She was born in Adana, Turkey, in
1976 and grew up in Northern Cyprus. In 2005, she did her postgraduate studies in
Psychological Counselling at The Near East University and her masters dissertation was on “A Comparison of the women abuse
between working and non-working women” (2005). Simultaneously, she
researched on "Prevalence of Violence against women in the TRNC", in
co-operation with Ass.Prof. Ebru Cakici and Ass. Prof. Mehmet Cakici
which was published as book in 2007. In 2006, she participated a
3-month English Language Course in Canterbury Stafford House School
of English in England. Between 2004-2009, she worked in the Pink
Chateau Drug, Alcohol, Tobacco, Gambling, and Eating Addiction,
Treatment and Rehabilitation Center as a psychological counselor. In
2009, she started to work in her own counseling center in Northern
Cyprus specialising on individual therapy, personal development,
addiction counseling, family and couple therapy. She also organised
many educational seminars for families during this time. She was
invited as a expert guest to many TV and radio programs and her
interviews were published in many different newspapers. Between
2004-2010, she participated in a postgraduate training on Positive
Psychotherapy and in 2010 she got her certificate as Positive
Psychotherapist from World Association of Positive Psychotherapy
(WAPP), Wiesbaden. Germany. In 2011 she married and started to live
in Köln, Germany. There, she continues to work in her private
practise as psychological counselor. Since 2012, after some projects
as co-trainer, she has also became Basic Trainer of Positive
COURSES AND QUALIFICATION:
Trainer of Positive Psychotherapy, certified by World Association of
Positive Psychotherapy (WAPP), Wiesbaden
Positive Psychotherapist (Master Training Course) (885 hours),
Cyprus, from Cyprus Mental Health Institute and WAPP
Psychology (25 hours), Cyprus
2005 - 2007 Basic
Consultant for Positive Psychotherapy (Basic Training Course) (125
hours), Cyprus, from Cyprus Mental Health
Institute and WAPP
2005 - 2007
Cyprus Mental Health Institute & NAADAC Organization,
Education of Addiction Counselling (150 hours theory
+ 1000 hours practise), Cyprus
Turkish Mental Health Institute, “Youth Problems and Prevention of
Drug Abuse” (3 hours), Cyprus
2005 - 2007 Rorschach
ve TAT Tests (2 years), Cyprus
Bingöllü Computer Education Center (3 Months),
International Training Seminar on Positive
Psychotherapy, Frankfurt Germany
11th International Training Seminar for
Trainers and 5th World Congress for Positive
Psychotherapy, Istanbul - Turkey
8th International Training Seminar for
Trainers and 4th World Congress for Positive
Psychotherapy, Famagusta - Cyprus
1 st Bicommunal Symposium, For the Prevention of
Substance Abuse, Nicosia - Cyprus
GIVEN SEMINERS (In praxise, schools and some
2007 – 2011
Social skills training.
To talk with children about sexuality.
To have healthy children.
To explain death to children.
Working mothers and their children.
Problems in adolescence.
Communication within the family.
Coping with exam anxiety.
The success in the school.
Efficient working methods.
Protect our children from drugs.
Protection of dependency.
Prevention of addiction.
Dependency on young people.
Prevention of women abuse.
Positive stress management.
Cope with stress.
Conference, “Violence Against Women”, MAGEM, Cyprus
2005 - 2011
Participation of various radio and television
programs and conferences as a expert guest, Cyprus
Cyprus Newspaper, “Sexual abuse is rising!”, Reportage
Cyprus Newspaper, “75% of women, victims of physical
Halkýn Sesi Newspaper, “There is woman abuse in Cyprus”,
Yenidüzen Newspaper, “In Cyprus, women are exposed
to 86,3% psychological and 74,7% physical abuse”, News
Halkýn Sesi Newspaper, “30-50 percent of women
psychiatric patients have been women abuse”, News
Ortam Newspaper, “In Cyprus, women are under the
psychological and physical abuse”, News
Vatan Newspaper, “What is prevalence of women abuse
in Cyprus?”, News
Sözcü Newspaper, “Conference of women abuse was
Newspaper, “Physical abuse to women!”, News
Newspaper, “We have depression”, News
Cyprus Newspaper, “Reformatory Required”, News
Cyprus Newspaper, “BDH Women's Committee organized a
panel n Near East University”, News
Yenidüzen Newspaper, “In Cyprus, women are exposed to 86%
psychological and 75% physical abuse”,
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