Harald Baumeister is head of the Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy and the associated psychotherapeutic university outpatient clinic at Ulm University. His research concept represents a multi-method, interdisciplinary approach on mental and behavioural health across the lifespan. The topic results in a focus that ranges from public mental health, prevention, and health promotion, psychological and psychotherapeutic treatment to rehabilitation and aftercare concepts.
His main areas of expertise are research on digital mental and behavioural health, depression and anxiety, digital phenotyping, smart sensing and psychodiagnostics, psychotherapy as well as health services research.
He has published more than 300 articles and book chapters and is internationally renowned as an expert in the field of digital mental and behavioural health research. Two recent books focus on digital health interventions as well as digital phenotyping and mobile sensing. He is speaker of several interest groups on digital health and part of the two newly to be founded German Centres of Mental Health and Child and Adolescent Health.