Marie Kivi

Affiliated Researcher

Department of Psychology
Visiting address
Haraldsgatan 1
41314 Göteborg
Postal address
Box 500
40530 Göteborg

About Marie Kivi


I have previously had the roles of project leader of the research project HEARTS, HEalth Aging and Retirement Transitions in Sweden and Project leader and Deputy Secretary General for the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics European Region 9th Congress, 2019 in Gothenburg.

PhD in december 2015 defending the thesis "Internet-based Treatment of Depression in Primary Care: Effectiveness and Feasibility"

Graduated as a psychologist 2005, focusing on Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). Earned my license as a clinical psychologist 2006 working under supervision at a psychiatric outpatient ward. 2007-2016 employed as a primary care psychologist at a primary care center within Närhälsan, Primary Care Västra Götaland. Studied Information and Computer Science 1987-1990.

Research interests

My current main research interest is aging and life-transitions, as well as psychological treatments in late life.

I am a member of the research group Lifespan Development Lab (LIFELAB),

My dissertation emanates from the research-project PRIM-NET and investigates the effectiveness and feasibility of the implementation of Internet-based treatment for depression in primary care.