Hanne Strømme

Associate Professor - Department of Psychology
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Phone +47-22845235
Room S02-05
Available hours Appointments only
Visiting address Forskningsveien 3A Harald Schjelderups hus 0373 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1094 Blindern 0317 OSLO

Academic Interests

  • Dynamic psychotherapy/psychoanalysis.

  • Therapist development and acquisition of competence in psychotherapy.

  • Supervision in psychotherapy.

  • Evaluation of competence in dynamic psychotherapy/psychoanalysis.

  • Qualitative research methods, especially research interview informed by psychoanalytic theories and methods.

  • Psychotherapy research.


Higher education and employment history

  • Previously a PhD research fellow in clinical psychology at Department of psychology, UiO.

  • Candidate at the Norwegian Psychoanalytic Institute.

  • Private practice in psychotherapy, part time.

  • Previously a clinical psychologist at the Unit for young people with psychosis, Oslo University Hospital and at the Intermediate department at Oslo Hospital.

  • Cand. psychol., UiO, in 1999.

  • Previously a journalist, i.e. in Aftenposten.

  • Cand. mag., UiO, in 1982, with the subjects: Nordic language and literature, History, and Political science.


  • Imre Szecsödy's award for outstanding publication in research and training, 2010, Helsinki.  


  • Member of "Education and Traning in Research Methodologies Subcommitee" in International Psychoanalytic Association (IPA ). 

  • Member of the nordic section of the international project "Developing Psychoanalytic Practice and Training" (DPPT), arranged?? by IPA. Member of the subgroup "Working Party for Psychoanalytic Research". ""...

  •  Member of the Research Commitee in the Norwegian Psychoanalytic Association. 


  • The Han Groen-Prakken Psychoanalytic Institute for Eastern Europe (PIEE) within the European Psychoanalytic Federation (EPF) is planning to begin a research project to study acquisition of psychoanalytic competence in different training settings: ”Training in different psychoanalytic settings: The path (experience) and the outcome”. Research leader: Gábor Szönyi, Hungary. Collaborators from Norway is psychoanalyst and senior researcher Sverre Varvin, Norwegian Centre for Violence and Traumatic Stress (NKVTS), and Hanne Strømme.  

Tags: Clinical psychology


  • Strømme, H. (2010). Confronting helplessness. A study of psychology students' acquisition of dynamic psychotherapeutic competence. Department of psychology. Oslo, University of Oslo. Ph.d. 

  • Strømme, Hanne; Gullestad, Siri Erika; Stanicke, Erik & Killingmo, Bjørn (2010). A widening scope on therapist development. A research interview informed by psychoanalysis.. Qualitative Research in Psychology.  ISSN 1478-0887.  7(3), s 214- 23.

  •  Strømme, Hanne (2005). Tidlig terapeututvikling. Matrix ISSN 0109-646X.  (4), s 309- 329  

  • Strømme, Hanne (2018). Ubevisste prosesser i veiledningsrelasjonen. Tidsskrift for Norsk Psykologforening.  ISSN 0332-6470.  55(9), s 767- 777
  • Stänicke, Erik; Strømme, Hanne; Killingmo, Bjørn & Gullestad, Siri Erika (2017). Cambio analítico: evaluando los modos de ser en las entrevistas de seguimiento psicoanalíticas. International Journal of Psychoanalysis.  ISSN 0020-7578.
  • Stänicke, Erik; Strømme, Hanne; Killingmo, Bjørn & Gullestad, Siri Erika (2015). Analytic change: Assessing ways of being in a psychoanalytic follow-up interview. International Journal of Psychoanalysis.  ISSN 0020-7578.  96(3), s 797- 815 . doi: 10.1111/1745-8315.12145
  • Killingmo, Bjørn; Varvin, Sverre & Strømme, Hanne (2014). What can we expect from trainee therapists? A study of acquisition of competence in dynamic psychotherapy. Scandinavian Psychoanalytic Review.  ISSN 0106-2301.  37(1), s 24- 35 . doi: 10.1080/01062301.2014.903029
  • Strømme, Hanne (2014). A bad and a better supervision process; Actualized relational scenarios in trainees: A longitudinal study of nondisclosure in psychodynamic supervision. Psychoanalytic inquiry.  ISSN 0735-1690.  34(6), s 584- 605 . doi: 10.1080/07351690.2014.924372
  • Strømme, Hanne (2014). En plass i solen. Dilemmaer i veiledning av studentterapeuter, I: Anna Louise von der Lippe; Helene A Nissen-Lie & Hanne Oddli (red.),  Psykoterapeuten. En antologi om terapeutens rolle i psykoterapi.  Gyldendal Akademisk.  ISBN 9788205472136.  11.  s 233 - 252
  • Strømme, Hanne (2012). Confronting helplessness: A study of the acquisition of dynamic psychotherapeutic competence by psychology students. Nordic Psychology.  ISSN 1901-2276.  64(3), s 203- 217 . doi: 10.1080/19012276.2012.731314
  • Strømme, Hanne & Gullestad, Siri Erika (2012). Disclosure or non-disclosure? An in-depth study of psychodynamic supervision. Scandinavian Psychoanalytic Review.  ISSN 0106-2301.  35(2), s 105- 115
  • Strømme, Hanne; Gullestad, Siri Erika; Stanicke, Erik & Killingmo, Bjørn (2010). A widening scope on therapist development. A research interview informed by psychoanalysis. Qualitative Research in Psychology.  ISSN 1478-0887.  7(3), s 214- 232
  • Strømme, Hanne (2005). Tidlig terapeututvikling. Matrix.  ISSN 0109-646X.  (4), s 309- 329

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  • Stänicke, Erik; Strømme, Hanne; Kristiansen, Sølvi & Stänicke, Line Indrevoll (red.) (2019). Klinsisk tenkning og psykoanalyse. Gyldendal Akademisk.  ISBN 978-82-05-52260-2.  339 s.
  • Szonyi, Gabor; Kardos, Timea; Strømme, Hanne & Vassilev, Svetlosar (2017). From motivation to organizational integration: Training experiences of recently qualified psychoanalysts. In K. Martin & M. Siegward (Eds.), Psychology research progress. Psychoanalytic theory: A review and directions for research. Nova Science Publishers, Inc..  ISBN 978-1-53612-484-2.  65 s.

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  • Andenæs, Agnes; Benum, Kirsten; Carlquist, Erik; Halvorsen, Margrethe S.; Hauge, Mona-Iren; Madsen, Ole Jacob; Moss, Sigrun Marie; Oddli, Hanne; Roen, Katrina; Råbu, Marit; Skjelsbæk, Inger; Stänicke, Erik; Strømme, Hanne; Sveaass, Nora & Tjersland, Odd Arne (2017). Sneversynt om psykologisk kunnskap. Morgenbladet.  ISSN 0805-3847.  198(5), s 28- 29
  • 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, Siri Erika; Strømme, Hanne; Stänicke, Erik & Varvin, Sverre (2015). Uviten om psykoanalyse. Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.).  ISSN 0804-3116.
  • Strømme, Hanne; Lindgren, Thomas; Hau, Stephan & Oddli, Hanne (2014). Psychotherapeutic competence in supervision and therapy (CIST). The Nordic Psychotherapy Training Study.
  • Szőnyi, Gábor; Kardos, Timea & Strømme, Hanne (2014). Psychoanalytic training. Comparative study of regular and nonregular settings in Europe. EPF and PIEE Project. First results.
  • Szőnyi, Gábor; Kardos, Timea & Strømme, Hanne (2014). Training Experience and Professional Development. Interviewing Phase and Content Analysis. Interpretative Phenomenological Thematic Analysis (IPA).
  • Lorentzen, Steinar; Stänicke, Erik; Strømme, Hanne; Vanberg, Morten & Haraldsen, Ira Hebold (2012). Psykoterapiforskning, psykodynamisk terapi og maktkamp. Tidsskrift for Norsk Psykologforening.  ISSN 0332-6470.  49(5)
  • Lorentzen, Steinar; Stänicke, Erik; Strømme, Hanne; Vanberg, Morten & Haraldsen, Ira Hebold (2012). Tanker på villspor. Morgenbladet.  ISSN 0805-3847.
  • Lorentzen, Steinar; Stänicke, Erik; Strømme, Hanne; Vanberg, Morten & Haraldsen, Ira Hebold (2012). Upresis forskningsgjengivelse av psykodynamisk terapi. Tidsskrift for Norsk Psykologforening.  ISSN 0332-6470.  49(3)
  • Stänicke, Erik & Strømme, Hanne (2012). Snevert om god psykologisk behandling. Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.).  ISSN 0804-3116.
  • Strømme, Hanne (2012). Psychodynamic therapy: Different supervision approaches and competence assessments among experienced supervisors.

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Published Jan. 28, 2011 10:38 AM - Last modified July 8, 2019 3:33 PM