Aimee E. Chiligiris, PsyD

Expertise in: 
Psychology, Substance Use / Addiction, Mood Disorders
Accepting New Patients
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Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

Substance Use / Addiction, Psychology, Mood Disorders, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Psychotherapy, Alcohol Use Disorders, Opioid Use Disorders, ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), Anxiety Disorder, Depression, Parent-Child Relational Problem, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Group Psychotherapy, Motivational Enhancement Therapy , Panic Disorder, Social Anxiety Disorder, Relationship Problems, Stress Management, Mental Health, Adjustment Disorder, Work-Related Stress

Academic Appointments

  • Instructor in Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry) at CUMC

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 Midtown location, 51 W 51st Street. 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.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia


  • Female

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Phone Appointments

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Existing Patients:


ColumbiaDoctors Midtown
51 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019
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Insurance Accepted


  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NY Signature
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Signature Administrators
  • Student Health


  • Behavioral Health Columbia University Employee Plan

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • Chicago School of Professional Psychology
  • Internship: Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation
  • Residency: Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation