Mental Health Therapist | Certified Grief Recovery Specialist®
Pinar completed her Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences and Psychology at University of Alberta in 2013 and her Master of Counselling at City University of Seattle in Canada in 2019. She also completed trainings including the Hakomi method, Working with Refugee and Immigrant Families, and Autism Navigator for Early Intervention Providers.
During her Master of Counselling, Pinar was a Mental Health Therapist Intern at The Family Centre. She provided counselling services to children, adolescents, adults, and couples of various socio-demographic backgrounds. She addressed issues such as stress, anxiety, depression, emotional regulation, and trauma.
Pinar has worked at Children’s Autism Services of Edmonton in various roles including Respite Worker, Child Support Worker, Educational Assistant, and Primary Consultant.