Schedule an appointment with a Mood Disorders Psychiatrist in River North, Chicago 

Meet Our Mood Disorders Specialists In River North Near You
Mood disorders are mental health conditions that cause individuals to experience significant emotional turbulence and potential behavioral issues. Depending on the specific mood disorder, there can either be sudden and extreme mood shifts, or long and persistent periods of high or low energy. Recognizing your sensitive emotions and sometimes erratic behavioral responses is an important step to creating positive and manageable change. Controlling your thoughts, behaviors, and mood are important to combating your mood disorder and seeking balance and health in your everyday life.

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Jeanette Marinier


Jeanette Marinier is passionate about helping her clients achieve the highest quality of life they are capable of through collaborative therapeutic work. She is committed to teaching clients who struggle with mood-related issues and disorders to learn how to adapt changes to their thoughts and emotions that positively support mood balance. Jeanette combines her knowledge as a physician assistant with her particular regard for mental health and psychiatry illnesses to treat mood disorders. She is invested in the specific goals of her patients and believes that with attention to increasing self-awareness and dedication to self-improvements, they can achieve their greatest potential.

Kiran B. Maharaja


Kiran B. Maharaja targets the emotional, and sometimes behavioral response, to difficult hardships and transitions in life. She treats conditions like adjustment disorder by addressing the emotional needs and goals of her clients as they seek encouragement and motivation from positive and effective therapy. Dr. Maharaja practices both psychotherapy and medication management to treat the troublesome feelings and unhealthy behaviors that cause an individual to develop adjustment disorder. She believes in offering the most effective and appropriate means of therapeutic and psychiatric treatment to help her clients deal with trauma, loss, and other means of difficult transition.

Sahar Eftekhar

General & Addiction Psychiatrist

Sahar Eftekhar specializes in the treatment of addiction and substance abuse. Dr. Eftekhar is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Psychiatry and Addiction Psychiatry. She utilizes a comprehensive and integrative approach to help individuals acknowledge their unhealthy behaviors and promote positive and healthy changes to dealing with troubled emotions. Dr. Eftekhar stresses the significance of an initial thorough evaluation and proper diagnosis of specific underlying conditions that may be contributing to addiction. Based off of these initial assessments, Dr. Eftekhar provides effective and meaningful treatment through the practice of both psychopharmacology and psychotherapy.