David Daniel Ebert is Associate Professor for Clinical Psychology at VU University Amsterdam and Director of the Protect Lab. Mr. Ebert is also Co-Founder, Co-Managing Director and Chief Scientific Officer of HelloBetter, as well as president of the International Society for Research on Internet Interventions, ISRII.
Mr. Ebert’s research focuses on the development and evaluation of evidence-based Internet and mobile-based health interventions for the promotion of mental health in different settings and environments (e.g. work, university) with a special focus on the prevention and early intervention of mental illness.
Further research areas include the health economic evaluation of psychological interventions and the identification of protective factors for mental health, as well as the development and testing of multivariate models to predict psychosocial health outcomes.
The Protect Lab is an interdisciplinary research unit headed by Assoc. Prof. David Daniel Ebert. We focus on the development, scientific evaluation and implementation of Behavioral Health Technology interventions to promote public health, with a special focus on mental illness.
The ProtectLab is associated with the Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg’s Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy and works in close cooperation with a cluster of national and international research institutes, service providers, and public policy representatives.