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Former Chair of Clinical Psychology/ Psychotherapy (1996 - 2016)

Günter Esser

Prof. Dr. Günter Esser

Former Chair of Clinical Psychology/ Psychotherapy (1996 - 2016)


Akademie für Psychotherapie und
Interventionsforschung an der
Universität Potsdam
Friedrich-Ebert-Straße 112
14467 Potsdam

Position: Head of the Academy for Psychotherapy and Intervention Research (API) at the University of Potsdam, Head of the API-Centre for Learning Disabilities, Professor for Psychology, Private Practice for Psychotherapy with children, adolescents and their parents, Head of the Department for Clinical Psychology/ Psychotherapy 1996 -2016
Degree: Dipl.-Psych. (1973), Ph.D. (1980), Dr. phil. habil. (1990) (Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg), Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist (1999)

Areas of work: Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychology, Cognitive behavioral therapy, Forensic Psychology,  Learning Disabilities, Clinical Assessment
Research focus: Evaluation of psychotherapeutic interventions, Risk and protective factors for mental disorders, Epidemiology, Learning Disabilites, Early detection and prevention of learning diabilities and mental disorders