Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Lutz

Univ.-Prof., Dipl.-Psych., Psycholog. Psychotherapeut

Leiter der Abteilung für Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie

Leiter der Poliklinischen Psychotherapieambulanz und der Postgradualen Weiterbildung "Psychologische Psychotherapie"

Editor Psychotherapy Research

Adjunct Professor University of Western Australia

Fellow der Association for Psychological Science (APS) für fortwährend herausragende Beiträge zur psychologischen Forschung und gelistet auf der Faces and Minds Website der APS als distinguished researcher and leader in the field of psychological science

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  • Dienstag, 14:00-15.30 Uhr (WIP 3.22)
  • Mittwoch, 12:00-13:00 Uhr (D209, nach Vereinbarung)
  • Freitag 15:00-16:00 Uhr (WIP 3.22, Weiterbildung)

Eine Liste aller Publikationen befindet sich im CV:

Artikel (Auswahl)

Lutz, W., Schwartz, B., Hofmann, S. G., Fisher, A. J., Husen, K., & Rubel, J. A. (2018). Network analysis predicts treatment dropout in patients with mood and anxiety disorders. Scientific Reports.DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-25953-0

Lutz, W., Zimmermann, D., Müller, V., Deisenhofer, A.-K., & Rubel, J. (2017). Randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effects of personalized prediction and adaptation tools on treatment outcome in outpatient psychotherapy: Study protocol. BMC Psychiatry 17(1):306. DOI : 10.1186/s12888-017-1464-2.

Lutz, W., Schiefele, A.-K., Wucherpfenning, F., & Stulz, N. (2016). Clinical effectiveness of cognitive behavioral therapy for depression in routine care: A propensity score based comparison between randomized controlled trials and clinical practice. Journal of Affective Disorders, 189, 150–158. doi:10.1016/j.jad.2015.08.072.

Lutz, W., de Jong, K., & Rubel, J. (2015). Patient-focused and feedback research in psychotherapy: Where are we and where do we want to go? Psychotherapy Research, 25, 6, 625-632. DOI 10.1080/10503307.2015.1079661

Lutz, W., Hofmann, S., Rubel, J., Boswell, J., Shear, K., Gorman, J. M., Woods, S. W., & Barlow, D. H. (2014). Patterns of early change and their relationship to outcome and early treatment termination in patients with panic disorder. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. DOI: 10.1037/a0035535

Lutz, W., Ehrlich, T., Rubel, J., Hallwachs, N., Röttger, M. A., Jorasz, C., Vocks, S., Schulte, D. & Tschitsaz-Stucki, A. (2013). The ups and downs of psychotherapy: Sudden gains and sudden losses identified with session reports. Psychotherapy Research, 23, 114-124.

Lutz,W., Böhnke, J. R., & Köck, K. (2011). Evaluation and feedback of recovery and non-response in psychotherapy. Community Mental Health, 47, 311-317.

Lutz, W., Stulz, N., Martinovich, Z., Leon, S., & Saunders, S. M. (2009). Methodological background of decision rules and feedback tools for outcomes management in psychotherapy. Psychotherapy Research, 19, 502 - 510.  

Lutz, W., Stulz, N., & Köck, K. (2009). Patterns of early change and their relationship to outcome and follow-up among patients with major depressive disorders. Journal of Affective Disorders, 118, 60-68.

Lutz, W., Leon, S. C., Martinovich, Z., Lyons, J.S., & Stiles, W.B. (2007). Therapist effects in outpatient psychotherapy: A three-level growth curve approach. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 54, 32-39.

Lutz, W., Saunders, S. M., Scott C. Leon, Martinovich, Z., Kosfelder, J., Schulte, D., Grawe, K., & Tholen, S. (2006). Empirical and clinical useful decision making in psychotherapy: Differential Predictions with Treatment Response Models. Psychological Assessment, 18, 133-144.

Lutz,W., Leach, C., Barkham, M., Lucock, M., Stiles, W. B., Evans, C., Noble, R. & Iveson, S. (2005). Predicting rate and shape of change for individual clients receiving psychological therapy: Using growth curve modeling and nearest neighbor technologies. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 73, 904-913.

Lutz, W. (2002). Patient-focused psychotherapy research and individual treatment progress as scientific groundwork for an empirical based clinical practice. Psychotherapy Research, 12, 251-272.

Lutz, W., Martinovich, Z., & Howard, K. I. (1999). Patient profiling: An application of random coefficient regression models to depicting the response of a patient to outpatient psychotherapy. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 67, 571-577.


Lutz, W., Neu, R. & Rubel, J.A. (2019). Evaluation und Effekerfassung in der Psychotherapie. Standards der Psychotherapie. Göttingen: Hogrefe.

Petermann, F., Maercker, A., Lutz, W. & Stangier, U. (Hrsg.) (2018). Klinische Psychologie - Grundlagen (Band I, 2te Auflage).Göttingen: Hogrefe

Lutz, W., De Jong, K., & Rubel., J. (2016). Patient-Focused and Feedback Research in Psychotherapy. Behavioural Science Monograph Series. Oxford: Taylor and Francis.

Lutz, W. & Knox, S. (2013, 2015). Quantitative and Qualitative Methods in Psychotherapy Research. Behavioural Science Monograph Series. Oxford: Taylor and Francis.

Lutz, W., Stangier, U., Maercker, A. & Petermann, F. (Hrsg.) (2012). Klinische Psychologie – Intervention und Beratung (Band II). Göttingen: Hogrefe.

Petermann, F., Maercker, A., Lutz, W. & Stangier, U. (Hrsg.) (2011). Klinische Psychologie - Grundlagen (Band I ). Göttingen: Hogrefe.

Lutz, W. (Hrsg., 2010). Lehrbuch Psychotherapie. Bern: Verlag Hans Huber.

Lutz, W. (Hrsg.) (2006). Lehrbuch der Paartherapie. München: Reinhardt UTB Wissen.

Lutz, W., Kosfelder, J. & Joormann, J. (Hrsg.) (2005). Misserfolge und Abbrüche in der Psychotherapie. Bern: Huber.

Lutz, W. (2003). Die Wiederentdeckung des Individuums in der Psychotherapieforschung. Tübingen: dgvt-Verlag.