Assistant Professor

2021, Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision / CACREP Accredited, Kent State University, Kent, OH, USA

2017, M.A. in School Counseling / CACREP Accredited, The University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, USA

2011, B.A. in Psychological Counseling and Guidance, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey


Dr. Mustafa Aydogan holds a Master's degree in school counseling from The University of Toledo and a Doctoral degree in counselor education and supervision conferred by Kent State University. Presently, he assumes the role of an Assistant Professor in the College of Interdisciplinary Studies at Zayed University. Prior to this appointment, he served as an Assistant Professor within the Department of Guidance and Psychological Counseling at Sinop University, Turkey.

Dr. Aydogan is actively engaged in scholarly endeavors, contributing to the academic community through the delivery of presentations and workshops at both local and international forums. His instructional portfolio includes teaching classes in various mental health disciplines, such as multicultural counseling, counseling skills and techniques, and group counseling, reflecting his commitment to enhancing the field of psychological counseling and social innovations. His research interests encompass various domains, including international student dynamics, culturally sensitive approaches in mental health services, counseling supervision, and the application of Q methodology. Beyond his academic pursuits, Dr. Aydogan views cycling and nature hikes as integral components of his personal and professional well-being.


Abu Dhabi - Khalifa City, MF3.2.037


+971 2 599 3637

Teaching Areas

Multicultural Counseling, International Students, Multicultural Counseling Supervision, School Counseling, Q Methodology

Research and Professional Activities

Aydogan, M., McGlothlin, J., & Jencius, M. (2023). The relationship of self-efficacy, self-advocacy and multicultural counselling competency of school counsellors: A structural equation model. Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools. Online first publication.

Yontem. M. K., Aydogan, M., & Sarıkaya, Y. (2023). Supervision practices in school counsellor education: A comparison across two countries. Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools. Online first publication.

Aydogan, M. & Jencius, Marty. (2023). Domestic counseling student viewpoints on their relationships with international classmates: A Q methodology study. International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling. Advance online publication.

Aydogan, M., Middleton, T. J., & Britton, P. J. (2022). Barriers to broaching culture in counseling supervision: Q methodology study. Education and Science, 47(212), 1-16.

Aydogan, M. (2022). A technique in multicultural school counseling: Broaching cultural issues. Ege Journal of Education, 23(3), 370-383.