PSYCHOLOGY

PHD Program Course Contents

1. ACADEMIC SEMESTER

Course Code and Name PSK 603 Research Methods in Clinical Psychology
Local Credits / Ects Credit:3  ECTS10

Course Description Basic principles and concepts of scientific method and methodology, ethics of scientific research are discussed. It is aimed to increase knowledge and competence at the application level about quantitative and qualitative research methods used in clinical psychology, especially quantitative methods. A research report should be prepared within the scope of the course.

Course Code and Name PSK671 Clinical Practice
Local Credits / Ects Credit:3 ECTS10

Course Description The aim of this course is to provide practical experience by working under the supervision of specialist in related hospitals and clinics.

Course Code and Name PSK695 Seminer
Local Credits / Ects Credit:3  ECTS10

Course Description The aim of this course is to enable students to search for literature to select a thesis topic and to find a research topic and guide them to submit a thesis proposal. At the end of the course, the students are expected to make a literature review in the field of interest and formulate a thesis proposal.

Course Code and Name PSK651 Supervision I

Local Credits / Ects Credit:0  ECTS:10

 

Course Description It includes a supervised practice in a clinical setting. Emphasis is placed on developing various skills related to assessment, diagnosis and psychotherapy
Course Code and Name PSK652 Supervision II
Local Credits / Ects Credit:0  ECTS:10

Course Description It includes a supervised practice in a clinical setting. Emphasis is placed on developing various skills related to assessment, diagnosis and psychotherapy

Course Code and Name PSK699 Tez Çalışması
Local Credits / Ects Credit:0 ECTS:30

 

Course Description A specific research topic in the field of clinical psychology is identified and conducted under the supervision of a thesis supervisor and presented to the jury.

1. ACADEMIC SEMESTER

Course Code and Name PSK 647 Case Studies in Clinical Psychology 
Local Credits / Ects Credit: 3 ECTS: 10

 

Course Description The aim of the course is to provide the students with clinical practice with supervision. Cases encountered in clinical practice are evaluated within the framework of different psychotherapy approaches.
Course Code and Name PSK 646 Psychological Testing
Local Credits / Ects Credits: 3 ECTS: 10

 

Course Description MMPI, projective tests, intelligence tests and clinical psychology used in the field of common scales application areas and reporting this scales is emphasized.
Course Code and Name PSK 644 Clinical Evaluation Applications 
Local Credits / Ects Credit: 3 ECTS: 10

 

Course Description In this course, clinical interview, observation, selection of scales and tests, interpretation of results and therapy plan skills are gained. The problems encountered in clinical practice are discussed in the light of supervision and practice is gained in clinical evaluation. The findings obtained through test is reported.
Course Code and Name PSK 643 Clinical Assessment
Local Credits / Ects Credits: 3 ECTS: 10

 

Course Description Theoretical and practical features of psychological assessment methods are taught. Theoretical and practical knowledge and skills are gained in the application and interpretation of psychometric scales.
Course Code and Name PSK 642 Assessment of Cognitive Functions
Local Credits / Ects Credit: 3 ECTS: 10

 

Course Description This course focuses on the relationship between cognitive functions and brain structures, characteristics of cognitive impairment in psychopathologies, and neuropsychological tests used to evaluate cognitive functions.
Course Code and Name PSK 645 Family and Marriage Therapy
Local Credits / Ects Credit: 3 ECTS: 10

 

Course Description Within the framework of the theoretical knowledge learned in the field of family and marital therapy, formulation of the problems of families and couples, planning of appropriate interventions, implementation and development of intervention skills are emphasized.
Course Code and Name PSK 641 Clinical Psychopharmacology 
Local Credits / Ects Credit: 3 ECTS: 10

 

Course Description Biological approaches that explain psychopathologies are explained, pharmacological properties, mechanisms of action and side effects of drugs used to support psychotherapy are taught. Current research on psychopathology and pharmacological support is discussed and discussed.
Course Code and Name PSK 639 Advanced Psychotherapy Techniques 
Local Credits / Ects Credit: 3 ECTS: 10

 

Course Description Theory of psychotherapy techniques such as psychodynamic psychotherapy, rational emotional behavior therapy, cognitive behavioral psychotherapy, problem solving therapy, transactional analysis, psychodrama are examined and applications are given.
Course Code and Name PSK 638 Mindfulnes Therapy 
Local Credits / Ects Credit: 3 ECTS: 10

 

Course Description Cognitive Behavioral Therapies focus on the applications of mindfulnes therapy, which is among the third wave currents, as well as theoretical knowledge such as focusing on the present time, judgment, acceptance, observation, and gaining mindfulnes skills.
Course Code and Name PSK 637 Acceptance and Commitment Therapy 
Local Credits / Ects Credit: 3 ECTS: 10

 

Course Description Behaviorism, functional contextualism, relational framework theory, psychological rigidity and flexibility, cognitive fusioni experiential avoidance, acceptance, conceptualized self and values such as acceptance and commitment therapy are emphasized and practical applications are given.
Course Code and Name PSK 636 Narrative Therapy 
Local Credits / Ects Credit: 3 ECTS: 10

 

Course Description Externalization, internalization, dominant story, preferred story, rewriting, mapping, external testimony and other basic concepts and practical applications of narrative therapy.
Course Code and Name PSK 633 Dynamic Psychotherapy 
Local Credits / Ects Credit: 3 ECTS: 10
Course Description Fundamentals of dynamic psychotherapy, object relations theory, attachment theory, dynamic interview and evaluation, features and practice of dynamic psychotherapy process are taught.
Course Code and Name PSK 632 Emotion in Psychopathology 
Local Credits / Ects Credit: 3 ECTS: 10

 

Course Description The relationship between psychopathology and emotions and theoretical examination of emotions are emphasized.
Course Code and Name PSK 631 Cultural Factors in Psychopathology 
Local Credits / Ects Credit: 3 ECTS: 10

 

Course Description The effects of cultural characteristics on psychopathology are emphasized.
Course Code and Name PSK 630 Communication Processes and Disorders
Local Credits / Ects Credits: 3 ECTS: 10

 

Course Description Interpersonal communication, listening skills, relationship / interaction process, communication barriers, conflict and reconciliation, cultural differences and communication are the content of the course.
Course Code and Name PSK 628 Adult Psychopathology and Psychotherapy 
Local Credits / Ects Credit: 3 ECTS: 10

 

Course Description Etiology, symptomatology and treatment of psychotic disorders and mood disorders, anxiety disorders, personality disorders, sexual dysfunctions and eating disorders and other psychopathological disorders are the content of the course.
Course Code and Name PSK 626 Psychotherapy of Personality Disorders 
Local Credits / Ects Credit: 3 ECTS: 10

 

Course Description Evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of personality disorders, different psychotherapy approaches in working with personality disorders, difficulties encountered in psychotherapy of personality disorders in clinical practice.
Course Code and Name PSK 624 Aging Psychology 
Local Credits / Ects Credit: 3 ECTS: 10

 

Course Description Overview of old age, theories of old age, psychomotor, cognitive and emotional changes that are differentiated by aging are examined. Research findings and issues related to aging are discussed.
Course Code and Name PSK 623 Child and Adolescent Psychopathology 
Local Credits / Ects Credit: 3 ECTS: 10

 

Course Description Psychopathology of childhood and adolescence is discussed extensively. In children and adolescents, mood disorders, mental retardation, learning disabilities, anxiety disorders, etiology, evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of psychotic disorders are examined based on different perspectives.
Course Code and Name PSK 606 Clinical Psychology Applications II 
Local Credits / Ects Credit: 3 ECTS: 10

 

Course Description The aim of the course is to provide the students with clinical practice with supervision. The aim of this course is to provide the students with the skills of clinical interview, observation, selection of scales and tests, interpretation of results and psychotherapy plan. The course consists of identifying and discussing the problems that arise during the implementation process and also formulating a report.
Course Code and Name PSK 605 Clinical Psychology Applications I 
Local Credits / Ects Credit: 3 ECTS: 10

 

Course Description The aim of the course is to provide the students with clinical practice with supervision. The aim of this course is to provide the students with the skills of clinical interview, observation, selection of scales and tests, interpretation of results and psychotherapy plan. The course consists of identifying and discussing the problems that arise during the implementation process and also formulating a report.
Course Code and Name PSK 601 Advanced Statistics for Psychology 
Local Credits / Ects Credit: 3 ECTS: 10

 

Course Description The use of multivariate statistics, multiple regression, ANOVA and ANCOVA, MANOVA and MANCOVA, factor analysis, structural equation modeling, multilevel linear modeling and multidimensional frequency analysis methods such as advanced statistical analysis and reporting of these analyzes constitute the course content.