Prof. Vedat Şar, M.D.


Prof. Vedat Şar, M.D.
  • Previous board member of International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation and European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies.
  • Globally renowned in fields of psychotraumatology and dissociative disorders.
  • Principal fields of clinical interest:
    • Disorders originating from mental trauma,
    • Depression, panic disorder, anxiety, and personality disorders,
    • Dissociative disorders, dissociative depression, identity disorders, interpersonal relation problems,
    • Disorders originating from mental traumas in childhood,
    • EMDR (Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing) procedures,
    • Trauma-oriented psychotherapy,
    • Dynamic psychotherapy,
    • Investigation of refractory cases,
    • Second opinion,
    • Adult attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder.


Education Institution Year
Psychiatry Residency Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Hacettepe University 1981 -1986
Medical Education School of Medicine, Istanbul University 1975 - 1981


Title Institution Year
Visiting Faculty Member School of Medicine, Koç University 2014 - to date
Professor Istanbul School of Medicine, Istanbul University 1996 - 2004
Assoc. Prof. Istanbul School of Medicine, Istanbul University 1992 - 1996
Assoc. Prof. Cerrahpaşa School of Medicine, Istanbul University 1990 - 1992