Clinical Psychologist Penbesel Özdemir graduated with high honors from the Master's program in Clinical Psychology at Üsküdar University with her thesis titled "The Relationship Between Childhood Trauma and Self-Psychology.
She completed her clinical internship at NP Istanbul Brain Hospital and Erenkoy Mental and Nervous Diseases Training and Research Hospital.
In addition to her academic education, she has received various psychotherapy trainings such as Advanced Level Dynamic Psychotherapy Training, Transfer-Focused Dynamic Psychotherapy Training, Basic Training in Dynamic Psychotherapy, Family and Couples Therapy Training, Rorschach and TAT Projective Tests Training, Introduction to Psychoanalysis Seminars, Seminars on Getting Acquainted with Psychoanalysis, Grief and Bereavement Counseling Training, MMPI Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory Training, Interpersonal Relationship Counseling Training, and many others.
As of May 2022, they have started working as a Clinical Psychologist at NP Istanbul Brain Hospital.

Psychotherapy Trainings

  • Transfer-Oriented Dynamic Psychotherapy Training, Prof. Dr. Doğan Şahin
  • Family and Couple Therapy Training, Prof. Dr. Murat Dokur
  • Basic Training in Dynamic Psychotherapy, Prof. Dr. Doğan Şahin
  • Advanced Level Dynamic Psychotherapy Training, Clinical Psychologist Hakan Kızıltan
  • Rorschach and Thematic Apperception Test Training, Dr. Irem Erdem Atak
  • Introduction to Psychoanalysis Seminars, Istanbul Psychoanalysis Training, Research, Development Association
  • Seminars on Getting Acquainted with Psychoanalysis, Prof. Dr. Burak Doğangün - Prof. Dr. Levent Kayaalp
  • Interpersonal Relationship Counseling Training, Clinical Psychologist Selen Tütüncü
  • Psychological Work in Combating Domestic Violence in Close Relationships, Psychologist Büşra Yalçınoğlu and Psychologist Anıl Özge Üstünel
  • Filial Therapy Training, Clinical Psychologist Elif Macit
  • Oxford Autumn School in Neuroscience
  • Dynamic-Oriented Sexual Therapy Training, Prof. Dr. Doğan Şahin
  • Existential Psychotherapy Supervision, Clinical Psychologist Onat Özden
  • Psychological First Aid Training, Clinical Psychologist Anjelika Şimşek
  • Prevention of Child Neglect and Abuse Training, Couple and Family Therapist Süheyla Erdoğan
  • Training on Methods Used in Child Studies, Birİz Association Joint Project
  • Promoting Psychological Resilience in Children, Dr. Gülcin Karadeniz
  • The Therapist's Initial Session with the Client, Dr. Psk. Dan. Ayşe Devrim Burçak
  • Stress and Anxiety Management in Children and Adolescents, Dr. Hülya Bingöl
  • Grief and Bereavement Counseling Training, Dr. Sedat Işıklı
  • MMPI Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory, Clinical Psychologist Yasemin Ozan

Attended Seminars

  • Psychoanalytic Perspective on Domestic Violence, Prof. Dr. Almudena Sanahuja
  • Holding and Containing: Reflections on the Infantile in the Work of Klein, Winnicott and Bion part II , Jan Abram & Bob Hinshelwood 
  • The Power of Self-Compassion: Emotional Resilience, Christopher Germer & Kristin Neff
  • Perinatal Studies, Rose Angelique Belot
  • Holding and Containing: Reflections on the Infantile in the Work of Klein, Winnicott and Bion Part I, Jan Abram & Bob
  • Client/Patient Rights Workshop, Can Feyzioğlu
  • Workshop on Discrimination, Mehmet Onur Yılmaz
  • Psychological Effects of Natural Disasters, Clinical Psychologist Gizem Gökkaya
  • Coping with Trauma in Children, Dr. Psk. Danışman Ezgi Denizel
  • Ethics in Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Prof. Dr. Bahar Gökler
  • Does Psychoanalysis Cure?, İPD and Psikeİstanbul
  • Uncanniness, Twinship, and Hosts, Ghosts, and Ancestors Online Discussion, Yavuz Erten
  • Working with Families in Play Therapy, Nilüfer Devecigil
  • Understanding Adolescents and Communication with Adolescents during the Pandemic, Dr. Nevin Dölek
  • On Being a Therapist & Journey of Being a Therapist, Doc. Dr. Sedat Işıklı and Clinical Psychologist Ersin Bayramkaya
  • Differences Between Neurosis and Psychosis in Psychoanalytic Theory, Psychoanalyst Joseph Eskenazy
  • Somatic Experiencing, Bahar Vidinlioğlu
  • Adolescence, Dr. Christa Santangelo and Nilüfer Devecigil
  • Psychotherapy in Pandemic Days: From Therapy Room to Screen, Doc. Dr. Sedat Işıklı, Clinical Psychologist Ersin Bayramkaya
  • Traumas and EMDR Therapy Case Session, Psk. Esra Naz Özel
  • Trauma Sharing Sessions, Cuma Ülkü-Melis Demircioğlu-Nergiz Eke
  • Metaphors of Resilience, Dr. Joyce Mills
  • Shared Trauma and Loss: Individual and Societal Reflections, Prof. Dr. Vamık Volkan
  • Healing Fairy Tales Training, Dilara Köktürk
  • Neurobiology of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Öget Öktem Tanoğlu
  • Istanbul Psychoanalytic Association Individual and Social Trauma Meetings 3, Mona Chahoury
  • Dialogues with Psychoanalysts - Children and Adolescents: Learning and the Unconscious, Tijen Demiroğlu, Sezai Halifeoğlu, Talat Parman, Şeyda Postacı, Alper Şahin, and Neslihan Zabcı
  • Holistic Approach in Addiction Treatment: Integration of Treatment and Care Services with Psychosocial Interventions, ICAAD
  • Istanbul Psychoanalytic Association Individual and Social Trauma Meetings 2, Shmuel Erlich
  • Üsküdar University Clinical Psychology Master's Program (with Thesis) / 2020 graduate
  • TED University Psychological Counseling and Guidance (100% English) / 2018 graduate
  1. NP Istanbul Brain Hospital, Clinical Psychologist
  2. Altis Consulting, Project Member Clinical Psychologist
  3. NP Istanbul Brain Hospital, Intern Clinical Psychologist
  4. Erenköy Mental and Neurological Diseases Training and Research Hospital, Intern Clinical Psychologist
  5. Sabancı University Education Reform Initiative, Project Assistant
  6. TED University Social Innovation Center and Red Crescent Community Center, Project Member
  7. Gymboree Play & Music School, Tempo Psychological Counseling Center, Intern
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