Aimee Elizabeth Chiligiris, PsyD

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Aimee Chiligiris, PsyD is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in the treatment of substance use disorders and co-occurring mental health concerns. Dr. Chiligiris serves on the faculty as an Instructor in Clinical Psychology (in Psychiatry) and sees patients at our Columbus Circle location. Dr. Chiligiris completes diagnostic assessments, engages in individual therapy, and facilitates substance abuse groups.

Dr. Aimee Chiligiris completed her doctorate at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. She completed her internship and post-doctoral residency at Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, specializing in the treatment of adolescents and young adults with co-occurring concerns and their families. She also received training in psychodynamic psychotherapy, dialectal behavioral and motivational interviewing approaches for treating co-occurring presentations. She has worked with clients of all ages in a variety of levels of care including inpatient, residential, day treatment, and outpatient settings. She has treated patients struggling with mood disorders, anxiety, characterological concerns, substance use disorders, disordered eating behaviors, and trauma related concerns. She has served as adjunct faculty for a course on addictions and completed research regarding building resilience for at-risk youth. Her special interests include the assessment and treatment of co-occurring disorders in early adulthood. She also has interest in working with patients to build motivation, connection and skills in recovery, working with family members influenced by addiction, and assessment and treatment planning for complex co-occurring presentations.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol Use Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depression
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Mental Health
  • Mood Disorders
  • Motivational Enhancement Therapy
  • Opioid Use Disorders
  • Panic Disorder
  • Parent-Child Relational Problem
  • Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
  • Psychotherapy
  • Relationship Problems
  • Social Anxiety Disorder
  • Stress Management
  • Substance Abuse
  • Substance Abuse Disorders
  • Substance Use
  • Work-Related Stress

Academic Appointments

  • Instructor in Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry) at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center


  • Female

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Insurance Accepted


  • Aetna Signature Administrators
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Student Health

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Quality Health Management

  • Quality Health Management


  • Behavioral Health (Columbia University Employee Plan)

World Trade Center Health Plan

  • World Trade Center Health Plan

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • Chicago School of Professional Psychology