Püren Kurtşan was graduated from Bilkent University Psychology Department at 2013. Her senior thesis was about Predictors of Play in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. After graduation she worked in Ankara Autism Foundation as a psychologist. At the same time, she took part in a study which was about development of play based parent training intervention for children with autism as research assistant. She had her internships at Dokuz Eylül University Child psychiatry department and Hacı Şahin Special Education Center. In 2014, she started Applied Developmental Psychology graduate program at Ozyegin University. Her areas of interest include early child development, play development during childhood and parenting behaviors.