Theme 2 | E- & M-health in mental health care and research

Experience Sampling Method for gathering data in the individual’s natural environment

Philippe Delespaul 

Prof Philippe Delespaul is a Belgian clinical psychologist and professor of Innovations in Mental Health Care at the School for Mental Health and NeuroScience (MHeNS) at the Maastricht University (Department of Psychiatry) and the Mondriaan mental health trust.

He advises local, regional, national and international service users, clinicians and policy stakeholders in mental health service innovation and is one of the initiators of the Dutch New Mental Health movement. He is a 35+ year pioneer in the experience sampling methodology and a renowned international expert in the field. 

The School for Mental Health and Neuroscience (MHeNs) strives to advance our understanding of brain-behaviour relationships by using an approach integrating various disciplines in neuro- and behavioural science, medicine, and the life sciences more widely. MHeNs performs high-impact mental health and neuroscience research and educates master's students and PhD researchers. MHeNs performs translational research, meaning practical collaboration between researchers in the lab and in the hospital. MHeNs is one of six graduate schools of the Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences (FHML) aligned to the Maastricht University Medical Centre+ (MUMC+).