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Jessy Terpstra

PhD Candidate

J.A. Terpstra MSc
+31 71 527 6741

Short CV

 I work as a teacher at the Health, Medical and Neuropsychology department, where I teach therapeutic skills and theoretical knowledge about health and medical psychology. Besides, I work as a therapist at the Leiden University Treatment and Expertise Centre (LUBEC), where I provide cognitive-behavioral therapy through face-to-face, blended and online treatments. Online cognitive-behavioral therapy is also the subject of research projects I carry out. In three different patient groups (patients with fibromyalgia, migraine and hand osteoarthritis) I investigate the effect of online cognitive-behavioral therapy in chronic pain.


Online cognitive-behavioral therapy in chronic pain


  • Lecturer Perspective on Career Planning (Psychology bachelor)
  • Lecturer Health, Medical, and Neuropsychology (Psychology bachelor)
  • Coordinator and lecturer Basic Therapeutic Skills (master Health and Medical Psychology and research master Clinical and Health Psychology)
  • Lecturer Cognitive-Behaviour Interventions (master Health and Medical Psychology)
  • Lecturer Psychological Assessment and Interventions in Chronic Disease (master Health and Medical Psychology)
  • Lecturer Evaluating Interventions in Patients with Chronic Disease (research master Clinical and Health Psychology)

PhD Candidate

  • Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen
  • Instituut Psychologie
  • Gezondheids, Medische- Neuropsychologie

Work address

LUMC Main Building
Albinusdreef 2
2333 ZA Leiden
Room number E1.10



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