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Marissa  Kok

Marissa Kok is managementassistant and web editor at the research department of GGZ inGeest / department of psychiatry VUmc. She is also programme secretary of APH Mental Health and personal secretary of Prof. Dr. Brenda Penninx, P.I. of the NESDA study (Netherlands Study of Depression and Anxiety, www.nesda.nl).

Marissa was born in 1976 in Purmerend, the Netherlands. After her study Art Therapy (Hogeschool Utrecht) and one year of Psychology at the UVA, she had several jobs, one of them research assistant at the EMGO Institute. After working as an occupational therapist at the Valeriuskliniek (GGZ inGeest) in Amsterdam for a few years, she changed jobs within the organisation and became management assistant for the research department.