About Whole Body Psychiatry

Meet Dr. Claire Brandon M.D

Dr. Brandon is a dual board-certified psychiatrist through the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Adult Psychiatry and Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry. She completed her residency at The Mount Sinai Hospital where she served as Chief Resident. She went on to complete her fellowship in consultation-liaison psychiatry sub-specializing in gastrointestinal psychiatry at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. Dr. Brandon also completed a fellowship in Public Psychiatry at the NYU School of Medicine and is passionate about changing the availability of mental health care services in America.

She has worked with Crohn’s and Colitis patients, IBS patients, and bowel endometriosis with improvements in anxiety and illness anxiety. Dr. Brandon also utilizes biofeedback and is certified with the Heart Math Institute.

Dr. Brandon is part of the Rome Foundation and the Crohn’s and Colitis foundation IBD-Reach committee. She is a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, and a member of the Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry and has been a presenter at the Academy’s annual national conference in her work on GI psychiatric care.

Dr. Claire Brandon, M.D. fills the role not only of psychiatrist here at Whole Body Psychiatry, but as host of the GI Psychiatrist Podcast.

You can keep up to date with Dr. Brandon on social media @thegipsychiatrist and @clairebrandonmd.

Years Experience

Happy Patients

Our Treatment Promise

We promise to be accepting of your needs and your goals, be responsive and accessible to you, and will ensure you have a clear understanding of your treatment plan.

Every patient is unique and receives an evaluation and treatment options specifically tailored to their specific needs.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you take insurance?

No, Dr. Brandon is fee for service, meaning no types of insurance are accepted including Medicare and Medicaid.

How long is the session?

Initial intake sessions are scheduled for 90 minutes and follow up sessions are typically 45 minutes long.


What is your cancellation policy?

To allow for all patients to be seen when needed, there is a strict 3 business day cancellation policy. For a missed appointment, the full fee is charged.

What is a consultation with Dr. Brandon?

Consultation without follow up care
This is a consultation session either in person or virtual with Dr. Brandon to discuss in-depth your medical and psychiatric history and to brainstorm about diagnoses and treatment options. Following this appointment a full written treatment plan will be provided to you and your treating physician. No medications are prescribed and there is no continuation of care. At the end of this appointment, Dr. Brandon is not your treatment provider.