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Richelle J. Schaefer

Ph.D. candidate

Postadresse
Universität Mannheim
Lehrstuhl für Klinische und Biologische
Psychologie und Psychotherapie
68131 Mannheim

E-Mail: rischaef[at]mail.uni-mannheim.de      

Office hours: by arrangement



Education

2018-present
Doctorate at the Biological and Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy Department, Mannheim University
2014-2019
Postgraduate clinical training in psychotherapy at the Center of Psychological Psychotherapists (Method: Behavioral Therapy) in Mannheim
2013-2014
M.Sc. in Clinical Forensic Psychology at King’s College London in London
2010-2012
M.A. in Criminology at Simon Fraser University in Canada
2007-2010
B.A. in Psychology and Criminology at the University of the Fraser Valley in Canada
2006
Highschool degree at W. J. Mouat Secondary School in Canada


Clinical experience

2016- 2019
Psychotherapist in training at Otto-Selz Institute (outpatient clinic) in Mannheim
2017-2019
Psychologist at the Treatment Initiative for Victim Prevention (BIOS-BW) (outpatient care) in Karlsruhe, Mannheim and Heilbronn
2016
Psychotherapist in training at the psychosomatic and psychological medicine (PSM) inpatient clinic at the Central Institute for Mental Health in Manheim
2015-2016
Psychotherapist in training at the Adolescence Center (AZ) inpatient clinic at the Central Institute for Mental Health in Mannheim
2013-2014
Assistant Psychologist at the Forensic Intensive Psychological Treatment Service (FITPS) at Lambeth Hospital in London


Research interests

  • Optimizing exposure therapy for patients with anxiety disorders
  • Therapist's attitudes regarding the use of digital devices during therapy (i.e. online therapy / use of companion apps)
  • Smart-phone app development and assessment in the therapeutic context