Yeşim Selçuk is a passionate clinical psychologist who splits her time between clinical practice, training, consulting, writing, and educational programs.
She received her BA in Psychology from Istanbul University and successfully completed her qualification as a Clinical Psychologist from Okan University’s Adult Oriented Clinical Psychology Program. As a part of her graduate program at Okan University, Yeşim received training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and conducted regular individual therapy sessions under the Okan University Psychology Support Unit’s supervision. Additionally, she completed trainings in Gestalt Therapy, Schema Therapy, Family Therapy, Neuropsychological Tests, Mindfulness, and EMDR Trauma Therapy.
Following the successful completion of her graduate degree as a fully qualified clinical psychologist, Yeşim worked at various medical centers, hospitals, private psychotherapy and counseling centers. She also designed structured group workshops for schools and workplaces and gave trainings to psychology interns.
Due to her special interest in addiction treatment, she joined the "Addiction Prevention Studies Program" in 2008. Her role in the program included conducting interactive trainings with adolescents in schools and carrying out structured group sessions with small student groups on a variety of topics such as bullying and “Saying No”, with the purpose of educating students on addiction prevention techniques. Additionally, from 2009 until 2013, she gave voluntary counseling to adolescents between the ages of 15 to 21 and conducted structured family meetings within the scope of the "Young Spirit Project.”