MEDICAL OFFICE HERAKLION

MEDICAL OFFICE HERAKLION

The Psychiatrist – Therapist Kiosterakis Giorgos has medical offices:

 

  • in Heraklion, Crete: 51, A. Papandreou (Academias) Avenue, near the Gefyraki bus stop of Bus Line 4 towards Mastambas, and

 

  • in Athens: 8, Dionyssiou Aiginitou street, Ilisia, near the Megaro Moussikis Metro Station

 

The multi-year training of the Psychiatrist – Therapist Kiosterakis Giorgos, with his respective certification as a fully recognized therapist – member of the international organizations EABCT (European Association of Behavioral & Cognitive Therapy) and ISST (International Society of Schema Therapy) allow the access to these innovative and scientifically established therapy methods of the 3d wave of Cognitive Therapy, such as Schema Therapy, to patients from Crete.

In case of difficulty of access to Heraklion, Crete, and if the nature of the case allows it, some sessions of cognitive – behavioral approach can be conducted remotely with the help of technical means (for example through Skype).

 

At the psychiatric – psychotherapeutic medical office of the Psychiatrist Giorgos Kiosterakis emphasis is given to the approach of the patient with the application of cognitive – behavioral therapy and – where it is deemed clinically necessary – of the combination of therapy with medication.

The clinical and therapy experience of the Psychiatrist & Therapist Kiosterakis Georgios allow the treatment of a series of Anxiety Disorders and Emotional Disorders, disorders with particular indication for the application of the aforementioned approach, for which Cognitive  – Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is internationally recognized as the treatment of choice and a first line therapy (http://www.patient.co.uk/directory/cognitive-behavioural-therapy-cbt):

 

  • Depression (Dysthymia, Melancholia)
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Social Phobia
  • Agoraphobia
  • Specific Phobias
  • Panic Disorder (Panic Attacks with or without Agoraphobia)
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Psychosomatic Disorders & Somatization Disorder
  • Chronic Pain Disorder
  • Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Trichotillomania

 

The training of the Psychiatrist & Therapist Kiosterakis Giorgos in the psychotherapeutic specialty of Schema Therapy, a new therapy tool in the sector of Personality Disorders, allows difficulties in everyday functionality and interpersonal relationships to be treated psychotherapeutically, with emphasis being given to Behavioral Disorders or issues that regard the Personality of the patient.

 

Furthermore, in the context of the clinical experience and post-graduate training of the Psychiatrist & Therapist Kiosterakis Georgios in the therapy of Sexual Disorders at the University of Mental Health Research Institute (UMHRI) (http://www.epipsi.gr) therapeutic and more general issues that require help and Consulting on a Psychotherapeutic basis are approached, such as:

 

  • Personality Issues
  • Issues in Interpersonal Relationships and
  • Adaptation Difficulties
  • Sexual function disorders, such as

 

 – Premature Ejaculation
 – Sexual Desire Disorder
 – Erectile Dysfunction
 – Adaptation to an alternative sexual orientation

 

  • Impulse Control Disorders, such as

 

 – Gambling addiction
 – Trichotillomania

 

and more general issues of the patient, of which prevail the anxiety, the difficulties in interpersonal relationships, the reduction of functionality and the difficulty of adaptation to requirements of everyday life.

Finally, in the context of clinical experience of the Psychiatrist in Psychogeriatrics at the Center of Alzheimer of the Greek Psychigeriatric Non-Governmental Organization “NESTOR”

(http://www.nstr.gr/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=21&Itemid=54), Problems as well as other disorders of the Psychiatric Sector are treated, such as:

 

  • Memory problems
  • The Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of Dementia
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Other Psychogeriatric Problems