Schedule an appointment with a Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Psychiatrist in River North, Chicago 

Meet Our Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Specialists In River North Near You
Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is an anxiety disorder that is caused by a previous event or experience that leaves a lasting impact on an individual’s life. The event is often sudden and unexpected. War, infidelity, and dishonesty within a relationship are all possible causes of PTSD. The trauma left behind can leave a person to experience physical and emotional issues which can cause further mental health issues such as isolation, sleep issues, and addiction. Dealing with past experiences in a professional and guided manner is vital to coping with PTSD and consequential mental health issues.

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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.