1. Joanna E. Steinglass, MD

    • Department of Psychiatry
      Division of Clinical Therapeutics

    Dr. Joanna Steinglass is an Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychiatry in the Center for Eating Disorders at NYSPI/CUMC. Dr. Steinglass graduated from Amherst College, and received her M.D. from Harvard Medical School. She completed her psychiatry training at NYSPI/Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons.

    She completed a Research Fellowship in Eating Disorders under the mentorship of B. Timothy Walsh, M.D. and has continued as faculty in the Center for Eating Disorders since that time.

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    Provider Information

    Board Certifications

    • Psychiatry

    Clinical Expertise

    • Eating Disorder

    Hospital Affiliations

    • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

    Primary Location

    • Herbert Pardes Building of the New York State Psychiatric Institute

      1051 Riverside Drive
      Unit: 98
      New York, NY 10032
      (212) 543-6742
      For new and current patient appointments, call:
      (212) 543-6742

    Biographical Detail

    Academic Appointments

    • Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry

    Education And Training

      Education & Training

    • Harvard Medical School
    • Internship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
    • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
    • Fellowship: New York State Psychiatric Institute


  2. Dr. Steinglass currently conducts clinical research in anorexia nervosa. Her research aims to elucidate the neural mechanisms of anorexia nervosa, and to develop treatments to better prevent relapse. She is investigating the cognitive neuroscience of anorexia nervosa. Her work focuses on the link between neural mechanisms and salient behavioral disturbances for individuals with anorexia nervosa.

    Clinical Trials (Current/Completed)

    Exposure therapy and cognitive remediation therapy for anorexia nervosa. Learn more.

    Research Information

    NIH Grants

  3. publications

    • Steinglass JE, Sysko R, Schebendach J, Broft A, Strober M, Walsh BT,: The application of exposure therapy and D-cycloserine to the treatment of anorexia nervosa: a preliminary trial .  Journal of Psychiatric Practice  2007;13(4): 238-245 
    • Steinglass JE, Walsh BT: Habit Learning and Anorexia Nervosa: A Cognitive Neuroscience Hypothesis.  International Journal of Eating Disorders  2006;39(4): 267-75 
    • Steinglass JE, Walsh BT, Stern Y: Set shifting deficit in anorexia nervosa.  Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society  2006;12(3): 431-435 
    • Steinglass JE, Eisen JL, Attia E, Mayer L, Walsh BT,: Is Anorexia Nervosa a delusional disorder? An assessment of eating beliefs in anorexia nervosa.  Journal of Psychiatric Practice  2007;13(2): 65-71 

    For a complete list of publications, please visit PubMed.gov