Kemal Sayar, who graduated from Hacettepe University (English) Faculty of Medicine, continued his specialization education at Marmara University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry between 1989-1995. He was a visiting professor at McGill University as a The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) researcher in 2002 and conducted research in transcultural psychiatry and psychosomatic medicine. He became associate professor of psychiatry in 2000 and professor of psychiatry in 2008. He has been a consultant and referee in various national and international journals. Later, he worked as the assistant chief physician and the 13th Psychiatry Clinic Chief for nearly four years and as the (deputy) chief physician for four months at Bakırkoy Psychiatric and Neurological Diseases Hospital. He has participated in many congresses and symposiums on psychiatry as an organizer and speaker. In 2002, he worked as a visiting professor at the Department of Transcultural Psychiatry at McGill University, Canada. He worked as a clinical chief in Bakırköy and Erenköy Mental Health and Neurological Diseases Hospitals. He is currently the head of the Department of Psychiatry at Marmara University Faculty of Medicine. In addition to his professional work, he prepared and presented the program called Labyrinths of the Spirit on Açık Radyo and Star TV and the Condition of Humanity on TRT.