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Peer-reviewed journal articles

  • Helgadottir, F. D., Menzies, R., Onslow, M., Packman, A. & O'Brian, S. (In Press). Safety behaviors in speech treatment for adults who stutter. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research.

  • Helgadottir, F. D. & Fairburn, C. G. (2014). Web-centred Training in Psychological Treatments: A Study of Therapist Preferences. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 52, 61-63. More …

  • Helgadottir, F. D., Menzies, R. & Einstein, D. (2012). Magical thinking and obsessive compulsive disorder in Australia and Iceland: A cross-cultural comparison. Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders, 1, 216-219. More …

  • Einstein, D. A., Menzies, R.G., St Clare, T., Drobny, J., & Helgadottir, F. D. (2011). The treatment of magical ideation in two individuals with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. The Cognitive Behaviour Therapist, 4, 16-29 More …

  • Fjola Dogg Helgadottir. (June 2010 / Feb 2011). Bridging the gap in internet treatments for mental health: A fully automated online cognitive behaviour therapy for social anxiety for those who stutter. Publisher: eScholarship Repository, The University of Sydney. Thesis pp. 1-182 & Appendix: Computer Program pp. 183-617 More …

  • Helgadottir, F. D., Menzies, R., Onslow, M., Packman, A. & O'Brian, S. (2009a). Online CBT I: Bridging the gap between Eliza and modern online CBT treatment packages. Behaviour Change, 26 (4), 245-253. Cambridge Journal More …

  • Helgadottir, F. D., Menzies, R., Onslow, M., Packman, A. & O'Brian, S. (2009b). Online CBT II: A Phase I trial of a standalone, online CBT treatment program for social anxiety in stuttering. Behaviour Change, 26 (4), 254-270. Cambridge Journal More …

  • Drummond, P.D., Back, K., Harrison, J., Dogg Helgadottir, F., Lange, B., Lee, C. (2007). Blushing During Social interactions in people with fear of blushing. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 45 (7), 1601-1608. More …



Peer-reviewed conference presentations

  • Helgadottir, F. D., Menzies, R., Jones, M. (2013). Superstitious behaviour in Iceland during and after the global financial crisis simulates the etiology of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).7th World Congress of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies held on July 22-25, 2013. Open Paper, Lima, Peru. More …

  • Helgadottir, F. D. & Menzies, R. (2010). Fully-automated, online CBT program for social anxiety: Phase II trial findings. 6th World Congress of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies held on June 2-5, 2010. Open Paper, Boston, United States of America (USA). More …

  • Helgadottir, F. D. (2009). Preliminary findings. Postgraduate Research Conference, Session 7 on Mental health held in November. Individual Paper, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia.

  • Helgadottir, F. D. & Menzies, R. 2009 An automated, online CBT program for social anxiety: Preliminary findings from Phase II trial AACBT 32nd National Conference, 5-9 September 2009. Paper session in Anxiety and Eating Disorders. Perth, Australia.

  • Helgadottir, F. D. & Menzies, R. (2009). New paradigm in internet treatments: a case study of social anxiety in stuttering. The 11th European Congress of Psychology held on 7-10 July. Oslo, Norway. More …

  • Helgadottir, F. D. & Menzies, R. (2008). An Internet CBT treatment program for social anxiety in stuttering: Preliminary data Phase I. Individual Paper at the 31st National AACBT Conference held on 17-21 September. Adelaide, Australia.

  • Helgadottir, F. D. & Menzies, R. ( 2007). Interactive CBT Internet Treatment for social phobia among stutterers. Biennial Faculty of Health Sciences Postgraduate Research Student Conference. The University of Sydney, 1-2 November. Sydney, Australia.
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Invited lectures, symposium and workshops

  • Helgadottir, F. D. & Fairburn, C. (2013). Symposium title The latest developments in internet-based treatments of common mental disorders. at the 7th World Congress of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (WCBCT). Chair: Per Carlbring. Speakers: Gerhard Anderson, Fjola Dogg Helgadottir, Pim Cuijpers, Nickolai Titov. July 22-25, Lima, Peru. More …

  • Helgadottir, F. D. (2013). From concept to reality: A case study in commercialising psychology research with AI-Therapy. Department of Psychiatry, The University of Oxford, January 23, Oxford, United Kingdom (UK). More…

  • Dr Fjola Helgadottir(2012). Building a evidence based webtraining for therapists: survey results. Advanced CBT-E workshop, 2012. Department of Psychiatry, The University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom (UK).

  • Helgadottir, F. D. (2011). Symposium title: Internet-delivered CBT. A new and effective dissemination channel for CBT? Chair Gerhard Andersson. Speakers: Fjola Dogg Helgadottir, Per Carlbring, Brjann Ljotsson. 41st EACBT Congress, August 31 - September 3, Reykjavik, Iceland. More …

  • Helgadottir, F. D. (2011).10 reasons why clinical psychologist should be thrilled about modern technology! Continuing Professional Development (CPD). Lecture for the clinical college of the Australia Psychology Society, February 28th. Vibe Hotel, Sydney, Australia. More …

  • Fjola Dogg Helgadottir (2010). Tracy Goodall Early Career Awardee presentation at the AACBT 33rd National Conference held in the Grand Hyatt, April 17th-20th, 2010. This prestigious award recognises research or clinical innovation that has made an outstanding contribution to the field of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT). Melbourne, Australia. More …

  • Fjola Dogg Helgadottir (2010). What can CBT offer people who stutter? Workshop held at the SpeakEasy Convention, 19th of February, Sydney, Australia. More …

  • Fjola Helgadottir (2008-2010) Guest lectures on psychopathology, The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia.


  • Magazine articles on mental health

    • CBT for individuals who stutter. Grapevine Newsletter, Speak Easy Association. Sydney, Australia More …

    • Memorial letter: the negative role of psychics for grieving individuals. Icelandic Psychology Societies' Online Newsletter. Reykjavik, Iceland.

    • Toti tolvukall: overview of the use of automated methods in mental health. Icelandic Psychology Societies' Online Newsletter. Reykjavik, Iceland.

    • Let's get out of the closet: the role of safety behaviours in everyday life. Icelandic Psychology Societies' Online Newsletter. Reykjavik, Iceland.

    • Critical thinking is the best saving tip . Icelandic Psychology Societies' Online Newsletter. Reykjavik, Iceland.

    • Co-editor of V66. Election were held in Verzlunarskoli Islands for this role. Author of two Magazine articles in V66 in 2000. One article was about overuse of mental drugs and the other one was on the impact of psychics in Iceland.


    Media

    • Interviewed on November 4th 2012 by Anna Lilja at Mbl.is. Title: AI-Therapy is not trying to cut out psychologists, rather reach a wider audience. More …

    • Interviewed on the July 30th, 2012. National Channel 1. Ten minute radio discussion about Superstition in Iceland. More …

    • Interviewed on the July 29th, 2012. Superstious behaviour increasd in the wake of the financial crisis in Iceland. More …

    • Interviewed on the July 29th, 2012. Superstition among highly educated people in Iceland. More …

    • Interviewed on the September 14th, 2009 by the radio talk show Siddegisutvarpid (The Afternoon show). The discussion was about the computer psychologist I designed for my PhD. Reykjavik, Iceland. More …

    • Interviewed on September 29th, 2009 by the Icelandic newspaper Frettabladid. Translation of the title is Designed a computer psychologist. Reykjavik, Iceland. More …

    • President's report on the AACBT conference in Melbourne. Dr Alina Morawska, AACBT Queensland's Branch Newsletter, 2nd edition, June 2010. Queensland, Australia. More …

    • In the Winter 2010 edition of the Baseline magazine, an article covers my award speech at the 33rd AACBT in Melbourne, Australia. More …

    • Interviewed on December 18th 2009 by The Icelandic newspaper Morgunbladid. Translation of title Spending christmas on top of Kilimanjaro. Reykjavik,Iceland More …

    • Interviewed by the project setup in honour of Vigdis Finnbogadottir, whom 30 years ago became Iceland's, and the world's, first democratically voted female president of state. Reykjavik, Iceland.

    • Radio interview on Fremantle Radio 107.9 on the psychology of superstitions. May 2008, Perth, Australia.

    • On the 15th of July, 2004 the television talk show Island i bitid (Goodmorning Iceland) interviewed my colleague and I regarding the research results from my honours thesis from at the University of Iceland. A 10 minute spot included an open panel discussion of the primary findings. More …


    Co-authoring posters in peer-reviewed conferences

    • Arnarson, E.O., Jonsdottir, I.H., Gudmundsdottir, H.S., Kjartansdottir, A.,Halldorsdottir, L., Kjartansdottir, H., Brynjolfsson, B., Olafsdottir, M., Helgadottir, F.D. & Craighead, W.E. Depression in Young People. Poster presented at the 34th EACBT conference, 8-11 September 2004. Manchester, United Kingdom.

    • Arnarson, E.O., Jonsdottir, I.H., Gudmundsdottir, H.S., Kjartansdottir, A.,Halldorsdottir, L., Kjartansdottir, H., Brynjolfsson, B., Olafsdottir, M., Helgadottir, F.D. & Craighead, W.E. Poster at the 26th Annual International School Psychology Colloquium July 2004. School Psychology in the 21st Century - Whose Needs? Whose Benefits? Exeter, United Kingdom.

    • Arnarson, E.O., Jonsdottir, I.H., Gudmundsdottir, H.S., Kjartansdottir, A.,Halldorsdottir, L., Kjartansdottir, H., Brynjolfsson, B., Olafsdottir, M., Helgadottir, F.D. & Craighead, W.E. The Science Days series of the The Icelandic University Hospital in Iceland. Poster about the newest results from the prevention of depression project May 2004. Reykjavik, Iceland.

    • Arnarson, E.O., Jonsdottir, I.H., Gudmundsdottir, H.S., Kjartansdottir, A.,Halldorsdottir, L., Kjartansdottir, H., Brynjolfsson, B., Olafsdottir, M., Helgadottir, F.D. & Craighead, W.E. Prevention of Depression in Adolescents, 22nd Nordic Congress on Psychology: Psychology in a World of Change and Diversity, August 2004. Copenhagen, Denmark.