Welcome to my New York City practice

If you're preoccupied with your appearance or body odor, have other unwanted thoughts or behaviors, or suffer from obsessive-compulsive disorder or anxiety, I can help.

I offer expert one-time evaluations for adults and adolescents that provide recommendations for your ongoing care, wherever you live.

I also offer evaluations that are followed by ongoing outpatient treatment for adults and adolescents who live in the New York City area.

These services are provided in a friendly and relaxed setting. Treatment with medication and/or therapy is integrated with mindfulness techniques as well as approaches to enhancing your day-to-day functioning and sense of well-being.

My approach is holistic, while providing encouragement and support. I will strive to help you function and feel as well as possible, and help free you to live a happier, more gratifying, and more fulfilling life.

I'm committed to partnering with you to get you on a pathway to healing.

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Meet the Practitioner

Katharine Phillips MD

Katharine Phillips, M.D., is internationally recognized for her expertise in body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) and related disorders, such as olfactory reference syndrome (ORS) and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). She also has expertise in other obsessive-compulsive and related disorders, anxiety disorders, and other conditions. For more than 25 years, Dr. Phillips has been providing expert evaluation and treatment for people with these and other conditions.

Weill Cornell Psychiatry Specialty Center 315 East 62nd Street
New York, NY 10065 US

PHONE: (646) 962-2820 Fax: (646) 962-0175



"I can't thank Dr. Phillips enough for all she has done for me. Her guidance has helped me tackle some of the most difficult challenges I've faced in my life thus far, and she did it with such great care and attentiveness. It was wonderful working with her."
Alex from Connecticut
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"My isolation and depression were so severe that I was suicidal. Slowly, after beginning treatment with her, I began to see some light. The appointments were comforting, and I never felt pressured. Truly everyday got better and better..."
Heather from Massachusetts
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"I was self-conscious, and I didn't want to look in the mirror or meet new people. After being diagnosed I realized that I wasn't alone and that I wasn't crazy..."
Doug from Massachusetts
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"We brought our son for an evaluation by Dr. Phillips... We would recommend her to anyone with body dysmorphic disorder concerns. We are grateful for her guidance and support."
Lee Ann and Family from Florida
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"This book was a life saver, as it was refreshing to hear someone understand the condition... For anyone who wants to understand BDD, get this book."
By NightWishFan - Review of Dr. Phillips' book "Understanding Body Dysmorphic Disorder: An Essential Guide"
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"This is an excellent book for anyone suffering from body image disorder or a family member. It is clear, readable and provides great insight..."
Pacific Mom - Review of Dr. Phillips' book "Understanding Body Dysmorphic Disorder: An Essential Guide"
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"Seeing Dr. Phillips was a life-changing decision. I have no more OCD, sleep problems, or BDD by proxy. I'm so glad that I tried her treatment recommendations."
Steven B, New York City
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"I am a 26 year old woman who has struggled with BDD for many years... I have found strength in this book and can now happily say that I am recovering and functioning again in society as a "normal" person...."
Maegan A - Review of Dr. Phillips' book "The Broken Mirror: Understanding and Treating Body Dysmorphic Disorder"
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Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
American College of Neuropsychopharmacology
American College of Psychiatrists
American Psychiatric Association
American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology
Anxiety and Depression Association of America
Best Doctors in America
International Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Foundation
Marquis Who's Who
Castle Connolly Top Doctors

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