Rikard Sunnhed

Rikard Sunnhed

Adjunct Lecturer
Visiting address: Norra Stationsgatan 69, plan 7, 11364 Stockholm
Postal address: K8 Klinisk neurovetenskap, K8 CPF KCP BAS/VU, 171 77 Stockholm

About me

  • I graduated from the psychology program at Örebro University in 2010, and
    did my clinical training for accreditation in both a primary and a
    psychiatric care unit, and received accreditation in 2011.
    2014 I started my PhD training in a research project focusing on effects,
    moderators and mediators in cognitive therapy and behaviour therapy for
    insomnia. I defended and received my doctoral degree in 2021.
    All along my Phd training I have continued to work clinically. In the final
    year of my PhD training and before transitioning to Centre for Psychiatry
    Research at Karolinska Institutet, I worked as a lecturer at Örebro
    University, holding classes on abnormal psychology, CBT, and prevention for
    I am currently working as a researcher and lecturer with a
    main responsibility for the course "Basic Training in Evidence-Based
    Psychotherapeutic Method


  • My research interest in:
    1. Examining and identifying effects, moderators or mediators of the
    therapies and components in CBT for insomnia.
    2. Examining the effect of cognitive behavior therapy delivered through a
    smartphone application.


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