cheryl-speakingMy presentations are oriented around issues of cancer survivorship from a humanistic perspective. I offer a narrative, storytelling approach to help people voice their experiences with life threatening illness.I am available to speak to your group, class or organization. Contact me at ckrautermft@sbcglobal.net or (510) 528-8954,


The Body Show, NPR, with Dr. Kathy Kozak, January 8, 2018

New Dimensions Radio with Justine Willis Toms, October 25, 2017

Commonwealth Club of California, San Francisco, California, September 21, 2017

This article appeared in Natural Awakenings Miami and Florida Keys Live Cancer-Free – Natural Ways to Prevent and Heal Cancer…  August 2017

The Marc Guzman Podcast Experience, August 3, 2017

Voice America, The Patricia Raskin Show, first guest on show, July 10, 2017

Voice America, The Kathryn Zox Show – second guest on show, June 14, 2017

AuthorStory with Alexander Lim  aired on May 31, 2017

Voice America with Cheryl Jones, MFT, Good Grief,  aired on April 12, 2017

Conversation with Cyrus Webb, aired on May 23, 2017
Author Cheryl Krauter discusses SURVIVING THE STORM on #ConversationsLIVE:


Chairperson, We’re All In This Together, symposium on collaborative care between clinicians, February 22, 2018, American Psychosocial Oncology Society Conference, Tucson, AZ

Facilitator, What do I do? What do I say? What About Me?: Addressing the Needs of Cancer Caregivers (2 hour workshop), Northern California Group Psychotherapy Society conference, June 1-3, 2018, Asilomar, CA

Co-Facilitator with James Fishman, LCSW, Wise Intimacy:  How Close is Too Near? How Far is Too Distant? How Soon is Too Fast?.  (6 hour workshop); Northern California Group Psychotherapy Conference, June 1-3, 2018, Asilomar, CA

Instructor, Termination in Group Psychotherapy, September 8, 2018, The Psychotherapy Institute, Berkeley, CA



Speaker, Surviving the Storm: A Workbook for Telling Your Cancer Story, December 23, 2107, Fremont Central Library, Fremont, CA

Guest Facilitator: Cancer Survivor Retreat, October 13-15, 2017, Harmony Hill Retreat Center, Union, WA

The Commonwealth Club, September 21, 2017 – 5:15 pm, 555 Post Street, San Francisco, CA

Surviving the Storm: A Workbook for Telling Your Cancer Story, September 6, 2017 – 7 pm Foster City Library, 1000 East Hillsdale Blvd., Foster City, CA (650-574-4842)

Surviving the Storm: A Workbook for Telling Your Cancer Story- Book Launch, June 10, 2017, 7-9 pm at Book Passage in Corte Madera, CA – www.bookpassage.com/

Speaker, The Art of Living Well – Cancer Survivorship Day, June 3, 2017

Surviving the Storm: A Workshop for Telling Your Cancer Story, May 20, 2017, 1-5 pm at The Women’s Cancer Resource Center, Oakland, CA  - www.wcrc.org/

Co-facilitator: “Countertransference, Projective Identification, and Leader Disclosure”, The Psychotherapy Institute, Berkeley,CA, December 2016

Co-facilitator: “The Mindful Therapist”, Northern California Group Psychotherapy Society Conference, Asilomar, CA, May 2016

Facilitator: “Tales of Heart and Bone: Helping Cancer Survivors Tell Their Stories”,   7 day workshop at Rancho La Puerta, Tecate, Baja, Mexico, April 2016

Presenter: Bringing Authentic Presence into Our Work with Cancer and Life Threatening Illness, Redwood Empire California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, Santa Rosa, California. More information to follow, December 2015

 Workshop Leader: A Box of Darkness: Presence and Life-Threatening Illness, Bugental Conference. California Institute of Integral Studies, November 2015

Poster Presentation: In Any Language: Creating a Heartfelt Narrative in Patient Centered Cancer Care, From National to Global: Implementing the Standard of Psychosocial Care in Oncology. American Psychosocial Oncology Society/ International Psychosocial Oncology Society World Conference, Washington, DC., July 29 – August 1, 2015

Expert Panelist: Group Interventions in the Treatment of Trauma, Berkeley Psychotherapy Institute, May 2015 Group Presentation/Facilitation: Tales of Heart and Bone: Helping Cancer Survivors Tell Their Stories, Northern California Group Psychotherapy Society Conference,  Asilomar, California, May 30, 2014

Presenter: What Helps, What Doesn’t Help (Being with Cancer), California College of Arts, Oakland, California, April 1, 2014

Poster Presentation: The Heart of Healing: Helping Cancer Survivors Tell Their Stories, American Psychosocial Oncology Society Conference, Tampa, Florida, February 15, 2014<

Member of Expert Panel: Second Annual Survivorship Symposium/Patricia Ganz, Md Keynote Speaker, Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, Oakland, California. January 9, 2014

Presenter: The Effects of Cancer on Intimate Relationships, Prostate Support Group, Markstein Cancer Center, Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, Oakland, California, October 22, 2013

Member of Expert Panel :Partnerships in Integrative Care- Physician-Patient Partnership for Individualized Quality Care,  Third Integrative Oncology Medicine Symposium, Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, Oakland, California,  June 2013

Presenter: Psychological Support and Survivorship: lecture/discussion,  Integrative Medicine Symposium: An Overview of Integrative Oncology, International Center for Integrative Medicine,  Highland Hospital, Oakland, California, March 2013

Facilitator: Caring for the Caregivers: experiential workshop for caregivers, Women’s Cancer Resource Center, Oakland, California, November 2012

Presenter: Psychosocial Needs of Post-treatment: lecture/discussion, Survivorship Committee,  Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, Oakland, California, August 2012

Facilitator: The Colors of Your Healing: Body Image Creativity Workshop: experiential expressive arts workshop, Women’s Cancer Resource Center, Oakland, California, March 2010

Presenter: Living with Uncertainty: When Breast Cancer Treatment Ends: lecture/discussion, Markstein Cancer Center, Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, Oakland, California, January 2010

Facilitator: Coping with Uncertainty: educational and experiential workshop for people in post-treatment, Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, San Francisco, October 2009

Presenter: The Search Process: Deepening the Work, training for graduate psychology students, John F. Kennedy University Center for Holistic Counseling, August 2006

Presenter: Presence and Authenticity: The Legacy of Jim Bugental and the Roots of the Transpersonal, Existential Foundations of Transpersonal Psychology: The Pioneering Legend of James F.T. Bugental,  John F. Kennedy University, July 6, 2005