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Board Certified Psychiatrist


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Dr. Alikakos specializes in providing compassionate, experienced and highly-customized psychiatric and psychotherapy services. She is triple board certified in Adult Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine.  She has extensive treatment experience offering relapse prevention maintenance and medication assisted  treatment with Suboxone® and Vivitrol®.  She is a firm believer of "less is more" when it comes to medications and utilizes genetic testing to help guide treatment for patients that have failed multiple medication trials.

In an effort to stay current with all fields in psychiatry, Dr. Alikakos practices in the emergency, inpatient and outpatient psychiatry settings, outpatient chemical dependency treatment setting and also provides mental and behavioral health treatment in the primary care setting.


Dr. Alikakos is the Medical Director at the New York Center for Living, the Medical Director at Realization Center outpatient addictions treatment facility in New York City, and the Director of Behavioral Health Services at Community Health Initiatives, a primary care facility and federally qualified health center in Brooklyn.  She is an Assistant Clinical Professor at Mount Sinai Beth Israel and The Mount Sinai Hospital, and an Attending Psychiatrist at Lenox Hill Hospital. She treats children, adolescents and adults in all these settings. Dr. Alikakos also offers Telepsychiatry Services  to her patients. 


Dr. Alikakos has built her private practice with the mission of offering a global and personalized approach to treatment. She offers unique individualized care with psychotherapy, and if needed, medications.  During her free time she enjoys traveling and also focuses on Global Physicians Corps, a non-profit organization she co-founded. She is bilingual in English and Greek, and understands the interplay between one's cultural background and mental health. 


Current Positions

  • Medical Director, New York Center for Living - Outpatient Addiction and Co-Occurring Mental Health Treatment, New York, NY

  • Medical Director, Realization Center - Outpatient Addictions Treatment, New York, NY

  • Director of Behavioral Health Services, Community Health Initiatives, Brooklyn, NY

  • Attending Psychiatrist and Assistant Clinical Professor, Mount Sinai Beth Israel - Psychiatric Emergency Room, New York, NY

  • Attending Psychiatrist and Assistant Clinical Professor, The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY

  • Global Physicians Corps, Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Los Angeles, CA

Board Certifications

Post - Doctoral Training




Non Profit Organizations


  • Board Certified in Psychiatry

  • Board Certified in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

  • Board Certified in Addiction Medicine

  • Chief Fellow in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY 

  • Mount Sinai Beth Israel Ethics Committee member

  • Resident in Psychiatry, Mount Sinai Beth Israel, New York 

  • Intern in Psychiatry, Mount Sinai Beth Israel, New York 

  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Vallejo, CA

  • Post Baccalaureate Education and Research, University of California, Davis, CA

  • College Scholar, B.A. Physics, Astronomy and Biology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

  • New York State Medical License and DEA

  • Licensed to prescribe Buprenorphine

  • American Psychiatric Association

  • American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

  • American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry

​Global Physicians Corps, Co-Founder and Co-CEO,

English, Greek – Native/Bilingual Proficiency

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