Registered Bilingual Psychologist & Senior Cross-Cultural Consultant
Bestegul graduated from Middle East Technical University, Psychology bachelor program in 1987. She has also received education and workshops about domestic violence, transcultural counselling, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Art Therapy, Child Protection, Gambling and Drug and Alcohol.
Bestegul spent her last 17 years in Sydney by working as a psychologist especially in Auburn area. Her wide experience mainly includes refugees and migrant people who came to Australia with mental health issues.
Beste has established her own practice as Auburn Psychological and Consultancy Service four years ago in Auburn, Sydney. Currently she works as a senior psychologist and runs the service. She is a well known person in Auburn Community as she conducted many workshops, provided voluntary assessments and treatments to refugees and newly migrated people as well as Turkish community. She has been given speeches and interviews to SBS radio, Turkish newspapers and local newspapers.
Every year, Beste conducts workshops to GP’s about “ How to make a culturally competitive assessment to patients who are coming from a culturally diverse background?” as she is one of the few expert’s in the area. She provides supervision and workshops to provisional psychologists as a supervisor psychologist. She also prepares workshops every year for the community of Auburn.
Bestegul works with adults and young adults. Her main areas of expertise are as follows:
- Personality Disorders
- Depression, Anxiety and Panic Disorders
- Eating Disorders
- Grief Counselling
- Domestic Violence and family violence issues
- Adjustment Problems
- Drug& Alcohol Abuse problems
- Problem Gambling
- Working Compensation issues
- Pain Management
- Stress Management
- Anger Management
- Probation and Parole Issues
- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
She runs her psychology sessions and assessments in English and in Turkish.
You can contact her from 9749 2230 for get more information about her extensive psychological services and cost of service.