He was born in 1980 in Istanbul. He graduated from Marmara University Psychological Counseling and Guidance Department. He completed his master's degree in Education from RMIT University, in Clinical Psychology from Okan University, and in Narrative Therapy from the University of Melbourne. He completed his doctorate on internet addiction at Marmara University. He was a visiting scholar at the University of Melbourne for one year.
He works at Hasan Kalyoncu University in the Department of Psychology and is also a member of the Dulwich Center International Faculty Board. He continues her studies on Digital Addictions, Psychological Resilience and Narrative Therapy. He is married and has two children.