Katja Böhme, M.Sc.



2014-2020 Professional training in cognitive behavioural psychotherapy (Institut für Psychologische Psychotherapie und Beratung Berlin e.V.)
06/2014 Master of Science (M.Sc.) in psychology, Justus-Liebig-University, Giessen
09/2011 Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in psychology, Friedrich-Schiller-University, Jena



Academic and Clinical Positions

since 03/2021 Clinical Psychologist, Oberberg Tagesklinik Frankfurt am Main
since 11/2017 Doctoral candidate, Department of Clinical Psychology, Psychotherapy & experimental Psychopathology, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz
08/2015-10/2017 Research assistant, Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center, Mainz
05/2016-01/2017 Psychological training, Inpatient Clinic of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center, Mainz
07/2014-06/2015 Psychological training, Inpatient Clinic of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Department of Personality disorders and posttraumatic stress disorder, Charité Berlin
09/2012-10/2013 Student assistant, Department of Legal and Social Psychology, Justus-Liebig-University, Giessen
05/2010-10/2011 Student assistant, Department of clinical- and psychological intervention, Friedrich-Schiller-University, Jena



Scholarships and Awards

11/2017 - 03/2021 PhD scholarship from the Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz; Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Michael Witthöft
07/2010 Poster Prize, 5th congress of experiential internship, Jena (Germany) Poster title: "Runter vom Gas? Wenn Plakate, die vor hohem Tempo warnen, selbst zur Gefahr werden"




Hennemann, S., Witthöft, M., Kleinstäuber, M., Böhme, K., Baumeister, H., Ebert, D.D., Probst, T. (2022). Somatosensory amplification moderates the efficacy of Internet-delivered CBT for somatic symptom distress in emerging adults: exploratory analysis of a randomized controlled trial. Journal of Psychosomatic Research,155, 110761. [Full Text]

Hennemann S, Böhme K, Kleinstäuber M, Baumeister H, Küchler, A.-M., Ebert, D.D., Witthöft, M. (2022). Internet-based CBT for somatic symptom distress (iSOMA) in emerging adults: a randomized controlled trial. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, advanced online publication [Full Text]

Böhme, K., Henning, M., Hennemann, S. (2019). Somatoforme Störungen: Medizinisch unerklärten körperlichen Beschwerden auf der Spur. InFo Neurologie & Psychiatrie 21(9), 38-46.

Hennemann S., Böhme, K., Baumeister, H., Bendig, E., Kleinstäuber, M., Ebert, D.D. (2018). Efficacy of a guided internet-based intervention (iSOMA) for somatic symptoms and related distress in university students: study protocol of a randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open,8: e024929. [Full Text]

Beutel, M.E., Böhme, K., Banerjee, M., Zwerenz, R. (2018). Psychodynamic Online Treatment Following Supportive Expressive Therapy (SET): Therapeutic Rationale, Interventions and Treatment Process. Z Psychosom Med Psychother, 64(2), 186-197.

Zwerenz, R., Böhme, K., Wirth, A., Labitzke, N., Pachtchenko, S., Beutel, M.E. (2018). Integration of the work-related online aftercare intervention 'GSA-online plus' (healthy and without stress at the workplace) into clinical practice: study protocol for an implementation study. BMC Health Serv Res, 18:312. [Full Text]


Book Review

Böhme, K. (2019). Therapie- Tools Somatoforme Störungen. Verhaltenstherapie 29(2), 130-131.



Presentations on Conferences

Böhme, K. (2019). Guided Cognitive Behavioral Therapy-based Internet Intervention (iSOMA) for Somatoform Symptoms: Participant Characteristics and Results of a Randomized Controlled Trial in University Students. 9th World Congress of Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies, (Berlin, Germany, 17.07. - 20.07.2019).

Böhme, K., Hennemann, S., Baumeister, H., Bendig, E., Kleinstäuber, M., Ebert, D. D. & Witthöft, M. (2019). iSOMA – KVT- basierte Online-Intervention für multiple Körperbeschwerden: Studiendesign und erste Ergebnisse zur Feasibility eines RCTs bei Studierenden. 11th Workshop Conference of the German Psychological Society, Section Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy (Erlangen, Germany, 29.05. - 01.06. 2019). [Poster]

Böhme, K., Beutel, M. E., Becker, J., Rudolph, M. & Zwerenz, R. (2017). Gesund und Stressfrei am Arbeitsplatz (GSA-Online plus) – Umsetzung einer psychodynamischen Online-Nachsorge für beruflich belastete Patienten der psychosomatischen Rehabilitation. 68th German Congress of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy (Berlin, Germany, 22 - 25 March 2017). [Poster]

Böhme, K., Zwerenz, R., Becker, J., Gerzymisch, K. & Beutel, M. E. (2016). GSA-Online plus: Umsetzung einer indikationsübergreifenden internetbasierten Nachsorgemaßnahme zur Verbesserung der beruflichen Reintegration. Reha-Update: Nachsorge in der Rehabilitation (Freiburg, Germany, 25 November 2016).



Research Interests

  • e-mental-health
  • Somatoform disorders and medically unexplained symptoms
  • Personality disorders
  • Psychotherapy process research