Clinical Psychologist Işıl Necef


Clinical Psychologist Işıl Necef
  • She was graduated from Department of Psychology, Boğaziçi University as honor student in 2011. She completed her Master’s Degree education in Clinical Psychology at California State University, Fullerton, USA.
  • She attended the internship on individual and group therapy with children, adolescents and their families at Western Youth Services in Southern California.
  • She worked at psychology department of California State University Fullerton as lecturer on “Statistical Analysis in Psychology”.
  • She conducted individual and group psychotherapies especially on comorbidity of addiction and post-traumatic stress disorder in adults at Solid Landings Behavioral Health in the U.S.A. in 2015.
  • She carried out Emotion Focused Couple Therapy on couples at Diamond Family Counseling Clinic. She received training on Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing EMDR I-II (Gerald Puk, Ph.D.), Parent-Child Interaction Therapy PCIT (Carrie Axline-White, Ph.D.), Emotion–Focused Therapy and EFT Externship (Sue Johnson, Ph.D.), Compassion-Focused Therapy (Paul Gilbert, Ph.D.), Erickson Hypnotherapy Masterclass & Intensives (Jeffrey Zeig, Ph.D.)
  • Principal areas of clinical interest:
    • Parent-child interaction therapy,
    • Play therapy in children,
    • Anxiety and somatization disorders,
    • Obsessive and compulsive disorders,
    • Trauma and dissociation.


Education Institution Year
Doctorate degree Middle East Technical University 2017 - To date
Master's degree California State University Fullerton 2011 - 2014
Bachelor’s degree Boğaziçi University 2006 - 2011


Title Institution Year
Clinical Psychologist Department of Psychiatry, Koç University Hospital 2016 - To date
Clinical Psychologist Solid Landings Behavioral Health  2015
Clinical Psychologist Diamond Counseling Newport Beach 2015
Psychologist Western Youth Services 2013 - 2014