Maria Østhassel

Maria Østhassel is the psychologist behind the popular social media account @psyktdeg, where she educates and discusses various topics within mental health with an accessible and humorous style. Maria started the account during the pandemic with the aim of reaching young people with tips and advice for taking care of their own mental health. This work won her the prestigious Åse Gruda Skard Prize in 2020. The prize is awarded to one or more psychologists who help make psychological knowledge