Deutsch Intern
Department of Psychology I - Biological Psychology, Clinical Psychology
and Psychotherapy

Bertsch Katja, Prof. Dr.

Chair Holder

Phone +49 931 31-82842
Fax +49 931 31-82733
Room 106
Office Hours by telephone appointment



since 10/2023 Professorship for Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy (Chair), JMU Würzburg
2019 - 2023 Professorship for Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy
LMU Munich
2019 Approbation
2013 - 2019 Training as a psychological psychotherapist
ZPP Heidelberg
2010 - 2019 Psychological Head of the Personality Disorders Research Group
Heidelberg University Hospital
2016 Venia Legendi for the subject psychology
2010 Doctorate in psychobiology
2007 - 2009 PhD student and research associate. Staff
Psychophysiology Laboratory, University of Trier
2002 - 2007 Study of psychology (diploma)
University of Trier

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Research Interests

  • Emotions and social interactions: Anger and aggression, social anxiety, neurobiological bases of emotions
  • Psychoneuroendocrinology: influence of stress, sex, and attachment hormones on social cognitions and interactions
  • Interoception
  • Personality disorders and their antecedents: borderline, antisocial, and anxious-avoidant personality disorder
  • Methodological focus: Experimental psychopathology, functional and structural imaging, psychophysiology, eye tracking, endocrinology

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