Sebastian Brand, M.Sc.


Education

 

since 09/2019 Professional Training in Cognitive-Behavioural Psychotherapy, Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz
10/2017 - 07/2019 Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Psychology, Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz
10/2013 - 10/2017 Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Psychology, Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz

Academic and Clinical Positions

 

since 09/2019 Psychological Training, Specialized Clinic Katzenelnbogen, Open Hospital for Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, Katzenelnbogen.
since 05/2019 Research Assistant, Department of Clinical Psychology, Psychotherapy & experimental Psychopathology, Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz
05/2019 - 07/2019 Tutor, Department of Personality and Psychological Assessment, Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz
02/2019 - 10/2019 Lecturer, Advanced Education in the Health Professions, Psychiatric Care, University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz
11/2014 - 05/2019 Tutor and Student Assistant, Department of Methods and Statistics, Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz
09/2014 - 09/2017 Student Assistant, Department of Personality and Psychological Assessment, Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz

 


Presentations on Conferences

 

Brand S., Kolb J., Witthöft, M. & Jungmann S. M. (2019). Dr. Google vs. medical diagnostic app: What are emotional and behavioral side effects? An Experimental Study. 9th World Congress of Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies (Berlin, 17.-20.07.2019). [Poster]

 


Publications

 

Jungmann, S. M., Brand, S., Kolb, J. & Witthöft, M. (accepted). Do Dr. Google and health apps have (comparable) side effects? An experimental study. Clinical Psychological Science.

 


Research Interests

  • Persistent somatic symptoms, somatic symptom disorder, and health anxiety in children and adolescents
  • Interoception and psychopathology in children and adolescents
  • e-mental health in the diagnosis of mental disorders and cyberchondria