Mette Skovgaard Væver

Mette Skovgaard Væver

Associate Professor


2nd of March 1966 (Aalborg, Denmark)


  • PhD (University of Copenhagen (UCPH), 2001)
  • MA Psychology (Cand.psych) (UCPH, 1995)

Clinical Education and Degrees:

  • Certified therapist Circle of Security- Parenting (COS-P) (2013)
  • Certified in infant observation “NICU Network Neurobehavioral Scale”(NNNS) (2011)
  • Certified specialist cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Children and Adolescents (2009)
  • Certified specialist psychotherapy, Danish Psychological Association (2008)
  • Authorization, Supervisory Board of Psychological Practice, (Ministry of Social Affairs, DK, 2003)

Current position:


Associate Professor, Clinical Child Psychology, Dept. of Psychology, UCPH

 Previous positions:


Assistant Professor, Clinical Child Psychology, University Clinic, UCPH,


Postdoc, The University Clinic, UCPH


Post Graduate Clinical Trainee (100% clinician), The University Clinic, UCPH


Postdoc, Cognitive Research Unit, Department of Psychiatry, Hvidovre Hospital


PhD student, Dept. of Psychology, UCPH (included two years of maternity leave)

Administration and evaluation experience

Member of the Study Board, Dept. of Psychology, UCPH (2013-16)
Evaluator of PhD dissertations and applications for academic positions (PhD scholarships, postdocs, associate professorships) (2012-)
Head of UCPH Babylab (2011-)
Ad hoc reviewer for: Journal of Infant Behavior and Development; Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescents Psychiatry and Psychology; European Journal of Developmental Science; Scandinavian Journal of Psychology

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