Lecturer İpek ÖZSOY

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İpek ÖZSOY, was born in 1985 in Güzelyurt. After completing her primary education in Güzelyurt Kurtuluş Elementary School (1991-1996), she completed middle and high school in Güzelyurt Turkish Maarif College (1996-2002). After graduating from Near East University Psychology Department (2006-2010), she graduated from Near East University Clinical Psychology Master Program (2010-2012). In 2013, she started to take education in Near East University Clinical Psychology Doctorate Program, which is still continuing. At the moment she passed successfully from doctorate proficiency exam and she is in thesis stage. She made researches named as ‘Psychological Effects of Flood Disaster in TRNC’ as final dissertation, and ‘The Mobbing and Its Relationship with Demographic Characteristics, Personality Characteristics and Psychological Disorders among Employees Who Work at High Schools in Northern Cyprus’ as master thesis. She was one of the researchers in a research that was conducted in 2015 and named as The Prevalance of Psychoactive Drug Use among Secondary School Students in Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. During her education life, she completed her clinical psychology internships in Bakırköy State Hospital for Mental and Neurological Diseases and Barış State Hospital for Mental and Neurological Diseases, also she completed her developmental psychology internship in a private nursery. After working in a private hospital as a psychologist, she started private practicing in her own clinic. From 2013-2014 fall semester, she is working in the department of psychology in Near East University as a lecturer. She has 250 hours Positive Psychotherapy Education, 90 hours NAADAC Substance Abuse Counseling Education, 50 hours Forensic Psychology Education. She took place in Psychodrama Immigration Research Group for 80 hours. She attended many conferences, congress and symposium as speaker and audience. She is a member of the board of directors of Cyprus Psychotherapy Association and Ataturkist Life Association. Before, she was a member of the board of directors of Turkish Cypriot Mental Health Organization and Güzelyurt Art Association.