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CV Fink-Lamotte


  • 2019: Licensed as a psychological psychotherapist (behavioral therapy), Leipzig Training Institute for Psychological Psychotherapy.
  • 2018: Dr. rer. nat. in psychology (summa cum laude), University of Leipzig
  • 2014: Diploma in psychology, University of Tübingen

Scientific career

  • since 2023: Junior professorship (W1 with TT to W2) at the University of Potsdam.
  • 2018 - 2023: Research associate (post-doc), Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, University of Leipzig, including parental leave (2021/2022: total 7 months)
  • 2014 - 2017: PhD student, Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, University of Leipzig, Prof. Dr. Cornelia Exner
  • 2011 - 2012: Semester abroad at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA
  • 2009 - 2014: Student assistant in Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy (Prof. Dr. Martin Hautzinger, 2012-2014) and at the Knowledge Media Research Center (Leibniz Institute, Prof. Dr. Peter Gerjets, 2009-2011), tutor in Research Methods and Mathematical Psychology (Prof. Dr. Jürgen Heller, 2012-2014)

Clinical work experience

  • 2019 - 2023: Psychotherapist at the University Outpatient Clinic Leipzig
  • 2017 - 2018: Psychologist in the special outpatient clinic and ward for obsessive-compulsive disorders, Helios Park-Klinikum Leipzig
  • 2016 - 2019: Psychotherapist in training, at the Leipzig Training Institute for Psychological Psychotherapy
  • 2010 - 2015: Clinical internships in psychiatric clinics and outpatient facilities, systemic online counseling

Memberships, volunteering and media activities


  • since 2023: Member of the Open Science Commission of the DGPs and head of the Open Science WG of the Division of Clinical Psychology in the DGPs.
  • 2020-2022: Speaker of the Young Scientists in the DGPs-FG Clinical Psychology
  • 2020-2022: Representative of the exam commission at the Psychology Institute Leipzig
  • 2018-2020: Deputy speaker of the young scientists in the DGPs specialist group Clinical Psychology.
  • 2016-2017: Member of the Federal Conference PiA - Psychotherapists in Training.
  • 2015-2017: Institute spokesperson at the training institute
  • 2008-2014: Psychology Student Council, Board of Directors, Member of the KonRat of PsyFaKo e.V.

In the media:

  • „Leiden Sie an Zwangsstörungen?“, GEO Wissen, 12/2022
  • „Ekel kann uns schützen“ Interview mit Dr. Sybille Anderl in der Frankfurter Allgemeinen Zeitung am 24.03.2020,
  • „Ekelige Bilder auf Zigarettenschachteln“, Radio-Interview im MDR am 20.05.2016.