Dipl.-Psy. Helen Wefers

Research Assistant
© H. Wefers
Room 214
Fiednerstr. 21
48149
Germany
Tel: +49 - (02 51) 83 - 34 33 3
Fax: +49 - (02 51) 83 - 34 34 1
helen.wefers@uni-muenster.de
Consultation hours: by appointment via email
  • Curriculum vitae

    Professional appointments

    Since 07/2019
    Research Assistant
    Department of Developmental Psychology, University of Münster

    Since 06/2016
    Scholarship recipient from the Cusanuswerk
    Department of Developmental Psychology, University of Münster

    Since 04/2016
    Psychotherapist for children and adolescents at the outpatient practice Lange, Emsdetten

    10/2014-12/2015
    Psychotherapist for children and adolescents at the social psychiatric service Sant´Unione, Wuppertal

    09/2013-09/2014
    Psychotherapist at the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry “Bergische Diakonie”, Aprath

    Education

    Since 01/2014
    Further education program for psychotherapy at the “Köln-Bonner Akademie für Psychotherapie“, Bonn

    08/2013
    Diploma in Psychology, University of Osnabrück, Germany

  • Research interest

    • Cross-cultural studies: early mother-infant interaction
  • Publications


    Organized Symposia & Conferences

    2019

    Wefers, H. & Handerer, F. (2019, June 20th – 23rd). The Power of Psychology. Professional Association Psychology of the Cusanuswerk, Bonn, Germany.

    2018

    Wefers, H., & Kärtner, J. (2018, September 15th – 20th). Cultural differences in the socialization of emotion? Culture-specific norms and the dynamics of early mother-infant-interaction. In G. Grosse (main Chair), J. Silkenbeumer & H. Wefers, Children’s emotional competence. Part II: Developmental contexts and trajectories of emotion regulation [Symposium]. Fifty-first Congress of the German Society for Psychology, Frankfurt, Germany.

    2017

    Wefers, H., Schumacher, N., & Kärtner, J. (2017, September 11th - 14th). Apathetic or hyped up babies? Culture-specific norms and the dynamics of early mother-infant interaction. In N. Schumacher & H. Wefers (Chairs), Caretaker and baby in action - Dynamic systems approach to analyzing caretaker-infant interactions [Symposium]. Joint Conference of Developmental Psychology and Educational Psychology of the German Psychological Society, Münster, Germany.

    Workshops & Conference Contributions

    2019

    Wefers, H., Wefers, Helen; Schwarz, C. L., Hernández Chacón, L., & Kärtner, J. (2019, September 9th – 12th). Exploring the role of implicit cultural models on socialization of emotion and activity during early infancy [Poster-Presentation]. Joint Conference of Developmental Psychology and Educational Psychology of the German Psychological Society, Leipzig, Germany.

    2018

    Schuhmacher, N., & Wefers, H. (2018, March 07th – 09th). Dynamic Systems [Workshop]. Workshop on methods of Leipzig Research Center for Early Child Development, Leipzig, Germany.

    2017

    Wefers, H., & Kärtner, J. (2017, April 6th – 08th). Cultural models and the dynamics of early mother-infant interaction. In H. Fouts (Chair), Bicultural Approaches to Parenting Research [Symposium]. Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Austin, Texas, USA.

  • Teaching

    Bachelor of Science in Psychology

    Courses in 2020:

    • Seminar: The first months of life: Foundation for a healthy and pathological socio-emotional development

    Courses in 2019:

    • Seminar: The first months of life: Foundation for a healthy and pathological socio-emotional development

    Supervision of Bachlor and Master Theses:

    • Co-regulation of affect during early infancy
    • Ethnotheories on infant affect and activity
    • Research ethics