“Dance for yourself. If someone understands, good. If not, no matter. Go right on doing what interests you, and do it until it stops interesting you.” Louis Horst



Academic Education



MSGSU Istanbul State Conservatory Performing Arts Department – Istanbul

PhD in Contemporary Dance



Boğazici University – Istanbul           

Master of Arts in Sociology



Boğazici University – Istanbul           

Bachelor of Arts in Sociology



Boğazici University – Istanbul           

Guidance & Psychological Counseling Foundation Courses



Ongoing Professional Trainings

February 2020

by NICABM (2020) – Online Training            

Practical Skills for Working with a Client’s Anger with Ruth Buczynski, Pat Ogden, Bessel van der Kolk, Marsha Linehan, Stephen Porges


October 2019

SE-föreningen Sverige – Stockholm

Full Embodiment – Getting to the Core of Sexual Trauma by Ariel Giarretto


September 2019

Trauma Solutions – Online Training

The Trauma and Attachment Summit – with Richards Schwartz, Peter Levine, Bonnie Goldstein, Stephen Porges, David Grand, Deborah Dana, Ron Seigel, Liza Ferenetz


April-May 2019

Trauma Solutions – Online Training

Healing Sexual Trauma: A Somatic and Attachment Approach to Working with Therapy Clients by Diane Poole Heller and Peter A. Levine


March 2019

Mandala Massage School – Istanbul           

Tension and Trauma Release Exercises (TRE®) Certification by Dr. Sarah Zorica Mitic


October 2018

Traumeheling Aps – Naxos Island

Full Embodiment – The Energetics of Intimacy and Attachment Certification by Tom Callanan and Ariel Giarretto


September 2018

Polarity Education Center & Center for Internal Ecology Certification – Zurich

Autoimmune Diseases and Related Syndromes: the Hidden Face of Stress and Trauma Certification by Peter A. Levine


March- April 2018

Trauma Solutions – Online Training

Unraveling the Mystery of Memory in the Treatment of Trauma by Diane Poole Heller and Peter A. Levine


April 2018

Polarity Education Center & Center for Internal Ecology – Zurich           

The Social Engagement Nervous System of Porges Certification by Mary Louise Muller and Christopher Muller



Association CIRETA – Nimes           

Integral Somatic Psychology Practitioner Certification by Raja Selvam



World Peace Initiative Foundation – Thailand           

Mindfulness & Meditation Trainer – Peace Architect Certification



Movement Intelligence – Istanbul           

Bones For Life: Segment I Certification – Bone Strength & Weight Bearing Posture


2013 – 2016

Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute  – Istanbul           

Somatic Experiencing Practitioner Certification (SEP)


2014 – 2018

International School of Integrative Cranio (ISC) – Istanbul           

Integrative Cranio-sacral Therapist (Module 1, 2, 3, 4 completed, ongoing training)



The Sunshine Network Center – Thailand           

Traditional Thai Yoga Massage Therapist Certification



Özel Metot Massage Course – Istanbul           

Massage Therapist Program (Ministry of Education approved Classical Massage Certification)



Fachverband Deutscher Heilpraktiker & Mandala Massage School – Istanbul

Massage Therapist Certification (Deep Tissue Release, Trigger Point & Reflexology) with Tatjana Rottenberg



Diyalog Counseling Program – Istanbul

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Certification



Aura Psychotherapy Center & Uludağ University Certification Program– Istanbul           

Art Therapy and Creativity Certification (without thesis) with Nevin Eracar