Psychologist Aslıhan Özcan Morey


Psychologist Aslıhan Özcan Morey
  • Was granted title of Licensed Professional Psychological Counselor in the U.S.A. in 2009.
  • She conducted art therapy within scope of a volunteer program at pediatric oncology-hematology inpatient clinics of Okmeydanı SSK, Çapa and Cerrahpaşa Hospitals between 2010 and 2011.
  • Designed, wrote the content of and instructed the volunteer projects called “Game is My Medicine” in 2013 and “Paint Your Life with Art” in 2016 – both supported by Istanbul Development Agency.
  • Worked as a consultant and instructor in “Teacher, Hold My Hand” project performed by Istanbul Provincial Directorate of National Education in 2019.
  • Continued the consultancy career for projects in the U.S. from 2017 to 2019.
  •  Established the “Happy Child Happy Family Program” to offer psychosocial support through art and games for children who are suffering from chronic diseases at hospitals.
  • Member of the Art Therapy Association (SPD) since 2013. She was also member of the Board. She is now the Chairperson of the Board of Inspection.
  • Provides foundations and associations with voluntary services such as The Hope Foundation for Children with Cancer (KAÇUV), Brighten a Life, Make a Wish.
  • Principal areas of clinical interest:
    • Individual and group therapies for children and families,
    • Expressive therapies, art therapy, game therapy, narrative therapy,
    • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy,
    • Anxiety, mourning,
    • Physical trauma,
    • Chronic diseases – pediatric cancers and organ transplantations,
    • Palliative care and hospice,
    • Voluntary nurture and supervision,
    • Pet therapy.


Education Institution Year
Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling and Art Therapy Lesley University 2006 - 2008
Sociology and Psychology (Double Majors) Koç University 2001 - 2005


Title Institution Year
Coordinator – Happy Child, Happy Family Programme Pediatrics Department, Koç University Hospital 2019 - To date
Psychologist Department of Psychiatry, Koç University Hospital 2015 - 2016
Psychologist Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic and IVF Center, American Hospital 2011 - 2015
Art Therapist Kosair Children's Hospital 2009 - 2010