Aybala Öztürk



Aybala works with individuals using the therapeutic relationship to co-create a safe space conducive to fostering wellness and growth. They value the importance of a non-judgmental and supportive approach in the creation of spaces that celebrate diverse identities.

Aybala believes in the importance of meeting individuals where they are and working together to find wellness best suited to the client. They work with people on addressing challenges related to the here-and-now, as well as past experience and how they relate to relational and attachment struggles. Aybala understands the complexity of the human experience and is motivated to assist folks in finding relief.

Education and Training

MSS (MSW equivalent) • Bryn Mawr College School of Social Work & Social Research

Areas of Specialization

Trauma, PTSD, gender identity, sexuality, substance use, current & former sex work, grief & loss, depression, anxiety, immigration, housing insecurity

Theoretical Orientation

  • Psychodynamic

  • Relational

  • Trauma-informed

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