Frida Gullestad Rø

Postdoctoral Fellow - Department of Psychology
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Phone +47 22845280
Room S02-24
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Visiting address Forskningsveien 3a 0373 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1094 Blindern 0317 OSLO

Academic Interests

  • Psychotherapy research

  • Attachment theory

  • Mentalization and theory of mind

  • Personality disorders

  • Psychodynamic psychotherapy

Higher education and employment history

  • PhD at the Department of Psychology, University of Oslo 2012

  • Psychologist from University of Oslo 2005.

  • In the spring semester 2009, Slagstad Gullestad was based in London, as an Honorary Research Fellow at the Psychoanalysis unit, directed by Peter Fonagy, at University College London (UCL). 

  • Is part of “Prosjekt dobbelkompetanse i psykologi


  • 2008-2010 - Deputy Board Member, University of Oslo

  • 2008- Member of the Department of psychology Research Committee, University of Oslo


  • Department of Personality Psychiatry, Oslo University Hospital Ullevål

  • Ullevål Personality Project (UPP)

Tags: Clinical psychology


  • Stänicke, Line Indrevoll; Haavind, Hanne; Rø, Frida Gullestad & Gullestad, Siri Erika (2019). Discovering One’s Own Way: Adolescent Girls’ Different Pathways Into and Out of Self-Harm. Journal of Adolescent Research.  ISSN 0743-5584.  s 1- 30 . doi: 10.1177/0743558419883360 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Johansen, Merete Selsbakk; Karterud, Sigmund; Normann, Eivind; Rø, Frida Gullestad; Kvarstein, Elfrida H & Wilberg, Theresa (2018). The relationship between reflective functioning and affect consciousness in patients with avoidant and borderline personality disorders. Psychoanalytic psychology.  ISSN 0736-9735.  35(4), s 382- 393 . doi: 10.1037/pap0000169
  • Antonsen, Bjørnar Torske; Johansen, Merete Selsbakk; Rø, Frida Gullestad; Kvarstein, Elfrida H & Wilberg, Theresa (2016). Is reflective functioning associated with clinical symptoms and long-term course in patients with personality disorders?. Comprehensive Psychiatry.  ISSN 0010-440X.  64, s 46- 58 . doi: 10.1016/j.comppsych.2015.05.016 Show summary
  • Gullestad, Frida Slagstad; Johansen, Merete Selsbakk; Høglend, Per Andreas; Karterud, Sigmund & Wilberg, Theresa (2013). Mentalization as a moderator of treatment effects: Findings from a randomized clinical trial for personality disorders. Psychotherapy Research.  ISSN 1050-3307.  23(6), s 674- 689 . doi: 10.1080/10503307.2012.684103
  • Kvarstein, Elfrida Hartveit; Arnevik, Espen Kristian; Halsteinli, Vidar; Rø, Frida Gullestad; Karterud, Sigmund & Wilberg, Theresa (2013). Health service costs and clinical gains of psychotherapy for personality disorders: a randomized controlled trial of day-hospital-based step-down treatment versus outpatient treatment at a specialist practice. BMC Psychiatry.  ISSN 1471-244X.  13(315) . doi: 10.1186/1471-244X-13-315 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Rø, Frida Gullestad (2013). Psykoterapiforskning – aktuelle utfordringer og dilemmaer. Matrix.  ISSN 0109-646X.  30, s 26- 37
  • Gullestad, Frida Slagstad; Wilberg, Theresa; Klungsøyr, Ole; Johansen, Merete Selsbakk; Urnes, Øyvind & Karterud, Sigmund (2012). Is treatment in a day hospital step-down program superior to outpatient individual psychotherapy for patients with personality disorders? 36 months follow-up of a randomized clinical trial comparing different treatment modalities. Psychotherapy Research.  ISSN 1050-3307.  22(4), s 426- 441 . doi: 10.1080/10503307.2012.662608
  • Gullestad, Frida Slagstad & Wilberg, Theresa (2011). Change in reflective functioning during psychotherapy-A single-case study. Psychotherapy Research.  ISSN 1050-3307.  21(1), s 97- 111 . doi: 10.1080/10503307.2010.525759

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  • Axelsen, Eva Dalsgaard; Benum, Kirsten; Bernhardt, Ida S.; Gullestad, Siri Erika; Halvorsen, Margrethe Seeger; Hartmann, Ellen Johanne; Haavind, Hanne; Killingmo, Bjørn; Von der Lippe, Anna Louise; Mauseth, Tori; Monsen, Jon Trygve; Mossige, Svein; Nissen-Lie, Helene A; Oddli, Hanne; Reichelt, Sissel; Rø, Frida Gullestad; Rønnestad, Michael Helge; Råbu, Marit; Tjersland, Odd Arne; Stänicke, Line Indrevoll; Strømme, Hanne; Sveaas, Nora; Zachrisson, Anders & Øiestad, Guro (2017). Historien Psykologtidsskriftet ikke forteller. Tidsskrift for Norsk Psykologforening.  ISSN 0332-6470.  54(12), s 1197- 1199
  • Gullestad, Frida Slagstad (2012). Mentalisering - en dimensjon eller flere?.
  • Gullestad, Frida Slagstad (2011). Is short-term day hospital treatment followed by outpatient combined psychotherapy superior to outpatient individual psychotherapy for personality disorders?.
  • Gullestad, Frida Slagstad (2011). Mentalization as a moderator of treatment outcome. Paper presented -.
  • Gullestad, Frida Slagstad (2010). Er kort-tids dagavdelingsbehandling etterfulgt av langtids kombinasjonsbehandling bedre enn poliklinisk individualterapi for personlighetsforstyrrelser?.
  • Gullestad, Frida Slagstad (2010). Randomized controlled trial of day hospital treatment followed by combined psychotherapy versus outpatient individual psychotherapy for patients with personality disorders: 36 months follow-up.
  • Gullestad, Frida Slagstad (2009). Change in Reflective Functioning - a single-case study.
  • Gullestad, Frida Slagstad (2009). Dimensjoner ved mentalisering.
  • Gullestad, Frida Slagstad (2009). Doktorgrader må synliggjøres. Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.).  ISSN 0804-3116.
  • Gullestad, Frida Slagstad (2009). Endring i evnen til mentalisering gjennom psykoterapi, en single-case studie.
  • Gullestad, Frida Slagstad (2009). Mentalisering i akuttpsykiatri.

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Published Sep. 21, 2010 10:02 AM - Last modified July 8, 2019 3:17 PM