Hi, I'm Pinar
I am a supportive, empathetic psychologist with 9 years of clinical and rehabilitation experience. I have worked with people from all walks of life over the years and I am passionate about guiding individuals through life’s changing ways.
We’re all looking to feel comfortable with our treating clinicians and I can support you through various areas of mental health and life transition matters. You can count on evidence-based, professional approach to suit your needs.
My approach primarily focuses on ‘here and now’, bringing mindfulness, and cognitive behaviour therapy into the sessions to enable exploration and growth. Goal-setting, psycho-education, and supportive counselling are all embedded into the sessions.
Pinar's ready to help you improve your mental health.
Pinar completed a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) degree, and achieved a second class Honours from the Western Sydney University (Research area: Predictors of Bulimia). She is registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Agency (AHPRA). She is trained in several evidence-based approaches, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Solution-Focussed Brief Therapy (SFBT), and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).
Pinar has extensive experience working within the workplace rehabilitation industry which has deepened her knowledge of workplace injuries/illnesses involving (but not limited to) bullying, harassment, physical injury adjustment, and return to work. She has published articles covering mental health in the workplace and stress management.
Pinar has worked with pre-teens to older adults across a broad range of clinical, corporate, and community settings.
Her areas of expertise through demonstrated experience and clinical training involve eating disorders; carer support; workplace stress; depressive and anxiety disorders.
Pinar is fluent in Turkish and able to offer assessment and therapy in Turkish if this is your preference.
Areas of experience
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