Dominik Sieh was born (1981) in Southwest Germany. In 2001, he emigrated to the Netherlands to serve as a social worker in a refugee community in Amsterdam. He studied at University of Amsterdam, University of Jussieu in Paris and University of Toronto, Canada, resulting in a master’s degree in clinical psychology with honors from University of Amsterdam (2007). In 2012, he attained a university teaching qualification (BKO) and a PhD from the research institute of Child Development and Education of University of Amsterdam, after gaining insight into the impact of chronic parental illness on children. His dissertation resulted in the development of the Screening Instrument for Adolescents of Parents with Chronic Medical Condition (SIAPCMC), which can identify adolescents at risk for internalizing problems. Until 2015, he worked as a certified family therapist for patients with a multicultural background. In 2019, he was appointed Head of Bachelor Teaching Unit, developing teachers’ perspectives and streamlining cross-sectional teaching within the Institute of Psychology. Over the past years, he has also been focusing on bid, contract and relation management within mental health care. He has a passion for languages and speaks German, Dutch, English, Spanish, and French.
- Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen
- Instituut Psychologie
- Bachelor Onderwijs