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Dr. Pavle Zagorscak

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Clinical Psychological Intervention

Research Assistant

Address
Schwendener Str. 27
Room 110
14195 Berlin
Email
pav.zag(at)fu-berlin.de
  • 01/2018 - 12/2019 - Training as a psychological psychotherapist (Cognitive behavioral therapy) at ZPHU 
  • 2019 - Doctorate in Psychology at Freie Universität Berlin (Dr. phil.)
    • Title of docotral thesis: Mechanismen der Veränderung in der Online-Therapie der Depression (Supervision: Prof. Dr. Christine Knaevelsrud)
  • 2013 - Master of Science in Psychology (Clinical Psychology and Health Psychology) at Freie Universität Berlin
    • Title of master thesis: Treatment effectiveness of the cyberbullying-prevention-program ‘Media Heroes’ within the framework of the ‘Theory of Reasoned Action (Supervision: Prof. Dr. Herbert Scheithauer)
  • 2010 - Bachelor of Science in Psychologie at Freie Universität Berlin 
    • Title of bachelor thesis: Cyberbullying: Erfassung eines neuartigen Phänomens. Eine empirische Studie zur Validierung des Berliner Cyberbullying Questionnaires (BCyQ) (Supervision: Prof. Dr. Herbert Scheithauer)

Career

Since February 2022: Research Assistant
Freie Universität Berlin - Study group Clinical Psychological Intervention

05/2019 - 01/2022: Policy Advisor
Bundesministerium für Familie, Senioren, Frauen und Jugend (BMFSFJ) - Division "Familie im digitalen Wandel, Digitalisierung von Familienleistungen, Digitalkompetenz"

03/2013 – 04/2019: Research Assistant
Freie Universität Berlin - Study group Clinical Psychological Intervention, Project „Onlineberatung bei Depression“, Research management of the project „TK-DepressionsCoach“

03/2015 – 04/2019: Research Assistant with teaching responsibility
Freie Universität Berlin - Study group Clinical Psychological Intervention, Research focus Online Therapy

06/2014 – 12/2018: Freelance
juuuport.de, Psychological training or supervision of young "scouts" in counseling young people seeking advice on the Internet

01/2016 – 12/2017: Psychological advisor
in the development of the online self-help platform "WeMingo" for men with the special form of social phobia "paruresis" https://wemingo.com/ueber-wemingo

10/2015 - 03/2016: Research Assistant
Freie Universität Berlin - Study group Clinical Psychological Intervention, Research focus Online Therapy, project „Predictive modelling of psychopathological trajectories in depression through advanced communication technologies“

04/2012 – 10/2012: Student Research Assistant
Freie Universität Berlin, Study group Developmental science and applied developmental psychology, project „fairplayer.manual - manualisierte Prävention von aggressivem Verhalten“

09/2010 – 03/2012: Student Research Assistant
Freie Universität Berlin, Study group Developmental science and applied developmental psychology, project „DAPHNE III - Cyberbullying in Adolescence: Investigation and Intervention in Six European Countries”

06/2009 – 03/2013: Freelance
PädQUIS gGmbH Berlin, Project coordination as well as survey of pedagogical quality and observer trainer in kindergarten, day nursery and after-school care center

10/2008 – 08/2010: Student Research Assistant
Freie Universität Berlin, Study group Infant Pedagogy

Awards and scholarships

12/2021 - Performance bonus awarded by the Bundesministeriums für Familie, Senioren, Frauen und Jugend for outstanding achievements in the further development in the field of digitization (endowed with € 1000)

12/2020 - Performance bonus awarded by the Bundesministeriums für Familie, Senioren, Frauen und Jugend for outstanding achievements in the further development in the field of digitization (endowed with 600 €)

12/2020 - Ernst-Reuter-Preis awarded by the "Ernst-Reuter-Gesellschaft der Freunde, Förderer und Ehemaligen der Freien Universität Berlin e. V." for outstanding doctoral theses (endowed with 5.000 €)

05/2016 - Prize for best teaching awarded by the Dean's Office, Department of Education and Psychology, Freie Universität Berlin for the seminar "Development of Clinical Psychological Online Interventions"

12/2015 - „European Crime Prevention Award“ (2. Place) for the cyberbullying prevention program „Medienhelden“

07/2015 - Funding from the  Alexander-von-Humboldt-Stiftung under the Research Group Linkage Program for "Evaluation of the Latin American Version of the Cyberbullying Prevention Program Medienhelden" (55.000€; PI: Herbert Scheithauer, Enrique Chaux)

05/2015 - Prize for best teaching awarded by the Dean's Office, Department of Education and Psychology, Freie Universität Berlin for the seminar „'New media' in Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy"

Press and public relations

08/2021 - TRU DOKU by funk (ARD), „Paruresis, Schüchterne Blase“, Television interview on online treatment of paruresis, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m0zp7Q2JiZQ

06/2014 - ORF, meinbezirk.at, „Mobbing im Internet: "Medienhelden" helfen, TV and newspaper interviews on the launch of the cyberbullying prevention program "Medienhelden" in Austria, https://www.meinbezirk.at/perg/c-gesundheit/mobbing-im-internet-medienhelden-helfen_a983623

06/2012 - Deutsche Welle, „Cyberwelt: Schüler werden Medienhelden“, Interview on the prevention of cybermobbing, https://p.dw.com/p/15JIr

03/2012 - Frankfurter Rundschau, Berliner Zeitung, „Cyber-Mobbing kann alle treffen“, Interview on cybermobbing, Frankfurter Rundschau, https://www.fr.de/wissen/cyber-mobbing-kann-alle-treffen-11381163.html

WiSe 2018/2019

Seminar "Practice of Clinical Psychology and Health Psychology (basic skills of behavioral therapy counseling)" at Freie Universität Berlin, master's program „Clinical Psychology and Health Psychology“ 
(3rd semester)

SuSe 2018

Seminar „'New media' in Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy“ at Freie Universität Berlin, bachelor's program „Psychology“ 
(4th semester)

Seminar exercise "Communication" at Freie Universität Berlin, bachelor's program „Psychology“ 
(2nd semester)

Online-Seminar „'New media' in Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy” at University of Crete (GR) and Aristoteles University Thessaloniki (GR), English-language full-semester course as part of the DAAD project

SuSe 2017

Seminar exercise „Communication“ at Freie Universität Berlin, bachelor's program „Psychology“ 
(2nd semester)

Online-Seminar „'New Media' in Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy” at University of Crete (GR) and Aristoteles University Thessaloniki (GR), English-language full-semester course as part of the DAAD project

WiSe 2016/2017

Seminar „Development of clinical-psychological online interventions“ at Freie Universität Berlin, master's program „Clinical Psychology and Health Psychology“ 
(1st semester)

SuSe 2016

Seminar „'New media' in Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy“ at Freie Universität Berlin, bachelor's program „Psychology“ 
(4th semester)

WiSe 2015/16

Seminar „Development of clinical-psychological online interventions“ at Freie Universität Berlin, master's program „Clinical Psychology and Health Psychology“ 
(1st semester)

SuSe 2014

Seminar „'New media' in Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy“ at Freie Universität Berlin, bachelor's program „Psychology“ 
(4th semester)
Tutorium „Psychological Communication“ at Freie Universität Berlin, bachelor's program „Psychology“ 
(2nd semester)

SuSe 2013

Tutorium „Psychological Communication“ at Freie Universität Berlin, bachelor's program „Psychology“ 
(2nd semester)

WiSe 2012/13

Tutorium „Practice of Clinical Psychology“ at Freie Universität Berlin, bachelor's program „Psychology“ 
(5th semester)

SuSe 2012

Tutorium „Psychological Communication“ at Freie Universität Berlin, bachelor's program „Psychology“ 
(2nd semester)

WiSe 2011/12

Tutorium „Practice of Clinical Psychology“ at Freie Universität Berlin, bachelor's program „Psychology“ 
(5th semester)

Teaching in approbation training

July 2019

Block seminar "Behavioral therapy online" in the licensing training for psychological psychotherapists (behavioral therapy), University Hospital Ulm, Clinic for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry / Psychotherapy, Training Center for Behavioral Therapy

Peer-reviewed articles


2021

Heinrich, M., Geiser, C., Zagorscak, P., Burns, G. L., Bohn, J., Becker, S. P., Eid, M., Beauchaine, T. P., & Knaevelsrud, C. (2021). On the Meaning of the “P-Factor” in Symmetrical Bifactor Models of Psychopathology: Recommendations for Future Research From the Bifactor-( S −1) Perspective. Assessment, 107319112110602. https://doi.org/10.1177/10731911211060298

Fenski, F., Rozental, A., Heinrich, M., Knaevelsrud, C., Zagorscak, P., & Boettcher, J. (2021). Negative effects in internet-based interventions for depression: A qualitative content analysis. Internet Interventions26, 100469. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.invent.2021.100469

Furukawa, T. A., Suganuma, A., Ostinelli, E. G., Andersson, G., Beevers, C. G., Shumake, J., … Zagorscak, P., … Cuijpers, P. (2021). Dismantling, optimising, and personalising internet cognitive behavioural therapy for depression: A systematic review and component network meta-analysis using individual participant data. The Lancet Psychiatry8(6), 500–511. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2215-0366(21)00077-8

Karyotaki, E., Efthimiou, O., Miguel, C., Bermpohl, F. M. genannt, Furukawa, T. A., Cuijpers, P., …Zagorscak, P., … Forsell, Y. (2021). Internet-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Depression: A Systematic Review and Individual Patient Data Network Meta-analysis. JAMA Psychiatry78(4), 361. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2020.4364

Raith, A.-M., Hämmerling, M., Klein, S., Peitz, D., Knaevelsrud, C., & Zagorscak, P. (2021). Selbstwertförderung in der universellen Prävention von Essstörungen. Psychotherapeut66(4), 275–281. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00278-021-00515-4

2020

Schultze-Krumbholz, A., Zagorscak, P., Hess, M., & Scheithauer, H. (2020). The Influence of School Climate and Empathy on Cyberbystanders’ Intention to Assist or Defend in Cyberbullying. International Journal of Bullying Prevention2(1), 16–28. https://doi.org/10.1007/s42380-019-00040-8

2019

Zagorscak, P., Heinrich, M., Bohn, J., Stein, J. & Knaevelsrud, C. (2019). How individuals change during internet-based interventions for depression: A randomized controlled trial comparing standardized and individualized feedback.Brain and Behavior, 10(1), e01484. https://doi.org/10.1002/brb3.1484

Zagorscak, P., Bohn, J., Heinrich, M., Kampisiou, C., & Knaevelsrud, C. (2019). Only on Invitation? How the Recruitment Strategy Determines Who Is Treated Online. Verhaltenstherapie, Advance Online Publication. https://doi.org/10.1159/000503407

Zagorscak, P., Bohn, J., Heinrich, M., Kampisiou, C., & Knaevelsrud, C. (2019). Nur auf Einladung? Wie die Rekrutierungsstrategie beeinflusst, wer online behandelt wird. Verhaltenstherapie29(3), 196–204. https://doi.org/10.1159/000502018

Scheithauer, H., Zagorscak, P., & Schultze-Krumbholz, A. (2019). Prävention von Cybermobbing in Schulen mit dem Programm Medienhelden. Nervenheilkunde38(01), 41–44. https://doi.org/10.1055/a-0815-6062

Zagorscak, P., Schultze‐Krumbholz, A., Heinrich, M., Wölfer, R., & Scheithauer, H. (2019). Efficacy of Cyberbullying Prevention on Somatic Symptoms—Randomized Controlled Trial Applying a Reasoned Action Approach. Journal of Research on Adolescence29(4), 908–923. https://doi.org/10.1111/jora.12429

2018

Zagorscak, P., Heinrich, M., Sommer, D., Wagner, B. & Knaevelsrud, C. (2018). Reply to the Letter by Singer, Mitter, and Porsch Related to Our Paper “Benefits of Individualized Feedback in Internet-Based Interventions for Depression: A Randomized Controlled Trial”. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, 1–2. https://doi.org/10.1159/000493394

Heinrich, M., Zagorscak, P., Eid, M. & Knaevelsrud, C. (2018). Giving G a Meaning: An Application of the Bifactor-(S-1) Approach to Realize a More Symptom-Oriented Modeling of the Beck Depression Inventory-II. Assessment. Advance Online Publication. https://doi.org/10.1177/1073191118803738

Zagorscak, P., Heinrich, M., Sommer, D., Wagner, B. & Knaevelsrud, C. (2018). Benefits of Individualized Feedback in Internet-Based Interventions for Depression: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, 87 (1), 32–45. https://doi.org/10.1159/000481515

2016

Schultze-Krumbholz, A., Schultze, M., Zagorscak, P., Wölfer, R., & Scheithauer, H. (2016). Feeling cybervictims’ pain - The effect of empathy training on cyberbullying. Aggressive Behavior, 42, 147-156. https://doi.org/10.1002/ab.21613

2014

Schultze-Krumbholz, A., Zagorscak, P., Wölfer, R., & Scheithauer, H. (2014). Das Medienhelden-Programm zur Förderung von Medienkompetenz und Prävention von Cybermobbing: Konzept und Ergebnisse aus der Evaluation. Praxis der Kinderpsychologie und Kinderpsychiatrie, 63(5), 379-394. https://doi.org/10.13109/prkk.2014.63.5.379

Schultze-Krumbholz, A., Zagorscak, P., Wölfer, R., & Scheithauer, H. (2014). Prävention von Cybermobbing und Reduzierung aggressiven Verhaltens Jugendlicher durch das Programm Medienhelden: Ergebnisse einer Evaluationsstudie. Diskurs Kindheits- und Jugendforschung, 9(1), 61–79. https://doi.org/10.3224/diskurs.v9i1.19083

Wölfer, R., Schultze-Krumbholz, A., Zagorscak, P., Jäkel, A., Göbel, K., & Scheithauer, H. (2014). Prevention 2.0: Targeting cyberbullying @ school. Prevention Science, 15, 879-887. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11121-013-0438-y


Publications in books and monographs


Zagorscak P. & Knaevelsrud, C. (2019). Online-Therapie. In S. Schneider & J. Margraf (Hrsg.), Lehrbuch der Verhaltenstherapie, Band 3. Psychologische Therapie bei Indikationen im Kindes- und Jugendalter (2. Auflage, S. 233–247). Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer.

Schultze-Krumbholz, A., Zagorscak, P., & Scheithauer, H. (2017). A school-based cyberbullying preventive intervention approach: The Media Heroes program. In M. Campbell & S. Bauman (Eds.), Reducing cyberbullying in schools: International evidence-based best practice (pp. 145-158). San Diego, CA/Cambridge, MA, USA: Academic Press. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-811423-0.00011-0

Knaevelsrud, C., Küster, A., & Zagorscak, P. (2016). E-Mental-Health. In: I. Hauth, P. Falkai & A. Deister (Hrsg) Psyche Mensch Gesellschaft. Berlin: Springer. S. 25-30.

Renneberg, B. & Zagorscak, P. (2016). Sexuelle Orientierung aus psychologischer und medizinischer Sicht. In C. D. Classen, D. Richter & B. Łukańko (Hrsg.) „Sexuelle Orientierung“ als Diskriminierungsgrund: Regelungsbedarf in Deutschland und Polen? Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck. S. 1-12.

Zagorscak P., Schultze-Krumbholz, A., & Scheithauer H. (2015). Cybermobbing. In Deutsche Gesetzliche Unfallversicherung (DGUV) (Hrsg.), Taschenbuch 2015 -Sicherheitsbeauftragte im öffentlichen Dienst (S. 154-161). Wiesbaden: Universum. ISSN 0942-0274

Zagorscak, P. (2013). Medienhelden. In Landeskommission Berlin gegen Gewalt (Hrsg.), Schöne neue Welt - total vernetzt! Fluch oder Segen? (S. 66–68). Berlin: Herausgeber.


Books


Schultze-Krumbholz, A., Zagorscak, P., Roosen-Runge, A. & Scheithauer H. (2021, 3. Auflage). Medienhelden. Unterrichtsmaterialien zur Prävention von Cybermobbing. München: Reinhardt.

Schultze-Krumbholz, A., Zagorscak, P., Roosen-Runge, A. & Scheithauer H. (2018, 2. vollständig überarbeitete Auflage). Medienhelden. Unterrichtsmaterialien zur Prävention von Cybermobbing. München: Reinhardt.

Schultze-Krumbholz, A., Zagorscak, P., Siebenbrock, A. & Scheithauer H. (2012). Medienhelden. Unterrichtsmaterialien zur Prävention von Cybermobbing. München: Reinhardt.