Since January 2020 PhD candidate Marleen strengthens the team of Leyden Academy, and more specific the project team ‘Narrative justification in practice’. In this project the focus is on the wellbeing of care workers, residents and their relatives, as an indicator on the quality of nursing home care. The goal of the project is to develop a concept in which personal experiences structurally becomes a part of the daily routine of professionals and the quality of the organization.
Marleen received her Bachelor of Psychology at Leiden University. In 2019 she also completed her master Applied Cognitive Psychology. During her studies Marleen was particularly interested in the interaction between humans and technology. To further deepen this, she followed the minor Interactive Environments at TU Delft and she did an internship at TNO research into the user experience of virtual reality. During and after her studies Marleen worked at GGZ Delfland, where she is involved in the normative justification of care.