Schedule an appointment with an Eating Disorder Therapist in River North, Chicago
Abby Levin utilizes an evidence-based treatment approach when working with patients who are dealing with the effects of an eating disorder. She particularly incorporates techniques of CBT, DBT, and ACT to help individuals understand how and why their thoughts, feelings, and emotions have created negative patterns in their behavior. Abby assists her patients in developing healthy, productive, and fulfilling coping techniques for dealing with the emotions that cause the unhealthy behaviors. By providing a therapeutic space that is warm, inviting, and non-judgemental, Abby is able to collaboratively and jointly support individuals on navigating their emotional and physical well-being.
Tara Javidan specializes in helping individuals understand how their anxiety and depression intersect and impact their behavior choices such as eating disorders and substance abuse. She believes that the need to control emotions that feel overpowering and unbearable are often times dealt with by controlling other aspects of our life, such as food intake quality and quantity. Tara honors her client’s need to work at a pace that is comfortable and safe for themselves. She honors their intentions and desires while also helping to direct and guide her patients towards achieving their goals.