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dr. A. Visser-Nieraeth

Assistant Professor

2015 Senior editor, Dutch Journal of Behavioral Medicine.

2013-2015 Assistant professor, University College Roosevelt

  • SSC 121 Introduction to Psychology
  • SSC 226 Medical and Health Psychology
  • SSC 322 Developmental Psychology

2008 - 2013 Researcher, Helen Dowling Institute

  • PhD project: The role of spirituality in the adjustment to cancer. Obtained 24 June 2015, Tilburg University. Supervisors: prof. dr. Ad Vingerhoets (Tilburg University), prof. dr. Inne Borel-Rinkes (UMC Utrecht), dr. Bert Garssen (Helen Dowling Institute)
  • Member advisory board (ongoing): Spiritual Nursing in Curative Cancer Care
  • Project: Spiritual care by oncology casemanagers, commissioned by the Stichting Geestelijke Verzorging Rijnmond and the Maasstad hospital.

2007 Master degree, Research master Social and Behavioral Sciences, Medical Psychology, Tilburg University

  • Master thesis: The association between experiencing a relationship with God and mental well-being among people with non-small cell lung cancer. Supervised by dr. Yori Gidron
Last modified:25 November 2015 1.14 p.m.

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  • Assistant Professor of Religion, Conflict and Peacebuilding
  • Professor Psychology of Religion with special attention for Spiritual Care and Wellbeing
  • Professor of Religion and Mental Health, in particular in the domain of Spiritual Care (Special chair of the KSGV, Study Centre for Religion and Mental Health, sponsored by the VVP, Association of Dutch Liberal Protestants)