BOARD-CERTIFIED PSYCHIATRIST
Fitness of Body Fitness of Mind

Now offering IN-PERSON consultations in the Flatiron district

Virtual services now available to both NY and NJ residents

Now offering IN-PERSON consultations in the Flatiron district

Virtual services now available to both NY and NJ residents

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PSYCHIATRIST FOR ADULTS AGES 20s THROUGH 40s

Dr. Ozkarahan is uniquely qualified as a physician and Board-Certified Psychiatrist with multiple fitness and nutrition credentials by the National Academy of Sports Medicine including as a Certified Personal Trainer and Certified Nutrition Coach.

Dr. Ozkarahan has over 18 years of experience working with psychiatric patients. In her private practice, she treats adults (ages 20s through 40s) who live in New York State or New Jersey and who are struggling with the following conditions:

  • Anxiety Disorders, Panic Disorder, and OCD
  • Depression/ Mood Disorders
  • Relationship Problems
  • Body Image/ Disordered Eating Issues
  • ADHD
  • Adjustment Difficulties
  • Loss or Grief
  • Insomnia or Tiredness
  • Stress Management
  • The Rigors of Academic & Professional Lives

Holistic and action-oriented treatment

She offers online psychotherapy, prescribes medications when needed, and promotes healthy lifestyle changes through a holistic and action-oriented model to care.

With a warm, practical, and conversational approach to psychotherapy for every patient, she prescribes medication gently and only when necessary.

Dr. Ozkarahan's extensive training by the National Academy of Sports Medicine, regarded as the most respected leader in fitness certification, enables her to incorporate lifestyle-oriented verbal coaching on physical exercise, nutrition, yoga, meditation, and sleep optimization to focus on the whole person – body and mind.

As a fitness athlete and lifestyle psychiatrist, she aims to help her patients solve problems, find solutions, and tend to all aspects of their health.

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Medical training & Credentials

Dr. Ozkarahan earned her medical degree (M.D.) from New York Medical College ranked #1 in her class as Valedictorian and completed her adult psychiatry residency training at NYU Langone Health / Bellevue Hospital Center.

Following her residency, Dr. Ozkarahan completed advanced training in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy at the Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research.

For several years, she worked as a psychiatrist on the Student Mental Health Service of Columbia University Medical Center where she treated graduate & professional students in the health sciences who were struggling with the emotional demands of higher education.

Dr. Ozkarahan is a Clinical Assistant Professor at NYU Grossman School of Medicine where she interviews applicants to the medical school annually. She is also a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Ozkarahan worked with patients exclusively in person in the Flatiron district/ Gramercy Park areas of Manhattan. She has now resumed offering in-person consultations to vaccinated patients in the Flatiron district in addition to her virtual services.