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Dr. Elif YILMAZ

Psychiatrist

University

Istanbul University Istanbul Faculty of Medicine block (Istanbul University Istanbul Faculty of Medicine)

Expertise

İnönü University Faculty of Medicine, Psychiatry Clinic

Department

Adult Mental Health

Interested Age Range

18-65
65+

Branch

Istanbul – Kadikoy – Goztepe

Biyografi

During her residency training, which she completed in 1997, she worked in the psychosis and dissociative disorders unit of the Istanbul Medical Faculty Psychiatry Clinic for 1 year.

Kocaeli Medical Faculty Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Unit, she participated in clinical practices under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Ayşen Coşkun. She received dynamic oriented supportive psychotherapy training under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Ferhan Dereboy. She participated in the first practices in Turkey of rehabilitation, supportive and protective mental health services with psychosis and schizophrenia patients, led by Prof. Dr. Bülent Coşkun. She received behavioral therapy training under the supervision of Assoc. Dr. Çiğdem Dereboy. She follows professional innovations by participating in national and international scientific meetings, seminars and congresses during and after her specialization. He took the EMDR training course given by Assoc Dr. Burhanettin Kaya. She received basic training in sexual therapies from prof. Dr. Arşalus Kayır. She completed the behavioral cognitive therapy training course given by Prof. Dr. Murat Atmaca.

She worked as a psychiatrist for 5 years as a freelance physician in Rize state hospital. Later, she continued her professional life in Istanbul, Lütfi Kırdar Ķartal Training and Research Hospital Psychiatry Clinic, Ümraniye Training and Research Hospital Psychiatry Clinic and Erenköy Psychiatric Hospital. During this period, she performed psychiatric treatment and rehabilitation practices in the geriatric and disabled patient group at the Darülaceze Kayışdağ institution. She managed the psychiatry outpatient clinic in Kadıköy Municipality and worked in social projects. She has done treatment, psychoeducation and rehabilitation practices with patients with chronic psychosis, schizophrenia and mood disorders in the Community Mental Health Center. Again, as a freelance physician, with a wide range of patient groups, she provides medical treatment and treatment according to need in the fields of mood disorders, anxiety disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, depression, schizophrenia, psychosis, adjustment disorders, communication problems, personality disorders, adolescence problems, family conflicts, psychosomatic disorders. served with therapeutic applications. It serves its patients and clients with a biopsychosocial and holistic approach by focusing on person-oriented diagnosis and treatment.

She has been continuing her professional life as a psychiatrist at Madalyon Psychiatry Center since 2018.

 

Education

  • High School: Ataköy High School / Istanbul
  • University: Istanbul University Istanbul Faculty of Medicine
  • Specialization: İnönü University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry
  • Thesis Subject:Determination of divergent and overlapping features in patients with major depressive disorder, dysthymic disorder, anxiety disorder and comorbidity, and review of comorbidities.