CV


Career summary

Metanoia Institute, London (UK)

Senior researcher.

Research in Metanoia Counselling & Psychotherapy Service (MCPS).

Research on Transactional Analysis, Humanistic & Existential Psychotherapies & Social Justice.

Link

2018-...

New School of Psychotherapy & Counselling, London (UK)

Research Coordinator (2020-2021).

Leader Professional Doctorate in Existential Psychotherapy and Counselling (2018-2020).

Lecturer & doctorate research supervisor Doctorates in Existential Psychotherapy and Counselling & Counselling Psychology (2015-ongoing).

Link to my profile

2018-...

Chair IMEC, London (UK)

Chair of IMEC International Meaning Events & Community

2021. IMEC Festival of Hope & Despair.
2020. IMEC Conference ‘Facing COVID-19 and beyond’
2020. IMEC Support groups ‘MentalHealth4All’
2019. IMEC Conference ‘The social & personal power of meaning’
2017. IMEC Conference ‘Joining forces in practice & research’
2015-2020 IMEC Art & Music events ‘Punk4MentalHealth’

Link

2015-...

University of Roehampton, London (UK)

Reader (=Associate professor) in Counselling Psychology.

Deputy Director of the Centre for Research in Social and psychological Transformation (CREST).

Research on existential & humanistic psychotherapies.

2013-2018

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (NL)

Post-doctoral researcher at the Dept. of Clinical Psychology & EMGO+.

Clinical trials on meaning-centered, narrative & spiritual psychotherapy for cancer patients.

2010-2013

Leiden University Medical Centre (NL)

PhD in Psychology, at the Department of Clinical & Human Genetics.

Research on the psychological interpretation & existential impact of DNA-testing for heritable cancer (BRCA1/2). Link to PhD thesis

2005-2011

Guest lecturer & research supervisor

Guest lecturer at international universities.

Research supervisor at international universities (approx. 74 doctorate supervisees, 13 Master, 17 Bachelor).

2004-ongoing

Continuing Professional Development

Continuing Professional Development (selection) 

2012 Transactional Analysis (NL)

2011 Intern, Memorial Kettering Sloan Cancer Center NYC (USA)

2010 Epidemiology, EMGO+ (NL)

2010 Group psychotherapy, RINO (NL)

2009 Treatment of psychotrauma, Israel Center for the Treatment of Psychotrauma (ISR)

2008 Existential Therapy, Turnhout University (BE)

2008 Statistics, Essex Summer School (UK)

2005 Contextual family therapy, Leren over Leven (BE)

2006 Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy, RINO (NL)

2005 Narrative therapy, RINO (NL)

2005 Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, RINO (NL)

2004-ongoing

Leiden University (NL)

MA. Master in Philosophy (cum laude).

1998-2005

Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam (NL).

Researcher. Dept. of Medical Psychology. Research on the psychology of migraine.

2000-2003

Meaning Online Ltd

Individual & group psychotherapy, counselling & coaching (places available. contact [email protected])

2004-ongoing

Leiden University (NL)

MSc. Master in Clinical Psychology (cum laude).

MSc. Elected modules in Social Psychology, Cognitive Neuropsychology, & Sociology.

1999-2004

Leiden University (NL)

Propaedeutic Diploma in Psychology (cum laude).

1998-1999




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