Dr. Severin Hennemann



04/2017 Licensure for psychological psychotherapy (Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz)
12/2016 Ph.D. in Psychology, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz
Dissertation: "Acceptance and implementation of eHealth interventions in medical inpatient rehabilitation"
10/2012 - 04/2017 Professional training in cognitive-behavioural psychotherapy, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz
07/2012 Diploma in Psychology, Goethe-University, Frankfurt am Main
09/2010-02/2011 Semester abroad, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal


Academic and Clinical Positions


since 06/2016 Research assistant, Department of Clinical Psychology, Psychotherapy & experimental Psychopathology (Prof. Dr. Witthöft), Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz
07/2013-05/2016 Doctoral candidate, Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center, Mainz
10/2012-09/2013 Psychological training, Inpatient Clinic of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center, Mainz
10/2013-09/2014 Psychological training, Inpatient Clinic of Psychiatry, Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Agaplesion Elisabethenstift, Darmstadt


Scholarships and Awards


03/2018 Research funding by the University of Mainz (13.000€)
03/2017 Teaching award (2nd place), "Neue Wege in der Lehre", University of Mainz (Germany)
Seminar title: Developement of a modular web-based self-help for somatic symptom disorders and medically unexplained physical symptoms
03/2017 Poster Prize,26th Congress on Rehabilitational Sciences, Frankfurt (Germany)
Poster title: Internet-based interventions for work related stress: Acceptance and barriers to utilization in employees with high risk of health-related early retirement
07/2013-05/2016 PhD scholarship from the Illa and Werner Zarnekow Foundation
03/2106 Travel grant for the 67th German Congress of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy (03/16-19/2016) by the DKPM, DGPM, MediClin, DGPPR
09/2010-02/2011  Student scholarship from the ERASMUS program for academic mobility


Hennemann, S., Beutel, M. E., & Zwerenz, R. (2018). „Morbus Google“ vs. e-Health: Qualitative Untersuchung zur Akzeptanz und Implementierung von Online-Nachsorge in der stationären Rehabilitation. Rehabilitation, 57, 14-23 [Full Text]

Hennemann, S., Witthöft, M., Bethge, M., Spanier, K., Beutel, M.E. (2017).Acceptance and barriers to access of occupational e-mental health: cross-sectional findings from a health-risk population of employees. International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health, 91(3), 305-316.[Full Text]

Hennemann, S., Farnsteiner, S., Sander, L. (2017): Internet- and mobile-based aftercare and follow-up for mental disorders: protocol of a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ Open, 7(6).[Full Text]

Hennemann, S., Beutel, M. E., & Zwerenz, R. (2017). Ready for eHealth? Health Professionals’ Acceptance and Adoption of eHealth Interventions in Inpatient Routine Care. Journal of Health Communication, 22(3), 274-284.[Full Text]

Hennemann, S., Beutel, M. E., & Zwerenz, R. (2016). Drivers and Barriers to Acceptance of Web-Based Aftercare of Patients in Inpatient Routine Care: A Cross-Sectional Survey. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 18(12), e337. [Full Text]

Research Projects

iSOMA – Wirksamkeit einer Online-Intervention für anhaltende körperliche Beschwerden

Research Interests

  • e-mental-health
  • iCBT
  • Online-aftercare
  • Acceptance and adoption of e-mental-health
  • Digital stress
  • Somatoform disorders
  • Psychotherapy process research

Peer review activities

  • BMJ open
  • International Journal of Information Management


Professional Affiliations