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Muge Khalaf
 
(she/her)
  MS, LGPC

 

Muge's Bio

Muge's journey into the field of psychology and counseling reflects a deep-rooted passion for helping others navigate life's challenges. Her multicultural background, having been born in Turkey and then moving to the United States, likely contributes to her ability to understand and empathize with individuals from diverse backgrounds.

Her academic credentials, including a Bachelor of Applied Psychology from Penn State University and a Master of Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Capella University, provide her with a solid foundation in psychological theory and practice.

 

With over a decade of experience working with individuals across the lifespan, Muge has honed her skills in addressing a variety of concerns, including life stressors, relationship challenges, parenting issues, anxiety, and depression. Her approach emphasizes empowerment, confidence-building, and the cultivation of coping strategies tailored to each individual's needs.

 

Muge's therapeutic toolkit includes evidence-based modalities such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), client-centered therapy, motivational interviewing, and experiential therapy. This eclectic approach allows her to adapt her methods to suit the unique circumstances and preferences of her clients.

At the core of her practice are values such as empathy, service, building trusting relationships, fostering growth, and achieving tangible results. Muge's commitment to mindfulness and presence underscores her belief in the importance of living fully in the moment and cultivating awareness.

 

 

Muge is married with two kids (ages 4 and 6) and loves spending time with her family and friends.  She loves engaging in all outdoor activities, and loves playing sports, especially soccer and basketball.  Muge enjoys traveling, cooking, trying different restaurants, attending concerts, watching movies, playing board games, exercising, and dancing.  Life is a big challenge with endless possibilities and everyone deserves to live a life full of joy.

Muge is available for in-person and virtual sessions! 
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