Dr. Dipl.-Psych. Johanna Böttcher

Johanna Böttcher

Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy

External Staff

Habelschwerdter Allee 45
14195 Berlin


  • Boettcher, J., Weinbrecht, A., Heinrich, M., & Renneberg, B. (2019). Effectiveness of a Combined Treatment of Individual and Group Therapy for Social Anxiety Disorder and Avoidant Personality Disorder. Verhaltenstherapie. https://doi.org/10.1159/000497620


  • Böttcher, J. & Berger, T. (2018). Internetbasierte Therapie am Beispiel sozialer Ängste. In O.D. Kothgassner & A. Felnhofer (Hrsg.), Klinische Cyberpsychologie und Cybertherapie (S. 57-64). Wien: facultas.

  • Boettcher, J., Magnusson, K., Marklund, A., Berglund, E., Blomdahl, R., Braun, U., … Carlbring, P. (2018). Adding a smartphone app to internet-based self-help for social anxiety: A randomized controlled trial. Computers in Human Behavior, 87, 98–108. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2018.04.052

  • Böttcher, J., Schäuffele, C. & Renneberg, B. (2018). Das Unified Protocol zur Behandlung emotionaler Störungen: One size fits all? Psychotherapeut, 63(3), 182-187. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00278-018-0282-4

  • Rozental, A., Kottorp, A., Forsström, D., Månsson, K., Boettcher, J., Andersson, G., Furmark, T., & Carlbring, P. (2018). The Negative Effects Questionnaire: Psychometric properties of an instrument for assessing adverse and unwanted events in psychological treatments. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy.


  • Renneberg, B. & Böttcher, J. (2017). Wenn Vermeidung das soziale Leben bestimmt. Diagnose und kognitive Verhaltenstherapie der Ängstlich-vermeidenden Persönlichkeitsstörung. Psychotherapeutenjournal, 2, 116-122.

  • Rozental, A., Magnusson, K., Boettcher, J., Andersson, G., & Carlbring, P. (2017). For better or worse: An individual patient data meta-analysis of deterioration among participants receiving Internet-based cognitive behavior therapy. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 85(2), 160-177. https://doi.org/10.1037/ccp0000158


  • Rozental, A., Kottorp, A., Boettcher, J., Andersson, G., & Carlbring, P. (2016). Negative effects of psychological treatments: An exploratory factor analysis of the Negative Effects Questionnaire for monitoring and reporting adverse and unwanted events. PLoS One, 11(6). https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0157503

  • Weinbrecht, A., Schulze, L., Boettcher, J., & Renneberg, B. (2016). Avoidant Personality Disorder: A current review. Current Psychiatry Reports, 18(3). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11920-016-0665-6


  • Brettschneider, M.*, Neumann, P.*, Berger, T., Renneberg, B., & Boettcher, J. (2015). Internet-Based Interpretation Bias Modification for Social Anxiety: A Pilot Study. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 49(Part A), 21-29. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbtep.2015.04.008

*Co-first authors

  • Rozental, A., Boettcher, J., Andersson, G., Schmidt, B., & Carlbring, P. (2015). Negative effects of Internet interventions: A qualitative content analysis of patients’ experiences with treatments delivered online. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 44(3), 223-236. https://doi.org/0.1080/16506073.2015.1008033


  • Berger, T., Boettcher, J., & Caspar, F. (2014). Internet-Based Guided Self-Help for Several Anxiety Disorders: A Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing a Tailored With a Standardized Disorder-Specific Approach. Psychotherapy, 51(2), 207-219. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0032527

  • Boettcher, J., Åström, V., Påhlsson, D., Schenström, O., Andersson, G., & Carlbring, P. (2014). Internet-based mindfulness treatment for anxiety disorders: a randomised controlled trial. Behavior Therapy, 45(2), 241-253. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.beth.2013.11.003

  • Boettcher, J., Hasselrot, J., Sund, E., Andersson, G., & Carlbring, P. (2014). Combining attention training with Internet-based cognitive-behavioural self-help for social anxiety: a randomized controlled trial. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 43(1), 34-48. https://doi.org/10.1080/16506073.2013.809141

  • Boettcher, J., Rozental, A., Andersson, G., & Carlbring, P. (2014). Side Effects in Internet-based Interventions for Social Anxiety Disorder. Internet Interventions, 1(1), 3-11. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.invent.2014.02.002

  • Bystedt, S., Rozental, A., Andersson, G., Boettcher, J., & Carlbring, P. (2014). Clinicians’ Perspectives on Negative Effects of Psychological Treatments. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 43(4), 319-331. https://doi.org/10.1080/16506073.2014.939593

  • Rozental, A., Andersson, G., Boettcher, J., Ebert, D. D., Cuijpers, P., Knaevelsrud, C., Ljótsson, B., Kaldo, V., Titov, N., & Carlbring, P. (2014). Consensus statement on defining and measuring negative effects of Internet interventions. Internet Interventions, 1(1), 12-19. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.invent.2014.02.001


  • Boettcher, J., Andersson, G., & Carlbring, P. (2013). Combining attention training with cognitive-behavior therapy in Internet-based self-help for social anxiety: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials, 14(1), 68. https://doi.org/10.1186/1745-6215-14-68

  • Boettcher, J., Carlbring, P., Renneberg, B., & Berger, T. (2013). Internet-Based Interventions for Social Anxiety Disorder - an Overview. Verhaltenstherapie, 23(3), 160–168. https://doi.org/10.1159/000354747

  • Boettcher, J., Leek, L., Matson, L., Holmes, E., Browning, M., MacLeod, C., Andersson, G., Carlbring, P. (2013). Internet-based attention bias modification for social anxiety: a randomised controlled comparison of training towards negative and training towards positive cues. PLoS ONE, 8(9), e71760. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0071760

  • Boettcher, J., Renneberg, B., & Berger, T. (2013). Patient expectations in Internet-based self-help for social anxiety. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 42(3), 203–2014. https://doi.org/10.1080/16506073.2012.759615


  • Boettcher, J., Berger, T., & Renneberg, B. (2012). Does a pre-treatment diagnostic interview affect the outcome of Internet-based self-help for social anxiety disorder? A randomized controlled trial. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 40(5), 513–528. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1352465812000501

  • Boettcher, J., Berger, T., & Renneberg, B. (2012). Internet-based attention training for social anxiety: A randomized controlled trial. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 36(5), 522–536. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10608-011-9374-y

  • Renneberg, B., Boettcher, J., & Weiler, M. (2012). „Addicted to Love.“ Liebe und die dependente Persönlichkeitsstörung. Liebe und Persönlichkeitsstörungen, PTT, 1, 15–20.