• Downtown Chicago

Eating Recovery Center | Pathlight Mood & Anxiety Center Chicago

ERC and Pathlight’s downtown Chicago treatment center offers comprehensive treatment for adults, adolescents, and children with mood and anxiety disorders, as well as adults who struggle specifically with Binge Eating Disorder, and adolescents and children with eating disorders.

Located on Michigan Avenue and convenient to all forms of public transportation, this location is easy for patients to travel to and offers seven-day-a-week Partial Hospitalization Programs as well as three-day-a-week Intensive Outpatient Programs with a multidisciplinary treatment team of compassionate professionals who help light the way for patients and their families to find lasting and sustainable wellness.

Location Details

Who we treat
Adult
Child and Adolescent
Level of Care
Intensive Outpatient
Partial Hospitalization
Virtual Treatment
Conditions We Treat
Anorexia Nervosa
Anxiety Disorders
ARFID
Binge Eating Disorder
Bulimia Nervosa
Depressive Disorders
Eating Disorders
Mood and Anxiety Disorders
OSFED
Trauma-Related Disorders

Life at Eating Recovery Center | Pathlight Mood & Anxiety Center Chicago

Accredited by the Joint Commission, ERC and Pathlight Mood & Anxiety Center operates numerous treatment centers in the Chicago area including downtown Chicago, Northbrook, Evanston, Oak Park and Oak Brook.

ERC Pathlight is also a teaching affiliate of Northwestern University Medical School and Rush University Medical School. Additionally, ERC and the University of Chicago’s Eating Disorder Program, led by Daniel LeGrange, have teamed up to study new options for adolescent patients with anorexia nervosa who do not respond to current treatment protocols.

 

  • Travel

    Travel

    For our out-of-town patients and families, we offer free Travel Concierge Services. Our Eating Recovery Center Concierge Services Representative is available to assist you with a wide variety of needs before and during treatment, including travel arrangements, booking accommodations and help locating local services, such as shopping, dining and much more.

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    Mood and Anxiety Disorders Treatment

    In an effort to increase 24-hour treatment to patients and families in the Midwest, ERC Pathlight offers a robust offers robust Residential, Partial Hospitalization and Intensive Outpatient programs for children, adolescents and adults struggling with mood and anxiety disorders.

  • Nutrition Services

    Binge Eating Treatment & Recovery (BETR) Program

    Specialized Residential, Partial Hospitalization and Intensive Outpatient programs for adults struggling with binge eating disorder and compulsive overeating issues, and Intensive Outpatient programs for adolescents.

Paying for Treatment

Insurances accepted change frequently. If you do not see your insurance carrier here, please ask us. The Eating Recovery Center’s insurance and financial specialists will provide a free benefits check. Our team will work tirelessly on your behalf to make treatment possible.

Located in the Chicago area, Eating Recovery Center, Illinois specializes in Residential, Partial Hospitalization, Intensive Outpatient and Outpatient treatment for children, adolescents and adults struggling with an eating disorder or related conditions.

Also located in the Chicago area, Insight Behavioral Health Centers specializes in Residential, Partial Hospitalization, Intensive Outpatient and Outpatient treatment for children, adolescents and adults dealing with mood and anxiety disorders.

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Insurance Accepted

Aetna

Humana LifeSynch

United Behavioral Health

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois

Land of Lincoln

University of Chicago student insurance

Cigna

MultiPlan National

University of Illinois student health insurance

Compsych

Northwestern University student insurance

Value Options

Levels of Care

  • Partial Hospitalization

    Daytime, onsite care with evenings offsite or at patient’s home.

  • Intensive Outpatient

    Days spent at center and nights at patient’s home.

  • Virtual Care

    Effective treatment in the comfort of your home.

Explore our Chicago Locations

ERC Pathlight has multiple locations in Chicago, Illinoise to meet your eating disorders and mood, anxiety and trauma-related disorders treatment needs.

Meet Our Team

  • Ellen Astrachan-Fletcher, PhD, FAED, CEDS-S
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    Ellen Astrachan-Fletcher, PhD, FAED, CEDS-S

    Regional Clinical Director, Midwest
    Ellen Astrachan-Fletcher, PhD, FAED, CEDS-S, has a wealth and breadth of experience treating adults and adolescents with mood ...
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  • Steven Prinz, MD
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    Steven Prinz, MD

    Regional Medical Director, Midwest
    Steven Prinz, MD, is a board certified psychiatrist and the Regional Managing Medical Director, Midwest at Eating Recovery ...
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  • Toya Roberson-Moore, MD
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    Toya Roberson-Moore, MD

    Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Chicago
    Toya Roberson-Moore, MD is a staff Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist for Insight. Board certified in General Psychiatry and ...
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  • Delia Aldridge, MD, CEDS-S
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    Delia Aldridge, MD, FAPA, CEDS-S

    Medical Director, Suburban Eating Disorder Services, Chicago
    Dr. Delia Aldridge is a Board Certified Psychiatrist with 17 years of experience in treating adults and adolescents with eating ...
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  • Nancy Tyler, MD
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    Nancy Tyler, MD

    Adolescent and Adult Psychiatrist, Chicago
    Dr. Nancy Tyler has extensive experience in mood and anxiety disorders and treatment or eating disorders in adolescents and ...
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  • Heather Fritz, DO
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    Heather Fritz, DO

    Primary Care Physician, Chicago
    Dr. Heather Fritz is a Primary Care Physician for Insight Behavioral Health Center’s Adult Residential program. She earned her ...
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  • Andi Stone, PsyD
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    Andi Stone, PsyD

    Clinical Director, Pathlight Mood and Anxiety Center, Chicago
    Dr. Andi Stone is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist. She specializes in the treatment of severe mood, anxiety, personality and ...
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  • Stacey M. Dipalma, MD
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    Stacey M. Dipalma, MD

    Adolescent Medicine Physician, Chicago
    Stacey Dipalma, MD is an Adolescent Medical Physician for Eating Recovery Center. She earned her Medical Degree at Brown ...
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  • Maryrose Bauschka, MD
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    Maryrose Bauschka, MD

    Psychiatrist, Chicago
    Dr. Bauschka is a board-certified psychiatrist who works with Insight’s multidisciplinary treatment team to deliver direct ...
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  • Thomas James Hartman, MD
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    Thomas James Hartman, MD

    Adolescent and Adult Psychiatrist, Chicago
    Dr. TJ Hartman is a staff Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist for Pathlight Mood & Anxiety Center. Dr. Hartman received his ...
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  • Anne Kubal, PhD
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    Anne Kubal, PhD

    Director, Clinical Training, Chicago
    Dr. Anne Kubal is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and the Director of Clinical Training at Pathlight Mood & Anxiety Center. She ...
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  • Cindy Brom, MBA
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    Cindy Brom, MBA

    Regional Managing Director of Operations
    Cindy joined in ERC Pathlight in 2008. At Pathlight Mood & Anxiety Center, she served in various roles involving operations ...
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  • Linda Lewaniak, LCSW, CAADC
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    Linda Lewaniak, LCSW, CAADC

    Regional Clinical Director, Midwest
    Nationally recognized addiction treatment expert Linda Lewaniak, LCSW, CAADC joined Pathlight in March 2016. A widely respected ...
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  • Elizabeth Curran, LCPC
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    Elizabeth Curran, LCPC

    Clinical Director of Child & Adolescent Services, Chicago
    Elizabeth Curran is the Clinical Director of Child & Adolescent Eating Disorder and Mood and Anxiety Residential and Partial ...
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  • Eden Himidian, LCSW, RYT
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    Eden Himidian, LCSW, RYT

    Clinical Director, Mood, Anxiety, and Traumatic Stress Disorders Treatment and Recovery Program Residential Facility, Chicago
    Eden Himidian, LCSW, RYT is the Clinical Director of the Mood and Anxiety Program at the Residential level of care at ERC ...
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Eating Recovery Center and Pathlight Mood and Anxiety Center are accredited through the Joint Commission. This organization seeks to enhance the lives of the persons served in healthcare settings through a consultative accreditation process emphasizing quality, value and optimal outcomes of services.

Organizations that earn the Gold Seal of Approval™ have met or exceeded The Joint Commission’s rigorous performance standards to obtain this distinctive and internationally recognized accreditation. Learn more about this accreditation here.

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