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Prof. Dr. phil. Astrid Riehl-Emde

Attending Physician (Spezialambulanz für ältere Paare)
Research associate (Institute for Psychosocial Medicine)


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Medical/Professional background

since 2018

Psychotherapeutic consultancy for elder couples, Institute of Medical Psychology, Center for Psychosocial Medicine, Heidelberg University Hospital

October 1999 – October 2017

Senior Research Associate / academic senior councillor and Deputy Director of the Institute of Psychosomatic Cooperation Research and Family Therapy (Prof.Dr.med. M. Cierpka), Center for Psychosocial Medicine, Heidelberg University Hospital, provisional management (10/2016 –12/2016)

March 1990 – September 1999

Senior Research Associate at the Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, and Psychosomatics (Prof. Dr.med. J.Willi), Psychiatric Hospital, University Hospital Zurich (UHZ)

April 1987 – March 1990

Senior Research Associate (C1) at the Department of Psychosomatics and Psychotherapy (Prof. Dr.med. H.H.Studt), University Clinic Benjamin Franklin, Free University Berlin (FUB)

August 1985 – March 1987

Post Doc at the Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, and Psychosomatics (Prof. Dr.med. J.Willi), Psychiatric Hospital, University Hospital Zurich (UHZ)

April 1980 – March 1985

Research Associate at the Department of Psychosomatics and Psychotherapy (Prof. Dr.med. H.H.Studt), University Clinic Benjamin Franklin, Free University Berlin (FUB)

November 1976 – September 1979

Research Associate in a publicly funded research project of the German Research Association (DFG) on language learning (Prof. Dr.phil. Roland Posner), Central Department of modern languages (ZEMS), Technical University Berlin (TUB)

1980 – 1990

Research associate and assistant in the Department of Psychosomatics and Psychotherapy (Head: Prof.Dr.med. H.H.Studt), Klinikum Steglitz, Freie Universität Berlin

 

 

Scientific background

January 2009

Titular professor of Clinical Psychology, Department of Psychology, University of Zurich

1999

License to practice psychotherapy as Psychological Psychotherapist (TP)

July 1999

Private lecturer of Clinical Psychology, Department of Psychology, University of Zurich

November 1985

Degree of Dr. phil., Department of Psychology, Technical University Berlin (TUB)

1983 – 1985

Education and training in couple and family therapy at the Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, and Psychosomatics (Prof. Dr.med. J.Willi), Psychiatric Hospital, University Hospital Zurich (UHZ)

November 1976

Degree of Diplome Psychologist, Department of Psychology, Technical University Berlin (TUB)

1974 – 1976

Education and training in behavioral therapy and client-centered psychotherapy

Professional memberships

Research and work focus

Psychotherapy for elder couples

Editorial Boards

Familiendynamik

Kontext

Managing director of the quarterly journal Psychotherapie im Alter

Ausgewählte Publikationen

Riehl A (1985) Prognose und Behandlungserfolg bei psychosomatischen Erkrankungen. Praxis der Psychotherapie und Psychosomatik 30: 318-330

Riehl-Emde A, Buddeberg C, Muthny FA, Landolt-Ritter C, Steiner R, Richter D (1989) Ursachenattribution und Krankheitsbewältigung bei Patientinnen mit Mammakarzinom. Psychotherapie, Psychosomatik, Medizinische Psychologie 39: 232-238.

Riehl-Emde A, Thomas V,  Willi J (2003) Love - an important dimension in marital research and therapy. Family Process 42: 253-267

Riehl-Emde A (2006) Paartherapie für ältere Paare. State of the Art. Psychotherapie im Alter  3 (Heft 12): 9-35

Riehl-Emde A (2014) Wenn alte Liebe doch mal rostet. Paarberatung und Paartherapie für Ältere. Stuttgart (Kohlhammer)