Irma Hein

MD, (Principal Investigator)


Research activity per year

Personal profile

Research interests

Child psychiatrist and experienced psychotherapist; Senior researcher with focus on autonomy, trauma-, attachment- and familiy related interventions.

Research theme: Strengthening the autonomy of psychologically vulnerable children. Projects cover: participation & optimal involvement of young people, promoting mental competence & autonomy, attachment and family interventions, combating (the consequences of) child abuse and neglect and intergenerational transmission of adverse situations.

Strong skills in fundraising, co-supervising PhD students, scientific and clinical practice directed writing, lecturing and clinical education. 



Child and adolescent Psychiatry

Decision-making competence, autonomy

Youth care 


Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

External positions

Childpsychiatrist, Specialist in youth and family care, Levvel

1 Aug 2015 → …


  • HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare
  • Mental Health
  • BF Psychology
  • Childpsychiatry
  • RJ101 Child Health. Child health services
  • Youth care

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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