Sidse Marie Arnfred
Postgraduat klinisk lektor, Klinisk professor
Institut for Klinisk Medicin
Fælledvej 6, 4200 Slagelse
Institut for Klinisk Medicin
Birthday: 28th May 1963
Specialist in Adult Psychiatry 18th December 2013
Specialist & Supervisor in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy 13th June 2013
Specialist in Family Medicine 1st June 2007
M .Sc. Gestalt Psychotherapy 2009
M.D., University of Copenhagen 1991
Clinical Professor in Psychiatry, MSO Psychotherapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen (February 2019-January 2024).
Education and degrees
Doctor of Medical Science, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen 25th January 2011
Ph.D., Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen 15th July 2003
Clinical position: Research leader and senior consultant, Psychiatry West, Slagelse
Since 1st October 2017 – Post-graduate Clinical Lecturer in Psychiatry (October 2017-September 2023)
Recent, previous positions
July 2015-January 2019 Clinical Research Associate Professor in Psychiatry, Dep. of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health & Medicine, Copenhagen University, and Education Management Consultant, Psychiatric Hospital Slagelse (July 2015-19 )Psychiatry West, Region Zealand
August 2013-June 2015 Clinical Research Associate Professor in Psychiatry, Dep. of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health & Medicine, Copenhagen University, Mental Health Centre Ballerup
September 2014-June 2015; Senior Research Consultant, Eating Disorder Clinic, Gentofte, Mental Health Centre Ballerup (half-time research position)
August 2012 – August 2014; Research Consultant, (100% research) MHC Ballerup
November 2010 – 2013 External Lecturer in Psychiatry, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen
My interests span from phenomenological psychopathology, comorbidity, psychometrics and personality traits to psychotherapy and psychiatric communication and didactics. Methodologically, I focus on quantitative as well as qualitative analyses of empirical, clinical data.
Master thesis supervision: 25 finalized
Research Training in specialist education: 16 finalized, one ongoing
Phd supervision: 6 finalized; 8 ongoing
Present Danish Board Memberships
President Psychotherapy Board, Danish Psychiatric Society, 2020-
President ”Netværk for forskning og kvalitetssikring i psykoterapi – NFKP[Psychotherappy Network for Research and Quality Assurrance]” 2018-
Research Faculty Board Region Zealand, 2016-
Educational Board Adult Psychiatry, Region East, 2015- since 2017 President
Prof. David Barlow and Dr. Shannon Zavala, Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders, Boston University, USA
Assoc. prof. JoAnne Malloy, University of New Hampshire, USA
Member of the Managing Committee (MC) the European Network on Individualized Psychotherapy Treatment of Young People with Mental Disorders (EU COST Action: CA16102; European Framework Programme for Research and Innovation) May 2017-April 2020
“Psychosis”, “Trends in Psychiatry and Psychotherapy”, “Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy” “Archives of General Psychiatry”, “Academic Psychiatry”, “Neuroimage”, ”Psychiatry Research”, “European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience” “Behavioral Brain Research” “Schizophrenia Research” and “Neuropsychopharmacology”. Ugeskrift for Læger.
Doctoral dissertation (D.M.Sc.) “Proprioceptive Information Processing in Schizophrenia” 14th January 2011.University of Copenhagen.
Master of Science thesis “Gestalt Approaches to Psychotic Thinking in Individual Therapy” June 2009, University of Derby, United Kingdom
PhD-thesis ”Somatosensory Gating in Schizophrenia” 2003, University of Copenhagen.
Seventy-seven articles in peer-reviewed journals: 60 original empirical studies, 15 reviews, 5 other peer-reviewed publications (protocols, guidelines, case-stories).
Indexed PubMed: 65; of these: 21 first authorships, 35 last authorships, 11 middle authorships
Three book chapters.