Our University Academician Assoc. Prof. Savcı Received the Title of International Diplomate and Certified Cognitive Behavioral Therapist
Assoc. Prof. Mustafa SAVCI, faculty member of our University, Faculty of Education, Psychological Counseling and Guidance Department, received the title of International Diplomate and Cognitive Behavioral Therapist certified by the Academy of Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies (ACT), an elite international psychotherapy organization.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) was developed in 1967 by Aaron T. Beck, honorary president of the ACT.
CBT is a school of psychotherapy used in the treatment of depression, anxiety disorders, panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, personality disorders, relationship problems, phobias, eating disorders, attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder, addiction and impulse control disorders and whose effectiveness has been proven.
The effectiveness of CBT is the most researched approach and one of the most used psychotherapies worldwide.
ACT was founded in 1998 in the USA by a leading group of clinicians, educators and researchers in the field of cognitive therapy. The ACT certifies psychotherapists who have demonstrated advanced expertise in cognitive therapy by an objective assessment. ACT has more than 1,000 members of psychiatrists, psychologists, counselors, social care specialists and other mental health professionals from all around the world.
ACT has certified 37 mental health professionals in Turkey so far.
We congratulate our faculty member Assoc. Prof. Mustafa Savcı on receiving the title of International Diplomate and Cognitive Behavioral Therapist from the Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies Academy and wish him a continued success.