Dilara Hasdemir, ACSW

Associate Clinical Social Worker | ACSW #111571

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Dilara provides psychotherapy for teens and adults in individual or family sessions.

Dilara’s work focuses on supporting clients in gaining a deeper understanding of their current stress and suffering and helping clients grow, be more insightful and creative.

Dilara’s approach is warm, empathic, and engaged. She invites clients to be open about their thoughts and feelings without censoring them, which can help clients explore more about themselves.

Dilara has a master’s in clinical psychology from Middle East Technical University and Social Work from the University of Texas at Austin. She is psychodynamic oriented. She has experience providing psychotherapy for college students and young adults and research experience with varying groups including children and parents in the foster care system, LGBTQ+ individuals, caregivers of people with dementia, and interpreters working with refugees. As an associate, she is currently working on her way to licensure, and she is supervised by Tracy Greene. Dilara also provides psychotherapy in Turkish.

Psychology Today

I am an associate psychotherapist experienced in working with adults and adolescents struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma, life transitions, college life, immigration, relationship problems, and family dynamics.

I believe our thoughts, feelings, or behaviors that sometimes cause stress happen for understandable reasons. My goal is to help clients gain a deeper insight into their current stress and suffering, be more connected to themselves and others, and grow and heal. My style is warm, empathic, and engaged. While I have been trained in various therapeutic approaches, I primarily use the psychodynamic approach in my work.

You can contact me if you feel stuck, need assistance to make meaning of what is going on in your life, relationships, and inner world, and to heal in a meaningful way.