Anna María Malmquist
Ocupational TherapistAnna María recieved her Masters degree in Health Care Management from Bifröst University in 2009, diploma in cognitive behavioral treatment in 2002 and a B.Sc in Ocupational Therapy in 2001 as well as a Sports Teachers degree in 1991.
Anna María started working at Bjarg in 2004. Former employment: Reykjalundur, Inpro, Liðsinni, Solarplexus, Isafjords Junior College.
Edda Elvý Hauksdóttir
Elín Rún Birgisdóttir
PhysiotherapistEva finished a B.Sc degree in phsyiotherapy from The University of Iceland in 2009. Eva has worked at Physioterapy in Kopavogur, Eir Nursery, Sunnuhlíð Nursery as well as working as a physiotherapist with the masters league both with Þór and Breiðablik.
Helgi Steinar Andrésson
PhysiotherapistHelgi Steinar finished his B.Sc. degree in physiotherapy from The University in Iceland in 2008 and started working at Bjarg in 2009.
Helgi has also worked as a phsysiotherapist for the KA male masters league from 2010.
Hulda Björg Kristjánsdóttir
PhysiotherapistHulda graduated with a B.Sc in physiotherapy from The University of Iceland in 1996. Hulda worked at Bjarg from 1996 – 2008, at Kristnes from 2008 – 2009 and started working at Bjarg again in 2010.
In addition to conducting general physiotherapy, Hulda works extensively with the training of children and physically disabled people and people with edema and lymphatic problems.
Hulda graduated with a B.Sc in Occupational Therapy from The University of Akureyri in 2001. Hulda began work at Bjargi in 2008, but previously worked at the Akureyri Quarter Hospital in 2001-2008 in various departments (medical department, orthopedic department, and childrens ward). Hulda worked in the FSA Childrens Clinical Division assessing childhood development and skills.
Huldu’s special interest area is the perception of children, working with children and enhancing their abilities, both practically and socially.
PhysiotherapistHulda joined Bjarg in 1996. She previously worked at the Lamb and Disabled Society in Reykjavik from 1986 – 1991 and at the Rehabilitation Center in Akureyri 1992-1996. She has worked at the HL station in both in Reykjavík and Akureyri. She also ran the Bjarg Fitness Center in 2000 – 2009 where she worked as a teacher and a personal trainer.
In addition to conducting general physiotherapy, Hulda gives lymphatic massages and has acquired rights in head and pelvic spine treatment.
Jóhanna Katrín Kristjánsdóttir
PhysiotherapistJóhanna graduated with a B.Sc in Physical Therapy from the University of Iceland in 1992 as well as in Acupuncture from The Association of Icelandic Physiotherapists in 2002. Jóhanna worked at the Grensás Division at the Reykjavik City Hospital from 1992-1998. She Started at Bjarg in October 1998. Jóhanna has also worked at the HL station in Akureyri since 2002.
Jóhanna is interested in general physiotherapy, neuro physiotherapy, sports physiotherapy, child physiotherapy, acupuncture, etc. She likes working with people of all ages.
Jón graduated with a B.S. in physiotherapy from the University of Iceland in 1999 and started work at Bjargi in the same year. He completed a supplementary program in operation and management in health care in 2003. Jón founded the club Klakana 2006 together with Anna Maria Malmquist occupational therapist at Bjarg. Jón has worked approximately 40% in childrens physiotherapy, both with disabled children. Rehabilitation and skills training for people after accidents and orthopedic surgery has been Jón’s specialty. Also, Jon has worked a great deal with people who need to increase strength and endurance to get in better shape.
Jón has worked part-time at the HL station in Akureyri since 1999
Kristín Björg Alfreðsdóttir
Kristin Rós Óladóttir
PhysiotherapistKristín graduated with a B.Sc. In Physical Therapy from the University of Iceland in 1999 and a diploma in body awareness from Bergen University College 2011.
Kristín has worked at Bjarg since 2003, but previously worked at Reykjalundur 2000-2002 and at Landsspítali University Hospital 1999-2000. Kristín has trained at the heart and lung training center at Bjarg since 2002 and holds body consciousness groups at the Vocational Rehabilitation of North Iceland from 2009
Linda Rós Daðadóttir
ReceptionistMargrét finished her matriculation exam at the Akureyri Comprehensive College in 1998 and started work at Bjarg in 2002.
PhysiotherapistMaria completed a B.Sc. in Physical Therapy from the University of Iceland in 1998. She joined Bjarg in 2001, before she worked for the physiotherapy program at Ártúnshöfði in Reykjavík 1998 to 2001.
In addition to conducting general physiotherapy, María does lymphatic massages and has acquired rights in cane training.
Marjolijn van Dijk
PhysiotherapistSpecial education in neuromanipulations, visceral manipulations and acupuncture. Marjolijn works with Child and general physiotherapy. She worked one year in Denmark, but since 1996 she has worked in Iceland as a physiotherapist and a medical transporter.
Marjolijn came to work at Bjarg in 2017.
Pétur Arnar Pétursson
CEOPeter completed his studies in managment from RHA and Eyþing from The University of Akureyri in 2003. The Collaborative School at Bifröst in 1974. Peter worked at Kaupfélag Húnvetninga at Blönduósi for 25 years. As a retail manager for 12 years and as an office and financial director for 13 years. He served as a CEO at Health Care Institution of Blönduósi for two years.
Peter was a member of the Local Government of Blönduóss from 1990-2002, where he served as President of the City Council for 8 years.
Peter joined Bjargi at the beginning of 2002.
PhysiotherapyRagnheiður completed a matriculation exam from Comprehensive College in Akureyri in 1985 and a B.Sc. in Physical Therapy from the University of Iceland in 1991.
Ragnheiður started work at Bjarg in 1991.
Ragnheiður works extensively with children, in addition, she has acquired rights for head and pelvic spine treatments.
PhysiotherapistÞórdís graduated from the Comprehensive College in Akureyri in 2004 and B.Sc. Diploma in Physiotherapy 2009 from UCL in Denmark. Þórdís has worked at Bjarg since 2009 and trained and attended a endurance test at the Hjarta and Pulmonary Institute at Bjarg from 2009.
In addition to conducting general physiotherapy, she works with the training of children and people with reduced mobility, gives people lymphatic massages and has acquired the rights as infant swim teacher. Þórdís also conducts group training.