About Us

Who we are

Armonk Integrated Psychiatry is composed of a team of expert clinicians with a variety of expertise.  The team is led by

Wendy Harris M.D., and consists of Ph.D. level therapists.

 

We work together to ensure that your treatment is tailored to your specific needs, and that integrate a variety of methods according to your preferences. Treatment within Armonk Integrated Psychiatry is coordinated amongst different providers, and if you already have an existing treatment provider we will also collaborate with  that person, acting as an adjunct if needed in order to assure the best outcome.

 

 

Please note we do not participate with any insurance plans. However, if you have any out of network benefits, we will be happy to provide you with forms for you to submit to your insurance company.

 

Meet the team

Director

 

Wendy Harris, M.D.

 

Specialties

Treatment of eating disorders

Anxiety and depression

ADHD

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Dr. Harris is founder and medical director of Armonk Integrated Psychiatry. She received a BSc. in physiology from McGill University (Cum Laude) and attended Weill-Cornell school of Medicine for her M.D. She completed her psychiatric residency at Yale University.

She is board certified in Psychiatry and is licensed in NY and CT.

 

Dr. Harris has expertise in the treatment of women's issueseating disorders, anxiety, depression, and ADHD. She is skilled in using cognitive behavioral therapy, as well as dialectical behavioral therapy, pharmacotherapy and psychodynamic psychotherapy.

 

 

Her philosophy toward treatment is a holistic approach, tailoring treatment to individuals. She integrates her expertise in a variety of treatment methods, and in addition when needed, incorporates the various other treatment methods available at Armonk Integrated Psychiatry for a comprehensive treatment plan. Dr. Harris was previously Assistant Medical Director of the Wilkins Center, a nationally renowned outpatient eating disorder clinic. While there she worked extensively with adolescents and adults with eating disorders, ranging from the severely ill to those in recovery, in addition to those with additional diagnoses such as anxiety disorders and depression. She also established and was Director of an outpatient eating disorders treatment program at Mid Fairfield Child Guidance Center in Norwalk, CT.

 

Dr Harris was formerly Medical Director of the inpatient eating disorders unit of New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill-Cornell Medical College. As an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Weill-Cornell Medical College, she worked closely with Dr. Katherine Halmi,

one of the pioneers in the field of research and treatment of eating disorders, as well as supervised and taught medical students and residents.

 

She lives locally, and has 2 children of her own, both of whom have ADHD. It is from the experience of parenting children with special needs that Dr. Harris became particularly interested in supporting children and their families with learning differences or autism spectrum disorders. She brings her unique perspective of having the experience as both a mother and a clinician to the practice, leading to an approach where excellent clinical care is delivered in an atmosphere of compassion and understanding. She is committed to providing high quality care to patients with personalized treatment that draws from both different therapeutic approaches as well as different modes of treatment, all available in one place.

Allison is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) who works with adolescents, adults, couples, and families. She  collaborates with clients to create an individualized plan, working together in a compassionate environment to better understand what they are experiencing with a focus on helping clients move through challenging times. 

Allison has advanced certification in family and couples therapy from the Ackerman Institute for the Family. She comes from a relational approach, placing particular emphasis on the impact that our relationships have on us and that our experiences have on our relationships. She has extensive experience working with individuals and families who are struggling with couples issues, parent-child relationships, anxiety, depression, trauma, and parenting and co-parenting. 

 

She joins AIP having had years of experience providing therapy to New York City school children and their families. While serving as the Clinical Director of Teen Programming for a not-for-profit agency in New York City, Allison oversaw the treatment of hundreds of teens and young adults on issues including peer relationships, navigating dating, bullying, gender and sexual identity, and relationship abuse. She has also trained and advised school administrators and teachers on these issues. In addition she has worked extensively with adolescents and adults who have been victims of trauma and abuse. 

Allison holds a Master of Social Work (MSW) from Columbia University, a Bachelor of Social Work from Syracuse University, and has had additional specialized training in treating trauma.