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 01.02.2022. In addition, she supports the Chair of Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy III of Prof. Dr. Hunger-Schoppe in the project “Mental Health in Entrepreneurial Families” as a doctoral student / 50% scholarship holder. She completed her Master of Science (M.Sc) in Psychology with a focus on Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy at the Witten/Herdecke University. Prior to that, she completed her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Psychotherapy at the UW/H as well as various internships in the field of psychiatry and psychotherapy.

Research interests at WIFU:

– 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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