Graduated from the internationally accredited Medical School of the University of Ankara, Turkey in 1988 and worked as general practitioner until 1992. Obtaining a Specialist in Psychiatry Degree from the highly prestigious University Clinic of Psychiatry in Vienna, Austria 1998. This was achieved after six years of extensive training in the fields of acute psychiatry, medical and psychotherapeutic treatment of all psychiatric disorders, child and adolescent psychiatry, cognitive behavioral psychotherapy and neurology.
Dr. Celen worked at the same clinic in addiction, schizophrenia, cross-cultural psychiatry and behavioral psychotherapy fields until 2000, followed by a post as consultant psychiatrist at the distinguished BayÄ±ndÄ±r Hospital in Ankara, Turkey. In 2003 Dr. Celen established the psychiatric clinic in Belhoul European Hospital Dubai.
Dr. Celen's areas of interest and expertise in psychiatric practice are: medication treatment and cognitive behavioral psychotherapy of affective disorders, schizophrenia, anxiety disorders, personality disorders, female sexual dysfunctions as well as individual, couple and family psychotherapy.
"I speak English and German fluently. My mother language is Turkish and I’m hopeful in my endeavors of learning Arabic."
Dr. Bahar S. CELEN M. D.
Specialist in Psychiatry