Dr. Harold Woodcome

Harold Woodcome III

Psychiatrist, MD

Accepting new patients for December appointments

Practice: Young Adult Behavioral Health Program



Young adults / college students (18 - 24)

Specialties & expertise

  • Anxiety

  • Eating disorders

  • Mood disorders

  • Psychotic disorders

  • Trauma

  • ADD / ADHD (Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder)

  • Bipolar disorder

  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

  • Personality disorders

  • Self harm

  • Severe insomnia

  • Substance abuse


Professional statement

Dr. Harold Woodcome III is a psychiatrist at the Rhode Island Hospital Young Adult Behavioral Health Program, where he works with young adults and college students. He provides medication management and uses supportive therapy in his practice.

Dr. Woodcome has expertise in working with clients dealing with anxiety, eating disorders, mood disorders, psychotic disorders, and trauma-related disorders. He also has experience with ADHD, bipolar disorder, OCD, self harm, severe insomnia, and substance abuse. 

Dr. Woodcome received his MD from Columbia University in 2012 and completed his psychiatry residency at Butler Hospital.


Anxiety – OCD, panic attacks, phobias
Eating disorders – Anorexia, bulimia, binge eating, body dysmorphic disorder
Mood disorders – Including depression and bipolar disorder
Psychotic disorders – Managing abnormal thinking and perceptions, including hallucinations and delusions
Trauma – Including PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder)

General expertise

ADD / ADHD (Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder) – Managing ADHD and its effects on decision making, studies, relationships, and work; helping with organizational challenges
Bipolar disorder – Using coping and preventive strategies to stabilize swings between elevated mood or irritability and depressive episodes
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) – Using exposure and response prevention to help clients confront OCD, e.g. concern with and/or fear of germs and becoming 'contaminated'
Personality disorders – Addressing enduring maladaptive patterns of behavior, cognition, and inner experience
Self harm  Injuring of body tissue without suicidal intentions, including but not limited to cutting, burning, scratching, and hitting
Severe insomnia  Including mild to serious troubles sleeping, and a holistic assessment of the patient's sleep schedule; diet
Substance abuse – Prevent and reduce challenges related to tobacco, marijuana, and/or alcohol, such as anxiety, depression, and challenges in relationships


  • Aetna

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • Brown University Student Insurance (First Health / Cigna)

  • Cigna (see note 1 below)

  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

  • Johnson & Wales University (United Health)

  • Medicaid (see note 2 below)

  • Medicare

  • Neighborhood Health

  • PHCS/Multiplan

  • Providence College (United Health)

  • Tricare

  • Tufts

  • United Health

  • RISD Student Insurance (United Health)

  • Rhode Island College Student Insurance (PHCS/ Multiplan)

  • URI / University of Rhode Island Student Insurance (United Health)

Out-of-pocket fees

Sessions are 60mins for an initial psychiatric evaluation and 30mins for follow-up appointments.

Therapist's note: 
Note 1: Cigna is only accepted if your plan offers Out-of-network benefits; please call Cigna confirm your benefits. 

Note 2: Medicaid typically does not cover out-of-state services other than emergency services. While Rhode Island Medicaid covers our services, for those with Medicaid from other states, please contact us so we can check your coverage.

Message to clients

Education and work experience

Rhode Island Hospital Young Adult Behavioral Health Program, Psychiatrist, 2016 - Present
Brown University, Butler Hospital General Psychiatry Residency, 2012 - 2016

Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, MD, 2012
Brown University, BA, 1998



Client testimonials

Dr. Woodcome III is a compassionate and sympathetic psychiatrist who really understands the difficulties young adults face. Unlike many other psychiatrists who only offer med-management, he utilizes supportive therapy as well. He listens to your feedback and makes sure to collaborate with you in your treatment plan.
— Rhode Island College Graduate Student (2018)

Note: If you have been seen by a provider at Young Adult Behavioral Health Program in the past, please call 401-793-8808 (extension 4) to schedule an appointment directly.