Franz and Ulrike Petermann
Prof. Dr. Ulrike Petermann
Prof. Dr. Ulrike Petersmann was born in 1954. She studied social pedagogy, pedagogy and psychology in Mannheim and Bonn in 1973. In 1982 she graduated from the Technical University in Berlin. In 1984 she received a scholarship from the Goers Society. Two years later she continued her education in the University of Bonn.
She has many years of experience as a psychologist with children and adolescents. In 1991, she founded the psychological ambulatory for children at Bremen University's Institute for Clinical Psychology, and was also head of her until 1994. In 1995 she took over the management of the Department of rehabilitation and pedagogy in psychiatric and behavioral disorders at Dortmund University. Since 2007 she has been head of the Department of Clinical Psychology, specializing in Child Clinical Psychology at the Center for Clinical Psychology and Rehabilitation of Bremen University.
Her scientific interests are: clinical psychology, child psychology, psychology of learning, developmental psychopathology and methods of relaxation in childhood and adolescence.
Prof. Dr. Franz Petermann
Prof. Dr. Franz Petermann was born in 1953. He studied mathematics and psychology at the University of Heidelberg from 1972 to 1975. Then he worked as a research assistant at the University of Bonn. In 1977 he earned his Ph.D. degree from Bonn University. From 1983 to 1991 he was in charge of the psycho-social department of the University Children's Clinic in Bonn and at the same time a professor at the Bonn Psychology Institute. Since 1991 he has been chairing the Faculty of Clinical Psychology and Diagnostics at Bremen University. Since 1996 he has been the director of the Center for Clinical Psychology and Rehabilitation. In 2010 he founded, in cooperation with Kiel University, a training institute for child psychotherapists, and since then he has been his head.
His scientific interests are: Clinical child psychology, Diagnostics development, Intelligence, and Clinical diagnostics, Child behavioral therapy, Psychological rehabilitation.