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    Dr. Ceyda Güvenç

    Chairman of the Board of Directors

    She was born in Antalya in 1969. Having graduated from İstanbul Medical Faculty of İstanbul University, she completed her specialty education in Bakırköy Psychiatric Hospital in 2001. She worked in the unit of psychotic disorders, psychotherapy training and treatment center and sexual dysfunctions as trainer and supervisor in the same hospital until 2013. She started accepting her patients in her clinic since 2013. She received trainings on psychodrama and group psychotherapies in 1997-2002 and sexual therapy training in 1999-2002. She has been working in CETAD as trainer therapist, supervisor and CETAD secretary general since 2002.

    Dr. Irmak Saraç

    Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors

    She was born in Ankara in 1973. After having graduated from TED Ankara College, she entered in Medical Faculty of Hacettepe University in 1989. She completed her university education in 1995 and then, received her master degree on Public Health in Medical Faculty of Osmangazi University. She wrote her dissertation on attitudes of working women to health problems. She is still Member of CETAD Board of Directors, Member of TTB High Honorary Board and participates in activities of Women’s Committee of İstanbul Medical Chamber. In addition, she works in Private Surp Agop Hospital.

    Ass. Prof. Dr. Münevver Hacıoğlu Yıldırım

    Secretary General

    She received specialty training in Bakırköy Psychiatric Hospital in 2001 and was appointed as chief assistant in BRSHH in 2002. She has been working as a trainer in Psychotherapy Training and Treatment Center since 2012. She has received her title of Assoc. Prof. in 2018. She was appointed as Agent Training Officer. She started working on trauma after the earthquake happened in 1999. 1BARİLEM Bakırköy Coordinator and Trainer of Group of Trauma Therapies. CETAD Coordinator of Trauma Scientific Studies Department and CETAD Executive of Trauma Therapies Training. Mental Trauma Polyclinic Head of Bakırköy Psychotherapy Training Center. Trauma and Disaster Studies Department Coordinator of Psychiatric Association of Turkey. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Trainer of Psychiatric Association of Turkey.

    Dr. Ender Cesur


    He graduated from Medical Faculty of Ankara University in 2012 and from License Program of Sociology in Anadolu University (Open Education) in 2017. He completed his specialty education in psychiatry in Bakırköy Psychiatric Hospital in the years between 2013-2017. He became a sex therapist by completing trainings of CETAD in 2017. He is interested in sexuality and sexual dysfunctions, sexual identity and problems about sexual identity, mental trauma and forensic psychiatry. He has been working as co-therapist in Trans Therapy Group since 2016 and in LİSTAG İstanbul Family Group since 2020.

    R. Seda Sakınmaz Kanturvardar

    Member of the Board of Directors

    She completed her university education in Department of Psychology in Yeditepe University. She worked in Ministry of Family and Social Policies, Department of Children in Need of Protection in 2012-2017. She graduated from Trauma Studies and Applied Mental Health Master Degree Program of İstanbul Bilgi University in 2019. She completed her dissertation on Relationship between Frequency of Childhood Traumas and Risky Sexual Behaviors in Cases with HIV (+) Diagnosis and Cases Being Treated. She has been working in İstanbul Bilgi University as Program Manager since 2017. She also provides individual consultancy services as free-lance. She is interested in Trauma Therapy, Sexual Therapy and Existential Psychotherapy.

    Dr. Nur Engindeniz

    Member of the Board of Directors

    Dr. Nur Engindeniz graduated from Medical Faculty of Ege University in 1991. She completed her specialty training in psychiatry in İzmir Atatürk Education and Research Hospital in 1996. After having worked as a psychiatrist in Karşıyaka State Hospital for 2 years, she continues her professional life as a private physician.

    She started her psychotherapy training with psychodrama studies, then continued with psychoanalytical psychotherapy and psychoanalysis training. She is one of the founder members of Halime Odağ Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy Foundation (HOPPV). She worked as training coordinator, co-therapist, supervisor until 2010. In addition, she has been working with patients who are victim of trauma since 1992.

    She completed sexual therapy training in CETAD and is training therapists of CETAD.

    She took part in various congress as panelist, working group manager, congress regulatory board member, congress secretary, etc.

    Her fields of study are woman and mental health, personal construction problems, postmodern relationships and reflections on the clinic, relationship problems, sexual dysfunctions, personal and social traumas, psychoanalysis and cinema.

    Dr. Rümeysa Taşdelen

    Member of the Board of Directors

    She graduated from Medical Faculty of Marmara University in 2009 and completed her psychiatric specialty in İstanbul Medical Faculty Hospital of İstanbul University in 2011-2017. In 2017, she worked in Erenköy Education and Research Hospital in closed psychosis service for 1 year; then, she was appointed to İstanbul Pendik Education and Research Hospital of Marmara University as specialist doctor and still works there. She completed CETAD trainings and supervisions on Sexuality and Sexual Treatments in 2019 and deserved to have the title of sex therapist, and BDT applier after having completed trainings and supervisions of TPD Cognitive Therapy. She is interested in female mental health, trauma therapies and sexual therapy.