Clarity Clinic River North

Find Therapy and Psychiatry in River North

ADDRESS
1 E. Superior St #306, Chicago, IL
FAX
(312) 754-9402

Getting here

‘L’ Train

  • Red line to Chicago and State station

Buses

  • 36 line stopping at State & Huron
  • 125 line stopping at Ontario & State
  • 3, 26, 125, 143, 146, 147, 148, 151 line stopping at Michigan & Superior

Parking

Street parking can be found around our River North location as well as public parking garages

Business Hours

About Clarity Clinic River North

Welcome to Clarity Clinic Psychiatry and Therapy — River North. Located in the heart of the city, our River North location just steps away from the beautiful Magnificent Mile and close to multiple public transportation stops.

At Clarity Clinic River North, we have over 30 therapists who specialize in an array of treatment areas such as individual counseling for addiction, eating disorders, anxiety and depression, and couples/family counseling.
Our medical team is powered by four psychiatrists and multiple PAs who work interactively with our psychotherapists to create customized solutions and medication management for our clients.

Our experienced Chicago therapists and psychiatrists offer the very best in the latest medication and therapy treatment. We will guide you in your journey towards mental wellness and achieving a balanced personal and professional lifestyle.

Clinical Psychiatry and Therapy Services are more than crisis management or the act of giving advice. It is a process, a journey of self-discovery. 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.

In-network insurances

Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO, Humana, Medicare, Tricare, United, Self-Pay

Specialties

ADD/ADHD Behavior Therapies

Children with ADD/ADHD can greatly benefit from behavior therapies. They can learn to improve their focus, organization, impulse control, and overall manage their symptoms that may be negatively impacting their performance in school.

ADD/ADHD Medication Management

Treatment of ADD/ADHD often includes prescribed medications. The dosage of these medications is very important in order to receive optimal results. Our psychiatrists at Clarity Clinic River North with experience treating ADD/ADHD can help determine the right medication and dosage for those diagnosed.

Addiction/Substance Abuse

If you are battling addiction/substance abuse, it’s important to seek help regardless of where you are with your progress to recovery. Our specialists at Clarity Clinic River North have helped many people achieve sobriety. We will work with you to develop a personal treatment program that will accelerate your recovery process.

Adjustment Disorder

When an individual encounters a traumatic event, it is often quite difficult for them to process the change. Psychotherapy is proven to be the most effective in treating adjustment disorder, helping people manage their stress, and improve their coping mechanisms.

Adolescent/Child Psychotherapy

If your child is struggling to express their feelings and having behavioral problems, you may want to consider child psychotherapy. The child therapy specialists at Clarity Clinic River North have helped many children manage their symptoms and get back on track in school and at home.

Adult Psychotherapy

Psychotherapy is widely used to treat mental health problems. During psychotherapy, patients learn about their moods, their condition, their thoughts, and feelings. Our therapists at Clarity Clinic River North treat over 35 types of mental illnesses and behavioral disorders. 

Alcoholism

Alcohol is one of the most commonly used drugs in the U.S. People who are addicted to the use of alcohol often suffer tremendous damages in many aspects of their lives. Our therapists at Clarity Clinic River North personalize treatment options to ensure that each patient gets the maximum benefits from therapy on their road to sobriety.

Anger Management

Our specialists at Clarity Clinic River North integrate various treatment techniques to help individuals who struggle to manage anger appropriately.  If you or someone you know is having anger issues, please schedule a free consultation with us.

Anorexia Nervosa

Anorexia nervosa is a dangerous eating disorder. It is caused by a person’s immense fear of gaining weight, instead of having a healthy lifestyle and a balanced diet, they adopt extreme measures to lose weight quickly. We have providers at Clarity Clinic River North who specialize in treating anorexia and empathize with those struggling with their self-image and will help them develop a healthy eating habit and ultimately achieve their long-term goals.

Anxiety

Behavioral therapy, psychotherapy, and meditational therapy options have been proven to be highly effective in treating anxiety. Feelings of anxiety can occur at any point in time and disturb your normal routines. If you are looking to better manage your anxiety, please contact our therapists at Clarity Clinic River North to schedule an appointment.

Autism

Children who struggle with autism have trouble communicating their thoughts and feelings. They lack social skills and the ability to repeat normal behaviors. The symptoms are easier to treat the earlier you bring your child to therapy. Our providers at Clarity Clinic River North are highly experienced in treating autism.

Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder can affect a person’s ability to perform daily routines. An individual who suffers from bipolar disorder often experiences extreme mood shifts and changes in their energy levels. Our specialists at Clarity Clinic River North can help treat these symptoms through medication and therapy.

Borderline Personality Disorder

A person who has Borderline Personality Disorder often finds it difficult to maintain relationships and control their impulsive behaviors. They can also suffer from extreme mood shifts. Our mental health professionals at Clarity Clinic River North treat borderline personality disorder with evidence-based psychotherapy and dialectical behavioral therapy to achieve the most optimal results.

Bulimia

Bulimia is an eating disorder caused by an individual’s immense fear of gaining weight.  As a way of not gaining weight from food, a person would binge eat over a period of time and purge. Therapists at Clarity Clinic River North have treated patients with bulimia for years and helped them rebuild their self-esteem and a better eating habit. 

Child Psychotherapy

Psychotherapy has been proven to be effective in treating children with various conditions. Our providers at Clarity Clinic River North have successfully treated children over the years.

Daytime Sleepiness

Sleep apnea, depression, and irregular eating habits can cause daytime sleepiness. With the help of our experienced therapists at Clarity Clinic River North, many patients have improved their symptoms.

DBT/CBT

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) focuses on the psychosocial impact of therapy. It is used to treat various disorders and is proven to be highly effective.

Dementia

Clarity Clinic River North offers therapy treatment for those with dementia as well as their family members to help them form a support system. 

Depression

Depression affects millions of Americans and its symptoms vary from mild to severe. People who suffer from depression often get feelings of despair and hopelessness. They tend to lose interest in things they used to enjoy. Our providers at Clarity Clinic River North have consistently treated patients with depression for years to improve their overall wellbeing. 

Divorce

Going through a divorce and the effect of divorce can be hard on anyone, particularly on children. Our divorce therapists at Clarity Clinic River North are highly experienced in providing treatment to those who struggle to face the new realities as well as their family members.

Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is more prevalent than most might think. Some forms of domestic violence are hard to identify such as emotional and economic abuse. But others such as physical and sexual abuse, harassment, and stalking are all types of domestic violence many have endured. Our therapists at Clarity Clinic River North strongly believe in providing a safe space for survivors to talk to each other, feel supported, and learn to proactively change their situation. 

Eating Disorder

At Clarity Clinic River North, we have specialists who are highly experienced in treating all types of eating disorders. Many of our clients have gotten the best treatment they needed and overcome their conditions.

EMDR

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing is a psychotherapy technique utilized to treat individuals that have experienced trauma. The client recalls memories of their trauma while focusing on external stimuli that causes eye movements. This method assists with processing trauma and relieving emotional distress.

Grief and Loss/Bereavement

Grief is a unique experience for everyone and is often difficult to manage on our own. Through therapy, our providers can help you process the loss you experienced and develop healthy coping strategies.

Family Psychotherapy

Family issues are multifaceted. Our goal is to look at each conflict holistically through the eyes of every family member and provide a solution that will help everybody. Our goal of family therapy at Clarity Clinic River North is to help families grow closer by promoting better communication tactics, training them how to support one another emotionally, and solving problems together. 

Gender Dysphoria

Gender dysphoria often begins in childhood, but some may not experience it until later in life. It is a type of psychological distress that happens to those who don’t identify themselves with their assigned sex at birth. Our providers at Clarity Clinic River North have supported individuals who experience gender dysphoria for years, significantly alleviating their distress over time. 

Impulsive Eating Issues

Impulsive eating issues are commonly classified as Compulsive Eating Disorder (CED). This involves an addiction to food and the compulsion to eat large quantities of food in a short period of time. Providers at Clarity Clinic River North aid individuals struggling with compulsive eating in developing healthy habits.

Insomnia

Insomnia is a sleep disorder in which an individual has repeated difficulties falling asleep and/or staying asleep. Our providers at Clarity Clinic River North help individuals identify the underlying cause of their insomnia and develop better sleep habits.

LGBTQ

Providers at Clarity Clinic River North specializing in LGBTQ therapy understand the unique difficulties those in the community face. They offer emotional support and guidance in navigating these challenges.

Life Coaching

Sometimes the obstacles we face when trying to achieve a goal can seem impossible to overcome. Our providers develop personalized treatment plans to help clients reach their goals and stay on track.

Life Transition

Major events in our lives such as moving to a new place or going through a divorce can cause a spike in anxiety and sadness. Our therapists at Clarity Clinic River North help individuals develop coping skills to handle these transitions.

Major Depressive Disorder

Depression negatively affects all aspects of life. It will not go away on its own and worsens without treatment. If you are experiencing symptoms of depression, we urge you to reach out to our providers at Clarity Clinic River North. Getting help is the first step on the road to recovery. 

Marriage/Couples Counseling

Couples counseling is a great way to strengthen your relationship, regardless of whether or not you and your partner are having issues. Our specialists at Clarity Clinic River North can help you work on communication skills, conflict resolution, and better understand one another. 

Medication Review

A medication review involves meeting with a physician to discuss your current medications and ensure they are working for you. If you have any questions or concerns about your medication, your physician can address them and make changes if appropriate. These reviews can be scheduled as often as you like.

Men’s Health Issues

Clarity Clinic River North has providers that specialize in treating men’s health issues to help clients reach optimal health. These can include issues related to anxiety, sexual performance, substance abuse, and more. 

Mindfulness

Mindfulness is a therapeutic process that focuses on bringing one’s attention to the present moment. It can treat a range of mental health concerns and symptoms. Providers at Clarity Clinic River North offer therapy options involving mindfulness.

Mood Disorders

Mood disorders affect an individual’s ability to function due to their emotional state being inconsistent with their circumstances. Our psychiatrists and therapists at Clarity Clinic River North effectively treat mood disorders and help clients gain more control in their lives.

Narcissism

Narcissistic personality disorder is marked by feelings of entitlement, need for admiration, and disregard for the feelings of others. Through treatment, those suffering can learn to change their thought patterns and relate to others in a healthier way.

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) involves intrusive thoughts (obsessions) that lead to compulsive behaviors. Our providers help those with OCD manage their symptoms and gain more control over their lives.

Occupational Difficulties

Occupational difficulties reference issues that may arise as a result of your work environment. These can include stress, anxiety, and difficulty maintaining a work-life balance. Clarity Clinic River North provides individuals with the tools they need to succeed and overcome issues they’re facing.

Personality Disorders

A personality disorder affects an individual’s behavior, functioning, and thinking. This makes it difficult for them to perceive situations and relate to people and can cause problems in their social and professional lives. Clarity Clinic River North has providers with experience treating all types of personality disorders.

Phobias/Irrational Fears

A phobia is a persistent, irrational fear of a particular object or situation. Individuals experience a high amount of distress and anxiety if they come into contact with their phobia and often try to avoid them entirely. Psychotherapy can help with the management of phobias.

Play Therapy

Play therapy is a form of therapy used to gain insight into a child’s problems. Because it can be challenging for children to articulate their emotions, this method can be utilized by a trained therapist to observe a child’s behavior. Playtime can be used to teach children healthy coping mechanisms and understand their emotions.

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) – Trauma

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a condition that can occur after witnessing or experiencing a traumatic event. Those suffering may experience anxiety, depression, unwanted flashbacks, general avoidance of situations that remind them of the trauma, and mistrust. Clarity Clinic River North has psychiatrists and therapists that specialize in treating PTSD.

Psychiatric Consultation

If you are experiencing feelings of depression, persistent anxiety, mood swings, and/or other symptoms of a psychiatric condition, we recommend you schedule a psychiatric consultation. Our providers can effectively diagnose and treat any condition you may be suffering from.

Racial Identity

Clarity Clinic River North has providers from various ethnic backgrounds that are able to assist individuals looking to strengthen or better understand their racial identity. 

Relationship Issues

When issues arise in a relationship, sometimes they can be difficult to resolve without help from a third party. Our therapists specializing in relationship issues can help you and your partner work through whatever challenges you’re facing and strengthen your relationship.

Sadness

When feelings of sadness become persistent and long-lasting it may be a sign of a mental health disorder such as depression. Our providers can work with you to overcome your feelings of sadness as well as get to the root of its origin.

Schizophrenia

Individuals with schizophrenia have experiences that are out of touch with reality. This may include hallucinations, delusions, paranoia, and disorientation. Treatment includes psychotherapy and medication.

Self Esteem

Self-esteem describes a person’s confidence in their worth and abilities. Having low self-esteem can negatively affect our general well-being and is a symptom of several mental health disorders. Our providers at Clarity Clinic River North can help you improve your self-esteem and realize your self-worth.

Sexual Dysfunction

Sexual dysfunction refers to problems with sexual desire, response, and satisfaction. The causes of these problems are commonly psychological and can be a result of depression, anxiety, past trauma, and/or relationship problems. Our specialists at Clarity Clinic River North aid those experiencing sexual dysfunction by determining the cause and then developing a treatment plan.

Sleep Disorder

Sleep disorders include conditions that affect an individual’s quality, quantity, and timing of sleep. This can greatly impact their ability to function normally. Our providers at Clarity Clinic River North aid those suffering from a sleep disorder to improve their sleep habits.

Social Anxiety

Social anxiety disorder involves intense anxiety, fear, and self-consciousness surrounding everyday social interactions. Through treatment, symptoms can be managed and one’s ability to interact with others can be improved.

Stress/Worry

Persistent and prolonged feelings of stress and worry may be a symptom of an anxiety disorder. Our providers at Clarity Clinic River North can help individuals struggling with excessive stress and worry to alleviate their symptoms and develop coping strategies.

Suicidal Thoughts

If you are having urges to commit suicide please seek immediate help by dialing 911 or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255. If you do not have immediate plans to harm yourself, we strongly recommend seeking help immediately and scheduling an appointment with one of our providers. Suicide is often a result of depression or feeling trapped by a situation with no way out. It is 100% preventable through treatment.

Women’s Health Issues

At Clarity Clinic River North we have providers specializing in treating a range of women’s health issues. While both men and women can experience mental health issues, symptoms can present differently depending on gender.