Fabienne Meier

Fabienne Meier, MSc

Research assistant

Phone: +41 44 635 73 88

Room number: BIN 5.D.14


Academic experience

2016 - Today

Research assistant/PhD candidate
Chair of Clinical Psychology of Children/Adolescents and Couples/Families; University of Zurich (Prof. Dr. Guy Bodenmann)

2016 - 2017                                              

Study coordinator
Department of Child and Adolescent Health Psychology: „How families cope with child cancer?”; University Children’s Hospital Zurich (Prof. Dr. M. Landolt)

2016 Master of Science in Psychology, University of Zurich
2012 - 2016

Video coder of behavioral couple interactions
Chair of Clinical Psychology of Children/Adolescents and Couples/Families, University of Zurich

2013        Bachelor of Science in Psychology (major), Sociology and Political Science (minors), University of Zurich  
2011 - 2012

Research internship
Chair of Psychopathology and Clinical Intervention, “Aging of former institutionalized children”, University of Zurich

2011 - 2012 Research internship Centre for Magnetic Resonance Imaging, “Cognitive development of children with congenital heart disease”, University Children’s Hospital Zurich  


Research topics

Dyadic coping of couples coping with transition to parenthood / chronic illnesses
Equity, reciprocity, and congruency of dyadic coping
Behavioral observation
Couple based interventions


Ongoing Research Project

SNF-project: “Strengthening couples during transition to parenthood – Long-term effects on children 4 years after treatment.”



Poster award: First Place at the Master-and-Doctoral-Congress
Psychological Institute University of Zurich



Clinical Experience

2016 - Today Couple therapist, psychotherapeutic center, Zürich
2015 - Today                   Paarlife coach, Prevention Program for Couples coping with Stress
2013 - 2014 Clinical internship, Clinic for Anxiety and Depression, Integrative Psychiatry Winterthur (ipw)


Extracurricular Activities

2011 - 2015

President/chief editor and author

aware - psychological student magazine