Psychologist

Alara Alagül

Psychology

Interests

Medical Fields of Interest:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (Adult)
  • Depression
  • Panic Disorder
  • Agoraphobia:
  • Social Phobia
  • Specific Phobia
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Education:
  • Işık University – MSc in Clinical Psychology (Thesis, adult-oriented, 2021-2023)
  • New York University (NYU) – Bachelor of Psychology and Neuroscience (Double major, 2016-2020)
  • Üsküdar American Academy (2011-2016)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Psychotherapies Association – CBT Theoretical Training (50 hours), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Approaches Training for the Undiagnosed Client (8 hours), Skill Acquisition and Supervision Practice Training (30 hours)
Experience:
  • Liv Hospital Ulus
  • Moodist Psychiatry and Neurology Hospital - Intern
  • Işık University Psychological Counseling Center – Student Therapist
Research: 
  • Investigation of the Mediator Role of Psychological Distress and the Regulatory Role of Social Comparison Orientation in the Relationship Between Social Media Addiction and Relationship Satisfaction (Master's Thesis) (Alagül, A., 2023)
  • The Implications of Unconscious Bias (Alagül, A., Toneva, Y. & Heilman, M., 2019)
Publications:
  • Alagül, A. 2023 Investigation of the Mediator Role of Psychological Distress and the Regulatory Role of Social Comparison Orientation in the Relationship Between Social Media Addiction and Relationship Satisfaction (Unpublished master's thesis). Işık University Graduate Education Institute, Istanbul
  • Alagül, A., Toneva, Y. & Heilman, M. (2019). The Implications of Unconcious Bias [abstract]. INQUIRY: A Journal of Undergraduate Research, XXIII, 36-37.
Memberships:
  • Turkish Association of Psychologists
  • Cognitive Behavioral Psychotherapies Association
Awards:
  • New York University: Dean's Undergraduate Research Fund (DURF) (Spring 2018, Fall 2018 and Spring 2019), Dean's List (Fall 2018-Spring 2019, Fall 2019- Spring 2020), University Honorary Student (Founder's Day Award)

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