Thomas Lang

Prof. Thomas Lang

Adjunct Professor of Psychology
School of Business, Social & Decision Sciences
Constructor University Bremen gGmbH
Res. IV | Campus Ring 1 | 28759 Bremen
Phone number
+49 421 200-4884
Fax number
+49 421 200-3303
Email Address
Lab 3, Room 1
Research Interests

- Abnormal Psychology and psychopathology

- Treatment of anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorders

- Mechanisms of exposure treatment

Selected Publications

Hilleke, M., Lang, T., & Helbig-Lang, S. (2021). Match or mismatch? The impact of expected fear on experienced fear during exposure. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 28(2), 148–160.

Richter, J., Pané-Farré, C. A., Gerlach, A. L., Gloster, A. T., Wittchen, H.-U., Lang, T., Alpers, G. W., Helbig-Lang, S., Deckert, J., Fydrich, T., Fehm, L., Ströhle, A., Kircher, T., Arolt, V., Hamm, A. O. (2021). Transfer of exposure therapy effects to a threat context not considered during treatment in patients with panic disorder and agoraphobia: implications for potential mechanisms of change. Behaviour Research and Therapy. 103886.

Ay-Bryson, D.S., Weck, F.,  Heinze, P. E., Lang T., Kühne, F. (2020). Can psychotherapy trainees distinguish standardized patients from real patients? A Pilot Study. Zeitschrift für Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie, 49 (3), 182–190.

Lang, T., Helbig-Lang, S., Westphal, D., Gloster, A. T. & Wittchen, H.-U. (2018). Expositionsbasierte Therapie der Panikstörung mit Agoraphobie. Ein Behandlungsmanual (2., aktual. Aufl.). Göttingen: Hogrefe.

Lang, T., Pittig, A & Jacobi, F. (2017). Expositions- und Konfrontationsverfahren. In: E-L. Brakemeier & F. Jacobi (Hrsg.). Verhaltenstherapie in der Praxis. Weinheim: Beltz.

Lang, T. & Helbig-Lang, S. (2012). Exposure in vivo with and without presence of a therapist: Does it matter? In P. Neudeck & H.-U. Wittchen (Ed.), Exposure Therapy. Rethinking the model – refining the method. New York: Springer.


Other Professional Activities

- Head of training centre and outpatient clinic for psychotherapy
- Supervisor for psychotherapy