Prof. Dr. Henrik Kessler


LWL-Universitätsklinikum der Ruhr-Universität Bochum für Psychosomatische Medizin & Psychotherapie


Phone: 0234 5077 3176

Research Interests

Henrik Kessler studied medicine and philosophy at the University of Ulm, Germany. He finished is doctoral thesis about emotion recognition in 2003 and continued to work in the fields of emotion regulation, neurobiology of psychotherapy, human-computer interactions, neuropsychoanalysis and research on posttraumatic stress disorder at the Universities of Ulm, Bremen and Bonn. 2010 he became medical specialist in psychosomatic medicine and psychotherapy. From 2010 to 2013 he was the Deputy Director of the Department of Medical Psychology at the University of Bonn. Since 2013 he is senior physician in the Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy at the Ruhr-University Bochum.