Gonca Soygüt is associate professor at the Department of Psychology of Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey. She received her Ph.D. in the area of clinical psychology from Hacettepe University in 1994. Currently, she is the program coordinator of the Clinical Psychology Doctorate and Master's Programs at Hacettepe University and teaches graduate level courses related to the field of clinical psychology.
Dr. Soygüt has served on the editorial board of a number of national journals in her field. Her research includes interpersonal schemas, schema therapy, therapeutic alliance, working alliance, psychotherapy process and outcome, attachment in psychotherapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy and eating disorders. She is an internationally recognized certificate schema therapist. Soygüt is the president of Turkish Psychological Association (TPA), is currently representing the association in the European Federation of Psycholgoy Associations (EFPA); and is a member of the Executive Committee of the International Union of Psychological Science (IUPsyS). She is also a member of International Society for Schema Therapy. Soygüt was the executor of a psychotherapy process research project granted by Turkish Scientific and Academic Council: Examining the role of attachment styles and interpersonal schemas of patients and therapists for development of therapeutic alliance in a short-term cognitive psychotherapy process (2005-2008).
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