The research team includes Robin van der Linde as a PhD candidate and Rafaele Huntjens, Marleen Rijkeboer and Nathan Bachrach as principal investigators.
Robin van der Linde
Robin van der Linde works as a PhD student in the treatment study schema therapy for dissociative identity disorder. In addition, she is training to become a GZ psychologist as part of the Top Class and subsequently to become clinical psychologist at the GGZ Oost Brabant.
Prof. Dr. Rafaele Huntjens is one of the principal investigators in this treatment study. She works at the University of Groningen in the department of "Clinical Psychology and Experimental Psychopathology". Her chair focuses on trauma-related and dissociative disorders and she contributed to the development of the treatment guidelines for Dissociative Disorders and the treatment guidelines for Trauma and stressor-related disorders. Rafaele participates in the Dutch-Flemish research school Experimental Psychopathology (EPP). She is also Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry.
Prof. dr. Marleen Rijkeboer is also one of the principal investigators. She is appointed at both Maastricht University and the University of Amsterdam. Her research focuses mainly on the diagnosis and treatment of people with trauma-related disorders and personality disorders. She was involved in the treatment guidelines of Trauma and stressor-related disorders. Marleen is also head trainer of the BIG courses for clinical psychologist and psychotherapist at RINO Amsterdam. She also works as a practitioner at G-Kracht Psychomedisch Centrum Amsterdam and provides training and supervision in schema therapy and cognitive behavioral therapy both in the Netherlands and elsewhere in the world. She is an honorary member of the Society for Schema Therapy and the International Society of Schema Therapy. Marleen is the current chairman of the VGCt, board member of P3NL and member of the Akwa GGZ Quality Council.
Dr. Nathan Bachrach is the third principal investigator in the treatment study. Nathan is an associate professor at the Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology at Tilburg University. He conducts research on trauma-related and personality disorders. In addition, he is the head trainer of the post-master's program for GZ at RINO Zuid and works as a clinical psychologist and program leader at GGZ Oost Brabant. He is also supervisor VGCT and SFT and EMDR practitioner