Eating Disorders

Armonk Integrated Psychiatry specializes in the treatment of eating disorders, including anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder or those suffering from disordered thinking and behavior, but not yet fully eating disordered. Treatment is given under the supervision of Dr. Wendy Harris, who was formally the director of the world renowned inpatient eating disorders unit at New York Presbyterian hospital. While at New York Presbyterian Hospital, Dr. Harris received extensive experience treating a wide variety of eating disorders, including the most complicated and severe cases, and oversaw a multidisciplinary treatment team, much like that available at Armonk Integrated Psychiatry. For the past 10 years she has been in private practice, continuing to help hundreds of eating disordered patients heal and reclaim their lives. Eating disorders can be notoriously hard to treat, but Dr. Harris has a proven track record of success.

 

Dr. Harris personally evaluates every eating disordered patient, and then matches him or her with the therapist that will best suit the patient's needs. Armonk Integrated Psychiatry takes a practical, results oriented approach, utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and psychotherapy as well as medication, and nutrition therapies to facilitate progress. The family is integrated into treatment for adolescents, and for adults when appropriate. Above all, care is delivered in an atmosphere of compassion and understanding. Many times patients with eating issues feel that treatment at Armonk Integrated Psychiatry is the first time they feel truly understood. Care is coordinated amongst various staff within Armonk Integrated Psychiatry, as well as with any outside providers the patient may already have in place. Dr. Harris is happy to work as a partner or consultant to patients who are already involved in treatment elsewhere.