Kajsa Söderhielm

Kajsa Söderhielm

Phd Student
Visiting address: Alfred Nobels Allé 23, 14183 Huddinge
Postal address: H1 Neurobiologi, vårdvetenskap och samhälle, H1 Arbetsterapi HELD, 171 77 Stockholm

About me

  • I graduated as a speech language pathologist/therapist from Göteborg
    university in 2002. My professional career has focused on brain injury
    rehabilitation. In 2020 I earned my formal specialisation within the area of
    aquired language disorders. I have also worked as a rehabilitation and care
    developer at the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine Stockholm, Danderyd
    University Hospital.


  • I am a doctoral student at the Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and
    Society since September 2021. My doctoral studies are focused on
    rehabilitation after stroke. The aim of my project is to evaluate F@ce, a
    person-centered rehabiliation intervention using information- and
    communication technology. My thesis will inclued a process evaluation
    studying the implementation of the F@ce-intervention.
    Söderhielm, K., Eriksson, K. & Möller, M. (2022) Communicative participation
    in goal-setting meetings for patientswith aphasia after stroke. A study using
    patients’and healthcare professionals’ self-ratings.International Journal
    of Language &Communication
    Disorders, 1–15.https://doi.org/10.1111/1460-6984.12791


  • I teach in the areas of language and communication after acquired brain
    injury and I'm a certified trainer in Supported Conversation for Adults with
    Aphasia. I do most of my teaching at the speech pathology-, psychology- and
    physiotherapyprograms at Karolinska institutet. I also lecture regulary at
    various events and conferences.



  • Phd Student, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet, 2021-2024

Degrees and Education

  • Degree Of Master Of Medical Science 120 Credits, Karolinska Institutet, 2020
  • Master of Science in Speech Pathology and Therapy, Clinical Neuroscience, University of Gothenburg, 2002

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