2017 Stanford Advanced Project Management (SAPM) Programme.
2006 Ph.D. from Union Theological Seminary in New York in the field of Psychiatry and Religion.
2001-(ongoing) Master of Business Administration (MBA) studies at Hariott-Watts, Edinburgh Graduate School of Business.
1998-2001 Post-Master psychotherapy and psychoanalytical training. Three year clinical training at The Harlem Family Institute in New York. Graduation June 5, 2001. Certified Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychotherapy.
1999-2000 Clinical Pastoral Education (C.P.E.) at Lennox Hill Hospital and The HealthCare Chaplaincy Inc. in New York. 2 units: 800 clinical hours. Hospital Chaplain in training at The Reykjavík City Hospital: 800 clinical hours. Equivalent of two Clinical Pastoral Education (C.P.E.) units.
1999-2000 Sacred Theology Master (S.T.M.) in the field of “Psychiatry and Religion” from Union Theological Seminary at Columbia University. Thesis: On Conscience, Theological and Therapeutic Implications.
1988-1994 Candidatus Teologie (Cand. Theol.) from the Department of Theology of the University of Iceland. Various courses in philosophy (Department of Philosophy) clinical psychology (Department of Psychology) and psychiatry and neurology (Department of Medicine) at the University of Iceland.
1986-1987 Undergraduate business studies at Indiana University School of Business, Bloomington, Indiana, U.S.A.
1982-1986 Stúdentspróf (College degree) from Menntaskólinn við Sund College, Department of Economics.