Dr Jill Lobbestael (J.)
Personality disorders (borderline, antisocial, and narcissism); emotional reactivity; predictors of aggressive behavior; childhood precursors; schema modes; discrepancy in assessment levels; aggression
Professional career history
Jill Lobbestael studied Mental Health, (1998-2002) and received her PhD in 2008 at Maastricht University on cognitive beliefs and childhood trauma in borderline and antisocial personality disorders. The same year, she was appointed assistant professor. In 2009, she was a visiting research fellow at the Psychology department at Harvard University (Boston, USA). She was awarded with a postdoc fellowship of the Niels Stensen foundation that allowed her to work at the Department of Social Psychology at Florida State University (Tallahassee, USA) from 2010 till 2011. Lobbestael heads the scientific track of the post-doctoral Clinical Psychology track at Rino Zuid. She also works as a therapist in the Personality Disorder team at Riagg Maastricht.