• I supervise/ have supervised seven Bachelor and Master theses and have co-supervised two PhD projects


  • I give seminars for KliPs (Clinical Psychodiagnostics), for the Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Philipps-University Marburg, for example on topics like:
    • intake interview, classification and assessment of psychological disorders, advantages and disadvantages of different assessment methods (interview versus questionnaire), case conceptualizations, monitoring the therapeutic process, and assessing quality-of-life
  • I have given seminars for PBS-6 (Psychological and Behavioural Sciences) students, for the Department of Psychology, Cambridge University, on the topics:
    • What conceptual and methodological challenges are faced by researchers investigating the effects of childhood adversity on mental health?
    • Why do not all people succumb in the face of adversity? A discussion of theories that help us to model and eventually to better understand the relationship between adversity and mental health.


  • I have lectured in the Risk and Resilience Module of PBS-6, for the Department of Psychology, Cambridge University
    • Topic 1: What is childhood adversity, and what are its consequences?
    • Topic 2: ‘What does not kill us makes us stronger’, or not?
  • I held a guest lecture titled “Psychological Network Models: Everything Is Connected … or Not?” at the Cambridge Methods Day (26th November 2019), MRC CBU, Cambridge, UK. slides & video
  • I held a guest lecture, with Gabriela Lunansky, titled “An Introduction to Network Modelling” at the Presymposium Workshop for Methods in Resilience Research (24th September 2019), 5th International Symposium on Resilience Research, Mainz, Germany. slides

Contribution to Courses / Online Learning Platforms

  • I am a co-author of/contributor to Professor van Harmelen’s resilience module for a mental health MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) for adolescents, led by the University of Groningen, counting more than 30,000 subscribers. link
  • I was a member of the organizing committee for the 1st International Spring School on Resilience Research (May 21 – 25, 2018, Seeon Abbey, Germany)