As a researcher, I focus on translating statistical models and methodologies to clinically useful applications. I strive towards bringing research and clinical practice together,  by giving a voice to patients and clinicians and translating my findings to have clinical impact.


2021-now Postdoctoral researcher

        University Medical Center Groningen



2017-now Scientific Coordinator PETRA project

University Medical Center Groningen

Supervisors: H. Riese en M. Wichers

TopicDeveloping a self-monitoring tool for psychiatric practice


2015-2021 PhD Candidate (graduated cum laude) 

University Medical Center Groningen

Supervisors: M. Wichers, E. Snippe, L. van der Krieke, en R. Bruggeman.


Topic: The experience sampling method for clinical practice


2011-2014 Research assistant 

University of Groningen

SupervisorC. Bockting

Topics: Depression treatment, experience sampling method


- Time series analysis

- ESM methodology

- Qualitative research methods

- R

- Project planning and coordinating

- Science communication

international research visits

2018 University of California Berkeley, United States - A. Fisher

2015 University of Pennsylvania, United States - R. DeRubeis

2015 Vanderbilt University, United States - S. Hollon

2014 University of Leuven, Belgium - E. Fried and L. Bringmann

Grants and awards

2021 Willem Nolen Prize for bipolar disorders KenBiS

2018 Top Reviewer JCPP 

2018 Travel grant Stichting De Drie Lichten

2018 Travel grant GSMS UMCG

2017 SHARE Publication Award for publication in top 10% journal

2015 Nominated for Thesis Award of Psychology Alumni Association 

2015 Excellence grant Groningen University Fund

2015 Travel grant Marco Polo University of Groningen


2013-2015 Research Master Behavioral and Social Sciences - Cum Laude

University of Groningen

Thesis topic: Network analysis before and after antidepressant medication


2011-2013 Honors College - Cum Laude

University of Groningen


2010-2013 Bachelor Psychology 

University of Groningen