In these sessions, Kristin will share from her unique experience as a seasoned dharma teacher and clinical psychologist, conveying nuggets of rich, yet available and transformational practices and tools for mental health and emotional wellbeing.
Join Kristin in these exclusive live monthly online sessions to feel inspired, empowered, and resilient.
You can expect:
- Dharma talks
- Mindfulness meditations
- Reflective assignments
All woven together in an intuitive manner, for immediate application in your daily life.
“Find ease in unease. Empower your agency. Act from your heart.
Nurture your nature. And live this wondrous life”
Kristin Vikjord is a trained clinical psychologist and facilitator of yoga and mindfulness. As a clinician, she has worked in psychiatry, both in inpatient and outpatient units, as well as having a private practice periodically. She has worked with a wide variety of mental health conditions, from affective disorders to more complex conditions such as eating disorders, substance abuse and addictions, and trauma.
Kristin is authorized Clinical Health Psychologist (EuroPsy). She graduated BA and MSc (cand.polit) at NTNU 2006, and MSc (cand.psychol) at UCPH 2009. She has been working as a clinical psychologist since 2009, authorised in Norway and Europe. She is trained in several psychotherapeutic approaches such as: cognitive therapy (CBT-E), mentalizing-based therapy, motivational interviews, trauma-sensitive yoga (TSY), and mindfulness-based therapy (MBCT).
Kristin is currently training in emotional focus therapy and accelerated experiential dynamic psychotherapy (AEDP). In addition, Kristin is a registered yoga teacher (E-RYT500), registered yoga therapist (IAYT), and mindfulness facilitator, and holds teacher training certificates in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT, Oxford), Trauma-Sensitive Yoga (TSY), and Mindfulness Yoga & Meditation Training (MYMT, Spirit Rock).
With a special interest and competence in therapeutic yoga and mindfulness for mental health, Kristin ́s professional career has been filled with unique projects and amazing collaborations, allowing her to be part of the current global network of peers in academia, clinicians, yoga, and wellbeing.
Some of her endeavors have been founding acclaimed initiatives to nurture this particular bridging of western psychology and biomedical science with eastern wisdom teachings and practices, such as The Arctic Yoga Conference - with emphasis on yoga and mental health, Delight Yoga Schools - the biggest yoga schools in Europe, The Inner Peace
Conference and The House of Yoga - as significant online platforms.
In addition to having developed programs and trained hundreds of health care personnel in yoga, she has been applying it as a complement to conventional therapy for patients for more than a decade. She has been a clinical supervisor for multiple projects and part of research teams in the field of application of yoga for mental health, as well as presenting on the topic in several conferences worldwide.
Kristin is an internationally recognised author of the self-help book Inner Spark (2019), published across the globe in multiple languages (EN, NL, ES, NO). And as a writer, she has contributed to numerous popular publications on the topic, for example in magazines such as Harpers Bazaar.