Associate Professor, Faculty of Theology, Diaconia and leadership Studies at VID Specialized University, Norway. Key areas of interest and research: Faith and health Healing experiences Religious attachment Religious coping Pastoral care Post doc project: Healing Experiences and the Lived Body. Qualitative empirical study of healing experiences related to resources from Christian faith and practice Doctoral…

Researcher at Research Centre for Psychology of Religion, Innlandet Hospital Trust, Ottestad. Associate  Professor at Hedmark University College, Elverum. Key areas of interest and research: Doctoral thesis (PhD): “The illness experiences of older people with incurable cancer in specialized palliative healthcare contexts. The interactions between daily living and existential meaning-making”. MF Norwegian School of Theology 2015…

Innlandet Hospital Trust · Centre of Psychology of Religion Cand. Theol., PhD-fellow

Postdoctoral fellow at MF Norwegian School of Theology and Centre for Psychology of Religion, Innlandet Hospital Trust Key areas of interest and research: Epidemiological Studies of Religious Behaviours and Health in the Nord-Trøndelag Health Study (HUNT 3), Norway   (Dissertation 2012). Meaning-making, spirituality and religion: significance for patients in treatment for substance use disorder. Sources…

Professor Dr.Philos. at Center of Diakonia and Professional Practice, VID Specialized University, Oslo Key areas of interest and research: Faith-based voluntary work in the care for elderly people. Spirituality and existential challenges in psychiatric care – concepts and methods. Rituals in coping with disaster. Sources of Meaning and Meaning in Life Questionnaire (SoMe): Translation and…

dr.theol., professor at MF Norwegian School of Theology and Head of Research Centre for Psychology of Religion, Innlandet Hospital Trust, Ottestad Key areas of interest and research: Religion and serious illness (psychoses, dementia, cancer) Disaster ritualizing Sources of Meaning and Meaning in Life Questionnaire (SoMe): Translation and Validation in a Norwegian setting.