Bio

Dr. Ivan Nyklíček obtained his PhD in Psychology in 1997 at Tilburg University, and since 2009 he is Associate Professor at this university.

His research focus is on attention and emotion regulation in relation to psychological wellbeing and health, an important topic being mindfulness, the non-judgmental attention to and awareness of present moment phenomena. Effects, mechanisms and moderators of mindfulness are studied regarding psychological, cardiovascular, endocrine, and central nervous systems in various contexts (laboratory, daily life of various healthy and patient samples). His work also involves assessment of mindfulness facets.

Besides his academic work, he is also mindfulness practitioner and trainer in Tilburg.

Expertise

attention regulation

emotion regulation

health and wellbeing

mindfulness

stress

conceptual issues and assessment

experience sampling

Teaching

Emotion, emotion regulation and wellbeing

Master thesis Clinical Psychology

Courses

Recent publications

  1. An online mindful parenting training for mothers raising toddlers - A…

    Boekhorst, M., Hulsbosch, L., Nyklicek, I., Spek, V. R. M., Kastelein, A., Bögels, S., Pop, V., & Potharst, E. (2021). An online mindful parenting training for mothers raising toddlers: Assessment of acceptability, effectiveness, and personal goals. Mindfulness, 12(2), 519-531.
  2. Breastfeeding intention and trait mindfulness during pregnancy

    Hulsbosch, L. P., Potharst, E. S., Boekhorst, M. G. B. M., Nyklicek, I., & Pop, V. J. M. (2021). Breastfeeding intention and trait mindfulness during pregnancy. Midwifery, 101, [103064].
  3. Development of the COVID-19 Perinatal Perception Questionnaire (COVID…

    Hulsbosch, L. P., Boekhorst, M. G. B. M., Muskens, L., Potharst, E. S., Nyklicek, I., & Pop, V. J. M. (2021). Development of the COVID-19 Perinatal Perception Questionnaire (COVID19-PPQ). Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment.
  4. Trait mindfulness during pregnancy and perception of childbirth

    Hulsbosch, L. P., Boekhorst, M. G. B. M., Potharst, E. S., Pop, V. J. M., & Nyklicek, I. (2021). Trait mindfulness during pregnancy and perception of childbirth. Archives of Womens Mental Health, 24(2), 281-292.
  5. Mindfulness in relation to diet quality in adults with type 1 and typ…

    Liu, S., Nyklíček, I., Pouwer, F., Speight, J., Bot, M., Nefs, G., & Soedamah-muthu, S. S. (2021). Mindfulness in relation to diet quality in adults with type 1 and type 2 diabetes: Results from Diabetes MILES-The Netherlands. Mindfulness.

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