Laura Potsch

Laura Potsch

Doctoral Candidate, IPAM-Therapeutin

Contact information

+49 6421 28-24046 laura.potsch@ 1 Gutenbergstraße 18
35032 Marburg
G|01 Institutsgebäude (Room: 03035 resp. +3035)

Research Interests

  • Reward sensitivity in psychiatric disorders 
  • Neurobiological mechanisms in psychiatric disorders 
  • Intervention research

Curriculum Vitae 

  • Education

    Since 01/2021
    PhD in Psychology (Dr. rer. nat.), Philipps University of Marburg, Department of Psychology, Division of Clinical Psychology and Psychological Treatment
    Advisor: Prof. Dr. Winfried Rief

    Since 10/2020
    Postgraduate training in cognitive behavioral therapy, Institut für Psychotherapieausbildung Marburg (IPAM)

    10/2018 – 09/2020 
    Master in Psychology (M.Sc.), Dresden University of Technology
    Thesis: „Neural substrates of craving regulation in cigarette smokers“

    10/2014 – 09/2017
    Bachelor in Psychology (B.Sc.), Justus-Liebig-University Giessen

  • Professional Experience

    Since 01/2021
    PhD-Scholarship, Philipps University of Marburg, Department of Psychology, Division of Clinical Psychology and Psychological Treatment 

    Since 01/2021
    Clinical Psychologist, Outpatient Clinic for Psychological Interventions, Psychotherapie Ambulanz Marburg (PAM)

    01/2019 – 09/2020
    Student Research Associate, Chair of Addiction Research (Prof. Dr. Endrass), Dresden University of Technology

    06/2016 – 09/2017
    Student Research Associate, Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy (Prof. Dr. Hermann), Justus-Liebig-University Gießen

  • International Experience

    04/2018 – 08/2018 
    Research Internship at the University of Nottingham and at the Wells Road Center (Forensic Psychiatric Clinic), Nottingham, Great Britain

    10/2017 – 12/2017
    Internship at „Autism Western Cape“, Cape Town, South Africa

    09/2013 – 09/2014
    Voluntary Social Year at a Psychosocial Rehabilitation Center for People with a Psychiatric Disorder, Cape Town, South Africa 


  • Articles in Journals 

    Yang, C. C., Mauer, L., Völlm, B., & Khalifa, N. (2020). The Effects of Non-invasive Brain Stimulation on Impulsivity in People with Mental Disorders: a Systematic Review and Explanatory Meta-Analysis. Neuropsychology Review, 1-22.

    Mauer, L., Yang, C. C., & Khalifa, N. (2018). The Use of Non-invasive Brain Stimulation Techniques to Modulate Impulsivity. SVEIKATOS, 28(4), 51.

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