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Fjola Dogg Helgadottir PhD, MClinPsych, PostDipPsych, BPsych. Fjola is an Icelandic/Australian Clinical psychologist, Website developer, Traveler, Runner and Artificial Intelligence enthusiast. Fjola is currently a Senior research clinician at Department of Psychiatry, Oxford University, UK, and is running AI-Therapy.com. AI-Therapy.com is a high-quality, private, online social anxiety treatment for individuals in any country in the world.

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Fjola has completed four university degrees. Two of these degrees have been in psychology and two have been in clinical psychology, resulting in four theses. She completed her PhD in 2010, which received two notable awards on the strength of her research. Her PhD involved creating an online treatment program known as CBTpsych.com. CBTpsych.com is a fully-automated website that targets social phobia using cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT). Fjola created the clinical content for the treatment program, as well as programming and designing the website. In the process she learned several programming languages, such as Javascript, PHP and SQL.

Fjola's research interests: Dissemination of evidence based treatments, therapy and therapist training on the internet, magical/superstitious thinking, eating disorders, superstitious and safety behaviours, social anxiety, the psychology of stuttering, GAD, OCD, depression, performance anxiety, and anxiety of all kinds.

Fjola has worked as a psychology researcher for over a decade and a clinician for the past 7 years. She has been involved in a wide variety of clinical research projects throughout her career, and her research has been published widely and presented at conferences around the globe. Fjola also conducts peer review for academic journals in Clinical Psychology. She has received clinical training in a number of different settings, including specialist hospitals, schools and private clinics. Finally, she ran a highly successful evidence based clinical psychology private practice, measured both in client outcomes and the number of ongoing General Practitioners referrals.

Running is Fjola's favorite way to relax; she has competed in four marathons, with a top time of 3 h 55 min 43 sec. She has also travelled to 74 countries, and is counting...

To contact Fjola: fjola@ai-therapy.com