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Melike Coskun
Ph.D. Student, HDFS


M.S.c. Clinical Psychology, TED University, Turkey
B.A. Psychologyand History, Koc University, Turkey

Research interests
• Parenting, child development, risk and protective factors, child-family relationship
• Systemic approaches for resilience and interventions in family settings
• Social and political policy

Fun Facts
Favorite books/movies?
Harry Potter

Favorite quotes/sayings?
"Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light." - Albus Dumbledore
“Something like the sky this childhood. It’s not going anywhere” - Edip Cansever

Hobbies/hidden talents?
Cooking and spending time with my friends and my family

If you could study any random thing other than HDFS/MFT, what would it be?

What has surprised you about being a graduate student?
Being in grad school has taught me that it is not just about knowing but putting the knowledge into action is the golden standard.