Sarah Richards Kim, MD






Psychiatrist-Columbia Health Counseling and Psychological Services
Psychiatrist-Manhattan School of Music
Consulting Psychiatrist-Wyckoff Heights Medical Center, Ambulatory Obstetrics


Consultation, psychopharmacology, and psychotherapy in reproductive, child & adolescent, and general psychiatry. I am trained in psychodynamic psychotherapy, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectic behavioral therapy (DBT) and interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT), as well as medication management, including considerations regarding pregnancy and breastfeeding. I practice collaborative treatment and develop individualized treatment plans with patients to meet their personal goals.


Undergraduate: Colby College
Post baccalaureate: Columbia University pre-medical studies program
Medical School: Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons
Residency: New York Presbyterian Hospital/New York Psychiatric Institute
Child Psychiatry Fellowship, Public Psychiatry: New York Presbyterian Hospital—Columbia/Cornell/New York City Children’s Center-Queens


Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN)


Gold Humanism Award
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellow, American Psychiatric Association
Psychoanalytic Fellow, Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research
Chief Resident, Columbia Psychiatry Residency Program
Chief Resident, New York Presbyterian-Columbia/Cornell Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Program


Richards Kim, S., Szigethy, E., Meltzer-Brody, S., Pilowsky, D,. Verhulst, F. Supporting the mental health of children by treating mental illness in parents. Psychiatric Annals 2013, 43(12): 534-537.
Richards Kim, S., Condolence. Huffington Post 3/20/2013. Available at kim-md/condolence- letters_b_2917611.html.
Fitelson, E., Kim, S., Baker, A., Leight, K. Treatment of post-partum depression: a review of clinical, psychological and pharmacological options. International Journal of Women’s Health 2010, vol 2011:3, 1-14.


Richards Kim, S. (contributor). Muskin, PR and Dickerman AL (editors). (2016). The American Psychiatric Publishing Study Guide for the Psychiatry Board Examination.
Richards Kim, S. (contributor). Muskin, P. (editor). (2016). Study Guide to Substance Abuse Treatment: A Companion to The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Substance Abuse Treatment, 5 th Edition.
Richards Kim, S. (contributor). Muskin, P. (editor). (2015). Study Guide to the American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Personality Disorders: 2 nd Edition.
Richards Kim, S. (contributor). Muskin, P. (editor). (2014). Study Guide to Psychiatry: A Companion to The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Psychiatry, 6th Edition: 2 nd Edition.


American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Annual Meeting San Antonio, TX October 28, 2015 Title: “Fresh Air, STAT: Reduction in the rate of STAT medication use at a state hospital for children and adolescents following an outdoor intervention.” Poster presentation
Association for Academic Psychiatry Annual Meeting Portland, OR September 19, 2014 Title: “Safe & Effective Patient Handoffs” Workshop Co-presenter
Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds – CUMC / NYSPI New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY September 20, 2013 Title: “Beyond Lithium: Treating bipolar disorder for life” Psychopharmacologic Case Presenter & Discussant
American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting American Psychiatric Association/Child and Adolescent Fellowship Program San Francisco, CA May 22, 2013 Title: “Before it’s too late: Moving toward a preventative model in psychiatry bybuilding resiliency throughout the lifespan.” Symposium Chair
Department of Medicine Resident Lecture Series New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY January 12, 2011 Title: “You never call, you never write: Does patient care end when the patient dies?” Presenter
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