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Anika Bexkens

Assistant Professor

Name
Dr. A. Bexkens MSc
Telephone
+31 71 527 6566
E-mail
a.bexkens@fsw.leidenuniv.nl

Anika Bexkens is a teacher and researcher in the unit Developmental and Educational Psychology of the Institute of Psychology at Leiden University. She combines this position with her work as a health-care psychologist at GGZ Delfland.

More information about Anika Bexkens

Short CV

Anika Bexkens is an assistant professor in the unit Developmental and Educational Psychology of the Institute of Psychology at Leiden University. She combines this position with her work as a health-care psychologist at GGZ Delfland. 

She obtained her Master's degree from the University of Amsterdam in 2007 and received her PhD in December 2013, also at the University of Amsterdam. Anika’s PhD project focused on Risk-taking in adolescents with mild-to-borderline intellectual disability and/or behavior disorder. During this scientist-practitioner project, she also trained as a health-care psychologist and graduated from this clinical training program in 2011. She is currently in training as a clinical psychologist-specialist. 

Research

Her current research focuses on susceptibility to peer-influence and efficacy of interventions aimed at diminishing emotional en behavioral problems in children and adolescents with mild-to-borderline intellectual disability. In addition, she is involved in a project working to promote support for students with intellectual disability in the new ‘appropriate education’ system.

Teaching

  • Advanced Psychodiagnostics in Children and Adolescents
  • Master thesis supervision

Assistant Professor

  • Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen
  • Instituut Psychologie
  • Ontwikkelings- & Onderwijspsychologie

Work address

Pieter de la Court Building
Wassenaarseweg 52
2333 AK Leiden
Room number 3B46

Contact

Publications

  • GGZ Delfland GZ-psycholoog

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