OVERVIEW


BORN 10.11.1975
IN Bad Hersfeld, Germany
NATIONALITY German
JOB TITLE Clinical Psychologist
Mental Health & Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) Consultant

SKILLS & ABILITIES


CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST

Extensive professional background in Clinical Psychology, Clinical Child&Adolescent Psychology, Behaviour Therapy, Counseling, Training and Supervision

MHPSS EXPERT

Extensive field experience in MHPSS Humanitarian Emergency Response, Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) Programming, Assessments and Evaluations

STAFF CARE EXPERT

Extensive professional experience in the delivery of Psychological Staff Care and Stress Management Skills for Humanitarian Aid Workers, Psychological First Aid and Trauma Counseling

ANALYTICAL SKILLS

Experienced researcher, skilled in quantitative and qualitative data analysis, experienced in programme design and conceptualization

COMMUNICATIVE AND INTERPERSONAL COMPETENCE, STRESS TOLERANCE

High ability to reflect and adapt own behaviours, able to analyze and work with interpersonal dynamics, highly motivated and able to work in teams, able to work under stressful and extraordinary conditions

KEY ACTIVITIES


MHPSS CONSULTANCIES

+ MHPSS Programme Conceptualization, Needs Assessments, Trainings, Monitoring&Evaluation, Supervision
+ Focus Mental Health and Psychosocial Support, Gender, Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV), Children&Adolescents, Refugees&Migrants
+ Training of Psychosocial Lay Counselors/Peer Counselors

STAFF SUPPORT

+ Self Care and Stress Management for Humanitarian Aid Workers
+ Staff Care, Team Supervision & Coaching

EXPERIENCE


TRAINING

ANDREAS HERMES AKADEMIE
'Stressmanagement and Safe Behaviour in Critical Situations on Mission'
Webinar for Project Coordinators
June 2020

SUPERVISION&COACHING

HELLO BETTER
Supervision and Coaching for Hotline Staff (Hotline for Psychologically Affected Individuals by the Corona-Crisis)
ongoing

WEBINAR SERIES

CHAMBER OF PSYCHOTHERAPISTS RHINELAND-PALATINATE
Webinar-Series 'The Corona-Crisis - How to Deal with those Affected and the Own Burdens'
ongoing

MHPSS CONSULTANCY

HEBREW SHELTERING & IMMIGRANT AID SOCIETY (HIAS)
Conceptualization of a Community Based Approach to Psychosocial Support (CB-PSS)
Site visit and needs assessment in Panama City & Gualaca/Panama
ongoing

MHPSS FIELD RESEARCH

GESELLSCHAFT FÜR INTERNATIONALE ZUSAMMENARBEIT (GIZ)
Online Research Project 'Measuring the effectiveness of MHPSS projects - measuring Psychosocial Wellbeing in Beneficiaries' (comparison of GIZ MHPSS programmes in Rwanda, Gaza, Yemen, El Salvador & Sri Lanka)
Dec 2019/Jan 2020

PSS PROJECT EVALUATION AND CONSULTANCY

TEARFUND UK
Project Evaluation 'Psychosocial Support for Refugees, IDP`s and Local Population of Kirku, Dohuk & Ninewa District, Northern Iraq
Review and Revision of PSS Curricula
June/July 2019

PSS CONSULTANCY

GESELLSCHAFT FÜR INTERNATIONALE ZUSAMMENARBEIT (GIZ)
Design of PSS Project Component and Elaboration of Orientation Note for Psychosocial Support for Returnees, IDPs and the Local Population of Kismayo, Somalia
May/June 2019

MHPSS TRAINING CONSULTANCY

GESELLSCHAFT FÜR INTERNATIONALE ZUSAMMENARBEIT (GIZ)
Trainer/Facilitator of the training course ‘Working with refugees and people affected by violence - Introduction Course Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS)’
• Gaziantep/Bursa/Ankara, Turkey
• Rabat, Marocco
• Frankfurt/Mannheim/Bonn, Germany
• Arua, Uganda
Participants: Turkish teachers and school principals, actors of Civil Society and Members of the Moroccan Ministry for Asylum and Migration, employees of GIZ Migrants Reception Centres worldwide, employees of Ziviler Friedensdienst e.V. worldwide, GIZ ‚RISE‘ project staff (‚Response to Increased Demand on Government Service and Creation of Economic Opportunities‘ Uganda)
June 2018- ongoing

MENTAL HEALTH CONSULTANCY

UNICEF
Practical Guide for Minimum Standards for the Protection of Refugees and Migrants in Refugee Accomodation Centres (Standard #4: Prevention of and dealing with situations of violence and suspected violence/risk)
Oct-Dec 2018

MHPSS APPRAISAL MISSION CONSULTANCY

GESELLSCHAFT FÜR INTERNATIONALE ZUSAMMENARBEIT (GIZ)
Appraisal Mission ‘Promoting Employment in the Health Sector and Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) in Syria’
July 2018

MHPSS TRAINING CONSULTANCY

ST. JOSEF KRANKENHAUS SCHWEINFURT, GERMANY
Trainer/Facilitator of the inauguration training of psychosocial lay counselors for the Doctors Without Borders Germany Model Project ‘Low-threshold psychosocial care for refugees in Germany’ in Schweinfurt, Germany
Sept 2018- ongoing

REFUGEE MENTAL HEALTH LIAISON OFFICER

MÉDECINS SANS FRONTIÈRES (MSF)
Mental Health Care Assessment in Germany; Project Coordination, technical Supervision and Evaluation of MSF Germany Model Project for Mental Health Care for Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Schweinfurt; Public Relations and Advocacy
Feb 2016-Jun 2018

MENTAL HEALTH OFFICER & ADVISOR

MÉDECINS SANS FRONTIÈRES (MSF)
Domeez&Gawilan Refugee Camps, Northern Iraq; Supervision and Training of Lay Counselors; Mental Health Assessment and Mental Health Project Coordination in Domeez and Gawilan Refugee Camp, Northern Iraq
Sept-Nov 2013

MENTAL HEALTH OFFICER

MÉDECINS SANS FRONTIÈRES (MSF)
Quetta/Kuchlak/Chaman, Pakistan; Supervision and Training of Lay Counselors and Health Educators; Mental Health Assessment and Mental Health Project Coordination in Kuchlak and Chaman (Refugee Settings) in Baluchistan/Pakistani-Afghan Border Region
Jul 2010-Mar 2011

CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST

CHILD & ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRY, UNIVERSITY CLINIC OF WUERZBURG, GERMANY
Psychological Counseling & Behavior Therapy with Children, Adolescents and their Parents; Lecturer for Medical Students & Students of Psychology; Scientific Collaboration
2003-2010

MENTAL HEALTH OFFICER & STAFF CARE CONSULTANCY

MÉDECINS SANS FRONTIÈRES (MSF)
Eboal Treatment Centre in Foya, Liberia; Supervision and Training of Lay Counselors in a Medical Emergency Setting (Ebola), Mental Health Project Coordination; Psychological Staff Care of Expat and National Staff
Sept-Oct 2014

PROJECT EVALUATION

MEDICA MONDIALE COLOGNE
Women`s Treatment Centre in Gjakova, Kosovo; Evaluation of the Psychosocial Treatment Component with Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods
Feb/Mar 2003

CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST

PRIVATE PRACTICE OEHLER, KLEIN & KREIENKAMP IN WUERZBURG, GERMANY
Psychological Counseling & Behavior Therapy with Children, Adolescents and their Parents
2011-2016

CLINICAL RESEARCHER

MEDICAL STUDY CENTRE WUERZBURG, GERMANY
Scientific Expert Advice and Research Fellowship
2011- 2016 (part time)

CLINICAL RESEARCHER

MEDICAL STUDY CENTRE WUERZBURG, GERMANY
Scientific Expert Advice and Research Fellowship
2011-2016, part-time

EDUCATION


LICENCE TO PRACTICE PSYCHOTRAUMATHERAPY

Institut fuer Traumabewaeltigung (ITB) Marburg, Germany
2017

MEDICAL SCHOOL

Justus-Liebig University Giessen, Germany (2 semesters)
Courses in Anatomy, Clinical Medicine, Chemistry, Physics, Medical Terminology
2011

Ph.D. CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY

Psychologische Fakultaet Otto-Friedrich University Bamberg, Germany
The Course of Obesessive-Compulsive Disorder in Children and Adolescents
2009

MASTER OF PSYCHOLOGY

Psychologische Fakultaet Julius-Maximilians University Wuerzburg, Germany
2002

LICENCE TO PRACTICE PSYCHOTHERAPY

Institut fuer Verhaltensmedizin und Verhaltenstherapie (IVV) Philipps University Marburg, Germany (focus Children&Adolescents)
2009

MASTER OF INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE

Institute of International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict (IFHV) Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany
Master of International Humanitarian Assistance of the European Union in the Network of Humanitarian Assistance NOHA
Courses in project management, anthropology, tropical medicine, international humanitarian law, geopolitics
2003

LECTURING & SUPERVISION


Federal Chamber of Behaviour Psychotherapists & German Professional Association for Nursing Professions

Live Talk 'On the psychological strain on medical staff in the Corona Crisis'
May 2020
Link


Justus-Liebig University Gießen

Webinar 'Low-threshold psychosocial support for refugees and migrants & Trauma Basics'
for participants of the training for behaviour therapists and child and adolescents behaviour therapists
May 2020

Institute for International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict (IFHV)

Lecturer at the IFHV of the Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
Masterprogramme Network of Humanitarian Assistance (NOHA) of the European Union
Module Mental Health & Staff Care
2014-ongoing

International Social Work for Migrants and Refugees

Lecturer in the Master Programme International Social Work for Migrants and Refugees of the University of Wuerzburg-Schweinfurt, Germany
Module Mental Health & Psychotraumatology
2016-ongoing

Tropical Medical Institute Wuerzburg

Lecturer in the Ebola Preparation Course for Relief Units,
Mental Health & Health Education Module
2014-ongoing

German Red Cross

Lecturer in the Ebola Preparation Course for Relief Units,
Mental Health & Health Education Module
2014-ongoing

Supervisor and Lecturer of Psychotherapy

1.) Arbeitsgemeinschaft fuer Verhaltensmodifikation (AVM) Wuerzburg, Bamberg, Regensburg, Muenchen, Germany
2.) Institute Verhaltenstherapie, Verhaltensmedizin und Sexuologie (IVS) Nuernberg, Germany
3.) Akademie fuer Psychotherapie (AfP) Erfurt, Germany
4.) Jugendhilfe Creglingen, Wuerzburg, Germany
5.) Trauma Working Group Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Kempten, Germany
6.) Pilot Project Low-Threshold Psychosocial Care for Refugees in Germany, Hospital St. Josef, Reception Centre Schweinfurt, Germany
2014-ongoing

PUBLICATIONS


Guerrero, V. & Zellmann, H. (2019)

Mindeststandards zum Schutz von geflüchteten Menschen in Flüchtlingsunterkünften. Praxisleitfaden. Mindeststandard 4: Prävention und Umgang mit Gewalt- und Gefährdungssituationen/Risikomanagement. UNICEF, Genf, Oktober 2019, published online.
Link

Zellmann, H. (2017)

Zellmann, H. (2017). Easy Access Psychosocial Care for Refugees – A Project Manual. Médecins Sans Frontières, published online.
Link

Bajbouj et al. (2017)

Bajbouj, M., Alabdullah, J., Ahmad, S., Schidem, S., Zellmann, H., Schneider, F., & Heuser, I. (2017). Psychosoziale Versorgung von Flüchtlingen in Deutschland. Erkenntnisse aus der Not- und Entwicklungshilfe. Der Nervenarzt, erschienen online.
Link

Walitza et al. (2011)

Walitza, S., Melfsen, S., Jans, T., Zellmann, H., Wewetzer, C., Warnke, A. (2011). Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in Children and Adolescents. Deutsches Aerzteblatt international. 108 (11), 173-179.
Link

Zellmann et al. (2009)

Zellmann, H., Jans. T., Irblich, B., Hemminger, U., Reinecker, H., Sauer, C., Lange, K., Tucha, O., Wewetzer, C., Warnke, A., Walitza. S. (2009). Kinder und Jugendliche mit Zwangsstörungen. Eine prospektive Verlaufsstudie. Zeitschrift fuer Kinder und Jugendpsychiatrie und Psychotherapie. 37, 173-182.
Link

SELECTED TRAININGS & COURSES, PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS


DOCTORS WITHOUT BORDERS (MSF)

Methods for Evaluation and Assessments in Medical Humanitarian Programmes
Vienna, Austria, 2014

DOCTORS WITHOUT BORDERS (MSF)

Mental Health Training Course
Bakkum, Holland, 2010

GERMAN PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BEHAVIOUR THERAPY (DGVT)

Member of the German Professional Association of Behaviour Therapy
since 2005

GERMAN RED CROSS (DRK)

First Aid, Security, Safety and Survival in the Field Training Course
Bochum, Germany, 2003

GERMAN FEDERAL ASSOCIATION FOR CRITICAL INCIDENT STRESS MANAGEMENT (SBE)

Psychological First Aid & Critical Incident Stress Management Training
Bochum, Germany, 2003

LANGUAGES


GERMAN

mother tongue

ENGLISH

fluent (C1)

FRENCH

advanced (B1)

SPANISH

advanced (B1)



REFERENCES


CHRISTIAN KATZER

Head of Operational Unit Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Berlin, Germany
Christian.Katzer@berlin.msf.org

DOMINIQUE SCHMITT

Head of Psychological Department Private Practice Oehler, Klein & Kreienkamp Wuerzburg, Germany
D. Schmitt@klein-kreienkamp-oehler.de

CATERINA MONTI

Public Health Advisor Humanitarian Capacity (HUMCAP), Freelance Public Health Consultant, Castiglioncello, Italy
catermon@gmail.com



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