Dr. Murat Artıran


Yrd. Doç. Dr. Murat Artıran

Murat Artıran, Ph.D.
Director & Clinical Psychologist


Skype: muratkaanny (online therapy)

Dr. Murat Artiran has an ‘Online Therapy Practice certification‘ from *The Feeling Good Institute (FGI) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.

He is a supervisor of Rational Emotive Behavior and Cognitive Behavior Therapy (REBT & CBT).

He earned bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Eastern Kentucky University. He holds Master’s of Art Degree in Psychology from American Public University.

He has been awarded Ph.D. (Doctorate) degree in Clinical Psychology with his thesis named ‘A New Scale Based On Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy And Self-Determination Theory: Development Of Rational Emotive Self Determination Scale (RESD)’.

He is trained by Albert Ellis Institute’s professors, for 4 years on psycho-therapeutic interventions. He is the director of the Affiliated Training Center of Albert Ellis Institute in Turkey. He teaches REBT & CBT Therapies and having clients with all ages, especially children, adolescents and young adults.

He is a researcher that specialized on Structural Equation Modelling and psychotherapy.

What is his scope?

Guidance and Counseling for English Speakers:

Stress, Anxiety, Depression, Dysthymia, Phobias, Panic Attack, Socialization Problems, Relationship Problems, Internet-Gaming Addiction, Acute Stress Disorder, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Gambling Disorder, Family Problems, Attachment Problems, Workplace Problems, Homesickness.

He is translated two books from English to Turkish:

  • Clinical Psychology, A Modern Health Profession. Authors: Wolfgang Linden Paul L. Hewitt
  • Emotional Regulation on Children and Adolescents. Author: Michael A. Southam – Gerow

Some of his Publications:

  • Learning to Perceive Differently with Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy: An Ethical and Professional Approach to Changing Client’s Neurotic Disturbances. American Public University Press. West Virginia, USA.
  • Searching for True Self and Mental Illness: The Role of Intolerance of Uncertainty and Mindfulness. In Preparation.
  • An Experimental Research: Rational Beliefs and Its Effectiveness on Treating Mental İllnesses. In Process.


    Artiran, M. (2019). A Cross-Cultural Redefinition of Rational Emotive and Cognitive Behavior Therapy: From the West to the Middle East. Routledge.doi.org/10.4324/9780429276873

    Turner, M., & Bennett, R. (Eds.). (2017). Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy in Sport and Exercise. Routledge. Chapter 10: Rebounding from Injury and Increasing Performance Using Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT). doi.org/10.4324/9781315541808


    (SCI, SSCI, Arts and Humanities)

    Artiran, Murat, Şimşek, Omer Faruk & Turner, Martin (2019). Mediational role of rumination and reflection on irrational beliefs and distress. Behavioural and cognitive psychotherapy, 47(6), 659-671.

    Artiran, Murat & DiGiuseppe, Raymond (2020). A Turkish Translation of a Measure of Irrational and Rational Beliefs: Reliability, Validity Studies and Confirmation of the Four Cognitive Processes Model. Journal of Rational-Emotive & Cognitive-Behavior Therapy, 1-30.

    Artiran, Murat; Şimşek, Omer Faruk & Turner, Martin (2020). REBT with Context of Basic Psychological Needs: RESD-A Scale. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy.