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Online therapy in Oslo

With the introduction of online therapy, people in Oslo do not need to travel long distances in order to see a therapist. It also reduces the cost of treatment with sessions. The most important benefit is that it saves time that would otherwise be wasted in traffic, traveling, and waiting in lines.

Online Therapy is a type of teletherapy where the therapist and patient can interact via e-mail, chat, video conferencing, or phone. It is used for treating a wide range of psychological problems such as stress, anxiety, phobias, and panic disorders through cognitive/behavioral therapy(CBT). It can also be used for a wide range of mental health disorders such as depression, bipolar disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder.

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Mental Health in Oslo

Mental health problems are on the rise all over the world. Mental illness has been on the increase for many years, and it’s predicted that things will just get worse before they get better. Mental health is a major concern in contemporary society and necessary intervention is needed in order to combat it.

The World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Psychiatric Association (WPA) estimate that mental disorders account for more than 20% of all medical illnesses and diseases studied, and up to 50% of all doctor visits.

Mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), post-traumatic stress disorder, eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa, and schizophrenia are becoming more widespread every day. More than 450 million people worldwide suffer from depression, with an estimated 300 million affected in China alone.


At least 120 million adults around the world (over the age of 18) suffer from anxiety disorders including general anxiety disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), panic disorder, phobias etc., which is about 6.8% of the entire adult population of Earth – one out of every fifteen adults!

Mental health conditions are also extremely common in children and young people all over the world, but most diagnoses for this demographic do not occur until adulthood when they become difficult to treat.

Best Therapists in Oslo

Kari Nyheim Solbrække

This therapist has over 20 years of experience in her field and works at two clinics where she specializes in couples therapy where one or both partners suffer from a mood disorder such as bipolar affective disorder, depression or dysthymia (chronic mild depression). She also treats people who have an eating disorder or addiction problems.

Anne Mari Årøen

This therapist has been working from her own practice for over 30 years. She specializes in couple therapy where there is conflict or violence, child or adult ADHD, depression and anxiety disorders. In addition, she sees patients with addictions such as substance abuse or gambling.

Kristin Øye

This therapist specializes in eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and obesity. She also treats sufferers of generalized anxiety disorder and panic attacks, as well as those with social phobia and relationship problems between parents and children.

Lars Kristian Vedeler

Has a doctorate in psychology from the University of Oslo and specializes in couple therapy. He helps couples with relationship problems, where there has been physical or emotional abuse, infidelity or addiction. He also sees children and adults with ADHD (Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) and other mental disorders.

Maja Johansson

This therapist is very popular and has been running her own practice for 15 years. She sees patients suffering from many kinds of mental illness such as depression, anxiety and stress related illness, eating disorders and addictions.

Types of therapists in Oslo

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  • – Anxiety therapists in Oslo
  • Depression therapists in Oslo
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Common types of therapies in Oslo

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Most common therapy approach in Oslo is where the therapist challenges your negative thoughts about you and the world. He tries to alter unwanted behaviors or treat disorders such as depression.

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

Second most common therapy approach in Oslo is which the therapists teach behavioral skills (mindfulness & emotion regulation) to help clients enhance motivation. DBT is often used for mental health issues including eating disorders, PTSD, personality disorder, self-harming notions.

Existential Therapy

3rd most common therapy treatment in Oslo focuses on self-actualization in the face of people’s challenges. Existential therapy aids clients in confronting hard and distressing truths about life and death.

Other therapy approaches include:

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Psychologists or therapists in Oslo help people understand and handle different life problems and mental health issues.

They diagnose and treat mental disorders, learning disabilities, and behavioral problems.

You should expect to pay between $100 and $250 for a face-to-face therapy session with a Oslo area therapist.  Online therapy in Oslo is relatively affordable and therapists charge between $30 to $ 150. You can book both online and face-to-face sessions with a therapist in Oslo via MantraCare.

In case you are looking for free therapists or free therapy, you can choose to call the Oslo free helpline number. There are a few online therapy options that can be free or low-cost. At MantraCare, therapy can cost you as low as $10.

Anyone interested in working as a therapist or counselor in the Oslo area must earn at least an accredited master’s degree in counseling or social work. Oslo also has some continuing education requirements, and every counselor or therapist is required to know all the rules and laws that pertain to their profession.

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Oslo Counselor or Therapists Directory

MantraCare offers a comprehensive and free directory listing of therapists in Oslo. If you’re a therapist starting your own private practice in Oslo, you can market your practice via our Free therapist directories