Tom Hildebrandt, PsyD
Terri Bacow, PhD
Director of Clinical Services
Katharine L. Loeb, PhD
Director of Research
Tom Hildebrandt, PsyD is the Director of the Eating and Weight Disorders Program at Mount Sinai and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He completed his graduate training at Rutgers University and his post-doctoral fellowship in Eating Disorders at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He currently oversees the development and execution of both the clinical and research programs.
Dr. Hildebrandt’s research interests and clinical expertise include men with eating disorders, cognitive-behavioral therapy, Maudsley Family Therapy, behavioral weight loss treatment, and treatment of body image disturbances. He has stressed the applied nature of clinical research throughout his career and believes that this requires meeting the individual needs of a client while using existing research as a guideline to inform this process.
Dr. Hildebrandt has co-authored many publications and presentations on body image, eating disorders, and obesity, and is the co-chair of the Male Special Interest Group and Special Interest Group Oversight Committee for the Academy for Eating Disorders.
Terri Bacow, PhD is the Director of Clinical Services at the Eating and Weight Disorders Program and Instructor of Psychiatry at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She is a Brown University graduate and received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Boston University.
Dr. Bacow completed her internship in clinical psychology at Long Island Jewish Medical Center on the Child and Adolescent Track. Her specialties include cognitive-behavioral therapy for mood, anxiety, and eating disorders. Dr. Bacow's research interests include the study of factors that contribute to the effectiveness of eating disorders treatment in youth, and she has published several papers related to child and adolescent issues. She has also been a special lecturer for psychiatry residents at Mount Sinai in cognitive-behavioral therapy, and is recognized as one of the few experts qualified to teach cognitive-behavioral therapy across the age spectrum.
Katharine L. Loeb, PhD is the Director of Research at the Eating and Weight Disorders Program at Mount Sinai and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Rutgers University and completed a fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Columbia University.
Dr. Loeb's current research interests include the early identification and treatment of eating disorders; the Maudsley method, an innovative family-based intervention for adolescents with eating and weight disorders; and pediatric obesity. She has co-authored many publications and presentations on anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, and obesity, and has served as Co-Chair of the Eating Disorders Workgroup for the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition, Text Revision (DSM-IV-TR).
Stephanie Jacobs is a Staff Therapist at the Eating and Weight Disorders Program at Mount Sinai. Stephanie received her Masters of Mental Health Counseling from Brooklyn College in 2009, after completing her practicum in the Eating and Weight Disorders Clinic at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Stephanie is currently pursuing a Clinical Psychology PhD at Fairleigh Dickinson University.
Stephanie’s areas of practice include eating and weight disorders, as well as anxiety disorders. Stephanie works across therapy modalities of cognitive behavior therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy and schema therapy. Her current research focuses on technology and obesity, as well as treatment efficacy for eating and weight disorders. Stephanie has also received training in obsessive compulsive disorder and related anxiety disorders at Mount Sinai's Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders Treatment Center.
Rebecca Greif is a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Eating and Weight Disorders Program at Mount Sinai. Rebecca received her undergraduate degree from Duke University. She received her doctorate in clinical psychology from Rutgers University, where she was mentored by Terry Wilson, PhD, who is an internationally renowned expert in the field of eating disorders.
Rebecca has received specialized training in empirically supported treatments for eating disorders, including cognitive behavioral therapy and the Maudsley Method as well as an evidence based eating disorder prevention program entitled, “Reflections.” In addition to her expertise in eating disorders, Rebecca completed a clinical externship at the Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety, led by Edna Foa, PhD, where she was trained in empirically supported treatments for patients with anxiety disorders. Rebecca has also received extensive training in dialectical behavior therapy by Shireen Rizvi, PhD, and Alec Miller, PsyD, who are both experts in this treatment modality.
Rebecca’s research interests focus on the dissemination of empirically supported treatments, with a particular interest in treatments for patients with eating disorders. Rebecca has published several papers in the field of eating disorders. In 2009, Rebecca received the Academy for Eating Disorders Early Career Investigator Travel Fellowship.
Every year the Mount Sinai Eating and Weight Disorder Program chooses a set of advanced graduate students for an externship to work with clients as part of research studies, as well as through our regular clinic. Extern therapists are supervised by our licensed psychologists, and are trained in individual CBT, family-based (Maudsley) treatment, DBT group therapy, and ACT (acceptance and commitment therapy).
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1425 Madison Ave. (corner or 98th St. and Madison Ave.)
ICAHN Building, Floor 6, Room 32
New York, NY 10029