Friedrich-Samuel Taubitz, M.Sc.

Friedrich-Samuel Taubitz, M.Sc.

Doctoral Candidate
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University of Mannheim
School of Social Sciences
L 13, 15–17 – Room 210
68161 Mannheim
Consultation hour(s):
by appointment
  • Research Interests

    • Methods of machine learning in psychological research
    • Psychotherapy outcome research
    • Classification and prediction of mental disorders
  • Academic and Professional Career

    Professional Career

    Since 10/2020 Training as Psychological Psychotherapist ZPP Mannheim
    06/2019 – 09/2020 Research assistant at the Otto-Selz-Institute University of Mannheim
    05/2017 – 06/2019 Trainee and working student at Roche Diagnostics in the field of Business Intelligence (focus on data processing and visualisation)
    01/2016 – 04/2017 Trainee and working student at SIGMA Gesellschaft für internationale Marktforschung (focus: automation of the evaluation of qualitative statements)

    Academic Career

    Since 10/2020 Research associate and doctoral student at the Department of Biological and Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy at the University of Mannheim
    2018–2020 Master of Science Psychology with focus on cognitive and clinical psychology University of Mannheim
    2017–2018 Selected courses in Master of Science Mannheim Master in Data Science University Mannheim
    2014–2017 Bachelor of Science Psychology University of Mannheim
  • Publications and Conference Contributions


    • Taubitz, F. S., Büdenbender, B., & Alpers, G. W. (2022). What the future holds: Machine learning to predict successful psychotherapy. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 104116.

    Conference Contributions

    • Taubitz, F.-S., Siebenhaar, K. U. Büdenbender, B., & Alpers, G. W. (2022). Machine Learning Algorithm to Predict Crises in Psychotherapy. Pro-VE 2022 Collaborative Networks in Digitalization and Society 5.0. Lisabon, Portugal.
    • Taubitz, F.-S., Büdenbender, B., & Alpers, G. W. (2021). What the Future Holds: Predicting Psychotherapy Outcome with Machine Learning. Research Synthesis & Big Data. ZPID (Leibniz Institute for Psychology).
    • Taubitz, F. S., Fraunfelter, L. A., Alpers, G. W., & Gerdes, A. (2020). The real thing: visual attention to living fear-relevant animals. 38. Symposium Fach¬gruppe Klinische Psychologie Und Psychotherapie Der DGPs. Mannheim, Deutschland.