MSW/Cognitive Behavioral Therapist
Swedish and English speaking therapist
Eva-Mari is a counselor who works with teenagers, adults and couples. Her therapeutic approach is firmly grounded in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. She was born and raised in Sweden but lived, studied and worked in the U.S. for 16 years. While there she earned Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Social Work with an emphasis on children and families.
She has been certified as a social worker and completed coaching/supervision training in Sweden and has completed and conducted mediator trainings in the U.S. Eva-Mari’s continuing education as a therapist includes Level 1 training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (steg 1) from KBT i Utvecking in Uppsala. She has also taken classes in Psychodynamic Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT). She is a certified instructor in Medical yoga (Mediyoga), and Yin yoga (level 1).
Her years spent abroad and subsequent return to Sweden have given her insight into some of the practical and emotional challenges involved with relocating to a new country. As a therapist she has created good working relationships with many people from around the world who have had trouble acclimatizing to life here in Stockholm.
In addition to being a therapist Eva-Mari has worked as a counselor in both the public and private school systems, as a course instructor, program and project manager, and public speaker. Since 2010 she has been a member of the advisory board for The International Journal of School Social Work.