A male psychologist in the 40-years from this County have been deprived of the authorisation by the Norwegian appeal board for health personnel. It comes forth in a recent decision.
As late as last December was the same man sentenced to eleven months imprisonment for having abused his position by, among other things, have had sexual intercourse with a female patient. The man is well known in his profession, has operated under a private company and has also figured several times in the local community and on NRK in connection with the topic in the field of psychology.
- the Offended person has explained that just about each therapy session ended with sex, it was in the judgement of the hedmark county district court, which also stated that the sexual interaction both took place at the home of the psychologist and of his office in a period of several years.the Patient in court: - just About every therapy session ended with the sex
In addition to the prison sentence has psychologist now also lost the right to treat patients. In the decision from the committee, it comes out that he also borrowed almost 100 000 of the woman, who was in the 30s when they met for the first time.- Mockery and betrayal of trust
the Newspaper has disclosed in the decision. Where the writing before the appeal board that the psychologist has mixed private and professional relationships in a way that both can be harmful and invasive for the patient. As Dagbladet has previously written, was the woman among the other former victims of sexual abuse, when she sought help.Sexmisbrukte 16 female patients at the doctor's office:
- I will continue as the doctor
- the Patient was particularly vulnerable in this situation, and it had the complainant with his fagbakgrunn understand. He has driven the unsustainable business, as a result of gross lack of professional insight, committed gross pliktbrudd and demonstrated a behavior that is considered incompatible with the professional conduct as a psychologist. His actions are egregious betrayal of trust and a mockery towards the patient, turn the board fast.
the Decision concludes that the authorisation be revoked indefinitely, and that the psychologist must apply to the State board of health to get it back.Disagree with the decision
the Psychologist has previously acknowledged the sexual relationship with the patient, but in the documents from the committee shows that he still disagrees that he is unfit to treat patients.
Attorney Kenneth Flow Duckworth represents the psychologist. He says to Dagbladet that he did not have any comments to the matter at the present time.< p> the Woman sought psychological help for sexual abuse. It was the start of eight years of abuse