Dr. Serkan Ozgun, Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology

EMDR Certified Therapist

EMDR Consultant-in-Training

Online Therapy

About Me

Serkan Özgün obtained his B.A. in 1998, and M.A. in Psychology in 2002 with his dissertation titled “Communication Effectiveness and Express of Emotion in Families with Children Diagnosed with Schizophrenia” from Istanbul University. Following the 17th August Earthquake, he started to work as a volunteer of Turkish Psychological Association (TPD) as a therapist at the earthquake area. After receiving Masters degree, he had stayed at New York for two years and completed two postgraduate programs in the fields of trauma (ITSP, NYU) and family therapy (Ackerman Institute, NYU) before he came back to Turkey. He received his PhD with his thesis study titled “The Predictors of the Traumatic Effect of Extramarital Infidelity on Married Women” from Middle East Technical University in 2010. Following his doctorate, he gave lectures in the fields of trauma and family psychology at universities. Between 2012 and 2016, he took a part in Trauma Masters Program at Okan University. He has been affiliated professor at Ozyegin University CFT graduate program since 2019. Serkan Özgün started to work as a psychotherapist at Davranış Bilimleri Enstitüsü (DBE) in 2004 ;and continued at İNDA Solution Focus Consultancy and Training Center, where he was one of the founders. Currently, he keeps working as a therapist at Bude Psychotherapy Center, where he is the founder, and he continues to work focusing on disaster and field studies within TPD.

Education & Experience

Gottman Couple Therapy Pact Training EFT Training NET (Narrative Exposure Therapy) Training Field Traumatologist, Figley Institute

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

APA members since 2008

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Depression
  • Family Issues
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Performance Enhancement
  • Phobias
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Stress Management
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adults
  • Couples
  • Families

Language

  • English