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Biography for Orhan Burak Uckun, MA, CCHt

Burak Uçkun is the founder of Hypnotistanbul Psychotherapy and Hypnotherapy Center, which is located in the Kadikoy/Caddebostan area of Istanbul.

His passion for creativity, human mind, combined with a deep respect for the power of the subconscious mind and the beauty of the human spirit led Burak to instinctively know it was his destiny to become a hypnotherapist.

His instincts brought him together with HMI and he studied at the Hypnosis Motivation Institute College of Hypnotherapy where he became a Hypnotherapist and a member of the American Hypnosis Association.

Burak helps his clients who need support and motivation about various subjects and he helps them achieve their goals with the aid of Hypnosis and Psychotherapy. Besides private sessions, he is giving hypnosis training seminars and workshops to medical doctors, psychologists and personal development professionals.

Hypnotherapy Specialties

  1. Anxiety
  2. Body Image
  3. Death or Loss
  4. Hypochondria
  5. Insecurity
  6. Obsessions
  7. Overeating
  8. Panic Attacks
  9. Performance Anxiety
  10. Phobias
  11. Reach Goals
  12. Resistance to Change
  13. Self Confidence
  14. Self Esteem
  15. Self Hypnosis
  16. Social Phobia
  17. Sports
  18. Stop Smoking
  19. Stress
  20. Weight Loss


Clinical Psychologist Burak Uckun’s Psychotherapy and Hypnosis Center is at a prime location in the Kadikoy (Caddebostan) area in Istanbul, Turkey. He is helping his clients with Psychotherapy and Hypnotherapy in many ways, with the cooperation of his clients.

Some of the areas in which he specializes include; anxiety disorders, depression, stress reduction, lack of confidence, fears and phobias, addictions, weight control, social anxiety, agoraphobia, and many more clinical and/or vocational and avocational self-improvement subjects.

Motivation and performance improvement for professional sport personalities are also the areas he is dedicated to help his clients with the aid of hypnosis and cognitive behavioral therapy.

  • Clinical Psychologist and Hypnotherapist Burak Uçkun has completed his Masters Degree (MA) in Clinical Psychology at Beykent University, Istanbul. His graduation dissertation was about treatment of flying phobia with the aid of hypnosis and virtual reality therapy.
  • Burak has completed his Bachelor degree in Psychology with High Honors, at Nisantasi University, Istanbul.
  • He has completed his internship at French La Paix Hospital (founded in 1857) which is the first psychiatric hospital in Turkey.
  • Burak has a BS degree in Civil Engineering as well. (Eastern Mediterranean University).

Burak Uçkun has several medals in swimming, snow skiing and basketball himself as well, so he likes to work with professional athletes and help them achieve their goals with the aid of hypnosis. His other hobbies are offroad enduro motorbike riding, music, and photography. His music hobby and talent in music and creative songwriting, led him to attend several national and international song contests between 1995-2003 and he won many music awards back then.


  • Diploma in Hypnotherapy
    Hypnosis Motivation Institute - Nationally Accredited College of Hypnotherapy - 818-758-2700
    Date Started: 05/19/2012 - Date Graduated: 05/20/2013
    Total Hours: 300 - Total Weeks: 52 - Total Years: 1
  • Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology
    Beykent University - 90-212-444-1997
    Date Started: 09/12/2017 - Date Graduated: 01/28/2020
  • Bachelor of Science
    Eastern Mediterranean University - 90-392-630-1111
    Total Years: 4

Continuing Education from the American Hypnosis Association

  1. Advanced Emotional Freedom Technique - 04/2013
  2. Clinical Case History Package 1 - 09/2013
  3. How to Give a Dynamic Hypnosis Speech - 03/2013
  4. Hypnosis and the Law of Attraction - 11/2016
  5. Hypnosis and the Power of Forgiveness - 08/2015
  6. Intimate Conversations with Dr. John Kappas - 09/2013
  7. Master the Arm Raising - 07/2013
  8. Mental Bank Seminar - 12/2012
  9. Rapid and Instant Inductions - 12/2012
  10. Research Articles Course - 05/2018
  11. Stage Hypnosis - 12/2012


  • Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist
    American Hypnosis Association - 818-758-2700
    Certification Number: 011296
    Certification Valid To: May 19, 2026

Certifications from the American Hypnosis Association

  1. Advanced Handwriting Analysis - 06/2019
  2. Hypnosis and Childbirth - 10/2014
  3. Hypnosis and Sports Performance - 06/2013
  4. Hypnosis and Weight Loss - 07/2014
  5. Hypnosis for Anxieties and Fears - 07/2019
  6. Past-Life Regression Therapist - 03/2013
  7. Smoking Cessation - 04/2013

Professional Memberships

  • Hypnotherapists Union Local 472
    Member Since: 2013
  • American Hypnosis Association
    Member Since: 2013


Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Turkish

Contact Information

Orhan Burak Uckun
Istanbul, 34340, Turkey

Hypnotistanbul Psychotherapy and Hypnotherapy Center
Istanbul, Kadiköy Turkey