Tara Javidan

Tara Javidan

Tara Javidan, LCPC, CADC

Director Of Professional Outreach • River North

Now offering online video visits for patients

(312) 754-9404

1 E Superior St #306, Chicago, IL 60611

Tara Javidan, LCPC, CADC

Clarity Clinic - River North

Professional statement

Tara Javidan, LCPC, CADC has her undergraduate degree from Northern Illinois University and her Masters in Community Counseling from Concordia University Chicago. She spent the 1st 7 years of her career working with adolescents and their families in multiple settings. Tara began in community mental health and an inpatient/outpatient psychiatric hospital. She eventually started working with both adolescents and adults in private practice specializing in substance abuse and anxiety. Tara’s range of experience spans domestic violence agencies, counseling in a middle school, inpatient mental health and detox units, partial hospitalization programs, intensive outpatient programs, private practice and most recently with patients at the residential level of care. Tara specializes behavioral therapy and uses an eclectic approach being trained in use of CBT, DBT and ACT. Tara is passionate about helping clients become empowered to find their values and live a full meaningful life. Tara’s specialties include adult and adolescent anxiety, substance abuse, depression, bipolar disorder, ADD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, OCD, binge eating disorder, and family therapy. Tara has also presented at a number of conferences and other arena’s on the topics of; binge eating disorder, compassion fatigue, self injury, domestic violence, and teen substance use.

In-network insurances

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Tricare
  • United
  • Self pay


  • Addiction/Substance Abuse
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Adolescent/Child Psychotherapy
  • Adult Psychotherapy
  • Alcoholism
  • Anger Management
  • Anorexia Nervosa
  • Anxiety
  • Binge Eating Disorder
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Bulimia
  • Child Psychotherapy
  • Daytime Sleepiness
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence
  • Eating Disorder
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Grief and Loss/Bereavement
  • Impulsive Eating Issues
  • Insomnia
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transition
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Men's Health Issues
  • Mindfulness
  • Mood Disorders
  • Narcissism
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Occupational Difficulties
  • Personality Disorder
  • Phobias/Irrational Fears
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Trauma
  • Racial Identity
  • Relationship Issues
  • Sadness
  • Schizophrenia
  • Self Esteem
  • Sleep Disorder
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress/Worry
  • Suicidal Thoughts
  • Women's Health Issues

Education and training

  • Northern Illinois University, Bachelors in Organizational Management
  • Concordia University Chicago, Masters in Community Counseling

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Farsi


  • Female

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