Entries by Sandy Kohen, Expert Psychologist

Resistance to Bedtime

Nighttimes and going to sleep can really be a challenge for some kids. It means that they have to leave their activities, playtime, and parents and go to a dark room all by themselves left only with their imaginations. Therefore, when the parents say it’s time for bed, the resistance starts! “Pleaseee 5 more minutes!” […]

She has graduated from the Department of Psychology at Koç University. In 2011, she completed her Clinical Psychology master’s degree at Okan University. She worked in 2006 at Bronx Child Psychiatric Hospital, USA as a therapeutic recreational therapist. In the summer of 2014 she participated in psychoeducational and clinical research at the Yale Child Study Center. Since November 2014 she carries out her role as expert in Cognitive Behavioral therapy and education department and educator at YDY Education. She specializes on psychotherapy for anxiety disorders, mood disorders and attention deficit hyperactivity disorders in children, adolescents and young adults in both Turkish and English. She continues her personal coaching work with adults in increasing performance and focus in business life.