Dr. Wendy Harris,
• Treatment of Eating Disorders
Dr. Harris is the founder and Medical Director of Armonk Integrated Psychiatry.
She has expertise in the treatment of eating disorders, anxiety, depression, women's issues and ADHD.
Dr. Harris is skilled in using cognitive behavioral therapy, as well as dialectical behavioral therapy, pharmacotherapy and psychodynamic psychotherapy.
Dr. Harris was formerly the 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.
Dr. Harris supervised and taught medical students and residents as well.
Also, Dr. Harris was previously the Assistant Medical Director of the Wilkins Center, which is 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. Dr. Harris also worked with those with additional diagnoses such as anxiety disorders and depression. She also established, and was Director of, the outpatient eating disorders treatment program at Mid Fairfield Child Guidance Center in Norwalk, CT.
She 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 ADHD.
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. Dr. Harris is committed to providing high quality care to patients with personalized treatment which draws from a variety of evidence based therapeutic approaches and will provide therapy or medication management in collaboration with your current therapist.
She received a BSc. in Physiology from McGill University and attended Weill-Cornell School of Medicine for her M.D. She completed her psychiatric residency at Yale University.
Dr. Harris is board certified in Psychiatry and is licensed in NY, CT and ME.
Kathryn graduated in 2011 from Kaplan University and earned her
Associates degree in Medical Assisting. Over the past 11 years, she's had experience in medical practices working as a Medical Assistant and Office Manager.
Kathryn currently lives in Maine where she has lived her whole life.
She is a mother of two adult children and lives with her daughter and 2 cats. In her spare time, she loves to craft, spend time with her family and watch a good TV show.