Merve Açıl has graduated from Boğaziçi University, Psychology Department in 2017 with high honor degree. She completed her master program on Child-Adolescent Clinical Psychology in İstanbul Bilgi University in 2020. She continues her second master on Forensic Social Sciences in İstanbul University Cerrahpaşa since 2020. Throughout her education, she participated in many researches and did coding. She also participated in volunteer works with Boğaziçi University Social Services Club and Boğaziçi University People with Visual Disabilities Technology and Education Center. She also did short-term internship in Ministry of Family and Social Policies and conducted emotional and cognitive development assesments with children in child-care centers. She completed her theoric and applicational education on clinical psychology master with psychodynamic orientation and is actively working with children and adolescents. Since 2018, August, she has been working as a research assisstant in İstinye University Psychology Department.
Research Area: Play Therapy, Child and Adolescent Psychopathology, Clinical Psychology, Psychodynamic Psychotherapies, Attachment, Mentalization, Forensic pyschology
Main Areas: Klinik Psikoloji, Çocuk/Ergen Psikopatolojisi, Psikoterapi Uygulama ve Araştırmaları,