Tristan Marhenke

Tristan Marhenke


January 2014 - present

Academy for behavioral therapy (AVT GmbH), psychotherapist in training

February 2013 - present

Graduate student at the University of Cologne. Dissertation thesis: "The Effects of Parenting Prime on Mateship Preferences in Females"; supervised by Prof. Dr. Roland Imhoff

October 2010 - September 2012

Master of Science, Psychology. University of Hamburg.

Master thesis: "Elaboration of a Clinical Applicable Questionaire to Predict Treatment Results after an Intervertebral Disk Operation"; supervised by PD Dr. Klinger.

October 2007 - January 2010

Bachelor of Science, Psychology. University of Cologne.

August 2005 - July 2007

Two subject Bachelor degree (German phililogy and Skandinavian phililogy). University of Münster


Professionel expierience

January 2015 - today

Psychotherapist in training; Practice for Psychotherapy Dipl.-Psych. Heinrich Breuer and Practice for Psychotherapy DP PP Dr. Thorsten Kausch

October 2014 - March 2015

Psychotherapist in training; Practice for Psychotherapy Praxis Dr. med Wolfgang Simon & partners

February 2014 - today

Assistant lecturer at the highschool of Fresenius - University of Applied Science

February 2014 - December 2014

Psychotherapist in training; Hospital for psychiatry, psychotheray and psychosomatic of the Evangelic Hospital Bergisch Gladbach

November 2013 - February 2014

Employee at the "Bildungsinstitut der Rheinischen Wirtschaft GmbH"

March 2013 - October 2013

Consultant for the coordination of support programmes; "Arbeitsgemeinschaft Industrieller Gemeinschaftsforschung FTK GmbH"

October 2012 - January 2013

Employee; Highschool ambulance for behavioral therapy, University of Hamburg

February 2012 - eptember 2012

Student assistant; Institute and clinic for psychosomatic medicin and psychotherapy, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE)

September 2011 - September 2012

Student assistant; highschool ambulance for behavioral therapy, University of Hamburg

March 2011 - July 2011

Trainee; behavorial therapy; Falkenried

March 2010 - June 2010

Trainee; Psychological training, Albert Damm

February 2009 - April 2009

Trainee; "Deutsches Institut für Psychotraumatologie"


Research interest:

  • Automatic processing of sexual interest
  • Attitudes and stereotypes towards children
  • Embodiment
  • Implicit social cognition
  • Influencing factors on longterm relationships