I am Riella Morhayim. I received my BA in Philosophy from Bogazici University in Turkey, MA in Organizational Psychology from Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya in Israel, and another MA in Philosophy from Tel Aviv University in Israel.
Since 2008, I am highly interested in Philosophical Counseling and Philosophical Practice, in hich I have improved my knowledge by online, onsite, educational, practical courses and seminars. In the meantime, I participated in conferences in Turkey, Holland, Greece, France and Israel about the philosophical practices. So far, I contributed to the book Women in Philosophical Counseling: The Anima of Thought in Action, and published a few articles in philosophy journals (in Turkey).
In addition, I offer philosophical practices, philosophical counseling and courses on different meditation techniques under the name of “Unlocking Practices.” As a philosophical practitioner, I work with individuals, groups and organizations in English, Turkish and Hebrew. Recently, I have been working with the English-speaker Immigrant Associations and the Organization for Turkish Immigrants in Israel. I also offer online philosophical practices to Turkish speaking clients for the Australian Consulting Philosopher Association.
How often are you asked to explain what philosophical practice is? Generally, just after I've introduced myself, people wonder what the practical usage of philosophy might be. Besides, I am asked whether philosophical counseling resembles psychology, life-coaching or any other therapy.