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Institutional Information: Faculty Of Education, Department Of Educational Sciences, Guidance And Psychological Counselling

Names in Publications: Voltan Acar Nilüfer Havva, Voltan Acar N.




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Prof. Dr. Nilüfer VOLTAN ACAR graduated from Üsküdar Amerikan Academy for Girls in 1970. In 1974, she graduated from Hacettepe University Social Work Department with a higher license. She took her M.C . degree from Hacettepe University, Department of Psychological Counseling and Guidance 1975, and also she received Fullbright Scholarship .She received M.S.W frpom the University of Utah, Graduate School of Social Work with the emphasis of Marriage and Family Counseling and Case Work in 1977. In 1980, she took her Ph.D degree from Hacettepe University, Psychological Counseling and Guidance Program. In the same year, she started her psychodrama training with the collaboration of the Ankara University and the German Moreno Institute. In 1993, she became a psychodrama leader. In addition, she joined various Gestalt training groups from International Gestalt Education Institutions. She got a certificate of competence in Gestalt Therapy and became a gestalt therapist in 2004. She is a founding member of the Turkish Psychological Counseling and Guidance Association and has held the chairmanship for three terms. She has awarded Hacettepe Science award for the acadenmic tyear2011-2012. Her book Yeniden Therapötik İletişim received a best seller award in the year 2015. She and her colleague developed the Voltan-Acar Molaei Integrative Model in Counseling.