Hendrikje Schmidt is a PhD student in the Potsdam Embodied Cognition Group (PECoG). She received a B.Sc. in Psychology from the Georg-August-University of Göttingen and a M.Sc. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Potsdam.
Her research interests include embodied cognitive and psycho-social development. In her PhD project, she focuses on cognitive and social-emotional competencies in children with rare neuromuscular diseases from an embodied perspective.
Besides her PhD, Hendrikje is currently finishing her training in cognitive behavioral psychotherapy for children and adolescents.
Hendrikje is working as a scientific assistant at the DRK Kliniken Berlin Westend (project: Children affected by rare diseases and their families network; CARE-FAM-NET). No teaching is involved.
Mende, M. A., & Schmidt, H. (2021). Psychotherapy in the Framework of Embodied Cognition – Does Interpersonal Synchrony Influence Therapy Success? Frontiers in Psychiatry, 12, 562490. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyt.2021.562490.