Akiah Astral Ottesen

Clinical psychologist and PhD

Norwegian centre for Violence and Traumatic Stress Studies

Section for Trauma, catastrophes and forced migration – children and youths

E-mail: akiah.ottesen@nkvts.no

Phone: +4741459692


ABOUT

Akiah Astral Ottesen holds a degree in psychology from the University of Bergen in 2005, and a PhD on psychotic illness in immigrant populations from the faculty of medicine at the University of Oslo in 2011. Specialized in clinical psychology for adults in 2019. Has a broad experience in research and clinical work with trauma and psychosis, with a special interest in cross-cultural psychology and is editor of a recent book on the subject (2020). Currently employed as a researcher II and involved on projects concerning refugee mental health, trust after sexual assault and The Utøya study.


RESEARCH INTERESTS

Childhood trauma, psychosis, cross-cultural attitudes to mental health, immigrant health, rape

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