Maria Sandgren

Psychology degree from Uppsala University in 1997. Specialisation in psychodynamic therapy.

Psychology PhD from Stockholm University (2005) with a dissertation on professional development in the music industry, which was recognised by the Departme nt of Psychology at Stockholm University as the best doctoral dissertation of 2005.

ISTDP core training (Stockholm 2012 - 2015) with Professor Allan Abbas and MSW (Master of Social Work) Jon Frederickson.

ISTDP advanced training (Copenhagen, Denmark 2021 - 202 1) with clinical psychologist and PhD Patricia Coughlin.

Research into social psychology (personality aspects, values, attitudes, political orientation, gender equality), work psychology (interpersonal conflicts in working life) and music psychology.

I hav e taught many aspects of psychology, including emotions, social psychology, life cycle, cognition, personality, work and organisational psychology, science methodology, aesthetic psychology (creativity) and political psychology.