Clinical psychologist Maartje Schoorl has been appointed ‘Professor by Special Appointment Psychological Professional training in the Mental Health Care with emphasis on evidence based interventions at the Institute of Psychology of the Faculty of Social Sciences as of 1 May 2020. She was appointed this position by the Organization of Postdoctoral Dducation Mental Health Care Leiden/Rotterdam for a period of five years.
Maartje Schoorl obtained her PhD in Clinical Psychology at Leiden University in 2013. She then continued to work at the department Clinical Psychology as lecturer and consecutively as Assistant Professor and Associate Professor.
Besides that, Maartje worked as a therapist and senior researcher at the department Psychotrauma at PsyQ in The Hague, from 2008 to 2020. She was a projectleader of the IMPACT-research to treatment of adults diagnosed with a post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) following child abuse. This project has finished this year.
At the department Clinical Psychology, Maartje has started in 2016 as manager education of the post master education trajectory health care psychologist (GZ) for the regions Leiden and Leiden/Rotterdam. Schoorl’s main specialisation lies in clinical trials aiming for an improvement of psychological interventions of PTSD.