Adriana Balk

Adriana W. Balk- van Rossum is a PhD student in the field of practical theology.
She studied theology, with specialization in pastoral psychology.

Her main areas of interest are pastoral psychology and the psychology of religion, especially traumatization due to incest and its consequences for religion. Her PhD-project studies the place and function of God representations in the narratives of female incest survivors, related to their incest experiences and to their posttraumatic (spiritual) change.

Supervisors: Prof.dr. R.Ruard Ganzevvoort (VU University) and Prof.dr. Manuela Kalsky (VU University).

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