09/2016 - 2021   Training and license as psychological psychotherapist at the Berlin Academy for Psychotherapy (
04/2015  05/2015   Visiting scholar at the “Emotion Regulation Lab” of Prof. Sander L. Koole at VU University, Amsterdam

Completion of PhD at the University of Hildesheim (summa cum laude)

Subject “Mind Your Intuition – Impaired intuition in patients with depression and the influence of mindfulness on intuitive judgments”


Research project at the University of Würzburg with Prof. Dr. Sascha Topolinski


University degree: Diploma in Psychology at the FU Berlin

09/2009  5/2010  

Visiting researcher at the “Psychophysiology Laboratory“ of Prof. James Gross at Stanford University, USA; here: Diploma thesis on the subject: “Anomalous Experiences Contribute to the Formation of Anomalous Beliefs in Supernatural Phenomena”

10/2006  11/2011  

Study of Psychology at the FU Berlin

11/2005  01/2006  

Study at the University Sorbonne, Paris: “Cours de Civilisation Française de la Sorbonne“


Work Experience

since 2023   Professor for Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy at the Health and Medical University, Potsdam
2021 - 2023   Junior Professor for Experimental Pathopsychology at Witten/Herdecke University
07/2017 - 10/2020   Scientific staff member at the FU Berlin, Division of Clinical Psychological Intervention, Department of Education & Psychology
since 11/2016   Psychological University Berlin
09/2015 - 08/2016   Clinical psychologist at the Berlin Vivantes Wenckebach-Clinic for Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics
04/2012  10/2015   Scientific staff member at the University of Hildesheim, Institute of Psychology, Department of Clinical Psychology