Juha Holma


General description

His doctoral dissertation deals with narrative analysis of psychosis and its treatment. He is a family therapist on advanced specialist level, and he has been a group facilitator in the treatment groups for men who have battered their partners. He is a professor in clinical psychology and psychotherapy research since 2015. He is a head of the Department of Psychology since 2018.


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Research interests

His research focuses on processes of interventions for intimate partner violence among others group treatment for batterers, couples therapy and virtual reality interventions. He is the responsible researcher in research projects on group treatment for batterers and on couple treatment in intimate partner violence. He was co-pi in the EU funded VR per GENERE project which aim was to reduce intimate partner violence through the deployment of cost-effective prevention and rehabilitation tools based on immersive virtual reality.


Fields of science


Follow-up groups


Personal keywords

Psychological treatment of psychosis •Intimate partner violence, Treatment for men and women who have abused their partners, Couple and family therapy, Qualitative psychotherapy process research, Psychological assessment feedback


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Projects as Team Member


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