Prof. dr. Patricia van Oppen
Professor of Psychotherapy in Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry/VU University Medical Center/GGZinGeest
1989 Maastricht University NL: Health Sciences
1994 PhD at the department of psychiatry, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, NL
2014 Professor of Psychotherapy in Psychiatry, VU University Medical Center/GGZinGeest
Patricia van Oppen works as a professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the VU University Medical Centre (VUmc) in Amsterdam (The Netherlands). Her main research interest focuses on the evaluation of psychological treatments of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, anxiety disorders and depression. She is involved in several international boards and committees. Patricia van Oppen has published more than 150 peer-reviewed papers, chapters, reports and professional publications, including more than 100 papers in international peer-reviewed scientific journals and she has an H-index of 35. She is registered as supervisor of the National Association of Behavior Therapy and Cognitive Therapy in the Netherlands. Furthermore she works as a psychologist at the academic outpatient clinic of VUmc/GGZinGeest in Amsterdam.