Amanda L. Zwilling, PhD



  • Doctor of Philosophy: (Clinical Psychology) Graduate Center, City University of New York, New York, NY
  • Internship: John D. Dingell VA Medical Center, Detroit, MI
  • Residency: (Neuropsychology) Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan, Detroit, MI
  • Bachelor of Arts: Duke University, Durham, NC

Philosophy of Care

Dr. Amanda Zwilling’s philosophy is based on providing a collaborative, patient-centered approach tailored to treating and assessing each individual patient. She and her colleagues work to help patients meet their individual goals and enjoy their best, healthiest lives.

About the Provider

Dr. Zwilling is the staff rehabilitation and neuropsychologist for the inpatient spinal cord injury rehabilitation service at the Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan’s main campus and provides outpatient neuropsychology and psychotherapy services. Dr. Zwilling completed her doctoral work at Queens College, City University of New York, and completed an APA-accredited internship at the John D. Dingell VA Medical Center in Detroit, MI, and an APPCN postdoctoral residency at the Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan. She has a longstanding interest in Tourette and is a co-founder of the Tourette Association of America Youth Ambassador Program. This initiative empowers teens with and without Tourette Disorder to advocate for themselves and others and educate their peers on Tourette, tic disorders, and overall acceptance of differences. Since the program’s inception in 2002, the Youth Ambassador Program has reached tens of thousands of students, school faculty, and community members. Dr. Zwilling has written articles and book chapters in the fields of Pediatric Psychology.

Medical Specialties

Neuropsychological evaluations and brief psychotherapeutic intervention for individuals with various cognitive, emotional, and behavioral concerns. These include (but are not limited to) evaluation and treatment of acquired brain injuries, chronic illness, spinal cord injury, movement disorders, degenerative conditions, adjustment disorders, depression, anxiety, and polytrauma.

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