Professorship for Psychopathology and Clinical Intervention

Prof. Dr. Dr. Andreas Maercker


Our unit contributes to research, teaching, and outpatient psychotherapy treatment.

Our research topics are:

  • Developing assessments and conducting population based studies
  • Social neuroscience (in the area of traumatic stress)
  • Psychological factors in early dementia
  • E-Mental-Health/Psychiatric Telemedicine
  • Cultural Clinical Psychology

Research is conducted by the following laboratories:

  • Stress- and Traumatic stress studies
  • Clinical Geropsychology
  • E-Mental-Health
  • Epigenetics and Telomere Lab

The program in Psychopathology and Clinical Intervention offers BSc-, MSc-, and PhD-level courses. We maintain strong links with the Psychiatric University Hospital Zurich («Burghölzli»).

Our outpatient services (Spezialambulatorien) offer psychotherapeutic treatment. We apply evidence-based, integrative methods of psychotherapy. Health insurances reimburse these treatments to some extent if requirements from the patient side are given.

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Collaboration with Foundation Arq Psychotrauma Research