Leonora Schäfer

Leonora Schäfer

Doctoral Candidate, IPAM-Therapeut/in

Contact information

+49 6421 28-24050 leonora.schaefer@ 1 Gutenbergstraße 18
35032 Marburg
G|01 Institutsgebäude (Room: 03039 resp. +3039)

Research Interests 

  • Social anxiety
  • Affective disorders
  • (Dysfunctional) expectations and their modification
  • Placebo and Nocebo effects, Open-Label-Placebos
  • Emotional self-regulation, empathy

Curriculum Vitae

  • Inhalt ausklappen Inhalt einklappen EducationEducation

    since 10/2019
    PhD in Psychology (Dr. rer. nat.) at the Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Philipps-University of Marburg
    [Thesis: "Expectations and their modification in social anxiety”, Advisor/s: Prof. Rief] 

    since 10/2019
    Postgraduate training in cognitive behavioral therapy, Institut für Psychotherapieausbildung Marburg (IPAM)

    10/2018 – 12/2019
    Master in Psychology (M.Sc./ B.A.), University of Marburg
    [Thesis: ”Placebo mechanisms in the context of Rumination and the modulating influence of Neuroticism”]

    10/2014 – 09/2018
    Bachelor in Psychology (B.Sc./B.A.), University of Marburg
    [Thesis: ”The Role of Hope and Expectations in Open-Label Placebo Analgesia and its Modulation by Neuroticism and Openness to Experience”]

  • Inhalt ausklappen Inhalt einklappen Professional ExperienceProfessional Experience

    since 10/2019
    PhD-Scholarship, Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Philipps-University of Marburg, Germany

    since 10/2019
    Therapist, Outpatient Clinic for Psychological Interventions, Psychotherapie Ambulanz Marburg (PAM)

    04/2018 – 09/2019
    Student Research Assistant at the working group of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Project: Metacogntive therapy in obesissive-compulsive disorder, Philipps University of Marburg, Prof. Dr. Glombiewski, Dr. Anke Haberkamp

    06/2016– 03/2018
    Student Research Assistant at the working group Associative Learning, Universität Marburg, Prof. Lachnit


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