Muhammet Turabi Yerli



Muhammet Turabi Yerli

after his medical education at İstanbul University, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Dr. Turabi had his Msc degree in the field of public health at Marmara University, and then PhD degree in the field of nutrition at Istanbul Faculty of Medicine. He also studied psychodrama at Prof. Abdülkadir Özbek Institute of Psychodrama in Istanbul and became a psychodrama therapist. Besides working with Dr. Ozbek Institute educators, he worked with several well-known psychodramatists such as Leutz, Karp, Moreno, Burmeister, Gasseau, Hill, Tessari in Bergama and Istanbul. He also worked on Jungien psychodrama with Dr. Babaoğlu and Dr. Öktem Tanör for 600 hours, and worked on art therapy with Eracar in Istanbul for 240 hours.

His psychodrama thesis was about changing eating behavior and obesity and art therapy thesis was about eating disorders and effect of art therapy. He has gathered all his experiences and public health to create a new approach which can be summarized as “Change your role to change your weight”, (or shortly SlimRole) on obesity.

Besides these, he also worked about rituals and coping with trauma. After 1999 Marmara Earthquake, he worked at the effected field and had many experiences. He participated in a trauma project as a trauma educator for primary care medical doctors and other health professionals. At the same period, he worked on morning, lament and coping mechanisms. He made observations on the people that continue their traditions related to mourning. He developed “Four Port” model for working on PTSD.

He took roles such a member of Board of Director and Vice Presedent of Istanbul Pschodrama Association which is a sect of Abdülkadir Özbek Institute. After serving there many years He and Dr. Caner Bingöl organized a new Psychodrama Institution called Dr. Ali Babaoğlu Jungian Psychodrama, Sociodrama and Public Mental Health Institute which is Jungian oriented. The Institute organizing psychodrama certification programs and other workshops to all health-care professionals.

He is a member of ASGPP and IAGP and also a member of IAGP trauma group.


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IAGP International Psychodrama Conference 2019

4/9/2019 - 8/9/2019, Iseo (BS) - Italy

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