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Aileen Blitz, Ph.D.

Dr. Aileen Blitz is a clinical psychologist in private practice with offices in Manhattan and Westchester, New York. She is a consultant clinical psychologist and clinical adjunct professor at the NYU Langone Medical Center’s Wyss Department of Plastic Surgery.  Dr. Blitz has worked for over 30 years in the field of medical psychology.  She has expertise in working with individuals with craniofacial conditions, and has presented on this topic both nationally and internationally.  Dr. Blitz has years of postdoctoral training in psychoanalytic psychotherapy and works within a developmental, relational analytic orientation. Dr. Blitz has expertise in hypnotherapy for symptoms of depression, anxiety and pain management. Dr. Blitz has training in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, Clinical Hypnotherapy and Structural Family Therapy. 

Educational Background

Doctor of Philosophy, Clinical Psychology
The New School for Social Research, New York, NY
Master’s of Education, Masters in Counseling Psychology
Teacher’s College, Columbia University, New York, NY
Bachelors of Science Degree, Psychology Major
Washington University, St. Louis, MO

My Practice

I conduct individual therapy for older adolescents (16 +) and adults.  Individual therapy includes patients dealing with:

Loss and grief
Relationship Issues
Eating Disorders
Trauma and post traumatic stress disorder
Pain Management
Medical Issues
Career and work concerns
Life Transitions

I strongly believe in an integrative approach uniquely adapted to each individual’s needs using psychoanalytic training, family systems training, cognitive behavioral background and hypnotherapy methods.