Philip Lindner

Philip Lindner

Adjunct Lecturer | Docent
Telephone: +46852483391
Visiting address: Norra Stationsgatan 69, plan 7, 11364 Stockholm
Postal address: K8 Klinisk neurovetenskap, K8 CPF Lindner, 171 77 Stockholm

About me

  • Associate professor (docent) in clinical psychology and Head of the Digital Psychiatry Lab at the Centre for Psychiatry Research, where I also serve as Research and Development Coordinator for the addiction field. I am employed as a clinical psychologist at the Stockholm Centre for Dependency Disorders (Region Stockholm), where I am Head of Research and Development at the Maria Ungdom Clinic.

    Associate editor for journals Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Frontiers in Public Health, guest editor for Plos Digital Health, editorial board member for CyberPsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking and Frontiers in Virtual Reality, and a peer-reviewer for 50+ journals. Grant reviewer for the Austrian Science Fund, French Institutet for Public Health Research, and the Icelandic Research fund. In 2024, I completed KI's Future Academic Leaders program.


  • My research covers a broad spectrum of digital psychiatry, with three primary tracks:

    • Clinical applications of Virtual Reality and other immersive technologies.
    • Online psychological treatments for addictive and mental disorders, in particular in routine care
    • Online gambling and responsible gambling tools, as well as gaming disorder.

    See our lab page for more information and my ResearchGate profile for full list of publications.


  • I am an experienced and trained university teacher, with more than 1500 hours of accumulated teaching experience (including more than 20 supervised student theses). Currently adjunct lecturer and head of course at the Competence Centre for Psychotherapy, at Karolinska Institutet, primarily on the topic of child psychiatry. I supervise and co-supervise several PhD students, all in the field of digital psychiatry, as well as three postdocs.


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  • Adjunct Lecturer, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, 2022-2024

Degrees and Education

  • Docent, Karolinska Institutet, 2021
  • Degree Of Doctor Of Philosophy, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, 2017

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