Professor Andreas Maercker, PhD MD, is a licensed clinical psychologist and psychotherapist as well as medical specialist in psychosomatics (DE) or psychiatry (CH). He serves on Advisory or Scientific Boards of several treatment and research centers or psychotherapy advances education institutes. He is co-founder (2017) of the European Association of Clinical Psychology and Psychological Treatments.
Andreas Maercker, PhD, MD, completed his medical and psychological education in Halle/Saale and Berlin. He received his MD at Humboldt University and his PhD at Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin. In 1999, he became Professor of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy at the University of Technology in Dresden, where he directed the post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) research and treatment center. In 2005, he was appointed as chair and full professor of Psychopathology and Clinical Intervention at the University of Zurich. He is co-director of the Institute’s outpatient clinic services. Professor Maercker is or has been principal and co-investigator in numerous national and international studies in traumatic stress research, clinical geropsychology, internet-assisted mental health and cultural clinical psychology and has published more than 250 peer review articles. He authored or edited 16 scientific or therapeutic books, e.g. “Cultural Clinical Psychology and PTSD” (2019). From 2011-2018 he chaired a workgroup in the 11th revision of the International Classification of Diseases at World Health Organization.