BiographyRELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE
Adjunct Professor (Docent) in Psychiatry, University of Turku, 1984-2004
Fulltime Practicing Analyst 1975- 2014
Supervisory and Training Analyst since 1986
Deputy Chief, Psychiatric Clinic of University of Turku, 1972-1975
MEMBERSHIPS AND POSITIONS OF TRUST
IN RELEVANT PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
Member of the International Psychoanalytical Association since 1977
Positions of trust in the Finnish Psychoanalytical Society:
Scientific Secretary 1983-85
Chair of the Training Committee 1995-98
Appointed Member of several IPA Committees in the 1990s
Appointed member of the Advisory Committee for the Delphi Psychoanalytic Symposium, Greece since 2001.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
My central interest has been in the basic theory of psychoanalysis and the integrity of psychoanalytic thinking in facing radical psychic trauma in the clinical setting.