Ozan Akbas | Psychologist in Dubai | Priory Wellbeing Centre Dubai

Clinical Psychologist

Qualifications

  • B.A. Psychology
  • M.A. Clinical Psychology
  • PhD. Clinical Psychology

Areas of Expertise

Ozan holds the highest ethical standards and delivers his services best tailored to his clients' needs in the following disorders:

Professional Experience

Ozan Akbas is a Turkish registered Clinical Psychologist with years of experience in individual therapy for adolescents, adults and couples counselling.

Ozan attended his bachelor's degree of Psychology in Bilkent University, Ankara. He holds a M.A. in Clinical Psychology from Bahcesehir University, Istanbul. He is also currently pursuing his PhD degree in Clinical Psychology at Health Sciences University, Istanbul.

Ozan holds memberships with the Turkish Psychological Association, the Turkish EMDR Therapist Association and the Systemic Psychotherapy Institute Turkey, Member of EFTA (European Family Therapy Association). He also is a Teacher of Psychology at Yeditepe University.

Ozan is experienced in treating various mental health issues including anxiety, mood disorders, OCD, personality disorders, adjustment disorder, interpersonal problems, trauma and schizophrenia.

Ozan believes in the healing power of the therapist-client relationship, therefore he creates a safe and containing environment for his clients. He uses a systemic approach to psychotherapy, along with a supportive oriented psychodynamic approach. Ozan is also qualified in CBT, ACT and EMDR.

Ozan had a long-term Internship at Bakırkoy Mental Health Hospital as a Clinical Psychologist, providing assessment and psychotherapy. He also worked as a full-time Clinical Psychologist at his own private practice and at the Bogazici University. 

Languages

  • Turkish
  • English