Lakeview Chicago, IL - THERAPY & PSYCHIATRY

Clarity Clinic Lakeview Chicago, IL
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Lakeview Chicago, IL - THERAPY & PSYCHIATRY

Clarity Clinic Lakeview Chicago, IL
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About Lakeview Chicago, IL - THERAPY & PSYCHIATRY

One of our newest Clarity Clinic locations in the heart of Lakeview is just steps away from the lake and Belmont Harbor and steps away from Boystown and Wrigley Field. Clarity Clinic Lakeview is a 4 minute walk from the Red Line, and a few minutes drive off of the Irving Park exit on Lakeshore Drive.

Our spacious, 12 room clinic offers a bright, airy and welcoming environment and our Lakeview clinicians specialize in child, family, LGBT and individual therapy counseling.

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 Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Aetna Student Insurance
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Cigna
  • Humana - PPO, EPO
  • Medicare
  • Out of Network
  • Tricare

Specialties

ADD/ADHD

Clarity Clinic Lakeview IL has specialists dedicated to diagnosing and treating ADD and ADHD in both children and adults. We offer a number of innovative behavioral treatment methods as an alternative to medication. For further information on the condition, its symptoms, and treatment options, click the link above.

Addiction/Substance Abuse

More than 21.5 million American adults struggle with substance abuse every year. You are not alone, and there is certainly hope. The Lakeview Clarity Clinic offers everything from individual psychotherapy to group therapy to assist individuals in their road to recovery.

Adolescent/Child Psychotherapy

Over two-thirds of mood disorders are developed in later adolescence as a result to a previously untreated mental disorder or preexisting medical condition. The Clarity Clinic’s Lakeview facility has therapists and psychologists specialized in a myriad of therapy techniques for children or adolescents. Whether they are experiencing a difficult life transition, academic struggles, any mood disorder, or
depressive symptoms, we will be able to help.

Adjustment Disorder

When an individual endures a traumatic problem or life experience, they may have difficulty coping with the situation. The Clarity Clinic’s cognitive behavioral therapy and psychotherapy specialists will help get individuals with the condition on the road to recovery.

Adult Psychotherapy

The the therapists at Clarity Clinic Lakeview are trained to treat more than 35 different types of mental illnesses and behavioral disorders. By meeting with our dedicated specialists, individuals will develop methods that will help overcome the issues they’ve been presented with. Sessions are typically 30 to 60 minutes, and are covered by all major insurance providers.

Alcoholism

Emotional and physical dependence on alcohol can be debilitating for those that struggle with the condition. It can inhibit their ability to lead a regimented lifestyle, and even lead to unemployment. The highly personalized therapy options available at the Lakeview Clarity Clinic will help individuals struggling with alcoholism learn to control their urges and achieve sobriety.

Anger Management

We have numerous treatment techniques to help individuals control their outbursts, and reduce their emotional feelings. Excessive anger can be destructive, and adversely affect individuals’ daily lives. If you or a loved one is exhibiting the symptoms of excessive anger, we urge you to contact us to arrange a free consultation.

Anorexia Nervosa

Anorexia Nervosa is fairly common in adolescent females. It is characterized by distorted body image and an unwarranted fear of being overweight. If it goes untreated, comorbid conditions like depression and obsessive compulsive disorder can become worse, and the condition itself may become fatal. The psychologists dedicated to treating Anorexia at the Clarity Clinic will help those struggling with the condition learn to develop healthier, more stable eating habits and realize their true internal and external beauty.

Anxiety

It is normal to experience waves of anxiety when presented with worrisome or potentially dangerous events. The Clarity Clinic offers behavioral therapy, psychotherapy, and meditational therapy options for those looking to suppress and control their anxiety.

Autism

The Specialists at the Lakeview Clarity Clinic treat all individuals on the autism spectrum, regardless of age or the severity of their condition. Individuals with autism have usually have difficulty functioning socially and academically, and their symptoms are recognizable from a very early age.

Bipolar Disorder

The highs and lows of manic depressive disorder are not only difficult to deal with, they can affect the daily lives of those with the condition. Our dedicated psychiatric team specializes in treating those individuals and their families with the condition.

Borderline Personality Disorder

If you or a loved one are experiencing a pattern of altering moods, self-image, and/or behavior, it may indicate that a borderline personality disorder. While the causality of borderline personality disorder is difficult to determine, treatment is often effective in mitigating its symptoms. The Lakeview Clarity Clinic offers the most innovative evidence-based dialectical behavioral therapy options for effectively treating borderline personality disorder.

Bulimia

Eating disorders, especially bulimia, are difficult to subdue. But there is hope. The support groups, therapy options, and nutritional plans provided by the Clarity Clinic helps individuals to control and eventually overcome the condition.

Child Psychotherapy

It is normal for children to experience behavioral and emotional difficulties when they’ve endured traumatic events like a divorce or bullying. The Clarity Clinic is widely recognized for its expertise in Child Therapy. We offer the individual counseling, play therapy, cognitive and psychological testing, and psychoeducational testing in order to most effectively and accurately treat everything from children’s adjustment issues to chronic illnesses.

Compulsive Eating Disorder

Compulsive Eating Disorder, also referred to as Binge Eating Disorder (BED), is both physically and mentally damaging. If gone untreated, it can turn into a recursive cycle that makes the condition increasingly difficult subjugate. The Clarity Clinic has developed a comprehensive program with our nutritionists, psychiatrists, and therapists that combines their influence and intellect to help individuals overcome the condition.

Daytime Sleepiness

Excessive daytime sleepiness is not technically not a disorder itself, but it is a symptom of a number of other serious conditions. Excessive sleepiness can be caused by unhealthy or irregular dietary habits, obstructive sleep apnea, and depression amongst other things. Fortunately for those experiencing excessive daytime sleepiness, the Lakeview Clarity Clinic offers comprehensive nutritional, meditational, and therapy programs to alleviate these symptoms.

DBT/CBT

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) is a psychotherapeutic method that emphasizes the psychosocial aspect of therapy. The Clarity Clinic uses DBT to treat a number of different mood, emotional, and psychological disorders with a very high rate of success.

Dementia

Dementia is debilitating because affects individuals’ long-term memory, and inhibits their ability to think clearly. The effects of dementia on
individuals’ and their families can be daunting because of this. The Lakeview Clarity Clinic provides various treatment options for individuals
with dementia and their families.

Depression

Depression is a serious mental illness that affects more than 15 million Americans yearly. Fortunately, it is treatable and has one of the highest remission rates of any mental condition. The Lakeview Clarity Clinic treats everything from reactive depression (also referred to as adjustment disorder) to dysthymia. Together, we will determine the cause of your depression and develop a personalized treatment plan to most effectively treat your condition.

Divorce

Marriage dissolution is straining mentally, emotionally, and financially for everyone involved. The Clarity Clinic aids divorcees and the children of divorce through this difficult life transition with individual, family, and group divorce therapy options in addition to our specialized treatment options for children of divorce.

Domestic Violence

1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men will be the victims of some form of Domestic Violence by an intimate partner within their lifetime. The physical and psychological damage of domestic violence can be scarring. The Lakeview Clarity Clinic provides victims of domestic violence a sanctuary in which they will be provided the with emotional support and positive coping methods necessary in order to make a full recovery.

Eating Disorders

Eating disorders can be triggered by a number of different things. They’re mentally and physically taxing, but they’re treatable and defeatable. Specialists at the Clarity Clinic assist individuals coping with an eating disorder by determining the locus of cause, and develop a clear path to recovery.

Family Psychotherapy

Family Therapy is a branch of psychotherapy that works with families directly to nurture positive change and development. There are numerous techniques or approaches to family therapy, and the Clarity Clinic Lakeview facility specializes in structural, strategic, systemic, and narrative based therapy amongst others. Let us help your family develop beneficial solutions for any and all of your familial issues.

Gender Dysphoria

The social stigma attached to gender binarism can be extremely distressing and alienating for individuals that do not identify as the sex they were given at birth. It’s our therapists’ goal to help individuals find comfort in their position along the gender spectrum, and lead them to their best life.

Grief and Loss/Bereavement

The loss of a loved one can leave us feeling paralyzed, and unable to adjust to life without them. The good news is that life goes on, and these feelings can get better with time and proper treatment. The Lakeview Clarity Clinic understands how difficult this adjustment process can be. It is our goal to help you develop the positive coping skills and problem solving skills necessary in order to make a smoother life transition.

Impulsive Eating Issues

Impulsive eating, or compulsive eating disorder (CED), can be caused by excessive stress, self-image issues, and self-esteem issues. The effects of compulsive eating is both physically and psychologically damaging. The nutritional and psychological specialists at the Lakeview Clarity Clinic will develop a personalized treatment and dietary plan in order to most effectively provide our clients with support and structured lifestyle necessary to recover from this condition.

Insomnia

Insomnia is a condition that is characterized by difficulty falling or staying asleep. It can be caused by poor sleep habits, depression, anxiety, lack of exercise, and chronic illnesses or certain medications. This leaves individuals with the condition feeling fatigued and incapable of carrying out routine activities. Treatment can help these individuals develop better sleeping habits, and regain energy and control in their daily lives.

LGBTQ Therapy

Members of the LGBTQ community are forced to endure unique issues that are frequently misunderstood by cisgendered individuals. The affirmative therapy practices utilized by the Lakeview Clarity Clinic give our clients the support, strength, and mental frameworks necessary to address, cope with, and eventually overcome these issues.

Life Coaching

Everyone is tasked with a unique set of issues that make achieving personal wellness goals difficult to achieve. The holistic individualized approach employed by the Clairy Clinic shows individuals that all of their goals are attainable. Whether you are looking to lose weight, make a career change, or achieve stability in your daily life, we will give you confidence, self worth, and self esteem to make it happen.

Life Transition

Major events such as a divorce or the loss of a loved one can consume us. It’s normal to feel sad, anxious, and even fearful when events such as these to occur. The dedicated specialists at our Lakeview facility are trained to help clients cope with these issues, and develop the conflict resolution skills necessary to make a smooth life transition.

Major Depressive Disorder

Depression is not a weakness, and you can’t simply “snap out” of it. Depressive episodes can last for months, or even years. If the condition goes untreated, it can become worse and make it more difficult for individuals to make a full recovery. If you or a loved one are exhibiting symptoms of depression, we urge you to contact the specialists at our Lakeview facility.

Marriage/Couples Counseling

Couples counseling is by no means a sign of a problematic relationship, and in many ways is the exact opposite. Couples counseling engages both individuals so that the couple can grow together. At our Lakeview Clinic, we offer numerous therapy options catered to the clients’ preferences.

Medication Review

The medical professionals at the Lakeview Clarity Clinic over medication reviews to all of our clients. A medication review is a discussion about what medications a patient is taking, and how they are affected by them. We strongly suggest medication reviews to older patients, and patients on multiple medications.

Men’s Health Issues

We have psychiatrists and therapists that specialize in treating men’s health issues. We have unique therapy options for treating substance abuse, sexual performance issues, and anxiety disorders amongst others. Our goal is ensure that your mental and physical health are in peak condition.

Mindfulness

Mindfulness is the psychological process of bringing one’s attention to experiences occurring in the present moment. The Lakeview Clarity Clinic offers therapy options and guided meditation to all those looking to obtain balance and mindfulness in their daily lives.

Mood Disorders

Mood disorders are common and treatable. Mood disorders, specifically depression and bipolar disorder, are difficult to cope with and can become worse if they are untreated. The Clarity Clinic is at the forefront of innovative psychiatric treatment methods for mood disorders. We will equip you with all of the tools necessary to control your emotions and gain stability in your daily life.

Narcissism

Narcissism as a personality disorder can be difficult to treat because people with the condition do not frequently recognize it within themselves. The personality specialists at the Clarity Clinic will help those with the condition to come to terms with reality, and help them relate to others in a healthier and more compassionate way.

OCD

People with this condition are plagued with uncontrollable recurring thoughts and behaviors that they feel obliged to repeat numerous times. The Lakeview Clarity Clinic offers a comprehensive treatment program that combines medication and psychotherapy to help these individuals control their compulsions.

Occupational Difficulties

It’s normal for people to get caught up within in their profession, and face difficulties separating their work and home lives. Maintaining a healthy balance between these problems is the only way to ensure that individuals perform their best at work and at home. The Lakeview Clarity Clinic treats all occupational difficulties including work-life balance, managing expectations, setting realistic goals, fear of public speaking, and communication difficulties.

Personality Disorders

Personality disorders are deeply ingrained into the way people think and behave. The Lakeview Clarity Clinic has specialized therapy programs for each individual personality disorder. With the help of one of our therapists, you will learn to suppress, and eventually overcome their personality disorder.

Phobias/Irrational Fears

A phobia is an irrational fear of a particular object or situation. Phobias will force individuals to go to great lengths in order to avoid the object or situation. This has the potential to disrupt their daily routines, and adversely affect their lives. If the object or situation is unavoidable, the
individual will endure tremendous stress, and possibly even pass out or have a panic attack. The Clarity Clinic treats all phobias with patients’ preferred treatment methodology.

PTSD

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is a mental condition that develops in individuals that endured traumatic or life threatening events such as sexual assault, warfare, or car accidents. The condition is characterized by anxiety, nightmares, and unwanted flashbacks to the traumatic event. The Lakeview Clarity Clinic provides individuals with PTSD personalized treatment options that will equip them with positive coping and problem solving strategies in order to effectively manage their condition.

Psychiatric Consultation

If you or a loved one are exhibiting symptoms of depression, anxiety, or any other emotional or behavioral condition, we strongly urge you to arrange a consultation with one of our psychiatrists. The Clarity Clinic’s Lakeview facility provides all individuals, regardless of age, condition, and severity with consultation in order to help them better understand their condition and how it can be effectively managed. It is important to note that psychiatric conditions are not a sign of weakness or a character flaw. They are serious medical conditions that require treatment in order to get better.

Racial Identity

Racial identity is an important dimension that mediates the counseling relationship between a client and their therapist. Multicultural counseling consists of practice between or among individuals from different races, ethnicities, abilities, sexual orientations, religious beliefs, and national origins. The Lakeview Clarity Clinic has a myriad of therapists and psychiatrist from different races, ethnicities, and backgrounds that specialize in racial identity development and multicultural counseling competencies.

Relationship Issues

Every relationship encounters their fair share of difficulties or bumps in the road. Experiencing difficulties is not a sign of a toxic relationship, and couples are often capable of working through their problems collectively through effective treatment. At the Lakeview Clarity Clinic, we take a holistic approach on addressing couples’ relationship issues. It is our goal to help them develop the communication and problem solving skills necessary to help them rediscover what initially brought them together.

Sadness

It’s common for individuals to experience sadness when they lose a loved one, fail to meet their personal goals, and experience stressful life events. If you are experiencing persistent and prolonged bouts of sadness, it may indicate that you are developing a depressive condition. The specialists at the Lakeview Clarity Clinic understand that life can be difficult, and strive to assist individuals experiencing excessive sadness to adjust their outlook and bring positivity back into their lives.

Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a mental disorder that inhibits people’s ability to think, feel and behave clearly. The condition is characterized by thoughts or experiences that are out of touch with reality. Schizophrenia is a lifelong condition, but the specialists at the Lakeview Clarity Clinic are trained to help individuals with the condition better control their symptoms, and lead normal and stable lives.

Self-Esteem

Self esteem is the degree to which a person feels confident, considers themself valuable, and respect themself. Self esteem greatly affects well being, and individuals with low self esteem experience self-doubt, self-criticism, and become socially isolated. While low self-esteem is not a mental condition in itself, it is a symptom of a number of serious mental conditions like depression and bipolar disorder. If you are experiencing low self esteem, we urge you to contact the Lakeview Clarity Clinic. We will help you rediscover your self-worth, and show you how great you truly are.

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