Sarah Opialla

Sarah Opialla, Dipl.-Psych.

research associate

sarah.opialla@puk.zh.ch

Curriculum vitae

Since 2011Research associate in the research project “emotion regulation“(Prof. Dr. med. U. Herwig), University of Zurich
Since 2011Psychologist at the Clinic for Social and General Psychiatry, University Hospital of Psychiatry Zurich
2007 – 2010 Main studies of psychology with course specialization on clinical psychology at the Humboldt-University, Berlin (D)
2006 – 2007Main studies of psychology at the Universidad de Granada (ES)
2004 – 2006 Basic studies of psychology at the Ernst-Moritz-Arndt University, Greifswald (D)

Current research projects

  • Neurobiological mechanisms of mindful and cognitive emotion regulation strategies
  • Neural correlates of self-referential cognitions and emotions in patients with (remitted) depression
  • Neurobiological changes of self-referential cognitions and emotions in remitted depressive patients before and after a Mindfulness-Based-Cognitive-Therapy