Turkish psychologist who specializes in cognitive behavioral therapies for eating disorders and weight control. She has participated in many national and international studies on mental health, body image, and obesity psychology.
She graduated from Boğaziçi University Department of Guidance and Psychological Counseling with honors, received her master's degree from the Department of Applied Psychology at New York University, and completed her PhD at Princeton.
In 2011 she founded the Association for Supporting Eating Disorders.
She has a brother, Levent.
On June 23, 2018, she posted a photo to Instagram with Karen O at their high school reunion.