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Yeşim Yılan

   She graduated from Istanbul Aydın University, Faculty of Science and Arts, Psychology- Istanbul in 2014. During the master's degree process, the thesis of 'Analysis of the News about Refugees between 2011-2019 in the Framework of Discrimination and Social Support Concepts' was discussed and presented. Clinics that can make different experiences such as teaching, forensic psychology, school. Below, it started with children who are military in Istanbul and their families, and test studies were carried out with children here. She started as a psychologist at the Association for Solidarity with Asylum Seekers and Migrants, which serves voluntary asylum seekers in Kırklareli, in 2015. This task was continued in Kırklareli for 2.5 years and then in Istanbul. In addition to the therapy sessions of these courses, it lists group work and various psychological support activities. All this time he went through his own therapy and supervision processes. In addition to his full-time association work, she continued to provide individual therapy services, and continued his individual therapy meetings online during the pandemic process. After the Association for Solidarity with Asylum Seekers and Migrants, she started to work as a psychologist in the project carried out by the Union of Turkish Bar Associations with refugees in Gaziantep in 2020. With this program, she worked at the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation in South Africa. She is currently working as a freelance therapist in Istanbul. She conducts online and face-to-face therapy meetings with adult individuals.

   She makes use of different schools in therapy interviews. She has completed Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Art Therapies, Mindfullnes, Dynamic Therapy trainings and applies them according to the needs of the client.

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15.09.2004 - 10.05.2008

High School - Bahçelievler Anatolian High School

23.03.2022 - 13.06.2022

Psychologist / Institute for Justice and Reconciliation - South Africa

04.02.2015 - 30.09.2015

Psychologist / Trainer (Mind Engineers) - Istanbul

01.06.2014 - 03.02.2015

Psychologist / Private Güneşli Evren Rehabilitation Center - Istanbul

01.01.2014 - 01.01.2015

Social Media Specialist - Istanbul Psychology Institute (Part Time) - Istanbul

01.12.2020 - 15.03.2022

Psychologist / Turkish Bar Association - Gaziantep Law Clinic

02.01.2018 - 31.09.2019

Social Worker / Solidarity Association with Asylum Seekers and Migrants (SGDD-ASAM) - Istanbul

01.10.2015 - 01.11.2017

Psychologist / Association for Solidarity with Asylum Seekers and Migrants (SGDD - ASAM) - Kırklareli

Education Status and Internship

01.10.2017- 02.02.2021

Trauma and Disaster Studies Applied Mental Health - Istanbul Bilgi University

15.09.2009 - 10.05.2014

Undergraduate - Istanbul Aydın University / Psychology


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