Located in the Loop, River North, Lakeview, Evanston, and Arlington Heights, Clarity Clinic Chicago pairs individuals with experienced therapists who work with a variety of mental and behavioral health disorders to find a path through these challenges. Our exceptionally trained clinical staff specializes in the assessment and treatment of a myriad of issues, life challenges, and orientations. Together, we strive to provide any individual who walks through our doors with a safe and compassionate environment geared towards healing and improvement. Our mission is to customize an individual treatment plan to meet the specific and diverse needs of each client seeking adult psychotherapy.

The therapists at Clarity Clinic are experienced in successfully utilizing evidence-based treatment interventions to serve the diverse needs of our clients.

Clarity Clinic takes a goal-directed approach to individual counseling. In our adult therapy sessions, we work with each client to identify and assess their unique needs to work toward higher levels of self-awareness + optimize their quality of life.

Read the difference between a Psychologist and a Psychiatrist here.

Common Treatment Areas

Anger Management

Our anger management therapy services focus on healthy and effective methods of self-expression. We work with our clients to better understand the root causes of their anger and help them through the self-exploration process. We also strive to help facilitate the practice of effective communication skills and applying various techniques such as CBT, and DBT,  to help regulate and manage strong emotions.

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Substance and Behavioral Addiction

A holistic treatment approach is utilized at Clarity Clinic as our clinical staff recognizes that individuals will have needs in relation to their addiction that is physical, social, or perhaps spiritual in nature. Our aim is to treat the whole individual, rather than just symptoms. An emphasis is placed on the client as an individual to grow and build the skills needed to manage their addiction.

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Anxiety

Anxiety disorders are typically identified as a pervasive pattern of extensive worry, fear, or dread about everyday situations that can affect or disrupt daily life. While it is typical for individuals – adults and children – to experience occasional stress or worry, anxiety disorders include intense episodes that are difficult to manage.

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Depression

Depression is a common condition characterized by persistent feelings of intense sadness and/or emptiness; it is more than just feeling sad within reason. Nearly one in five American adults experience these feelings at some point in their life. Depression has a number of effective treatment pathways that can lead to recovery.

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Family Therapy

Family problems can manifest in the healthiest of families, resulting in challenging interactions that can lead to buried resentments, arguments, and feelings of guilt, anger, and disappointment.

Whether your family needs counseling on specific issues or guidance in navigating through family dynamics and relationships, family therapy can help. It has been shown that at times an individual’s psychological well-being can be affected by conflict within the family system. Incorporating the family into counseling sessions can not only help at an individual level but also provide support for the family as a whole.

At Clarity Clinic we are committed to strengthening and healing families from all walks of life. Through counseling and psychotherapy, we provide support in areas such as:

Family therapy can help build and maintain healthy boundaries, create cohesion and open the doors to better communication. Clarity Clinic therapy staff can help your family move past concerns in a safe, supportive, and nonjudgmental environment. We will guide the journey as your family works towards empathy, understanding, and decreased conflict.

Additionally, an individual’s psychological well-being and stressors can often be best understood when including their family in their counseling journey.

Couples Therapy and Marriage Counseling

Several factors, both internal and external to the relationship, may contribute to difficulties and stress between people in romantic relationships. Becoming new parents, infidelity, differences in communication, sexual dissatisfaction, and financial troubles are common triggers of a shift or tension between partners. Sometimes, untreated individual disorders such as anxiety, anger management, or depression can cause or increase stress and strain on a relationship.

By applying goal-oriented efforts our couples counselors + marriage counselors assist clients as they work together in couples therapy to identify and resolve the conflicting behaviors and patterns that are preventing the relationship from progressing. Our counselors help couples build a healthy relationship based on respect, support and trust. . We help clients as they work together to address and resolve conflicts within their relationship.

Areas of Expertise

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Codependency
  • Conflict resolution
  • Polyamorous relationships
  • Anger
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Panic disorder
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Trauma recovery
  • Alcohol and drug abuse/dependence
  • Other addictions (shopping, gambling, food)
  • Relationships
  • Sex and pornography addiction
  • Pre-marital and marriage counseling
  • Pre- and post-baby counseling
  • Stress management
  • Divorce/discernment counseling
  • Social anxiety and phobia
  • Children and adolescent issues
  • Family conflict
  • Parenting
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Grief and loss
  • Intimacy
  • Sex-positive counseling