Chantal Martin Sölch

prof. Dr.

 +41 26 300 7687

Teaching: Clinical Psychology, Health Psychology, Psychopathology

Research: research in psychobiology, clinical neuroscience and experimental psychopathology, investigations in psychopathology  and psychosomatics, on stress, on reward system and clinical interventions and mindfulness. Frontiers topics in clinical psychology:  traditional Amazonian medicine for mental health, psychedelics.

Continued education: *MAS in Health Psychology, *MAS in Clinical Psychology,  *MAS in cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy, CAS in Psychological Councelling in Health-related fields, CAS in neurosciences of Education. *(University Fribourg, University Lausanne, University Geneva),


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Department of Psychology

RM 01 bu. C-2.107
Rue P.A. de Faucigny 2
1700 Fribourg
RM 01, C-2.107

Research and publications

  • Publication list
    107 publications
    Journal article. Dany Laure Wadji, Y.-h. Taguchi, Naser Morina, Chantal Martin-Soelch, Chantal Wicky, “Methylation of the glucocorticoid receptor gene (NR3C1) in dyads mother-child exposed to intimate partner violence in Cameroon: Association with anxiety symptoms”, PLOS ONE (6.4.2023)
    Journal article. Chantal Martin-Soelch, “The (neuro)-science behind resilience: A focus on stress and reward”, Clinical Psychology in Europe (31.3.2023)
    Journal article. Ilana Berlowitz, Ernesto García Torres, Caroline Maake, Ursula Wolf, Chantal Martin-Soelch, “Indigenous-Amazonian Traditional Medicine’s Usage of the Tobacco Plant: A Transdisciplinary Ethnopsychological Mixed-Methods Case Study”, Plants (11.1.2023)
    Other. Klemens Egger, Frederik Gudmundsen, Naja Støckel Jessen, Christina Baun, Sandra Pötzsch, Vladimir Shalgunov, Matthias M. Herth, Boris B. Quednow, Chantal Martin-Soelch, Dario Dornbierer, Milan Scheidegger, Paul Cumming, Mikael Palner, “Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Interaction of the Ayahuasca Constituents Harmine and Dimethyltryptamine (DMT) in the Rat Brain” , 2023
    Journal article. Ines Culina, Elsa Fiscalini, Chantal Martin‐Soelch, Ueli Kramer, “The first session matters: Therapist responsiveness and the therapeutic alliance in the treatment of borderline personality disorder”, Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy (1.2023)
  • Research projects

    Internet-based treatment for depression in India and Switzerland: a randomized controlled trial comparing therapist support and peer-support using an online forum
    Start: 01.03.2023 - End: 28.02.2026

    TIMe experience in Europe’s Digital age (TIMED)
    Start: 01.11.2022 - End: 31.10.2025

    Development of novel Mindfulness-based approaches for mental health: From roots to the future
    Start: 01.05.2022 - End: 31.07.2022

    Understanding and restoring dopaminergic function in Fibromyalgia patients using a mindfulness- based psychological intervention: A raclopride PET-study
    Start: 01.10.2019 - End: 31.03.2025

Teaching and courses

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