Selin Yalçın

Uzman Klinik Psikolog
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She graduated from Bilkent University, Department of Psychology, where she was awarded a 50% scholarship and with a High Honors degree. Then, she graduated from Bolu Abant İzzet Baysal University Clinical Psychology Master's Program. She received theoretical and supervised Cognitive Behavioral Psychotherapy training as well as training on a variety of psychological assessment and evaluation tools during her graduate studies. Immediately after her master's education, she gave psychotherapy to Turkish and international inpatients with daily interviews and outpatients with weekly interviews at Boylam Psychiatric Hospital and Institute. She started to teach Abnormal Psychology and Child and Adolescent Psychopathology courses as a part-time lecturer at Bilkent University Psychology Department in 2020. She continues to give online and face-to-face psychotherapy sessions. Selin Yalçın wrote her undergraduate thesis on "The Relationship Between Anxiety and Overprotective Parenting Behaviors of Mothers According to Education Levels." She wrote her master's thesis on "Psychological Distress in Mothers of Children with Heart Disease: Emotion Regulation, Perception of Parental Self-efficacy, Caregiving Burden, and Family Functioning." He presented his undergraduate and graduate thesis research at the 19th National Psychology Congress and at the 33rd European Health Psychology Conference held in Croatia in 2019. She translated the section titled "Profiling Suicide Bombers" by Lester and Zeyrek-Rios in the book "Forensic Psychology" from English to Turkish. She has participated in many national and international trainings, conferences, and seminars in the fields of clinical psychology and psychotherapy. In addition, as Bilkent University Civil Defense Secretariat and Security Directorate trainer, she gave seminars on Effective Communication, Anger Control and Stress Management, Problem Solving, Proactivity and Motivation Development to the employees. She also gave seminars on Psychological Adaptation of Parents with Chronic Diseased Children at Ufuk University. She also worked as a trainer and supervisor at the School of Psychology in Clinical Practice and Objective Assessment Training (KUPO-N) for three semesters at Private Boylam Psychiatric Hospital. She completed her undergraduate and graduate education at Yıldırım Beyazıt University Ankara Atatürk Training and Research Hospital Psychiatry Clinic, Bolu İzzet Baysal Mental Health and Diseases Hospital Community Mental Health Center and Boylam Psychiatry Hospital. Moreover, for her master's thesis, she interviewed about 300 mothers of children treated in Istanbul Kartal Koşuyolu Yüksek İhtisas Training and Research Hospital Pediatric Cardiology and Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery clinics about their psychological and social problems. During her undergraduate education, she took part in research conducted at Bilkent University Developmental Psychology (Bil-Ge) Laboratory. She has participated in social responsibility projects and the work of various university societies. She completed Intensive English Language Training in Oxford, UK. She received her undergraduate and graduate education in English. She speaks advanced English and A2 level Spanish. She is a member of the Turkish Psychological Association.

Areas of Expertise


Bipolar Disorder


Impulse-Control Disorder


Communication Problems


Personality Disorders

Chronic Illness

Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)

Anger Management

Panic Disorder

Psychotic Disorders

Social Skills

Social Anxiety


Trauma and PTSD


Bilkent University

Psychology / Undergraduate

Bolu Abant İzzet Baysal University

Clinical Psychology / Graduate

Seminars and Conferences

• Cognitive Behavioral Psychotherapy Theory and Supervision, within the scope of Clinical Psychology Master's Education, Bolu Abant İzzet Baysal University, 2016

• Motivational Interview Training, Graeme Horridge, Private Boylam Psychiatric Hospital

•Motivational Interviewing Skills Training for Health Services Practices and Research, Assoc. Dr. Konstadina Griva, European Health Psychology Association

• Family and Couples Therapy (Level 1), Professor Doctor Hürol Fışıloğlu, Relationship Compass

• Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Linehan Institute, Private Boylam Psychiatric Hospital, 21-22 June 2014

• Clinical Psychology and Psychiatry Symposium (KLIPSS-2019), Private Boylam Psychiatry Hospital

• 33rd Annual Conference of the European Health Psychology Society-EHPS 2019, Dubrovnik/CROATIA

• Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-IV (WISC-IV) Training, Dr. Cihat Celik, Turkish Psychological Association

• Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University Psychology Congress

• Psychotherapeutic Interview with the Child: Building Bridges with Parents Working Group, Assoc. Dr. Halime Şenay Güzel, Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University

• Psychosocial Approach Training Program for Child and Adult Cancer Patients, Psychologist Hülya Ertürk, Psychologist Nisa Güneş Dede-Küçük Ağaç Counseling Center

• A New Horizon in Clinical Psychology: Wise Awareness Working Group, Prof. Dr. Nesrin Hisli Şahin, Başkent University, 2017

• VIII. Işık Savaşır Clinical Psychology Symposium, Turkish Psychological Association-Başkent University, 2017

• 6th Society and Schizophrenia Symposium, Federation of Schizophrenia Associations, March 2017

• 19th National Psychology Congress, Turkish Psychological Association, September 2016

• Intercultural Studies in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and Current Treatment Approaches Symposium Hacettepe University, 2016

• Trauma Workshop, Psychological Counselor İsmail Sav, Case Psychological Counseling, 2015

• Applied Art Therapy, Professor Doctor Selcuk Aslan, Bilkent University, 2015

• School of Psychology in Clinical Practice and Objective Evaluation Training-KUPO-N, Private Boylam Psychiatric Hospital, 9 June- 18 July 2014

• PSEKON 2014-Continuing Education in Psychiatry Congress, Private Boylam Psychiatric Hospital, 20-22 June 2014

• Oratory, Diction, Professional Communication, Micro Body Language, Career Street, 23-24 November 2013

• Autism and Education of Autistic Children, Active Special Education Association, 17-18 December 2011

• İntihar ve Risk Değerlendirmesi Eğitimi, Prof. Dr. Mehmet Eskin & Hiwell, 2022

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