Zeynep Zat, MSc/PhD Candidate, EMDR Europe Accredited EMDR Practitioner (Consultant Status awaiting), Family Therapist
Zeynep Zat graduated in Psychology at Istanbul University with excellence and gained access to Study Program for “Gifted Children”. Following her graduation, she has completed a master’s program at Queen Mary, with excellence. She is a PhD Candidate on Psychological Counselling. She also has been trained in Solution Focused Therapy and has finished an advanced training to work with Children and Families. During her Masters studies she worked at East London NHS Foundation Trust in the Psychotherapy Department.
Zeynep is an EMDR Europe Accredited EMDR Practitioner soon becoming an EMDR Consultant. She is also a trained and experienced Couples & Family Therapist.
Other training she has completed include EMDR Level I and II, Couples and Family Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy for Personality Disorders. Zeynep Zat is also qualified to administer Weschler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC-R).
Zeynep Zat’s main interest is working intensively with adults and families at the Institute for Behavioural Studies in Istanbul together with Emre Konuk. Anxiety disorders (e.g. panic attacks, phobias, post-traumatic stress disorder), depressive disorder, psychological traumas, physical and sexual abuse, couples and family therapy are among her common areas of practice. She continues to provide services on Gifted Children and their Families.
She is also the organizer and coordinator for various research projects such as treatment of migraine, fibromyalgia, eating disorder, weight control, early intervention to disaster, Syrian refugees etc. at the Institute. Her focus is on EMDR Treatment of Fibromyalgia which has been awarded with 25.000 USD support by EMDRIA Research Award. Zeynep is 100% bilingual Turkish/English and offers treatment and training in Turkey and the UK.