Prof. Dr. Susanne Ruhland
Professor of Clinical Psychology
Susanne Ruhland, born in 1982, successfully passed the intermediate examination in law at the Westfälische-Wilhelms-Universität Münster and subsequently studied psychology with a focus on clinical psychology and educational psychology at the University of Bielefeld. She then worked as a research assistant and lecturer at Leibniz University Hannover, where she received her doctorate in 2013. Between 2012 and 2015 she completed her training as a psychological psychotherapist specialising in behavioural therapy with additional qualification in group therapy and relaxation techniques at the Hanover Medical School.
During her work as a research assistant and lecturer at Leibniz University Hannover, Ruhland gave very well evaluated courses. Through her training as a psychological psychotherapist in inpatient and outpatient care for adults and in various multi-professional teams of socio-psychiatric practices for children and adolescents, she acquired extensive test diagnostic, therapeutic and consulting-related knowledge. Until September 2016 she worked as a psychological psychotherapist in a multi-professional team in a psychiatric clinic. Overall, she has sound theoretical knowledge and many years of practical experience in clinical psychology for adults, children and adolescents.
Ruhland is also particularly interested in the conceptual development of courses of study. In October 2016 Ruhland was appointed professor of clinical psychology.