Professor Gerhard Andersson, Ph.D. is full professor of Clinical Psychology at Linköping University (appointed 2003), in the Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning. He also has a position as affiliated researcher at Karolinska Institutet in the Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Psychiatry (from 2007 as guest professor and from 2013 as affilated professor). He is linked to the Centre for Psychiatry Research (Competence Centre for Psychotherapy Research).
His clinical work is mainly devoted to audiology, and he has a part-time position as clinical psychologist at the Department of Audiology, Linköping University Hospital, as a member of the Tinnitus team.
Professor Andersson received his education at Uppsala University, Department of Psychology, and graduated in 1991 (M.Sc. Clinical Psychology). His first Ph.D. was in Clinical Psychology (1995), and his second Ph.D. was in Medicine (2000). In 2010 he completed a B.A. in Theology.
During his whole career he has worked part-time with patients, mainly in audiology but also for a period in psychiatry. He did his post-doc at the Department of Psychology, University College, London (1996-1997), working with patients with dizziness and imbalance.
He is trained as a CBT therapist and has a license and graduate diploma as a psychotherapist (2005). He has also completed teaching and supervision training in cognitive and behavioural psychotherapy (2016).
Professor Andersson has published over 500 research papers, 41 chapters and 19 books.
His present h-index is 66 (Scopus; Web of science 55).
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