Ada Leistrand

Ada Leirstrand

I am a psychologist specializing in clinical adult psychology. I also have a background in philosophy and am particularly interested in topics that combine philosophy and psychology, such as existential questions and ethics. I have several years of experience in the assessment and treatment of adults with various life challenges and mental disorders.

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First-time Consultation
90 minutes, 2885 kr
Individual Therapy
45 minutes, 1475 NOK
Couples Therapy
90 minutes, 3125 NOK

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In the Therapy Room

As a therapist, I aim to meet you with curiosity, warmth, and acceptance from the moment we meet. In the therapy room, you should feel safe exploring what is difficult, vulnerable, and shameful. You can always come here with your whole self!

My approach to the therapeutic conversation is to be curious, exploratory, and gently challenging. I emphasize recognizing what makes each person unique, including your unique experiences, vulnerabilities, and strengths. Your goals set the framework for the therapy. Together, we can determine what you need to achieve the change you desire and how to best utilize your strengths.


I tailor the treatment to the client's wishes and needs using a holistic approach. I am particularly skilled in psychodynamic therapy, but I also have extensive experience with cognitive behavioral therapy and emotion-focused methods. I am interested in existential perspectives and am inspired by the resource focus of positive psychology.

I use elements from:

  • Psychodynamic Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

  • Emotion-Focused Therapy and Affect Consciousness

  • Existential and Humanistic Therapy

  • Positive Psychology

  • Mentalization-Based Therapy

Together, we will find the treatment approach that best suits you and your goals.


I have a degree in psychology from the University of Oslo and am specializing in clinical adult psychology.

Practical information and cost

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