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 09/2020 Doctoral candidate, Department of Clinical Psychology, Psychotherapy & experimental Psychopathology, Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz
09/2019 - 08/2020 Psychological Training, Specialized Clinic Katzenelnbogen, Open Hospital for Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, Katzenelnbogen.
05/2019 - 08/2020 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

 

2022

Brand, S., Meis, A. C., Tünte, M. R., Murphy, J., Woller, J. P., Jungmann, S., Witthöft, M., Hoehl, S., Weymar, M., Hermann, C., & Ventura-Bort, C. (2022). Bridging the Gap between Interoception and Mental Health: Subjective Interoceptive Accuracy as a Correlate of Psychopathological Symptom Burden in a Multicenter Study. In PsyArXiv. DOI
Tünte, M. R., Petzke, T., Brand, S., Murphy, J., Witthöft, M., Hoehl, S., Weymar, M., & Ventura-Bort, C. (2022). He Who Seeks Finds (Bodily Signals): Differential Effects of Self-Reported Interoceptive Attention and Accuracy on Subclinical Psychopathology in a German-Speaking Sample. In PsyArXiv. DOI

2020

Jungmann, S. M., Brand, S., Kolb, J., & Witthöft, M. (2020). Do Dr. Google and Health Apps Have (Comparable) Side Effects? An Experimental Study. Clinical Psychological Science, 8(2), 306-317. DOI

 


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