S. Ayas PhD (Selin)


About Me

Selin Ayas is Lecturer at the department of Psychology, Health and Technology. She received her PhD at the Middle East Technical University (METU), Psychological Counseling and Guidance program. Her dissertation was entitled: ‘Examining individual, relational, and environmental dynamics of adolescent internet use: A mixed methods study”. As a psychologist she is interested in emotionally focused therapy and individual (Adlerian) counseling approaches. Her research interests are psychosocial dynamics of internet use, preventive interventions for problematic internet use and subjective well-being.


Ayas, S., & Hatipoglu-Sumer, Z. (2021). Addiction prevention studies based on individual psychology (Adlerian approach): The significance of social interest practices in schools. The Journal of School Counseling, 4(2), 1-22. 

Ayas, S., & Capa-Aydin, Y. (2021). The Development of Online Disinhibition Scale: Reliability and Validity Study. Turkish Psychological Articles24(48) 16-28. 

Ayas, S. (2021). Cultural History of Counseling with Children and Adolescents in Turkey and in the World. In (B. Serim-Yıldız & B. Özgülük-Üçok Eds.) Psychological Counseling Techniques with Children and Adolescents. Ankara, Turkey, Nobel Akademi Publishing.

Mısır, S., Demir, A. & Koydemir, S. (2020). The relationship between perceived interpersonal competence and self-disclosure in an online context: The moderating role of shyness. International Journal of Psychology, 55(4), 601 – 608.

Koydemir, S. & Mısır, S. (2015). Self-construal and Happiness: An Experimental Priming Study. Turkish Psychological Counseling and Guidance Journal, 5(44), 49-60.


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Courses Academic Year  2022/2023

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University of Twente
Drienerlolaan 5
7522 NB Enschede
The Netherlands

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University of Twente
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands

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