Johanna Wichmann

Researcher at the Chair of Organisation and Development of Business Families


Alfred-Herrhausen-Str. 48
58448 Witten
Phone: +49 2302 926 513

Johanna Wichmann has been working part-time as a research assistant at the WIFU-endowed chair for Organisation and Development of Business Families since 1 February 2022. In addition, she supports Prof. Dr Hunger-Schoppe’s chair of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy III in the project ‘Mental Health in Business Families’ as a doctoral student/50% scholarship holder. She completed her Master of Science (MSc) in Psychology with a focus on clinical psychology and psychotherapy at Witten/Herdecke University. Prior to that, she completed her bachelor’s degree in psychology and psychotherapy at UW/H as well as various internships in the field of psychiatry and psychotherapy.

Main areas of work, research and interest

  • Systemic reflection of business families and family businesses
  • Systemic research methodology: family and system diagnostics
  • Master’s thesis on systemic therapy and its effect on social relationships
  • Effectiveness research of systemic practice, especially psychotherapy

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