Dr. Floris Stylios

Psychiatrist & Psychotherapist – Head of the Service – Founder

Dr Floris Stylios is an Honorary Assistant Professor in Psychiatry at the University of Nicosia – Medical School and is a Research Fellow at the Institute of Psychiatry at King’s College London.

He holds an MD, a PhDc, a certificate of completion of training (CTT) in General Adult Psychiatry and training in Brief Focus Psychodynamic Psychotherapy (Cyprus, UK, Greece) and a Postgraduate certificate of completion of training of the Royal College of Psychiatrists in UK. He was trained and worked at the Maudsley Hospital in London (Kings College London), in various positions (such as Early Intervention in Psychosis, Eating Disorders, National Psychosis Unit, Alcohol & Addictions, Psychotherapy Department, Admission Wards and Emergency Psychiatric Clinics) for 8 years.

Moreover, he spent three years at the Barnet Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust in London, where he worked in National Medium to High Secure Adolescence Inpatient Units and offered outpatient services in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Michael Rutter Center (in the Departments of Fostering and Adaption Services and Neurodevelopmental Disorders) at the Institute of Psychiatry in London.

Dr Stylios is a member of the British Medical Association and the General Medical Council (UK). He has published articles in scientific journals and presented various academic journals and posters, both at the Institute of Psychiatry and International conferences. His special research interest is in neuroimaging of psychosis, as well as functional psychological disorders. He has worked in the Psychological Medicine Department at King’s College London, UK offering consultations and proposing therapeutic approaches for somatoform disorders, including work related stress disorders with psychosomatotic manifestations.



Psychiatry is a medical specialty focused on understanding and treating mental and emotional disorders. It encompasses the study, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of a wide range of conditions that affect the mind and behavior. Psychiatrists are medical doctors who specialize in this field and are uniquely qualified to address the complex interplay of biological, psychological, and social factors that contribute to mental health.

In psychiatry, professionals aim to help individuals struggling with conditions such as depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and more. They do so by conducting comprehensive assessments to diagnose these disorders and develop personalized treatment plans. These plans often involve a combination of therapies, medications, and lifestyle changes tailored to each patient’s needs.

Psychiatrists play a crucial role in improving the quality of life for people with mental health challenges. They work with patients to alleviate symptoms, enhance coping strategies, and promote overall well-being. Additionally, they may offer psychotherapy or counseling to explore underlying psychological issues and help individuals better understand and manage their emotions and behaviors.

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In summary, psychiatry is a medical discipline dedicated to the holistic care of individuals’ mental health, offering both diagnosis and treatment while considering the complex interplay of biological, psychological, and social factors that influence mental well-being.