D.P.G. van den Berg

PhD, Clinical Psychologist | Psychotherapist | Supervisor CBT | EMDR practitioner

If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

Personal profile

Ancillary activities

No ancillary activities

Ancillary activities are updated daily

Personal information

David is a clinical psychologist/psychotherapist, senior researcher, specialism lead for psychosis, and lead for the candidate TopGGZ Early Detection and Intervention Team at Parnassia Psychiatric Institute in The Hague and has a research affiliation with the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam. He is specialised in cognitive behaviour therapy for psychosis and post-traumatic stress. David is a supervisor for the Dutch Association for Cognitive and Behaviour Therapy and a member (practitioner) of the Dutch Association for EMDR. He completed his PhD (cum laude) at the VU University into the feasibility and safety of trauma-focused treatment in individuals with psychotic disorders and chronic PTSD (www.traumaenpsychose.nl). David’s research focusses primarily on testing (new) psycho-social interventions for people with psychosis and on improving our understanding of mechanisms of change. He also leads several innovation projects in which he collaborates with industrial design engineers, philosophers, and experts by experience, e.g. temstem, a smartphone app for voice hearers (www.temstem.nl), or a project aimed at redesigning the Dutch mental healthcare system (www.redesigningpsychiatry.org). 

Contact: d.p.g.vanden.berg@vu.nl

Fingerprint Fingerprint is based on mining the text of the person's scientific documents to create an index of weighted terms, which defines the key subjects of each individual researcher.

Psychotic Disorders Medicine & Life Sciences
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders Medicine & Life Sciences
Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing Medicine & Life Sciences
Waiting Lists Medicine & Life Sciences
Randomized Controlled Trials Medicine & Life Sciences
Wounds and Injuries Medicine & Life Sciences
Hallucinations Medicine & Life Sciences
Single-Blind Method Medicine & Life Sciences

Network Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots.

Research Output 2010 2019

  • 22 Article
  • 3 Chapter
  • 3 Meeting Abstract
  • 1 PhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VU
Mental Disorders
Psychotic Disorders
Mentally Ill Persons
Dissociative Disorders

Health–economic benefits of treating trauma in psychosis

de Bont, P., Van Der Vleugel, B. M., van den Berg, D., De Roos, C., Lokkerbol, J., Smit, F., de Jongh, A., van der Gaag, M. & van Minnen, A., 2019, In : European Journal of Psychotraumatology. p. 1565032 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Insurance Benefits
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
Psychotic Disorders
Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing

Long-term outcomes of trauma-focused treatment in psychosis

van den Berg, D., De Bont, P. A. J. M., Van Der Vleugel, B. M., De Roos, C., De Jongh, A., Van Minnen, A. & van der Gaag, M., Mar 2018, In : British Journal of Psychiatry. 212, 3, p. 180-182 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
Psychotic Disorders
Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing
Wounds and Injuries

Reducing distress and improving social functioning in daily life in people with auditory verbal hallucinations: Study protocol for the Temstem' randomised controlled trial

Jongeneel, A., Scheffers, D., Tromp, N., Nuij, C., Delespaul, P., Riper, H., Van Der Gaag, M. & van den Berg, D., Mar 2018, In : BMJ Open. 8, 3, p. 1-10 10 p., e020537.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Randomized Controlled Trials
Ethics Committees
Medical Ethics
Cognitive Therapy

Cost-effectiveness of Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Preventing First-episode Psychosis in People with Ultra-High Risk

Ising, H. K., Lokkerbol, J., Rietdijk, J., Dragt, S., Klaassen, R. M. C., Kraan, T., Boonstra, N., Nieman, D. H., van den Berg, D. P. G., Linszen, D. H., Wunderink, L., Veling, W., Smit, F. & van der Gaag, M., Mar 2017, In : The Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics. 20, p. S17-S17

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review