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PSYCHIATRIC SERVICES

Our experienced staff members are dedicated to providing patients and their families with the highest quality mental health services in the most effective, least restrictive setting. We offer inpatient, intensive outpatient, psychotherapy or general outpatient care that is specifically tailored to each patient. We understand that the decision to seek psychiatric care can be very difficult and we treat everyone with sensitivity and respect as we partner with them to enhance their life.

Detailed information on all our patient care services can be found at the University of Illinois Hospital website.

Our Services

CLINICAL PROGAMS FOR ADULTS:

**Inpatient Clinical Program (Hospital Program)
The Adult Psychiatry inpatient unit on 8 East is a treatment, training and research psychiatric unit serving the University Of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System. This unit represents a secure environment with a locked door to care for psychiatrically ill patients on a short-term basis.

Our unit has 35 patient beds and is staffed by attending physicians, full time psychiatrists who lead treatment teams focused on particular specialty areas: Mood and Anxiety disorders, Psychotic disorders, Neuropsychiatry, and Women’s Mental Health, each with significant expertise in each of these areas.

We have a skilled team of nurses, mental health counselors, occupational therapists, music therapists, and social workers available to help care for patients and prepare them for their transition home. We provide comprehensive assessment, group therapy, individual therapy, discharge planning, case management, and family support / education for all our patients.

**Community Reintegration Program (Hospital Program)
The Community Reintegration Program is a time limited intensive outpatient psychiatric rehabilitation program (IOP) dedicated to providing the supports and services necessary for mental health consumers to achieve their optimal level of social and occupational functioning. We provide therapeutic, social, and recreational opportunities that promote the achievement of mental health goals, teach skills, and address quality of life issues.

The Community Reintegration Program operates 4 days a week from 9:30am to 3:00pm. Participants receive group therapy, individual interventions, skills training, education, and case management facilitated by a dynamic multidisciplinary staff.

Outpatient Services:

Mood and Anxiety
We offer treatment for adults using a comprehensive, individualized, evidence-based, multidisciplinary approach, including assessment, treatment planning, medication management, individual psychotherapy, CBT and group psychotherapy. We work with the following conditions:

  • Major Depression
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Dysthymic Disorder
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder
  • Panic Disorder
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Phobias
  • PTSD
  • Adult ADHD


Neurobehavior Program
Neuropsychologyservices include comprehensive assessment services for teenage, adult, and geriatric patients in whom impairments of cognitive, neuropsychiatric, or developmental functioning are evident or suspected. Our services include outpatient evaluation and inpatient consultation services.

Neuropsychiatry/ Behavioral Neurology
This program specializes in the evaluation and treatment of the various psychiatric, cognitive, memory, and behavioral problems that can occur following or as part of neurologic and medical diseases.

Psychosis
The Psychosis Program specializes in helping patients (and their families) who have diagnoses where psychosis is a significant problem. Sometimes psychosis may be from medical or neurologic problems, or may arise from problems with drugs and alcohol. We offer a range of services, including diagnostic evaluation, specialized medication management, consultations, family education and support, psychotherapy, and research programs.

Women's Mental Health
Our women's services provide diagnosis and treatment for women of all ages. Whether women are suffering from severe psychiatric problems or have symptoms related to the stresses of their social roles (marital and family relationships, juggling work and family responsibilities, parenting challenges), we offer treatment and support through medication management, consultation, psychotherapy, and couples therapy. 

Clinical Programs for Children/ Adolescents:

Autism Clinic
The Autism Clinic provides a comprehensive multi-disciplinary assessment including school consultation and case management services and a full range of services for affected youth and their families.

Child Psychiatry
The Child Psychiatry Consultation-Liaison Serviceprovides urgent consultations to the pediatric inpatient unit and specializes in treating medically complex children who have comorbid psychiatric diagnoses.

Disruptive Behavior
The DBD Program has a mission of designing, delivering, and developing state-of-the-art mental health interventions for children and families with externalizing disorders and co-morbid diagnoses.

Hyperactivity, Attention and Learning Problems
The Hyperactivity, Attention, and Learning Problems Program (HALP), under the direction of Mark Stein, PhD, provides evaluation and consultation services for school age children and adolescents including Diagnostic Evaluation, Pharmacological and Psychological Services, School Consultation.

Medication Management
The Medication Management Program provides medication management to children and adolescents being seen in the clinic. Medication programs are run by child psychiatry fellows.

Pediatric Stress and Anxiety
The Pediatric Stress and Anxiety Disorders Program (PSAD) specializes in early identification, comprehensive evaluation, and evidence-based treatment of anxiety disorders in diverse youth from age 18 months through older adolescents.

Pediatric Mood Disorders

The Pediatric Mood Disorders Clinic specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of children and adolescents with mood disorders

Our Team

The Psychiatry team is equipped with leaders in the field of mental healthcare and research. Our well-rounded approach allows specialization within a particular focus as well as expanded care for more diverse needs.

Our Locations

Child Psychiatry Outpatient Services are provided at:
Institute of Juvenile Research

1746 West Roosevelt Road
The Colbeth Clinic
Chicago, IL 60608
To request an appointment, please call 312.996.7723.

Adult Psychiatry Outpatient Services are provided at:
912 South Wood Street
Chicago IL, 60612
To request an appointment, please call 312.996.2200.

 

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