|2022||Doctorate (summa cum laude), Dissertation Title: „Music engagement as a resource for health and well-being: an investigation of psychological and psychobiological correlates in clinical and non-clinical samples“ (Supervision: Prof. Dr. Beate Ditzen)|
|2021-2022||Research associate at the Leibniz Institute for Resilience Research, Johannes-Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany|
|2018-2021||Research associate and PhD student at the Institute for Medical Psychology (Beate Ditzen, PhD), University Hospital Heidelberg, Germany|
|2015-2018||M.Sc. Developmental and Clinical Psychology, Ruprecht-Karls University Heidelberg, Germany|
|2017||Research stay at the Helping and Happiness Lab (Lara Aknin, PhD), Simon Fraser University Vancouver, Canada|
|2011-2015||B.Sc. Psychology, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena|
- the effects of music and music interventions on health and well-being
- relationship between music and resilience
- interventions to train resilience and resilience mechanisms
for the ICMPC/ESCOM conference “Connectivity and diversity in music cognition“ in Sheffield, UK, provided by Graduate Academy of Heidelberg University
|2021||Congress scholarship for the conference „Neurosciences and Music“ in Aarhus, Netherlands, provided by Graduate Academy of Heidelberg University|
|2019||Congress award and scholarship for the conference „Music and Psychology“ in Belgrade, Serbia, provided by Society of Education, Music, and Psychology Research (SEMPRE)|
|2017||Research intern scholarship Funding of 3-month research internship at Helping and Happiness Lab, Simon Fraser University Vancouver, Canada, provided by German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)|
|2008-2009||Exchange student scholarship
Funding of a school year in Olavarría, Argentina, provided by Rotary
Koehler, F., Warth, M., Ditzen, B., & Neubauer, A. B. (in press). Motivation to make music matters: Daily autonomous motivation, flow and well-being. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity and the Arts. https://doi.org/10.1037/aca0000409
Warth, M.*, Koehler, F.*, Brehmen, M., Weber, M., Bardenheuer, H. J., Ditzen, B., & Kessler, J. (in press). ‘Song of Life (SOL)’: Results of a multicenter randomized trial on the effects of biographical music therapy in palliative care. BMC Palliative Medicine. https://doi.org/10.1177/02692163211010394
Koehler, F., Kessler, J., Stoffel, M., Weber, M., Bardenheuer, H. J., Ditzen, B., & Warth, M. (in press). Differential psychoneuroendocrinological effects of two psychosocial interventions in palliative care: Results from the ‘Song of Life’ randomized trial. Supportive Care in Cancer. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00520-021-06435-y
Warth, M., Stoffel, M., Koehler, F., Kessler, J., Bardenheuer, H. J., & Ditzen, B. (under revision) Characteristics of salivary cortisol and alpha-amylase in palliative care research: Results from a randomized crossover trial. BMC Palliative Care.
Sicorello, M., Neubauer, A.B., Stoffel, M., Koehler, F., Voss, A., & Ditzen, B. (2021). Psychological structure and neuroendocrine patterns of daily appraisals. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 127. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psyneuen.2021.105198
Koehler, F., Martin, Z. S., Hertrampf, R. S., Gäbel, C., Kessler, J., Ditzen, B., & Warth, M. (2020). Music therapy in the psychosocial treatment of adult cancer patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Frontiers in Psychology, 11, 651. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2020.00651
Koehler, F. & Neubauer, A. B. (2020). From music making to affective well-being in everyday life: The mediating role of need satisfaction. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity and the Arts, 14(4), 493–505. https://doi.org/10.1037/aca0000261
Neubauer, A. B., Lerche, V., Koehler, F., & Voss, A. (2020). What do you (think you) need? Perceived vs. observed effects of need fulfillment on well-being. Journal of Research in Personality, 86. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jrp.2020.103938.
Warth, M., Koehler, F., Aguilar-Raab, C., Bardenheuer, H. J., Kessler, J., & Ditzen, B. (2020). Stress‐reducing effects of a brief mindfulness intervention in palliative care: Results from a randomized, crossover study. European Journal of Cancer Care, 29(5). https://doi.org/10.1111/ecc.13249
Warth, M., Zoeller, J., Koehler, F., Aguilar-Raab, C., Kessler, J., & Ditzen, B. (2020). Psychosocial Interventions for Pain Management in Advanced Cancer Patients: a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Current Oncology Reports, 22(1). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11912-020-0870-7
Koehler, F., Martin, Z. S., Hertrampf, R. S., Gaebel, C., Kessler, J., Ditzen, B., & Warth, M. (2019). Musiktherapeutische Ansätze in der Psychoonkologie. Der Onkologe, 25(12), 1103-1109.
Warth, M., Kessler, J., Koehler, F., Aguilar-Raab, C., Bardenheuer, H. J., & Ditzen, B. (2019). Brief psychosocial interventions improve quality of life of patients receiving palliative care: A systematic review and meta-analysis, Palliative Medicine, 33(3), 332-345. https://doi.org/10.1177/0269216318818011
Warth, M.*, Koehler, F.*, Weber, M., Bardenheuer, H. J., Ditzen, B., & Kessler, J. (2019). "Song of Life (SOL)" study protocol: a multicenter, randomized trial on the emotional, spiritual, and psychobiological effects of music therapy in palliative care. BMC Palliative Care, 18(14). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12904-019-0397-6
* shared first authors
Koehler, F., Warth, M., Ditzen, B., & Neubauer, A. B. (2021). How motivation to make music influences flow and well-being in hobby musicians. Talk at the ICMPC/ESCOM conference in Sheffield, United Kingdom.
Koehler, F., Warth, M., Weber, M., Bardenheuer, H.J., Ditzen, B., & Kessler, J. (2021). "Song of Life”: Psychoneuroendocrinological effects of music therapy in palliative care. Poster presentation at the Neurosciences and Music Conference, Aarhus, Netherlands.
Koehler, F. & Neubauer, A. B. (2020). Musical Motivation Matters: The Effects on Flow and Well-Being in Hobby Musicians. Poster presentation at the Brain. Cognition. Emotion. Music conference in Kent, United Kingdom.
Koehler, F., Warth, M., Weber, M., Bardenheuer, H.J., Ditzen, B., & Kessler, J. (2020). "Song of Life (SOL)": first results of the effectiveness of a biographical music therapy intervention in palliative care. Talk at the Conference of the German Palliative Care Society, Wiesbaden, Germany.
Koehler, F. & Neubauer, A. B. (2019). From Music Making to Well-Being in Everyday Life: The Mediating Role of Need Satisfaction. Talk at the Psychology and Music conference, Belgrade, Serbia.
Neubauer, A.B., Lerche, V., Koehler, F., & Voss, A. (2019). Know thy needs? Assessing inter-individual differences in perceived and observed associations between need fulfillment and well-being. Talk at the 7th Self-Determination Theory Conference, Egmond aan Zee, Netherlands.
Koehler, F. & Neubauer, A. B. (2018). Macht Musik glücklich? Und wenn ja, wie: Die Rolle von Bedürfniserfüllung. Talk at the 51st meeting of the German Society for Psychology, Frankfurt (Main), Germany.
Koehler, F. & Neubauer, A. B. (2017). Thank you for the music. How does music making bring you happiness? Exploring the role of need fulfillment. Poster presentation at the 5th Meeting of the Society for Ambulatory Assessment, Luxemburg, Luxemburg.
|2020||Stress and stress management|
|2018/2019||Statistics and research methods for medical students|
German Society of Psychology (DGPs), Clinical Psychology
Society for Education, Music and Psychology Research (SEMPRE)
Australian Music & Psychology Society (AMPS)