Dr. Pia von Blanckenburg

Pia von Blanckenburg


Contact information

+49 6421 28-24051 pia.vonblanckenburg@ 1 Gutenbergstraße 18
35032 Marburg
G|01 Institutsgebäude (Room: 03036 resp. +3036)

Research Interests

  • Psychooncology (Quality of Life, Life Goals, Side Effect Management and Coping, Shared Decision Making)
  • Palliative Care (Communication Barriers, Dignity Therapy, Advance Care Planning)
  • Nocebo effects and Expectations
  • Psychotherapy and psychological treatment

Curriculum Vitae

  • Education

    Since 2016
    Specialisation in Traumatherapy (DeGPT)

    License (German Approbation) Cognitive Behavior Therapy 
    Postgraduate Program: Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Philipps-University Marburg, Germany

    Ph.D. (Psychology)
    Philipps-University Marburg, Germany
    Title of the Ph.D. thesis: Quality of Life in Oncology: The Role of Treatment Expectations and Life Goals. Analyses of Predictors and Interventions.

    Diploma (Psychology)
    (specialist subject: Clinical Psychology and Health Psychology)
    Philipps-University Marburg, Germany

  • Professional Experience

    Since 10/2017
    Senior Scientist and Lecturer, Philipps University of Marburg, Department of Psychology, Division of Clinical Psychology and Psychological Treatment

    Since 10/2017
    Clinical Psychologist
    Outpatient Clinic for Psychotherapy, Philipps-University Marburg, Germany

    Since 2017
    Lecturer in Postgraduate Programs ‘Cognitive Behavior Therapy‘ 
    Institute of Clinical Behavior Therapy (IPAM), Marburg, Germany

    2015 – 2017 
    Clinical Psychologist
    MediClin Hospital for Psychosomatic Medicine, Reinhardshausen, Germany

    2012 – 2013
    Lecturer in Clinical Psychology
    Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Philipps-University Marburg, Germany 

    2010 – 2015
    Clinical Psychologist, Outpatient Clinic for Psychotherapy, Philipps-University Marburg, Germany

    Clinical Externship,Christoph-Dornier-Foundation for Clinical Psychology Marburg, Germany

    Clinical Externship, Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Charité Berlin, Germany

  • International Experience

    Masterprogram, Health and Social Psychology”, Universitet i Oslo, Oslo, Norwegen
    Student Research Assistant, Department of Cognitive Psychology, University of Oslo, Norway

    Clinical Externship, Valparaíso, Chile

  • Teaching

    - Clinical Case Demonstration (Training, B.Sc.)
    - Clinical-Psychological Diagnostics (Seminar, B.Sc.)
    - Cognitive-Behavioral Intervention  Methods I (Training, B.Sc.)
    - Cognitive-Behavioral Intervention Methods II (Training, M.Sc.)
    - Manualized Psychotherapy (Seminar, B.Sc.)
    - Nocebo Effects and Side Effect Prevention Training (Invited Talks)
    - Psychooncology (Seminar, B.Sc.)
    - Specific Phobias (Workshop, Postgraduate Program: Cognitive Behavior Therapy

  • Awards

    Best Abstract 16. World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care

    DAAD Travel Award

    Gender Equality PhD Scholarship, Marburg Research Academy, Marburg, Germany

    PhD Scholarship, Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Philipps-University of Marburg, Germany 

  • Collaborations | Memberships 

    German Association Psychology (DGPs)

    German Cancer Association (Section Psycho-Oncology)

    German Association Palliative Medicine (DGP)


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