Katja Mierke, PhD

Diploma Psychologist

Dr. Katja Mierke, Institut IMAP


  • Born 1971
  • Systemics consultant (Institute for Systemic Education and Development Weinheim)
  • Continuing education on group dynamic processes and communication processes with RWTÜV GmbH, at ILK Bielefeld, at the Milton-Erikson-Institute Bonn, at IF Weinheim, and others)
  • Lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences Fresenius (professorship since 2007, part time)
  • Trainer, Consultant and reviewer as well as freelance science writer since 2000 (overview on main focuses is given in publications in academic periodicals and conference contributions)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (2002, University of Bonn)
  • Diploma in Psychology (1998, University of Bonn )
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Consulting Focus

  • Applied social psychology in organisations: team building, group dynamics und group identity, diversity management, prevention of prejudices and discrimination, conflict management, leadership und change
  • Networking competency and personality development for job entry, career and launching
  • Flow, resources activation, psychological stresses, presenteeism, self and time management
  • Employer attractiveness, public image and branding    


  • Since 2016 Psychological stresses at the job (book project with Dr. Stefan Poppelreuter, 4th edition published 2012, completely reworked edition planed for 2018: link to book)
  • 2015-2017 Design and validation of a scale for recording motives for presenteeism at the job (SEMPA) together with Ann Cathrin Bach
  • Since 2013 Applied research on measures of employer branding for different target groups
  • Since 2013 Conception and evaluation of measures to promote flow, creativity, and self-efficacy in high-performance situations
  • Since 2007 Continuous development of accredited programs of the University of Applied Sciences Fresenius, conception and implementation of extra-curricular events, e.g. workshops on networking skills for job entry and career (link to book)
  • 1997-2007 Evaluation in the frame of potential analysis processes for the German Savings Banks Association)