Faculty Member, PhD

Alev Çavdar

+90 212 311 7672

Santralistanbul / L2 102


BA: Bogazici University, Psychology, 2001
MA: Bogazici University, Clinical Psychology, 2003
PhD: Bogazici University, Clinical Psychology, 2014 (2 years spent at CUNY City College of New York, supported by the Turkish Academy of Sciences Integrated PhD Program Doctoral Research Fund)


Graduate Courses: PSY 501 Introduction to Psychotherapy, PSY 503 Professional Ethics, PSY 511 Advanced Psychopathology I: Psychodynamic Models, PSY 513 Advanced Psychopathology II: DSM and Psychopharmacology, PSY 520 Advanced Research Methods, PSY 566 Practicing Psychoanalytic Thought: Advanced Clinical Techniques, PSY 601-602 Clinical Practicum, PSY 611-612 Group Supervision, PSY 683-684 Adult Clinical Case Discussion, PSY 682 Adult Clinical Case Presentation

Undergraduate Courses: PSY 301 Research Methods, PSY 312 Psychopathology, PSY 331 Psychological Measurement, PSY 412 Data Analysis, PSY 488 Introduction to Psychoanalysis

Areas of Interest

Psychodynamic psychotherapy, therapist-client dyad, affect and change in psychotherapy, time perception, analytic third, mental health of university students, operationalization of psychoanalytic concepts

Rewards and Achievements

2013-2014  Turkish Academy of Sciences Integrated PhD Research Fund (Project title: A Systematic Study of Defense Mechanisms from a Relational Psychoanalytic Perspective)

2018-2019 BILGI Scientific Research Fund (Project title: Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Process-Outcome Study)