Rikke Jørgensen is employed as postdoc in Unit for Psychiatric Research, Aalborg University Hospital, Psychiatry in Denmark. Since 2005, the Guided Self-Determination (GSD) method has been a consistent theme in RJ’s research. She has modified the GSD method for individuals diagnosed with schizophrenia and has conducted a qualitative evaluation and an open randomized trial. Lately she has modified the GSD method for other mental disorders. Currently she is conducting a mixed methods study investigating mental health professionals’ responses, when utilizing the GSD method together with inpatients with severe mental illness.