Dr. Sveinbjörnsdóttir received her Ph.D. in behavior analysis from Western New England University.
She is currently an Assistant Professor at the Department of Psychology at Reykjavik University (RU) and the director of the MSc program in Applied Behavior Analysis at RU. In addition, Berglind has a part-time position at Landspitali-The National University Hospital of Iceland. Her primary research focus is mainly in the area of problem behavior, assessement and treatment of sleep problems, pre-school life skills, and virtual reality.
Berglind has served as guest reviewer for the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis and Research in Developmental Disabilities and is currently the president of the Icelandic association of Behavior Analysis (ICEABA).