Feyza Bayraktar is a mental health practitioner and part time faculty at Bogazici University in Istanbul. She completed her graduate study at New York University. Afterwards, she worked as a clinical intern in the Eating Disorders Unit at University Medical Center at Princeton, she completed her Ph.D. and wrote her dissertation on emotion regulation problems in patients with eating disorders. Dr. Bayraktar has been an invited speaker at national conferences and given workshops at national and international conferences. Her main clinical and research interest is eating disorders. She is a Certified Eating Disorders Specialist, awarded by International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals. She has published two books about eating disorders in Turkish.