Feyza Bayraktar is a mental health practitioner and a faculty member at Bogazici University in Istanbul. She completed her graduate study at New York University. After 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 invited speaker at national conferences and given workshops at national and international conferences. Her main clinical and research interest is eating disorders. She has published two books in Turkish.