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Tom Henning Øvrebø

PhD Candidate
Department of Sport and Social Sciences
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Mental health, mental disorders, elite sport.


Applied Sport Psychology

Short biography

Tom Henning is a PhD-student at the Department for Coaching and Psychology. He graduated as a clinical psychologist at University of Oslo in 1998 and gained his specialization in occupational and organizational psychology in 2007. In addition, he has an one year undergraduate education from The Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, 1988, and a minor in Sociology from the University of Oslo, 1992. Tom Henning also work at the Norwegian Olympic Training Center in a 15% position and he runs his own practice as a psychologist. His doctorate will focus on mental health in elite sport.

Tom Henning was an international football referee for 17 years (1994-2010). He refereed in Champions League from 2001 to 2010 and he participated in EURO 2008. From 1992 to 2012, he took charge of close to 300 matches in the Top League in Norway and he refereed two cup-finals.

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