Sevde Barış Şahbudak
PhD, MBACP, SEP
Sevde Barış Şahbudak is a psychological counselor completed her PhD degree in Guidance and Psychological Counselling at the Middle East Technical University, Turkey. She also graduated with high honors from her Master degree in “Guidance and Psychological Counselling” from Bogaziçi University.
Besides her own private practice she also provides mental health services as a sessional counsellor at The MAYA Centre working with women who have experienced mental health issues, trauma and gender-based violence.
Sevde is a Registered Member (MBACP) of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy and the Turkish Psychological Counselling and Guidance Association (TPDR DER).
Sevde completed a three-year complementary education in Somatic Experiencing which is a pyscho-biological approach for trauma resolution. She is authorised to use the title "Somatic Experiencing Practitioner (SEP)" and to perform Somatic Experiencing trauma work and she is also assisting in the teams of Somatic Experiencing in United Kingdom and Scotland.