M.Sc. Heekerens Johannes

jheekerens19

Arbeitsbereich Methoden und Evaluation

PhD Candidate

Address
Habelschwerdter Allee 45
14195 Berlin

Office hours

on appointment

Curriculum Vitae (excerpt)

Since 10/2016

Doctoral student in Psychology (at the research groups for Methods and Evaluation as well as Work and Organisational Psychology, Freie Universität Berlin)

10/2014 – 09/2016

Master in Psychology with specialisation in Social, Organisational and Business Psychology (Freie Universität Berlin and University of Zurich)

10/2011 – 09/2014

Bachelor in Psychology (University of Potsdam and University of California in Berkely)

Reviewer for scientific journals

  • Journal of Happiness Studies
  • Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being

Courses during summer semester 2019

Seminar SS19_02 in M8 Quantitative Methoden: Statistik I (Medical School Berlin)

Experimentelles Praktikum zu Meta-Analysen WS17-2, M5 Experimentelles Praktikum (Psychologische Hochschule Berlin)

Courses during winter semester 2018/2019:

Seminar WS18_02, M9 Forschungsmethodik (Medical School Berlin)

Seminar WS18_04, M9 Forschungsmethodik (Medical School Berlin)

Experimentelles Praktikum PSY3-B, M3 Empirisch-experimentelles Praktikum (Hochschule Fresenius Berlin)

Experimentelles Praktikum PSY3-C, M3 Empirisch-experimentelles Praktikum (Hochschule Fresenius Berlin)

 

Courses during winter semester 2017/2018:

Seminar und Übung SS17_02 in M8 Quantitative Methoden: Statistik I (Medical School Berlin)

Seminar und Übung SS17_04 in M8 Quantitative Methoden: Statistik I (Medical School Berlin)

 

  • Well-being and happiness
  • Effectiveness research and RCTs
  • Differential indication research and mediation analyses

Journal Articles

Heekerens, J. B., & Heinitz, K. (2019). Looking forward: The effect of the best-possible-self intervention on thriving through relative intrinsic goal pursuits. Journal of Happiness Studies, 20, 1379-1395. doi: 10.1007/s10902-018-9999-6

Heekerens, J. B., Heinitz, K., & Eid, M. (2019). Dealing with conflict: Reducing goal ambivalence using the best-possible-self intervention. Journal of Positive Psychology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/17439760.2019.1610479

Jarden, A., Rashid, T., Roache, A., Lomas, T., Heekerens, J. B., & Dreisörner, A. (2019). Ethical guidelines for positive psychology practice (version 1.0: German). International Journal of Wellbeing, 9(3), 1-30. doi: 10.5502/ijw.v9i3.993

Congress Contributions

Heekerens, J. B.* (2019, Juli). Deconstructing positive interventions: Differential effects of optimistic, grateful, and self-compassionate writing on well-being & What parents look for in their children: Character strengths of the VIA classification are generally desirable. Posters presented at the Sixth World Congress of Positive Psychology, Melbourne.

Heekerens, J. B.* (2018, September). Wie und für wen funktionieren positive Interventionen? Aktuelle Befunde zu Wirkmechanismen und differentieller Indikation. Paper presented at the Second Congress of the German-speaking Association of Positive Psychology, Nürnberg.

Heekerens, J. B.* (2018, September). Dealing with conflict: Reducing goal ambivalence using the best-possible-self intervention. Poster presented at the Fifty-first Congress of the German Psychological Association, Frankfurt am Main.

Heekerens, J. B.* (2018, Juli). Dealing with conflict: Reducing goal ambivalence using the best-possible-self intervention. Poster presented at the Ninth European Conference on Positive Psychology, Budapest.

Heekerens, J. B., Merkle, B.* & Heinitz, K. (2018, Juni). How positive psychology interventions work: The role of positive self-relevant information, positive future expectations, gratitude, and self-compassion. Paper presented at the Third Conference of the German Association for Research in Positive Psychology, Trier. 

Heekerens, J. B.* (2017, Juni). Wie funktionieren positive Interventionen? Zwei empirische Studien zu Wirkmechanismen der Best-Possible-Self Intervention. Paper presented at the Second Conference of the German Association for Research in Positive Psychology, Trier.

Heekerens, J. B.* (2016, September). Does the best-possible-self intervention work on well-being by promoting intrinsic goal pursuits? Poster presented at the First Congress of the German-speaking Association of Positive Psychology, Berlin.

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