Catherine Birndorf, MD

Psychiatry, The Motherhood Center 


Catherine Birndorf, MD is co-founder and medical director of the Motherhood Center of New York. Dr. Birndorf is Founding Director of the Payne Whitney Women’s Program at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center, where she is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Obstetrics & Gynecology. Dr. Birndorf is a board member of Postpartum Support International, a non-profit organization for awareness, prevention and treatment of mental health issues related to childbearing worldwide. For 10 years, Dr. Birndorf was a regular mental health columnist for Self Magazine and has appeared on numerous television programs, including the The Today Show, Good Morning America, MSNBC, and CNN. Her first book, The Nine Rooms of Happiness, co-authored with Lucy Danziger, was published in 2010. She is the author, with Alexandra Sacks, of What No One Tells You.

Education & Training

Smith College
Brown University Medical School, MD
New York Presbyterian Hospital (Cornell), Psychiatry Residency (serving as Chief Resident)

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