Dr. Yahya Takriti is Consultant Psychiatrist at ACPN. He earned his medical degree MBBCh from the University of Bologna, Italy in 1989. Dr. Takriti was elected to membership of the Royal College of Psychiatrists in the UK in 2002. He had completed his higher specialized training (CCT) in Old Age Psychiatry from the UK in 2005. He trained in Family Therapy at the University of Leeds, UK in 2004 and has a Diploma in Psychological Medicine from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 2000. He is also accredited by the Jordan Board of Psychiatrists and is a registered practitioner with the General Medical Council in the UK.
Dr. Takriti brings over two decades of experience in the field of psychiatry. His prior appointment was Senior Consultant Psychiatrist and lead clinician for Al Ain Hospital’s outpatient psychiatric services. He also held the position of Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry at United Arab Emirates University (UAEU).
Before moving to the UAE in 2010, Dr. Takriti held the post of Consultant Psychiatrist in Leeds, UK for a period of five years. He was also Honorary Senior Lecturer and OSCE examiner for medical students at the University of Leeds. Dr. Takriti worked in various settings within the National Health Service in the UK since 1995. He is active in research and publishes and presents at conferences in the UAE and internationally.
Dr. Takriti has extensive experience treating a wide range of psychiatric disorders including, but not limited to mood disorders including depression, anxiety, and phobias; bipolar affective disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, schizophrenia and dementia. Dr. Takriti is experienced in working with patients of all ages while also upholding clinical governance and excellence roles in behavior sciences.