Psychologist, Graduated from University of Bergen 1992.
Clinical Specialist in Psychology in 1998.
Certified in EMDR I and II, by Solomon from 2002.
Certified as Somatic Experiencing Practitioner from 2007 (SEP)
Trainer in Trauma Releasing Excercises from 2011 and 2014.
Current: Working in a private practice in Homansbyen, Oslo, Norway.
Partner in Somatic Experiencing Instituttet Norge DA . We are offering trainings in SE, masterclasses
and Postadvanced seminars.
August 1992- August 1993: Betanien Hospital in Bergen working with out- and inpatient adult psychiatric clients. Doing supervision and teaching.
1993-February 1994: Sandviken University Hospital, Bergen, Åsane District Psychiatric Center. Working in an outpatient clinic as clinical psychologist. Adult clients.
February 1994-March 1996: Karmøy
county, working as a pedagogic psychologist and consultant: Tasks: Consultations, testing, treatments and supervision.
April 1996 - march 1999: Ullevål University Hospital, Oslo, Dep. of Dikemark. Psychiatric Hospital: Clinical
psychologist in an inpatient clinic. Tasks: Psychotherapy and differential diagnosing psychosis, schizofrenia, ptsd and personality disorders. Supervising and teaching.
April 1999 - October 2000: National Center of Epilepsy in
Norway: Tasks: Neuropsychological testing, differential diagnosing of epileptic syndromes, psychotherapy, supervision, teaching and consultation in the whole country.
October 2000-March 2001: Buskerud Hospital, Drammen: Project in
Pain Clinic. Tasks: Project: Making a bodyoriented grouptreatment in a daycare for pain clients, doing differential diagnosing and psychotherapy.
September 2002-May 2003: Aker University Hospital. Oslo. Working 50 % as a Special Psychologist
in a Psychiatric Rehabilitation on Furuset District Psychiatric Center: Tasks: Diff. diagnosing, psychotherapy, supervision and teaching.
December 2000- Until now: Private Practice in Oslo full time, Avtalespesialist I Helse Sør-Øst.
Seeing 20-25 clients every week.
2009-: Partner in Traumeheling Norge DA : Organize, supervise and train Somatic Experiencing students in Norway. The first 26 SEP are sertified March 2012. Offering Introductory workshops
2011-: Offering trainings on TRE as Certification Trainer. Offering Mentoring, teaching , learning therapy and supervise
2003 until now: Working in Oslo in a private practice in Homansbyen
September 2013-: Offering training in Brainspotting with David Grand Phd.
2019- until now: Established Somatic Experiencing Instituttet Norge DA. Offering trainings in SE-Method (Peter Levine=
1985-1992 : University of Bergen: Cand Psychol.
1992: 2 weeks training at UiB in Clinical Hypnosis. Teacher Bjorn Wormnes.
1998: Specialist in Clinical Psychology,
working with adults. Trained by Prof. Jon Monsen in psychodynamic oriented psychotherapy.
1998-2001: Several courses and supervision : trained in the Clinical Speciality of Neuropsychology arranged by The Norwegian
Association of Psychology.
2001: WS. Three days ws with Maggie Philips, Phd and Psychologist: Oslo, Norway: Finding the energy to heal.
2001: Trained as Reiki Master 1 and 2. And Karuna Reiki.
Participated and finished EMDR-training I and II with Roger Solomon Phd. Oslo, Norway, arrangør Bjørn Aasen (Rapid eye movement and desensitization)
1996-2003: 7 years of training in Bioenergetic
Analysis + attending additional bioenergetic workshops. Not yet sertified bioenergetic therapist. Coordinating the training: Int trainer Ph. D. Phil Helfaer. Also trained by Int. trainers Ildrid Bie Quinn, David Campbell, Ben Shapiro and Heiner Steckel.
2004-2007: Training in Somatic Experiencing in Denmark. Sertified Somatic experiencing Practitioner. (SEP) Int. trainers: Diane Poole Heller, Raja Selvam.
2006: Workshop: 4 day training Ellert
Nijenhuis, Working with Treatment of Structural Dissociation of the Personality. (DID-clients)
October 2007: Mindfulness workshop in Esalen, California. Learning Mindfulness combined with vinyasa-yoga. Trainers: Jon
Kabat-Zinn and his daughter Nausheon Kabat-Zinn.
1991-2009. Different courses and for many years practice in Hathayoga and meditation. Teachers from The Scandinavian Yoga and Meditation school in Bergen and Norwegian
Yoga school in Oslo.
2008 until now: Workshops With dr. David Berceli in Denmark and Norway: Trauma releasing exercises (TRE) Certified TRE International Trainer. Organizing workshops and teach : TRE-Exercises Program Module
I and 2 In Norway.
2009-2011: Assisting at the Somatic Experiencing training in Holland as a junior assistant.
2011, April: Mindfulness workshop in Oslo: Two days: Jon Kabat -Zinn.
2011, May: Hosted and organized / participated at Stephen Porges and Sue Carters Seminar: Clinical Implications of the Polyvagall Theory Oslo Norway 4 days (by Traumeheling Norge DA)
June: 5 days of Post advanced SE-training with dr. Peter Levine. Working with energy wells . Denmark.
2013: June 6 days of Post advanced SE-training with dr. Peter Levine. Eye of the needle. Working
SE with birth and near death traumas, narcosis and coma states.
2012-2014: Brainspotting Trainings : Attended Phase I, II, III and 2 x 5 days Intensive : An integration of SE and EMDR as a trauma treatment method. (David
Grand) Edinburgh, Berlin, Glasgow and NYC. Certified BSP Trainer.
2013 March: Workshop: Brainspotting, Working with Egostates and Disossiation with Lisa Schwarz. CRM training.
2013 to 2014:
8 day training with Ellert Nijenhuis, phd: Working with the treatment of clients with Structural Dissociation of their Personality organized by the Center of Crisespsychology Norway. (treatment of Complex ptsd, DID, Desnos ) Book: “The
2013: October: 3 day training with Liz Koch Stalking the Wild Psoas in Copenhagen, Denmark.
2014: November, 3 day training with Maggie Philips, phd in Ego State
Therapy and Somatic Experiencing. Bonn Germany
2016 August: Postadvanced SE-training with Peter Levine, Weggis Switzerland 4 days: "Bones and Viscera"
2017 August: Postadvanced SE-training with
Peter Levine, Weggis Switzerland 4 days: "Eye Work, Viscera and Bones"
2018 June: Postadvanced SE-training 3 days , Helsingør with Peter Levine: "Shame and Pride"
2019 May-November: Ego
state Therapy training in Gothenburg organized by the Swedish Hypnosis Organization. Susanna Carolusson, Hedda Sandemose.
Membership in Organizations:
The Norwegian Association of Psychologists, The Norwegian Association of
Somatic Experiencing. The European Society for Trauma and Dissociation.