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 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



"Before I saw Dr. Phillips on TV, I didn't want to leave my house at all. My isolation and depression were so severe that I was suicidal. Slowly, after beginning treatment with her, I began to see some light."
Heather from Massachusetts
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"I read about Dr. Phillips in the Boston Globe and went to see her. I was self-conscious, and I didn't want to look in the mirror or meet new people."
Doug from Massachusetts
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"We brought our son for an evaluation by Dr. Phillips this past May. We received excellent care from her and her staff."
Lee Ann and Family from Florida
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"Many BDD sufferers encounter ignorance and misunderstanding about their condition from families and even mental health professionals. This book was a life saver, as it was refreshing to hear someone understand the condition. As a BDD sufferer, it may be hard to verbalize just how painful the condition is. A lot of us are worried that we will be mistaken as vain, silly or narcissistic. This isn't true. 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. Recommend for anyone seeking more information on this topic."
Pacific Mom - Review of Dr. Phillips' book "Understanding Body Dysmorphic Disorder: An Essential Guide"
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"I am a 26 year old woman who has struggled with BDD for many years. I thought I was absolutely crazy until I happened to pick this book up about 6 years ago and found that other people are just like me. It has forever changed me since then. It has given me a name for my actions and piece of mind knowing that I am not alone. 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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"Today I am thankful for doctors and every person in the medical field. You all matter!!! It was a long road but I can say today I am feeling good!!"
Seanna from Saskatchewan, Canada
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American College of Psychiatrists
Anxiety and Depression Association of America
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology
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International Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Foundation
Marquis Who's Who
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