Omid V. Ebrahimi

Academic Affiliation

Psychological Department, University of Oslo

Research projects

1) Critical Incidents and Psychological Adaptation (The CIPA Study- at UiO website). The CIPA Project studies the impact of critical incidents such as economic recessions, pandemics, industrial and natural catastrophes on mental health.

2) The Norwegian COVID-19 Mental Health and Adherence Project (MAP-19 at UiO website).
The MAP-19 Project investigates mental health and adherence to viral mitigation protocols during the COVID-19 pandemic. The study has led to more than 30 international scientific publications to date.

3) The COVIDMENT Project
The COVIDMENT project is a large international consortium collaboration across seven countries and multiple Universities, led by the University of Iceland, designed to significantly advance current knowledge of mental morbidity trajectories in the COVID-19 pandemic. The project by utilises large, data-rich population-based registry resources, biobanks, and ongoing questionnaire data with longitudinal follow-up, and COVID-19 cohorts with questionnaire data including more than 565 144 participants.

Research interests

Psychotherapy research, process research, mechanisms of change, emotions, common factors, short-term dynamic psychotherapy, ISTDP, complex trauma and depression, therapist development, and latent growth curve analysis.

International Collaborators

  • University of Oxford
  • University of Amsterdam
  • Harvard University
  • University of Bergen
  • National University of Singapore

Project team

Project Team at Modum Bad

Epidemiological studies:

Sverre Urnes Johnson, Ph.D.

Sverre Urnes Johnson, Ph.D.

Part-time senior researcher

Professor & Specialist in clinical psychology

Omid V. Ebrahimi

Omid V. Ebrahimi

Clinical Psychologist

Ph.D.-candidate

Xinkai Du

Xinkai Du

Ph.D.-candidate

Asle Hoffart, Ph.D.

Asle Hoffart, Ph.D.

Part-time senior researcher

Professor Emeritus

Clinical Psychologist

Ph.D.-candidate

omid.ebrahimi@psykologi.uio.no