© Prof. Dr. Anne Milek
Prof. Dr. Anne Milek
Head of research team
Room FL322
Fliednerstraße 21
D -48149 Münster
Tel: +49 251 83 34144
Consultation hours: nach Vereinbarung

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Research interests

  • Family environment and its effects on emotion regulation, adjustment and health
  • family interactions and shared time
  • intra- and interpersonal stress regulation
  • ecological intensive longitudinal data
  • dyadic data analysis

  • Short CV

    since 2019: Junior Professor of the Couples and Family Psychology Lab at the University of Münster

    2017-2018: Research associate at the Chair of Clinical Psychology with focus on Children/Youth and Couples/Families at the University of Zurich

    2016-2017: Research associate at the University of Arizona (Naturalistic Observation of Social Interaction Laboratory, NOSI Lab) - Tucson, USA

    2011-2016: Research Assistant at the Chair of Clinical Psychology with focus on Children/Youth and Couples/Families at the University of Zurich

    2015: Ph.D at the University of Zurich

    2010-2011: Lecturer at the Psychological Institute of the German Sports University Cologne

    2009-2010: Research Assistant at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development (Department: Educational Science), Berlin

    2009: Diploma in Psychology at the Free University of Berlin

  • Clinical Work

    2014 - 2018: Couple counselling and therapy at the Psychotherapeutic Centre of the University of Zurich

    since 2012: Trainer and Supervisor for paarlife (CCET - Couple Coping Enhancement Training)

    2007: Practical work in the day clinic of the child and youth psychiatry Charité, Berlin

    since 1998:  Voluntary work at the annual summer camp for children and adolescents with diabetes mellitus type I (Diabetesschulungszentrum, Hohenmölsen)

  • Teaching


    • Clinical couple and family psychology (B.Sc.)


    • Self- & team management skills (B.Sc.)
    • Practical skills: Conducting a study in the field of psychology (B.Sc.)
    • Dyadic data analysis (M.Sc.)
    • Diagnostics, intervention and prevention in couple relationships (M.Sc.)
    • Practical skills: CCET - A stress prevention program for couples (M.Sc. )
    • Conflict in couples and its impact on children and adolescents (M.Sc.)
    • Psychiatric disorders in childhood and adolescence (M.Sc.)
    • Empirical educational studies in the field of Physical Education (M.Sc.)

    Postgraduate courses

    • Paarlife/CCET - A stress prevention programme for couples, University of Zurich

  • Funding

    2018 - 2024: Junior research group - NRW-Rückkehrprogramm - – funded by the Ministry of Culture and Science of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia – EUR 1'250'000

    2014 - 2018: Peer Mentoring Group “Analysis of Dyadic Interaction (ADI)”, funded by the Graduate Campus of the University of Zurich – CHF 30'491

    2016-2017: EarlyPostdocMobility – Grant “Spending time with one’s beloved ones”– funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF, P2ZHP1_164959) – CHF70'780

  • Publications

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  • Scientific Memberships

    • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie e.V. (DGPs)
    • Association for Psychology Science (APS)
    • International Association of Relationship Research (IARR)
    • Society for Ambulatory Assessment (SAA)