EAAD Staff

Kahar Abula

Kahar’s major is sport and exercise psychology, with an interest in the intersection between mental health and physical activity. He worked on exercise therapy against depression and wants to contribute to raising mental health awareness in the public and reducing the stigmatization.

Simge Çelik

Simge holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and she completed her Master of Science degree in Neuropsychology in Bristol, UK. She is currently completing her doctorate at Heidelberg University, Germany, undertaking research on neuropsychology and dementia. She has several years of experience in academia and has been involved in various research projects conducted with different study populations, from children to older adults. She currently works as a Project Manager at EAAD and supports the administration of the EU-funded projects, MESUR and EAAD-Best, as well as other EAAD activities.

Stefan Hackel

Stefan is responsible for the maintenance of the EAAD website and ensures the flawless communication within the company on a technical side. Besides this he supports the EAAD in different projects with his technical input.

Pia Hauck

Pia is a psychologist and works as a Project Manager and international coordinator at EAAD. She is involved in the EU-funded projects MENTUPP and EAAD-Best, as well as in other EAAD activities. Pia has experience in both academic and applied research, as well as in marketing and communications in the fields of education and culture.

Katharina Schnitzspahn

Katharina works as a project manager and international coordinator at EAAD. She supports the EU-funded projects MENTUPP and EAAD-Best and is also involved in other EAAD activities. Katharina holds a PhD in psychology and conducted research on cognitive and emotional development at different Universities across Europe for over 10 years before joining the EAAD.

www.ifightdepression.com is a brand and initiative of the European Alliance Against Depression (EAAD).

The iFightDepression website and online self-management tool were co-funded by the Health Programme of the European Union.