Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir, Turkey, 2002.
Assistant professor Pamukkale University, Denizli, Turkey, since 2004. Postdoctoral student Penn State University, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Counselor School Isik Special Education and Rehabilitation, Turkey, 1993—1995.
School counselor Turkish Ministry Education, 1996—2003.
Member Violence Prevention Committee School, Denizli, 2006—2007. Member of American Psychological Association, Turkish Psychological Counseling and Guidance Association.
Married Sibel Duru, September 23, 1996. 1 child Sila Ege.