Figen Yemliha, M.D.


Figen Yemliha, M.D.
  • She participated in Schema Therapy training approved by ISST (International Society of Schema Therapy) and provided by Alp Karaosmanoğlu, M.D., Head of International Society of Schema Therapy in 2016.
  • She received Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Training, Sexual Therapy Training at CETAD (Sexual Education-Treatment and Research Association) and EMDR in Trauma-Related Disorders Training from Mehmet Z. Sungur.
  • She is a member of Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies, The Psychiatric Association of Turkey and Schema Therapy Society.
  • She has authored articles that are published in local and international journals.
  • She provided thesis supervision for many assistants when working at Haydarpaşa Numune Teaching and Research Hospital.
  • Principal areas of clinical interest: 
    • Mood disorders (Depressive disorder, bipolar disorder),
    • Anxiety disorders (Panic disorder, generalized anxiety disorders, social phobia),
    • Stress-related disorders,
    • Psychotic disorders,
    • Elderliness and psychiatry,
    • Schema Therapy,
    • Obsessive Compulsive (OCD) and related disorders,
    • Psychiatric disorders related to general medical conditions.


Education Institution Year
Psychiatry Residency Bakırköy Mental and Nervous Diseases Hospital 1994 - 1998
Medical Education Cerrahpaşa School of Medicine, Istanbul University 1983 - 1989


Title Institution Year
Attending Physician American Outpatient Medical Center 2022 - To date
Attending Physician Bostancı Medical Center 2013 - 2021
Attending Physician Psychiatrist, Pendik State Hospital 2011 - 2012
Attending Physician Haydarpaşa  Numune Teaching and Research Hospital 1999 - 2011