Eating Recovery Center Chicago

  • Downtown Chicago

Eating Recovery Center Chicago

ERC’s downtown Chicago treatment center offers comprehensive treatment for adults who struggle specifically with Binge Eating Disorder.

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
Level of Care
Intensive Outpatient
Partial Hospitalization
Conditions We Treat
Binge Eating Disorder

Life at Eating Recovery Center Chicago

Accredited by the Joint Commission, ERC operates numerous treatment centers in the Chicago area including downtown Chicago, Northbrook, Evanston, and Oak Brook.

ERC 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.

  • 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, Pathlight Behavioral Health Centers specializes in Residential, Partial Hospitalization, Intensive Outpatient and Outpatient treatment for children, adolescents and adults dealing with mood and anxiety disorders.

We comply with ADA standards for service animals.  Please speak with our assessment team for further details. 

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 has multiple locations in Chicago, Illinois to meet your eating disorders treatment needs.

Meet Our Team

  • Kim Effertz, MSW
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    Kim Effertz, MSW

    Regional Vice President
    Kim Effertz joined Eating Recovery Center and Pathlight Mood & Anxiety Center in September 2021 as an Operating Vice President ...
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  • Lara Kenik MS, RN
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    Lara Kenik MS, RN

    Regional Nursing Director
    Lara Kenik joined Eating Recovery Center/Pathlight Mood & Anxiety Center (ERCPL) in August 2016 as a full-time overnight nurse ...
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  • Deb Roseberry, LCSW, MBA
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    Deb Roseberry, LCSW, MBA

    Executive Director
    Deb Roseberry, LCSW, MBA, attended the University of Iowa for her Bachelor's degree in Psychology and her Master's degree in ...
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  • Theodore Weltzin, MD, FAED, FAPA
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    Theodore Weltzin, MD, FAED, FAPA

    Medical Director, Psychiatrist
    Theodore Weltzin, MD, FAED, FAPA, joined Eating Recovery Center in 2021. Dr. Weltzin has been involved in treatment and research ...
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  • Aisha Sanders, LCPC
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    Aisha Sanders, LCPC

    Clinical Director
    Aisha M Sanders, LCPC, is the clinical director at ERC Pathlight, Northbrook, IL. Aisha is a licensed clinical professional ...
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  • Kelsey Estry, MS, RD, LDN
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    Kelsey Estry, MS, RD, LDN

    Regional Dietary Director
    Kelsey Estry, MS, RD, LDN, is a graduate of Michigan State University. She completed her Dietetic Internship at Loyola ...
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Eating Recovery Center is 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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