Dr. Mehmet Mert Koryurek


The Psychiatry Clinic of the Turkish Hospital provides comprehensive mental health assessments and treatments. for children, adolescents, and elderly people, ?Our clinic diagnoses and treats general psychiatric disorders such as:

  • Depression and mood disorder,
  • Schizophrenia,
  • Anxiety disorders include panic,?social phobia, obsessive-compulsive?disorder, phobias,
  • Psychosexual disorders,
  • Psychosomatic disorders
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder,
  • Nocturnal enuresis,
  • Substance use disorders.

Psychiatry clinic after a comprehensive evaluation provides medication when necessary. In addition, when required we provide therapy such as individual therapy, couple/family therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, sexual therapy.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Difference between psychotherapy and psychiatry?
  • Do I need both psychotherapy and psychiatry?
  • If I see a psychiatrist, will I have to take medication?

While both disciplines share the goal of improving client daily functioning and outcomes, psychotherapy is centered on talk therapy and behavioral interventions to help ease emotional difficulties. Psychiatrists are medical doctors who are trained to examine biological factors along with social and emotional elements. An evaluation by a psychiatrist can help to determine if psychiatric medication may be an appropriate treatment option for an individual client, and if so, which medications are indicated along with the proper dosage.

Each client is unique. Many psychological and emotional difficulties can be resolved with psychotherapy. However, there is research indicating that for some conditions, a combination of psychotherapy and psychiatric medication may be the most effective treatment. Your psychiatrist will help you make the best choice for your unique circumstance.

No. The purpose of a psychiatric evaluation is to closely look at all the factors that may be contributing to the difficulty you are experiencing. Once the biological, social, and psychological factors involved and how they are interacting is determined, a psychiatrist can make treatment recommendations. Treatment plans including medication may or may not be indicated.