I am a Senior Lecturer in psychology and am a licensed psychologist. Previously, I was a research assistant at the Health Care Research Unit, Institute of Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy at Göteborg University. I also was a guest lecturer at various courses in the Department of Psychology and the Institute of Odontology at Göteborg University.
I became a licensed psychologist in 1999, and then worked with assessment of chronic pain and fatigue at the National Hospital of Insurance as well as at a Public Dental Service Clinic. The work at the Public Dental Service also included assessment and treatment of people with severe dental fear.
Furthermore, I have had consulting assignments as clinical supervisor in psychology at the diabetes clinic at the Sahlgrenska University Hospital and have repeatedly been an external evaluator of psychological and multiprofessional treatments in public primary care.
In 2003, I was awarded a PhD at Göteborg University. My thesis dealth with coping strategies and health-related quality of life in persons with traumatic spinal cord lesion.
In teaching, I am currently involved in courses at undergraduate levels, mainly in health psychology, conversational skills and supervision of essays. In research, I take part in projects regarding measurement of psychological health in primary health care settings, as well as coping strategies in dental fear and in spinal cord lesion.