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Dr. Yira Van Der Linde, MD

  • Staff Psychiatrist
  • Office Location: Building 960 / Room 207
  • 850.474.2420

Yira Van Der Linde, MD was born In New York, NY. She moved back to her parents’ hometown of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic as an adolescent and obtained her Medical Doctorate at Universidad Nacional Pedro Henriquez Urena to later return to New York and complete adult psychiatric training at St. Vincent Catholic Medical Centers of New York.

In 2005, Dr. Van Der Linde relocated with her family to Pensacola, FL to work for Baptist Hospital / Lakeview Center Inc. where she worked as a staff psychiatrist for 4 years and currently remains as Consulting Medical Staff. In 2008, she joined East Hill Clinic LLC. Dr. Van Der Linde joined The University Of West Florida as the staff psychiatrist for Psychiatric Services in 2009.

Dr. Van Der Linde enjoys working with the university population and has experience dealing with mental health wellness and illness issues. She provides her clients with diagnostic consultation and treatment expertise for a wide range of mental, emotional, identity, social and relationship difficulties.

Dr. Van Der Linde emphasizes providing insight-oriented, interpersonal and supportive psychotherapy, as well as individualized psycho-active medication treatment plans combined with patient education and focusing on treating patients as a whole.