Was born in Istanbul in1953. After Robert College, she graduated from İ.Ü.Ed.Fak. Psychology in 1976 and began working at İ.Ü. Cerrahpaşa Tıp Fak. Psychiatry as a clinical psycholgist for 9 years, during which time she got her doctorate degree from Sağlık Bilimleri Enstitüsü. After 1984 she began to work fere lance.
She began to teach clinical psychology at Arel and Yeni Yüzyıl Universities.