Katharina Klien

Katharina Klien

Master's Student

Katharina Klien is a Masters student in Psychology and joined the research Clinical Developmental Psychology / Risk and Resilience research group at the Jacobs Center for her Masters thesis. In her thesis she examines the effect of school belonging on non-suicidal self-injury behavior during adolescence. Katharina holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from UMIT in Hall, Tyrol, Austria, and a Master of Arts in School Counseling from Manhattan College in New York City, USA. In addition to her studies, she has completed various internships in psychiatry departments, counseling centers, residential groups and schools in Austria and the U.S., where she has worked with and supported disadvantaged children and adolescents. In addition, she worked with mentally and socially disadvantaged children and adolescents in Austria for 2.5 years before starting her psychology master's degree in Zurich. Katharina's interests are at the interface of clinical development, health and school psychology.