Clarity Clinic Evanston

Find Therapy and Psychiatry in Evanston

ADDRESS
501 Davis Street, Evanston, Illinois 60201
FAX
(312) 235-1999

Getting here

Currently taking telemed visits only.

Parking

Currently taking telemed visits only.

Business Hours

About Clarity Clinic Evanston

Welcome to Clarity Clinic Evanston. We are located just north of Chicago and right on Northwestern University’s main campus. We are delighted to serve this vibrant community.

At Clarity Clinic Evanston, we empower patients to take control of their mental wellness. Our therapists and psychiatrists offer the best in treatment and medication and are devoted to bringing positive changes to patients’ lives.

We integrate therapy with psychological evaluation and medication management, which sets us apart from most other clinics in the field. We work with individuals, couples, children, and families. Our providers are talented and compassionate. We believe in a holistic approach to therapy and that therapy is your guide to recognizing, understanding and trusting your inner-self. It serves as a resource for support, allows you to build skills, and facilitates positive behaviors and practices to help reach your desired goals. Our services are insurance-friendly and accessible. We will guide you in your journey toward mental wellness and achieving a balanced personal and professional lifestyle.

In-network insurances

Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO, Humana PPO, EPO & POS, Tricare, United, Self-Pay

Specialties

ADD/ADHD

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders of childhood and approximately one-third of those diagnosed retain their diagnosis into adulthood. Many of our providers at Clarity Clinic specialize in treating ADHD.

Addiction/Substance Abuse

Struggling with addiction/substance abuse is something no one should ever have to go through alone. No matter what stage you’re at on your journey to sobriety, our specialists will develop an effective treatment plan to help you reach your goals.

Adjustment Disorder

An adjustment disorder arises when a person finds it challenging to cope with a stressful event or change in their life. Clarity Clinic’s psychotherapy services can help those with adjustment disorders learn stress management and coping skills to better deal with these events.

Adolescent/Child Psychotherapy

Psychotherapy is very beneficial for children having difficulties with their behavior and how they express their emotions. Our child therapy specialists will help them manage their symptoms for optimal functioning at home and in school.

Adult Psychotherapy

Psychotherapy, otherwise known as talk therapy, is used to treat a wide range of mental health issues. Therapists at Clarity Clinic Evanston are trained to treat more than 35 types of mental illnesses and behavioral disorders.

Alcoholism

Alcoholism can negatively affect all aspects of the lives of those suffering from it as well as their loved ones. Our providers at Clarity Clinic Evanston provide the support needed on the road to sobriety.

Anger Management

Anger management therapy is designed to aid those struggling with outbursts learn how to express their anger healthily, identify their triggers, and change the way they perceive situations.

Anorexia Nervosa

Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder characterized by an intense fear of weight gain that causes an individual to go to extreme measures to control their weight. There are often dangerous and sometimes fatal repercussions of anorexia. Understanding that this eating disorder can be very difficult to overcome, our providers specializing in anorexia treatment will help those struggling learn to develop healthy eating habits.

Anxiety

Anxiety is defined as worry and fear about what is to come. It is our body’s response to stressful situations. When these feelings become frequent, excessive, and interfere with daily life, treatment can be very helpful. Clarity Clinic Evanston has many providers that specialize in treatment for anxiety and help with symptoms management.

Autism

Autism affects an estimated 1 in 54 children in the United States. It’s characterized by challenges with social skills, speech, nonverbal communication, and repetitive behaviors. Therapy can help reduce symptoms as well as improve abilities.

Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder is a mental health condition involving emotional highs (mania or hypomania) and lows (depression). Our mental health professionals specializing in bipolar disorder can help those affected get their symptoms under control through medication management and psychotherapy.

Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline Personality Disorder is a type of personality disorder in which someone struggles to form stable relationships, has impulsive behaviors, and suffers from severe mood swings. Treatment helps those with BPD learn skills and techniques to manage their condition.

Bulimia

Bulimia is an eating disorder involving a distorted body image and an intense desire to lose weight. Periods of extreme overeating are followed by purging or fasting. Therapists at Clarity Clinic Evanston understand that this eating disorder is difficult to overcome and they work with clients to form healthier eating habits and achieve a better self-image.

Child Psychotherapy

When children struggle to express their emotions healthily, psychotherapy can help them learn how to better express themselves.

Compulsive Eating Disorder

Sometimes known as binge eating disorder (BED), a compulsive eating disorder is defined as the frequent consumption of large quantities of food accompanied by a feeling of not being able to stop. This eating disorder is both physically and mentally harmful. Providers at Clarity Clinic Evanston work with those struggling with compulsive eating to develop healthier eating habits and body image.

Daytime Sleepiness

While excessive daytime sleepiness is not a disorder, it is often a symptom of a mental health disorder. Our providers are well-equipped to get to the root of what is causing this symptom to ensure better daily functioning.

DBT/CBT

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) are forms of evidence-based psychotherapy. Therapists at Clarity Clinic Evanston are trained in the latest forms of these popular treatment methods.

Dementia

Dementia is characterized by memory loss, impaired judgment, and the deterioration of other thinking abilities that interfere with everyday life and functioning. Clarity Clinic Evanston offers therapy for both the individuals struggling and their family members to develop coping strategies and maximize functioning in daily life.

Depression

Depression is a common mental health disorder that impacts how you feel, act, and think. Those struggling with depression commonly experience persistent feelings of sadness, loss of interest in activities they once enjoyed, disrupted sleep, lower energy levels, and other behavioral and physical symptoms. Our providers work with those suffering from a depressive condition to recover and increase well-being and functioning.

Divorce

Divorce can take an emotional toll on family members, especially children. Therapists at Clarity Clinic Evanston that specialize in therapy for those dealing with a divorce work with individuals and families to address family members’ needs as they adjust to a new family dynamic.

Domestic Violence

Domestic violence can occur in many forms: physical abuse, emotional abuse, economic abuse, sexual abuse, and stalking/harassment. Our therapists provide a safe environment for survivors of domestic violence to receive emotional support, learn positive coping skills, and make a healthy life transition.

Eating Disorders

Clarity Clinic Evanston has providers that specialize in treating individuals with various types of eating disorders. The goal of treatment is for clients to live healthier and happier life.

Family Psychotherapy

Family psychotherapy can serve many purposes, whether it be to address the conflict between family members, a major change that occurred in the family, or actions taken by an individual that impacted the family as a whole. Our family therapists work to improve family communication skills, problem-solving skills, and overall functioning as a unit.

Gender Dysphoria

Gender dysphoria is psychological distress that can occur when one’s assigned sex at birth does not align with their gender identity. Our providers specializing in gender dysphoria offer support in the exploration of gender identity and easing distress.

Impulsive Eating Issues

Impulsive eating issues can sometimes be classified as a compulsive eating disorder (CED). This entails an addiction to food and an intense urge to consume large quantities of food in a short time period. Therapists at Clarity Clinic Evanston work with individuals to overcome their condition and have a healthier relationship with food.

Insomnia

Insomnia is a common sleep disorder marked by difficulties falling asleep and staying asleep. It impacts the energy levels of those who suffer from it and can interfere with their quality of life. Because the causes of insomnia are often stress and mental health conditions, therapy can help improve the sleeping habits of those suffering.

LGBTQ+ Therapy

Clarity Clinic Evanston has therapists who specialize in LGBTQ+ therapy and are familiar with the challenges those in the community face. They work with clients to navigate these challenges effectively.

Life Coaching

The purpose of life coaching is to provide people with the tools they need to achieve their goals. We structure individualized plans to help clients overcome barriers and reach their goals.

Life Transition

When major changes in our lives occur, it can lead to feelings of anxiety, depression, and stress. Our providers help individuals get through these difficult changes with positive coping skills and strategies.

Major Depressive Disorder

Major depressive disorder is a condition that can negatively affect all aspects of life. Through treatment, individuals can find relief from their symptoms and regain a sense of control in their lives.

Marriage/Couples Counseling

Marriage and couples counseling focuses on strengthening the relationship between partners. Goals of counseling are catered to the couple and may include improving conflict resolution skills, communication skills, and/or having a better understanding of how a partner feels about a specific situation.

Medication Review

Medication reviews involve individuals meeting with a physician to discuss their prescribed medications and review them for appropriateness and safety. Any concerns the patient has can be addressed during this meeting and patients can schedule medication reviews as frequently as they feel is necessary.

Men’s Health Issues

Men’s health issues reference concerns to the mental and physical health of men such as sexual performance issues, difficulty expressing emotion, and substance abuse issues. Clarity Clinic Evanston has therapists and psychiatrists that specialize in treating men’s health issues to improve their quality of life.

Mindfulness

Mindfulness is a therapeutic technique that brings one’s awareness to the present moment. Our therapists offer guided meditations to help provide balance to the daily lives of clients.

Mood Disorders

Mood disorders affect an individual’s ability to function due to their emotional state being distorted. They can be treated with medication, psychotherapy, or a combination of both. Clarity Clinic Evanston has psychiatrists and therapists that specialize in effectively treating various mood disorders.

Narcissism

Narcissistic personality disorder is characterized by an inflated sense of self-importance. Those with the disorder need admiration, do not handle criticism well, and disregard the feelings of others. Through psychotherapy, learning to better relate to others and tolerate criticism can be achieved.

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) involves unreasonable thoughts (obsessions) that lead to repetitive behavior (compulsions). Through psychotherapy, medication, or a combination of both, individuals with OCD can better manage their symptoms and regain control in their lives.

Occupational Difficulties

Stress and other issues related to the workplace can make it difficult to separate work life and personal life. Our providers treat many occupational issues such as stress management, communication issues, setting realistic expectations, and anxiety related to public speaking.

Personality Disorder

Personality disorders impact an individual’s thoughts, behaviors, and functioning negatively. At Clarity Clinic Evanston, we treat all types of personality disorders regardless of severity and symptoms to help individuals manage their condition.

Phobias/Irrational Fears

A phobia is an irrational and often debilitating fear. Individuals with phobias will typically go to great lengths to avoid their phobia and experience high levels of distress when they come into contact with it. Exposure therapy and therapy in other forms help those struggling to better cope with and even face their fears.

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) – Trauma

Post-traumatic stress disorder is a psychiatric disorder that may occur in individuals who have witnessed or experienced a traumatic event. Symptoms can include nightmares, unwanted memories, anxiety, depression, and emotional detachment. Treatment can include medication, trauma-focused psychotherapy, or a combination of both.

Psychiatric Consultation

If you are experiencing symptoms consistent with a psychiatric condition such as mood swings, persistent sadness, and/or high levels of anxiety, you may want to schedule a psychiatric consultation. Our providers can identify any condition you may be suffering from and provide treatment options for effective symptom management.

Racial Identity

Clarity Clinic Evanston has providers with varying ethnic backgrounds that are well-equipped to provide racial identity development therapy and multicultural counseling competencies.

Relationship Issues

Every relationship has its own issues and difficulties that arise. Our therapists work with couples to help them with effective communication and problem-solving skills to strengthen their relationships.

Sadness

Excessive sadness may occur as a result of a significant life event. It also is a symptom of several mental health disorders. Providers at Clarity Clinic Evanston work with individuals to overcome feelings of excessive sadness regardless of the origin and cause.

Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia impacts a person’s ability to behave, think and feel clearly. Symptoms can include hallucinations, delusions, and disorganized speech. With treatment, these symptoms can greatly improve and individuals can live normal lives.

Self Esteem

Self-esteem describes a person’s sense of self-worth and value. Individuals with low self-esteem may encounter anxiety, self-doubt, shame, and social isolation. Our providers at Clarity Clinic Evanston aid those with low self-esteem to improve their self-worth and confidence.