California School of Professional Psychology
San Francisco Beach St Campus
Alliant International University San Francisco
One Beach Street, Suite 100
San Francisco CA 94133-1221
Courses, Research Interests, Publications
Research cluster on assessment, families and social issues
Psychometrics, statistics and research design
Introduction to professional psychology
Personality and family assessment; violent behavior and its prediction; gender roles; activism; sexuality and reproductive behavior; aesthetics and the experience of music; disaster preparedness
Tilt, A. C., Werner, P. D., Brown, D. F., Alam, H., Warshaw, A. L., Boulanger, A. B., et al. (in press). Low degree of formal education and musical experience predict degree of music-induced stress reduction in relatives and friends of patients: A single-center randomized controlled trial. Annals of Surgery.
Conrad, C., Konuk, Y., Werner, P. D., Cao, C. G., Warshaw, A., Rattner, D., Stangenberg, L., Ott, H., Jones, D. B., Miller, D. L., & Gee, D. (2012). A quality improvement study on avoidable stressors and countermeasures affecting surgical motor performance and learning. Annals of Surgery, 255, 1190-1194.
King, L. C., & Werner, P. D. (2011). Attachment, social support, and responses following the death of a companion animal. Omega: Journal of Death and Dying. Omega: Journal of Death and Dying, 64, 119-141.
Ivanov, M., & Werner, P. D. (2010). Behavioral communication: Individual differences in communication style. Personality and Individual Differences, 49, 19-23. doi:10.1016/j.paid.2010.02.033
Werner, P. D., Swope, A. J., & Heide, F. J. (2009). Music experience, ethnicity, and depression. Journal of Music Therapy, 46, 339-358.
Beaber, T. E., & Werner, P. D. (2009). The relationship between anxiety and sexual functioning in lesbians and heterosexual women. Journal of Homosexuality, 56, 639-654.
Conrad, C., Konuk, Y., Werner, P., Cao, C. G., Warshaw, A., Rattner, D., Jones, D. B., & Gee, D. (2009). Effect of defined auditory conditions vs. mental loading on the laparoscopic motor skill performance of experts. Surgical Endoscopy (online journal). DOI 10.1007/s00464-009-0772-0. .
For a complete list of Dr. Werner's publications visit: https://sites.google.com/site/pauldwernersite/Home/publications
Consultation on test development
Consultation on family assessment and on assessment of music experience
Methological and statistical consultation
Academic History and Background
BA, Psychology, New York University, New York, NY, 1969
MA, Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, CA, 1972
PhD, Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, CA, 1976
Licensed Psychologist (License # Psy7408)
Fellow of the Western Psychological Association
Fellow of the American Psychological Association
Fellow of the Society for Personality Assessment
Professional Practice and Community Service
Program evaluation, Consultation on test development, Methological and statistical consultation, Consultation on family assessment and on assessment of music experience
For a complete list of dissertations that Dr. Werner has chaired, visit: https://sites.google.com/site/pauldwernersite/Home/diss
Volunteer teacher of Community Emergency Response Team classes
Member, Citizens Advisory Panel on Emergency Readiness and Response, Richmond CA Fire Department Office of Emergency Services