damm.

Jung, Carl Gustav.; Chodorow, Joan (1997) Jung on Active Imagination. Pocket eller heftet utgave. 1997.

Articles on central yoga philosophical and theoretical concepts, as well as central concepts from Jungian psychoanalysis.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  15.0 SP
Study level: Further education, lower degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2023

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2024

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Psychology
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Psychology

Department with administrative responsibility
Centre for Continuing Education and Professional Development


Examination arrangement: Assignment

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Assignment 100/100
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Assignment 100/100
Room Building Number of candidates
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