the pop-up institute

Good news in difficult times! The Pop-up Institute, designed jointly by Lily Martin and myself, has received funding from the Volkswagen Foundation for doing Science Communication. The aim is to reduce stigma of mental illnesses by means of Creative Arts Therapies. Read more →

the living room as lecture hall

The current exceptional situation around COVID-19 is a good reason to further digitize my teaching. Many experts are ready to share their knowledge freely and we are once again benefiting from Open Science in the form of Open Educational Resources. I have put together links, digital tools and materials that I came across in the course of my research in this blog post. Read more →

art therapy in migration

The conference proceedings on the first symposium of the Intercultural art therapy working group (AGIK) of the German association for art therapy (DFKGT) is published, including my article on psychotrauma and transcultural differences in pictures Read more →

find your therapist

About Creative Arts Therapies, how to find the right therapist and what you should pay attention to when doing so. There are many good reasons to do a therapy. One of them is to get to know yourself better. This makes life easier and more beautiful for yourself and with other people. Read more →

in/ter/ven/tion in with through art

My first editorial work is available. Together with Prof. Dr. Constanze Schulze-Stampa I have published a volume on interventions and art in the publication series Art + Research of the HKS – University of applied sciences and arts in Ottersberg. Read more →

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pilot studies on RizbA

Teaching good scientific practice includes priniciples of Open Science. Thus I am all the more pleased that two pilot studies of graduates now are freely available via Zenodo repository. Read more →


Validation study
English version of RizbA,
a quantitative questionnaire for formal picture analysis Read more →