Susanne Lunn

Susanne Lunn

Lektor

CURRICULUM VITAE

 

Personal data

Susanne Lunn, born April, 1950 in Aarhus, Denmark

 

Education:

1978: MSc in psychology (Cand. Psych.), University of Copenhagen

1990: Specialist in Psychotherapy and Supervision

1985: Certified group analytic psychotherapist

1996: Certified psychoanalyst (IPA) (International Psychoanalytic Association)

2002: Certified training analyst

 

Previous positions:  

1993-: Associate Professor, Dept. of Psychology, University of Copenhagen

2009-2013: Head of the University Clinic, Dept. of Psychology, University of Copenhagen      

1999-2007: Head of the University Clinic, Dept. of Psychology, University of Copenhagen               

1990-1993: Head of the Psychological Department, Hvidovre University Hospital, Psychiatric Department (maternity leave 030791-010192)

1985-1989: Assistant Professor, Dept. of Psychology, University of Copenhagen (maternity leave 010686-010187)

1983-1985: Clinical Psychologist at the Students Consultancy Service (Studenterrådgivningen)

1978-1983: Clinical Psychologist at the Copenhagen Youth Clinic (Ungdomsklinikken)       

1977-1978: Trainee, Adult Psychiatric Ward, Copenhagen University Hospital

                  (Rigshospitalet) (maternity leave 060577-060877)

 

 

Current position:

Associate Professor, Dept. of Psychology, University of Copenhagen

Coordinator of the Master Program in Clinical Psychology

 

Research field:

Empirical, theoretical and clinical research in Eating Disorders including obesity research and development of body image; Psychotherapy research (nomothetic and ideographic) including therapist and client variables, therapy-client match and therapist-client match, therapeutic alliances, therapist adherence and competence, specific and non-specific therapeutic factors; Historical research in clinical psychology and of specific clinical diagnoses; research in specific therapeutic methods, e.g. psychoanalytic psychotherapy and cognitive behavior therapy (see section 2)

 

Research Cooperation (international):

 

Societies, networks and international relations (selected):

2010-: Member of the Council of the European Psychoanalytic Federation

2012-

2015   Danish member of and teacher at the Sino-Norwegian psychotherapy training  program

2010-   Steering committee, Centre for Psychotherapy Research, Dept. of Psychology

2010-:  President of the Danish Psychoanalytical Society

2005-   Member of the Bulimia Trial Research Group

 

Research Cooperation (national):

 

 

Research grants:

2016: Helsefonden, (DKK, 200.000)

2013: KU 2016, Governing obesity, (DKK, 750,000)

2008: Ivan Nielsen Foundation for Individuals with Particular Mental Disorders, (DKK 105,000)

2006: The Aase and Ejnar Danielsens Fund, (DKK 50,000)

2002: The Egmont Fund, (DKK1,000,000)

2001: Danish Research Council for the Humanities, (DKK 2,138,000)

1996: Danish Research Council for the Humanities, (DKK 60,000)

 

Memberships of editorial boards:

2002-2008: Chief-editor of The Scandianvian Psychoanalytic Review

1998-2002: Co-editor of Matrix, Nordic Journal of Psychotherapy

1998-          Co-editor of Nordic Journal of Psychotherapy

1985-1987: Co-editor of the journal Kontext

1999-2013: Member of the representative, the Danish Psychological Publishing House

 

Expert advisory tasks:

2014-2016:  Expert advisory for development of guidelines for treatment of eating disorders, National Board of Social Services

2001-2003: Expert advisory for organization of treatment of eating disorders, the National Board of Health

  

Referee activity:

Nordic Journal of Psychiatry; Eating and Weight Disorders - Studies on Anorexia, Bulimia and Obesity; Matrix; Scandinavian Psychoanalytic Review.

 

Management qualifications (administrative)

2010-2017    :   President of the Danish Psychoanalytical Society

2010-    :   Steering Committee, Centre for psychotherapy Research, Dept. of Psychology 

2009-2013: Head of The University Clinic, member of the Management Team, Cooperation Committee and Department Council, Dept. of Psychology

2011-2012: Course in Management for leaders, University of Copenhagen

2000-2006. Chair of the Nordic Council on Eating Disorders

2000-2004. Chair of the Danish Society for Eating Disorders               

1999-2007: Head of the University Clinic

1990-1993: Head of the Psychological Department, Hvidovre University Hospital, Psychiatric Department

 

Management qualifications (research)

2014-            Supervisor of the psychological part of the interdisciplinary project: Go

                     BYpass

2003-            Principal investigator (with Stig Poulsen), the Copenhagen Bulimia Trial

                      Local organizing committee, Society for Psychotherapy Research   international  Meeting, Copenhagen 2014

2012:             Head of the local organizing committee, the XXIII Nordic Psychoanalytic Congress,

                      Denmark

2012-14:       Danish member of and teacher at the Sino-Norwegian psychotherapy training

                      Program

2010              Head of the organizing committee for the research conference on the occasion of the sixtieth anniversary of The University Clinic, University of Copenhagen

2008              Member of the organizing committee for the conference: Early development, attachment, and psychotherapy, University of Copenhagen

2007              Organizer of Symposium on the occasion of the 80th birthday of Alice Theilgaard, the grand old lady of clinical psychology, University of Copenhagen, December 2007

2006              Member of the organizing committee for the Copenhagen Conference on Attachment, Loss, and Personality Development

                      Head of the local organizing committee, the XXIII Nordic Psychoanalytic Congress, Denmark

2005 Head of the scientific Committee, Nordic Congres for eating disorders

2003:             Head of the Scientific Committee, the XVIII Nordic Psychoanalytic Congress,

                      Denmark

2002              Head of the organizing committee for the 3. Nordic Congress on Eating Disorders,

1987-2002    Principal investigator of the Copenhagen HIV project, Hvidovre University Hospital

 

Management (teaching)

1994-2010: Coordinator of the external practicum program, Dept. of Psychology, Copenhagen

2009-2013: Organizer of the internal praxis teaching in clinical psychology for

1999-2007: Organizer of the internal praxis teaching in clinical psychology for master students and for postgraduate internal trainees

1994-1996: Member of the Study Board, Dept. of Psychology, Copenhagen

 

 

 

   

Organization of conferences:

2014    Local organizing committee, Society for Psychotherapy Research international  

            meeting

2012    Head of the local organizing committee, the XXIII Nordic Psychoanalytic

            Congress, Denmark

 

Ph.D. - supervision since 2000

  • Louise Tækker (2013- ). Patient profiling for successful weight loss after gastric bypass surgery – intervention in severely obese adults (GO Bypass).
  • Sofie Folke (2013-2016). Technique and relationship: A study of therapeutic alliance, treatment adherence and adult attachment in psychotherapy for bulimia nervosa (together with Stig Poulsen)
  • Karin Riber (2011-2014). The influence of Attachment patterns and level of Mentalization for therapeutic alliance and treatment effect with Refugees with PTSD in a randomized clinical treatment study.
  • Hannah Katznelson (2008-2011). Mentalization in psychotherapy: A clinical study of the role of reflective functioning In the treatment of bulimia nervosa (together with Stig Poulsen)
  • Sarah I.F. Daniel (2003-2008) (completed). Attachment patterns and narrative process in

             individual psychotherapy (together with Stig Poulsen).

  • Charlotte Sandros (2000-2005) (completed). Attachment patterns in patients with bulimia nervosa and their mothers.

 

Assessment of PhD. applications, PhD. theses and hiring committees since 2005:

Department of Psychology, University of Copenhagen

Department of Psychology, University of South Denmark

Department of Psychology, Aarhus University,

Department of Psychology, University of Oslo

 

 

 

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