Siri Erika Gullestad

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Room S02-29
Available hours By appointment
Visiting address Forskningsveien 3A 0373 Oslo
Other affiliations Bilagslønnede

Academic Interests

  • Psychoanalysis and dynamic psychotherapy; casuistic method, conceptual research.
  • Supervision of psychotherapy.
  • I have worked conceptually and empirically with outcome studies of dynamic psychotherapy.
  • Psychoanalytic interpretation of literature.

Higher education and employment history

  • Cand. psychol. 1978 from Department of psychology Uinversity of Oslo. Dr. philos. 1991; theme of dissertation is the concept of autonomy within psychoanalytic theory.
  • Professor of clinical psychology at the Department of psychology, UiO from 1997.
  • Working at Clinic for psychodynamic therapy; for several periods I have been director of this clinic.
  • Specialist in clinical psychology with intensive psychotherapy, Norwegian Psychological Association (NPF); practicing psychoanalyst authorised as training and supervising analyst, International Psychoanalytic Association (IPA).
  • Former president of Norwegian Psychoanalytic Association.
  • Long experience as psychotherapist, supervisor and lecturer.


  • Head of department, Department of Psychology, 2008-
  • Coordinator UiO, Project Double Competence
  • President, Norwegian Psychoanalytic Society, 2006-2008
Tags: Clinical psychology
Published Sep. 21, 2010 10:04 AM - Last modified July 8, 2019 2:13 PM