Presentations and Workshops


PUBLICATIONS

Werfel, P., DurĂ¡n, R., & Trettin, L. (2016). Multiple Sclerosis: Advances in psychotherapy, evidence-based practice. Cambridge, Mass: Hogrefe & Huber.

Werfel, P., Crim, E. & Lew, D. (2016). When self-care and diversity converge. California Psychologist, 49 (3) 31-32.

Werfel, P. (2015) Seeking a new definition of self-care. California Psychologist, 48 (2) 33

Werfel, P. (2009). Self-care: How important is it? San Francisco Psychologist, (pp. 9, 17)

Werfel, P. (2008). Trauma and self-care. San Francisco Psychologist, (p. 7)

Werfel, P. (2006). Why I became a psychologist- Working with katrina evacuees. San Francisco Psychologist, (p. 1, 10-11)

Cooper, J., Mohr, D., Werfel, P., Foti, D., Lily, A., Figueirdo, C. (2004) Multiple Sclerosis: A practice guide for primary care physicians. Oakland CA: Alta Bates Summit Medical Center and National Multiple Sclerosis Society

PROFESSIONAL CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Olkin, R., Werfel, P. & Trettin, L. (2016, August) Empowering Clients with Chronic Illness/Disability. American Psychological Association Conference: Denver, CA.

Werfel, P. (2016, April) Empowering Clients with Chronic Illness/Disability. California Psychological Association Conference: Irvine, CA.

Olkin, R. & Werfel, P. (2015, March) Empowering Women with Chronic Illness/Disability. Association of Women in Psychology: San Francisco, CA.

Werfel, P., Pinterits, J., Ross, C. (2014, April) Towards a New Definition of Self-Care. California Psychological Association Conference: Monterey, CA.

Werfel, P., Bortell, L., Bhatia, G. (2012, April) Self-care from Diverse Perspectives: California
Psychological Association Conference: Monterey, CA.

Werfel, P. (2012, Nov) Review of Research on Pain and Stress Management for People
Living with MS. Invited Presentation, Annual Meeting: NMSS Northern California Chapter.

Mohr, D., Werfel, P., Rothman, J. (2001, October) Disability and Chronic Illness: An Integrative Approach to Identity, Coping and Acceptance. National Association of Social Workers Conference: Oakand, CA.

SEMINARS, COURSES AND CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES

Olkin, R. & Werfel, P. (2016) Working with Clients with Chronic Illness/Disability (CID): Advanced Clinical Class, Alliant International University, online course

Werfel, P. & Olkin, R. (2016) Empowering Clients with Chronic Illness/Disability (CID). Invited Presentation: CE Workshop, San Jose State University Counseling Center, San Jose, CA

Olkin, R. & Werfel, P. (2015) Working with Clients with Chronic Illness/Disability (CID): Advanced Clinical Class, Alliant International University, online course

Werfel, P. (2015) Wellness and Self-Care for Mental Health Professionals. Invited presentation, California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University, San Francisco, CA

Werfel, P. (2015) How Mental Wellness Contributes to Physical Wellness. Invited presentation, San Francisco State University, Osher Lifelong Learning, San Francisco, CA

Werfel, P. (2015) Pain Management for Clients with Chronic Illness. Invited presentation, Psychological Services Center, Oakland, CA

Olkin, R, Werfel, P (2013) Working with Clients who are Living with MS: Advanced Clinical Class, California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University, San Francisco, CA

Serlin, I, Werfel, P., Pinterits, J. (2012) Self-care from Diverse Perspectives. CE workshop, San Francisco Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA

Werfel, P.(2012, 2011) Living Well with MS. Invited Workshop for National MS Society, Northern CA Chapter, Oakland, CA

Werfel, P. & , Serlin, I. (2011) Understanding Self-Care and Compassion Fatigue. Invited Workshop. California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University, San Francisco

Werfel, P. (2010) Stress and Pain Reduction with MS. Invited presentation: National MS Society, Northern CA Chapter

Serlin, I., Werfel, P. (2009) Wellness and Self-Care for Psychologists. CE Program, San Francisco Psychological Association. San Francisco, CA

Werfel, P. (2008) Stress and Symptom Management. Invited presentation, National MS Society, Northern CA Chapter

Kalb, R. Cox, D. Werfel, P. (2007) Psychosocial Interventions with MS: Strategies for Mental Health Professionals, Invited Workshop for CE Program, National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Pleasanton, CA.

Werfel, P. (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008) Moving Forward: Newly Diagnosis with Multiple Sclerosis. Invited Workshop for National MS Society, Northern CA Chapter

Werfel, P. (2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005). Next Steps for the Newly Diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. Invited Workshop for National MS Society, Oakland, CA