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Dr. Elif Yilmaz


Dr. Yilmaz  is a board certified psychiatrist. She received her medical degree from Hacettepe University School of Medicine and completed her residency in psychiatry both in her home city, Turkey in 2006 and here in US at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in 2016. She also has a fellowship in psychoanalytic Psychotherapy at Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute (BSPI).

Dr. Yilmaz believes in treating the person as a “whole” so her clinical effort involves medication management without neglecting the person’s spiritual or psychosocial needs. She has expertise in treating a variety of psychiatric conditions including:

  • ​Depression
  • Anxiety disorders including Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Panic disorder, Post-traumatic stress Disorder
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder
  • Grief, traumatic loss, and other adjustment reaction
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Post-Partum Depression
  • Psychotic disorders
  • Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Immigrant/Refugee Mental Health Care
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Postpartum depression/Anxiety

In her free time, she loves playing board games or watch movies with her husband and her 3 children or spending time outdoors with her friends.