Dr. Antonio C. Sison MD,


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Antonio C. Sison MD is the first and only board-certified Psychiatrist and board-certified
Dermatologist in the Philippines. The reason for this dual residency is his interest in the pursing
the field of Psychodermatology.
His Clinical Framework is Trauma and how these impacts on patients with psychological and
dermatological conditions
Further he is a certified in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy, this
is an effective psychotherapy that neutralized traumatic memories.
Moreover, he has Master Certification in Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP). These techniques
are useful in addressing cognitions and feelings of the patient,
His research focus is on the interplay between Brain and Skin specifically exploring the possible
role of EMDR in the improvement of the psychological conditions and dermatological lesions of
patients with chronic skin conditions.
Presently he was Associate Professor (retired) at the Department of Psychiatry at the University
of the Philippines- Philippine General Hospital (UP-PGH). He is a consultant at the Skin and
Cancer Foundation Incorporated (SCFI). And is the Immediate Past President of the Philippine
Psychiatric Association (PPA) for 2022-2023, presently Treasurer of the Philippine
Dermatological Society and Chair of the Psychodermatology Interest Group of the Philippine
Dermatological Society.
* Fellow, Philippine Psychiatric Association
** Fellow, Philippine Dermatological Association