Tugba received her BA in Psychological Counseling and Guidance from Hacettepe University in Turkey. Upon graduation, she worked as a school counselor with a focus on the mental health and educational achievement of students. She then earned a scholarship to study social work in the United States. She received both her master's and doctoral degrees from the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences. Currently, she is working as a postdoctoral scholar at the Begun Center, assisting with the evaluation of community mental health services.
Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education
Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences