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Memberships

UK: Chartered Member of the British Psychological Society (CPsychol)

UK: Full membership of the Division of Clinical Psychology within the British Psychological Society

UK: Health Professions Council registered Clinical Psychologist

UK: Member of the Oxford University Congregation

UK: Holder of Oxford Health Foundation NHS Trust Honorary Contract

When in Australia: Full member of the Australian Psychological Society's Clinical College (highest standards for clinical psychology practice in Australia)

When in Australia: Registered specialist in Clinical Psychology at Medicare Australia Approved by Work Cover Australia to deliver psychology treatment services to injured workers

When in Australia: Approved by The Department of Veteran Affairs to deliver psychology treatment services to veterans suffering from psychological illness

When in Australia: Full national registration in Australia, with endorsement of clinical psychology by Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency

When in Australia: Full membership with the Australian Psychological Society (MAPS)

When in Australia: Former treasurer for the NSW Australian Association for Cognitive and Behaviour Therapy (AACBT) Former treasures for the National Committee for the Telephone and Internet-Based Counselling Interest Group of Australian Psychological Society

When in Australia: Member of International Society for Research on Internet Interventions (ISRII)

In Iceland: Chartered psychologist in Iceland (Medical Director of Health)

In Iceland: Full Member of the Icelandic Psychological Association


Education

PhD, The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia

  • Thesis Title: Bridging the gap in Internet treatments for mental health: A fully automated online cognitive behaviour therapy for social anxiety for those who stutter.

Clinical Specialisation (Master of Applied Clinical Psychology), Murdoch University, Perth, Western Australia

  • Thesis Title: The role of magical thinking in symptoms of psychopathology in a university undergraduate sample in Iceland.
  • Placements: Child, Adult, and Older adult at Murdoch Psychology Clinic; Medical Oncology, Prince of Wales Hospital; Pain Management Research Institute & Spinal Cord Injury Unit @ Royal North Shore Hospital; Ross Menzies outpatient clinic
  • 3 years post degree work: Independent clinical psychology private practice in Sydney Australia

Postgraduate Diploma of Psychology, Murdoch University, Perth, Western Australia

  • Thesis title:Is facial redness more intense among patients who seek treatment for fear of blushing than among the normal population?
  • Placements: Transby college, Murdoch ADHD test lab, and private practice in Perth

Bachelor of Psychology, Honours thesis. Additional units in computer science. University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland

  • Thesis title: Are love relationships and infidelity common in the Icelandic workforce? What are common views of acceptable and non-acceptable events in the workplace?

Verzlunarskoli Islands, Reykjavik, Iceland

  • Studentsprof, stream: Economy/Mathematics

Awards

Tracy Goodall Early Career Award

  • This prestigious award recognises research or clinical innovation that has made an outstanding contribution to the field of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) in Australia.
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Postgraduate Research Scholarship (PhD), The University of Sydney.

  • Title: Phase I Trial of Telehealth Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) treatment package for adults who stutter.

Glitnir achievements Award

  • This was based on the strength of my international research and for enrolment in two full-time university degrees concurrently.
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Margret Bjorgolfsdottir Memorial Award

  • The goal of this award is to support individuals, and project to promote education, and entrepreneurship on the international stage.