Marieke Dewitte works as an assistant professor at the Department of Clinical Psychological Science of the University of Maastricht, The Netherlands. She teaches several courses and workshops on sexual responding and conducts psychophysiological research on basic mechanisms of sexual functioning, with a main focus on interpersonal dynamics, dyadic interactions between partners, and attachment.
Her clinical (research) focus is on the interpersonal dynamics of female genital pain and coregulation between partners facing sexual problems. She studied clinical psychology at Ghent University, Belgium, where she also completed her PhD. She did a clinical training in sexology in Amsterdam and worked as a sex therapist at Ghent University Hospital and Maastricht University Hospital.