Eva is a PhD candidate at Tilburg University and connected to Fivoor's department of Research- and Treatment Innovation. Prior to her appointment as a PhD candidate she finished a master in Psychology and Law from Maastricht University and a master in Clinical Psychology from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. She is responsible for the set-up and execution of a longitudinal research project on changes in forensic psychiatric patiënts over time. Data collection takes place every six months in three different forensic psychiatric institutions in the Netherlands and Belgium. The focus of Eva's research is on changes in self-regulation within the forensic and risk populations, as well as the relation of self-regulation and it's change patterns to other variables such as clinical and criminal factors, childhood trauma, identity and personality.