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Prof. Dr. Petra Warschburger

Chair of Counseling Psychology

Head of Patient Training and Counseling Center


Komplex ll - Campus Golm
Haus 14, Raum 6.30
Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 24-25
14476 Potsdam


consulting hours
Di 15.00-16.00 Uhr



Universität Potsdam
Department Psychologie
Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 24-25
OT Golm
14476 Potsdam

Academic Degree

Dipl.-Psych. (1991, University of Trier)
Dr. phil. (1995, University of Bremen)
Dr. phil. habil. (1998, University of Bremen)

Research area
Chronic diseases in childhood and adolescence; patency training; coping with illness; eating and weight disorders

further functions

Vice-Chair of the Ethics Committee of the University of Potsdam
Member of the Faculty Council of the Faculty of Human Sciences
Ombudswoman for doctoral affairs of the Faculty of Human Sciences
Spokeswoman of the "Health Psychology" section of the German Psychological Society (DGPs) (2015 - 2019)
Member of the board of the "Arbeitsgemeinschaft Adipositas im Kindes- und Jugendalter" of the German Obesity Society
Member of the board of the German Obesity Society (DAG) (2016 - 2018)
Member of the board of the Rehabilitation Science Network Berlin-Brandenburg (BBS)

Overview of publications

Overview of psychological measurement instruments

Current projects

Research Group 5034 - funded by the DFG
Kick Covid - funded by the DFG