Sofie Van de Geuchte

Sofie Van de Geuchte studied applied linguistics and afterwards translation Chinese – German (Master) at the University of Antwerp, Belgium. After her studies she worked in China for one year as a German language teacher. She is been working for three years now at the university of Antwerp, first as a research assistant and now as a PhD student. Focus of her research is on communication with foreign-language-speaking patients in psychiatry and how language mediation (interpreter and common foreign language) influences the communication.