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Demet Çek, Ph.D.

Demet Çek, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist in California providing professional therapeutic services to adults. Dr. Çek’s practice balances evidence-based techniques with a personalized, humanistic approach. Rather than focusing solely on the presenting problem, Dr. Çek aims to understand the strengths and contextual factors of each individual she serves. Clients will find Dr. Çek’s therapeutic approach to be collaborative and warm while maintaining focus on helping clients accomplish their goals. Dr. Çek believes in empowering clients through values-based psychotherapy that promotes flexibility, resilience and vitality.

Areas of Specialization
Dr. Çek’s evidence-based approach is grounded in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) as well as other current action-oriented approaches including Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). She specializes in treating individuals with obsessive compulsive spectrum disorders, anxiety disorders, substance use disorders and psychosis. Dr. Çek enjoys working with individuals from diverse backgrounds and emphasizes the importance of recovery within one’s own value system. During their work with Dr. Çek, clients feel supported and encouraged to live their best life.

Dr. Çek provides therapy services in English and Turkish.

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Education & Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology, University of Miami, Miami, FL
  • Master of Science in Psychology, University of Miami, Miami, FL
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Koç University, Istanbul, Turkey

Professional Affiliations & Duties

  • American Psychological Association
  • San Diego Psychological Association
  • International OCD Foundation

For a copy of Dr. Çek’s Curriculum Vitae, click here.

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