Lianne is trained as a social worker specialised in working with families. After obtaining her bachelor’s degree in social work, she pursued her education at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. In 2017, she graduated with a MSc in Educational Sciences. During her master’s she worked as a research assistant in the Department of Clinical Child and Family studies, assisting with data collection for a longitudinal cohort study on parenthood and the parent-child relationship.
Lianne’s research interests include: trauma, family relationships, attachment theory, chronic illness and mental health, and quantitative methodologies. Lianne’s PhD research focuses on the transgenerational transmission of loss and trauma in the context of attachment theory.
Bakkum, L., Willemen, A. M., Zoetebier, L., & Bouts, A. H. (2019). A longitudinal study on the effects of psychological stress on proteinuria in childhood steroid-sensitive nephrotic syndrome. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 121, 8–13.
Solomon, J., Duschinsky, R., Bakkum, L., & Schuengel, C. (2017). Toward an architecture of attachment disorganization: John Bowlby’s published and unpublished reflections. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 22(4), pp. 539-560.
Lianne’s doctoral project is funded by a Wellcome Trust Doctoral Studentship in Medical Humanities.