Wendy Harris, M.D., Director
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 issues, eating 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.
Wendy A. Harris, M.D.