"We are not the

children of parents,

but the children of


Meltem Arıkan is a Complementary Mental Health Practioner and Turkish/Welsh author and who has dedicated her life to write against the Patriarchal system and to fight for freedom of speech and expression. Meltem Arikan is one of 16 defendants who were charged (in the Gezi Park trial) with attempting to overthrow the government. If convicted she faces a possible sentence of life in prison without parole.


Complementary Mental Health  Practioner

 My services 

Mindfulness and art-based counsellor,

Mental health and relationship counselling,

Life coaching for autistic people and their family members,

Shadow work practitioner,

Holistic health practitioner


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My life totally changed when I was diagnosed with Autism at age fifty two. I explore this in the the SUDDENLY AUTISTIC/ASPIE section of my blog.The WANDERINGS section is for sharing about walking, hiking, travelling and sailing with Karisma. Karisma's Captain Andy Parker contributes to this part too. In 2020 I spent 6 months in the Elan Valley. I wrote about my experience in the ELAN VALLEY section of the blog.

Video interviews about autism ... "

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