Born 1 January 1952 (Mardin, Turkey)
Retired Professor of Psychiatry, Training on Children and Family
Psychiatry and Psychoanalysis in Virginia Medical School USA;
Training Political Psychology University of Virginia the Center of Mind and Human
Interaction USA, 1992.
Professional Positions: 1992-1997, Advisor to Prime Minister, and Director of Turkish Political Psychology Center; 1993-97, Instructor, National Intelligence Service 1995-2016, Instructor, Turkish MFA; 1995-2016, Instructor, Turkish Police Directorate Headquarters; 2002-2016, Instructor on Political Psychology, Defense Institute in Turkish Military College; 2003-2013, Chair, Ankara Univ. Dept. of Psychiatry; 2003- 2013 Present, Director Political Psychology Association; 2008-Present, Director Turkish Group Psychotherapy Association.
Memberships: International Group Psychotherapy Association, Turkish Group Psychotherapy Association, President Political Psychology Association. Six books, more than two hundred articles and frequent TV commentator. Member board of the International Dialogue Initiative (IDI) since its establishment in 2006.
Adviser of Health Ministry in Republic of North Cyprus