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Joanne Mouthaan

Assistant professor

Dr. J. Mouthaan
+31 71 527 6781

Joanne Mouthaan is an assistant professor and educational coordinator at the Clinical Psychology Department. She studies the effects of psychotrauma on the health and well-being in diverse populations, such as uniformed workers, disaster and injury survivors, and various clinical and non-clinical groups. In 2015 she was awarded the Jan van Dijk Victimology and Victims' Rights Award for her dissertation “Injured Bodies, Injured Souls?” (2014) on the prediction and prevention of trauma-related psychological symptoms after injury. As the department’s educational coordinator she is responsible for coordinating the Bachelor, Master and Post-Master curriculum. She teaches theoretical, methodological and clinical skills courses and coordinates the Master elective courses E-health Interventions in Mental Health Care and Trauma and Mental Health. Joanne Mouthaan received a grant for the development of an e-learning for online treatment skills (FSW Grass Shoots, 2018) and is project leader of the project E-learning Suicide Prevention Skills for Psychologists in Training as part of the Third National Agenda Suicide Prevention 2021-2025. Joanne Mouthaan is Chair of the Dutch Association for Psychotrauma (NtVP), Treasurer of the European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ESTSS), Co-Chair of the Annual Meeting Committee of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS), and Editorial Board Member at the European Journal for Psychotraumatology.


Assistant professor

  • Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen
  • Instituut Psychologie
  • Klinische Psychologie

Work address

Pieter de la Court
Wassenaarseweg 52
2333 AK Leiden
Room number 2B43



  • Nederlandstalige vereniging voor psychotrauma (NtVP) Lid van de werkgroep communicatie
  • Nederlandstalige Vereniging voor Psychotrauma Voorzitter
  • European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies Bestuurslid
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