Ingrid Dundas

Position

Associate Professor , Department of Clinical Psychology

Belonging

Department of Clinical Psychology

Research

Refugee mental health, mindfulness, self-compassion, clinical research combining qualitative and quantitative methods, attachment and other psychodynamic relational theories, hypnosis, psychiatry

Ingrid Dundas was born in 1958, has three children and has a PhD from the University of Bergen, were she has been employed since 1993. She is a specialist in clinical psychology and currently associate professor at the Department of Clinical Psychology. Her theoretical orientation is integrative, and she aims to assist students in becoming proficient in a wide range of clinical topics, becoming generalists and then specialists. In line with her integrative and generalist approach, she has completed five years of part-time continuing education in psychodynamic therapies at the Department of Psychotherapy in Oslo (introductory and advanced seminar), as well as trainings within a number of the established and evidence-based mindfulness- and self-compassion programs. She is a specialist in clinical psychology and has worked for many years as a clinical supervisor for psychology students, as well as course-coordinator for master theses of the psychology program. She has been the outpatient clinic manager at IKP in two periods.

Over the years she has been principal investigator for five large and small research projects where psychological interventions have been implemented and examined, including CBT, self-hypnosis and mindfulness-based interventions. She has supervised approx. 56 master theses (approx. 107 students) and co-supervised three doctoral theses.  Her publications are both quantitative and qualitative. In recent years she has collaborated with Bergen Municipality, Center for Migration Health (SEMI) to implement and test low-threshold interventions for newly arrived refugees in Bergen. She is currently working on developing a longitudinal study of the implementation and effectiveness of the low-threshold Program Management Plus (PM +) developed by the World Health Organization, in collaboration with SEMI and colleagues in Bergen. She is also working on a long-term follow-up of a low-threshold intervention for overeating disorders implemented by a national self-help organization: Counseling for Eating Disorders (ROS) in collaboration with Modum Bad, Oslo.

Ingrid Dundas was born in 1958, has three children and has a PhD from the University of Bergen, were she has been employed since 1993. She is a specialist in clinical psychology and currently associate professor at the Department of Clinical Psychology. Her theoretical orientation is integrative, and she aims to assist students in becoming proficient in a wide range of clinical topics, becoming generalists and then specialists. In line with her integrative and generalist approach, she has completed five years of part-time continuing education in psychodynamic therapies at the Department of Psychotherapy in Oslo (introductory and advanced seminar), as well as trainings within a number of the established and evidence-based mindfulness- and self-compassion programs. She is a specialist in clinical psychology and has worked for many years as a clinical supervisor for psychology students, as well as course-coordinator for master theses of the psychology program. She has been the outpatient clinic manager at IKP in two periods.

Over the years she has been principal investigator for five large and small research projects where psychological interventions have been implemented and examined, including CBT, self-hypnosis and mindfulness-based interventions. She has supervised approx. 56 master theses (approx. 107 students) and co-supervised three doctoral theses.  Her publications are both quantitative and qualitative. In recent years she has collaborated with Bergen Municipality, Center for Migration Health (SEMI) to implement and test low-threshold interventions for newly arrived refugees in Bergen. She is currently working on developing a longitudinal study of the implementation and effectiveness of the low-threshold Program Management Plus (PM +) developed by the World Health Organization, in collaboration with SEMI and colleagues in Bergen. She is also working on a long-term follow-up of a low-threshold intervention for overeating disorders implemented by a national self-help organization: Counseling for Eating Disorders (ROS) in collaboration with Modum Bad, Oslo.

Publications
Academic article
Academic lecture
Poster
Doctoral dissertation
Errata
Academic literature review
Thesis at a second degree level
Article in business/trade/industry journal
Abstract
Interview Journal
Report
Compendium
Popular scientific article

See a complete overview of publications in Cristin.

Projects

Promoting social and work integration in refugees through resilience building mindfulness-based interventions (PROMIND).

Interpersonal experiences after interpersonal assult

Mindfulness based selfcompassion in students

Research Collaboration

The Bergen group for mindfulness-based interventions for refugees (BMIR)

We are a group of researchers and clinicians working at the University of Bergen, Norway (UiB) and Centre for migration Health, Bergen Municipality (CMH), who are coordinating our efforts to implement and establish knowledge on mindfulness- and self-compassion based interventions for refugees. 

Members of the group are:

Valeria Markova, PhD (cand), Center for Migration Health and UiB

Kaia Brun, M.Sc. in Psychology, Center for Migration Health

Vivian Woodfin, PhD (cand), Department of Clinical psychology, UiB

Elisabeth Flo, PhD, Department of Clinical psychology, UiB

Ingrid Dundas, PhD and Clinical Specialist (NPF) Department of Clinical psychology, UiB