Andrea Ruissen (1981) M.D., PhD, is a psychiatrist, coach and philosopher. She studied medicine in Maastricht and philosophy at VU University in Amsterdam and did a PhD in medical humanities on decisional capacity.
After that, she worked in community psychiatry in Zeeland, in a prison and in court (forensic psychiatry) in Zuid-Holland, as a hospital psychiatrist (including palliative care and oncology) in Leidschendam and in a psychotherapeutic setting in The Hague.
She still works in the region of The Hague, where she combines patient care with other activities in Amedea: moral case deliberation, lectures, workshops, supervision, coaching, therapy and consultation. She combines her work for Amedea with a job as an editor at the Dutch Journal of Medicine.