My journey in mental health started years ago when I chose to study psychology in my hometown of Istanbul, Turkey. I continued on to pursue a Master in Mental Health (M.Sc.) in London, UK. Drawing from various therapy approaches, including Humanistic Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment therapy (ACT), and Dialectic Behavior Therapy (DBT), my therapeutic approach is anti-oppressive, trauma-informed, and compassionate. Having lived in five countries and now being an immigrant in Canada, I am deeply familiar with people’s struggles with isolation in, and adaptation to, the larger society. Given my diverse background and past experiences, I take a multicultural approach to counselling.
King’s College London - MSc in Mental Health Studies
Istanbul Bilgi University – BA in Psychology
Turkish Psychological Association - Licensed Clinical psychologist
Canadian Mindfulness Institute - Certified Mindfulness Instructor