Yasemin Sohtorik İlkmen

Assistant Professor

Double-major student advisor

Advisor for voluntary practicums (staj)


+90 212 359 4832

  • Psy.D., Rutgers University, USA, Clinical Psychology, 2006
  • MA, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Clinical Psychology, 1998
  • BA, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Psychology, 1996
Courses Taught: 
  • Selected Topics in Clinical Psychology
  • Graduate Seminar
Research Interests: 
  • Psychotherapy process
  • Psychoanalytic therapy
  • Neuropsychological assessment
Recent Publications: 

Sohtorik Ilkmen, Y., & Altan-Atalay, A. (2020). Depression and  repetitive negative thinking among older adults: The specific role of  executive dysfunction. Psikoloji Çalışmaları - Studies in Psychology, 40(2): 561–578. https://doi.org/10.26650/SP2019-0074

Sohtorik İlkmen, Y. & Halfon, S. (2019). Transference interpretations as predictors of increased insight and affect expression in a single case of long-term psychoanalysis. Research in Psychotherapy: Psychopathology, Process and Outcome. Research in Psychotherapy: Psychopathology, Process and Outcome, 22(3).

Altan Atalay, A. & Sohtorik İlkmen, Y. (2019). Attachment and psychological distress: The mediator role of negative mood regulation expectancies. The Journal of Clinical Psychology. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 1-9.

Sohtorik, Y., & McWilliams, N. (2011). Hugging, drinking tea, and listening: Mental health needs of Turkish immigrants. Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development,39, 66-77.