Emre Konuk

Emre Konuk, MA ClinPsy

EMDR Institute and EMDR Europe Trainer, President of The Institute for Behavioral Studies-Istanbul, President of EMDR Association Turkey and President of Couples and Family Therapy Association-Turkey

Emre Konuk, MA is a Clinical Psychologist. He received his undergraduate degree at Istanbul University, followed by a graduate degree in Clinical Psychology at Bogazici University. He received his Family Therapy Training at the Mental Research Institute (MRI), Brief Therapy Centre, Palo Alto.

He became a pioneer in Turkey establishing psychotherapy as a profession by founding the Institute for Behavioural Studies (DBE Davranış Bilimleri Enstitüsü) in 1985, with the vision of providing psychological services to individuals, couples and families. In 1998, he established the Organizational Development Centre to contribute to the improvement and growth of organizations and Human Resources.

Emre is an EMDR Institute and EMDR Europe Trainer, President of The Institute for Behavioural Studies-Istanbul, President of EMDR Association Turkey and President of Couples and Family Therapy Association-Turkey. He was a Board Member for the Turkish Psychologists Association, Istanbul Branch between 1990-2002, and President and Projects Coordinator between 1998-2002. From the 1999 Marmara Earthquake, he has been responsible for EMDR-HAP and EMDR Basic Trainings in Turkey.

More than 1500 professionals have been trained during EMDR and several HAP projects. He has participated in EMDR-HAP projects in Thailand, Palestine, Kenya, Lebanon and Iraq. His major concern is to establish EMDR as a major therapy approach in Turkey.