About Dr. Sibylle Georgianna


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2005: Doctorate in Psychology, University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany (cum laude). 2003: Masters of Clinical and Industrial/Organizational Psychology, University of Hamburg, Germany. 1999: BA in Psychology, University of Hamburg.


Completed specialization in sexual health at the Institute for Sex Research and Forensic Psychiatry, University of Hamburg, Germany. Licensed Clinical Psychologist (PSY 25902). Certified EMDR Therapist (CEMDR). Certified Sex Therapist (CST). Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT®). Certified Clinical Partner Specialist (CCPS).


American Psychological Association. Psi Beta (Advisor). Psychology Teachers at the Community Colleges ([email protected]). New York Academy of Science.

Presentations & Publications


Georgianna, S. (2017). Seven Ways To (Re)Kindle Desire. Amazon Digital Services LLC. ASIN: B075RQFWTZ.

Georgianna, S., Müller, G. F., Schermelleh-Engel, K., & Petersen, B. (2016). Entrepreneurs’ Job Satisfaction and Its Relationship to Super-Leadership and Self-Leadership. Journal of Research in Business, Economics and Management, 6(3), 928-940. ISSN: 2395-2210.

Georgianna, S. (under review). Addressing risk factors associated with females’ sexually compulsive behaviors through psycho-education and self-leadership development. Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention, 22 (4), 314-343. doi: 10.1080/1072162.2015.1072489

Müller, G. F., Georgianna, S., Schermelleh-Engel, K., Roth, A.C., Roth, W.A., Sauerland, M., & Muessigmann, M.J. (2013) Super-leadership and work enjoyment: direct and mediated influences. Psychological Reports: Employment Psychology & Marketing, 113 (3), 804-821.

Müller, G. F., Georgianna, S., & Roux, G. (2010) Self-leadership and Physical Vitality. Psychological Reports, 107 (2), 383-392. 2010

Georgianna, S. (2009). Ingredients For and Fruits of Academic Success: A Comparison of Two-year and Four-year Students’ Academic Goal Striving. Report to Willard Hom,
Director of Research & Planning for the System Office of the California Community Colleges.

Georgianna, S. (2009). Fostering Student Success: An Exploratory Study in English Writing Classes. Journal of Applied Research in Community Colleges, 158 (2), 1-24 .

Georgianna, S. (2008). A Study of Individuals’ Goal Striving In the Kurdish Zone of Iraq. Report to the Governing Council of the Kurdish Zone of Iraq.

Georgianna, S. (2007) Self-leadership: A Cross-cultural Perspective. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 22(6), 569-589.

Georgianna, S. (2007). Self-leadership and Goal-striving across Cultures: A Comparison of United States and Chinese Undergraduate Students. Mellen Press: New York, NY.

Georgianna, S. (2005) Intercultural Features of Self-leadership. Shaker Press, Aachen, Germany.



Co-presented at Vanguard University of Southern California Healthy Organization: The Science and Practice of Productivity and Well-being conference on Individual and Contextual Variables in Organizational Health – Empirical Investigations on Job Satisfaction and Well-being Through Self- and Super-leadership.


Continuing Education presentation on “Healthy Sexual Boundaries for Adolescents” for continuing education of clinical psychologists and marriage and family therapists at InsightTreatment in Pasadena, CA.


Poster presentation on “Self-leadership and Sexual Compulsivity in Females: Empowering Females to Master Compulsive Sexual Behaviors Through The Use Of Self-leadership Strategies” at the 2013 Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association.

Presentation “Your Phone: Friend or Foe?” at the Saddleback College Psychology Week, Fall 2013. 2013 Presentation “From Automated Unconsciousness to Empathetic Mindfulness” at the Saddleback College Psychology Week, Spring 2013.


Poster presentation on “Self-leadership Strategies: Universal or cultural? An Analysis of Self-leadership Strategies Used By American, German, Belgian, and Irish Students”
at the 2012 Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association.


Panel presentation on “Ingredients For and Fruits Of Academic Success: A Comparison of Two-Year and Four-Year Students’ Goal-Striving” at the Annual Southern California Student Success Conference.

Panel presentation “Helping Careers in Psychology Career Panel” during Saddleback College’s Psychology Week, Spring 2011.


Poster presentation on “Individuals’ Goal Striving In the Kurdish Zone of Iraq” at the 2010 Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association.


Poster presentation on “When East meets West: Similarities of and Differences between Chinese and U.S. Undergraduate Students” at the 2008 Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association.

Poster Presentation on “Fostering Student Success: An Exploratory Study in English Writing Classes” at the Annual Convention of the California Community College Research and Planning Group.


Poster presentation on “Intercultural Features of Self-leadership at the 2006 Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association.



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