Dr. Franziska Sophia Miegel

Franziska Miegel

Curriculum Vitae

2020 – present Clinical psychologist at anxiety ward, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany
2020 – present Postdoctoral researcher at the Clinical Neuropsychology Working Group, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center Hamburg- Eppendorf, Germany
2018 – 2021 Postgraduate professional training in cognitive behavioral therapy, Hamburg, Germany
2017 – 2020 Ph.D. dissertation on the efficacy of metacognitive training in OCD patients, Clinical Neuropsychology Working Group, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center Hamburg- Eppendorf, Germany
2015 – 2017 M.Sc. in psychology, University of Hamburg, Germany
2012 – 2015 B.Sc. in psychology, University of Hamburg, Germany

Research Interests

  • metacognitive training for OCD (MCT-OCD)
  • cognitive biases in OCD
  • maladaptive coping in OCD
  • psychotherapy research
  • aggression in OCD
  • exposure therapy in virtual reality and mixed reality
  • depression
  • suicidality

Research Funding

2020 – 2023 Funding for a project entitled "Exposure therapy in mixed reality (MR) to narrow the treatment gap for patients with OCD" from the Investitions- und Förderbank Hamburg
2021 – 2023 Funding for a project entitled “Development and evaluation of an exposure therapy in virtual reality in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder“ from the Gesundheitswirtschaft Hamburg
2021 Funding for a project entitled „Exposure therapy in virtual reality addressing public speaking anxiety in order increase willingness for in vivo exposure in patients with anxiety disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder” from the Forschungsförderungsfond of the UKE

Selected Publications

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