About Dr. Halligan

Meet the Doctor

Patricia Halligan, M.D.
Dr. Patricia Halligan
Addiction Psychiatrist


  • Medical Degree: Georgetown University
    School of Medicine
  • Residency: New York Hospital/Cornell
  • Fellowship in
    Addiction Psychiatry: Medical University of South Carolina
  • Board Certification: General Psychiatry
    Addiction Psychiatry
  • Medical Licensure: New York
    South Carolina


Dr. Halligan has over 22 years of experience in addiction medicine as a clinician and educator. Past appointments as an Attending Addiction Psychiatrist at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, and Unity Hospital in Rochester, New York.

Dr. Halligan's Family

Currently in private practice, Dr. Halligan supports the disease model of addiction and uses a comprehensive approach that includes psychodynamic psychotherapy, attachment theory, CBT, 12 Step facilitation, group therapy and medication management.

Dr. Halligan is a licensed and experienced Buprenorphine (Suboxone) provider for opioid addiction. Dr. Halligan is also a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT) and Modern Analytic Group Psychotherapist. Dr. Halligan is pictured above with her family.