Hulya is a qualified Psychologist and a fully trained, UKATA registered Psychotherapist. She has spent over two decades working as a researcher in the UK after completing her Masters and Doctorate degrees in Psychology before deciding to train in Psychotherapy which has been a life changing experience for her. Hulya has been working with clients since 2017, first through volunteering for a local charity called Care for the Carers (she’s still a volunteer for the CFTC Counselling team).
Hulya has over 20 years of experience in policy-oriented social research, with a strong statistical background through her academic studies and practical experience of working with many large-scale datasets. Over the years, she has managed a wide range of research projects with budgets varying from £20,000 to over £2 million. Hulya works as a Principal Researcher on a part-time basis alongside her psychotherapy work.