Eating Recovery Center Chicago - Huron

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Eating Recovery Center Chicago - Huron

One of our most renowned facilities, ERC Huron provides Residential and Partial Hospital treatment for adults with serious eating disorders.

This center offers 32-beds and is located in the heart of downtown Chicago within the same building as a hotel for convenient patient visits from their family and friends. Overseen by a renowned team of highly experienced eating disorder experts, we also offer comprehensive specialty programming for substance abuse called Addiction Recovery Comprehensive Help (ARCH), which is overseen by addiction specialists and any patient can attend anywhere from 3-12 hours a week in coordination with their primary eating disorder treatment.

Informed, inclusive, and with the expertise to treat any eating disorder no matter how complex, we offer a compassionate therapeutic environment to light the path for patients towards interrupting maladaptive thoughts and behaviors to live a better and more fruitful life.

Location Details

Who we treat
Adult
Level of Care
Intensive Outpatient
Partial Hospitalization
Residential
Virtual Treatment
Conditions We Treat
Anorexia Nervosa
ARFID
Bulimia Nervosa
Diabulimia
Eating Disorders
OSFED

Life at Eating Recovery Center Chicago - Huron

Accredited by the Joint Commission, ERC Illinois and Pathlight Behavioral Health Centers operate numerous treatment centers in the Chicago area including downtown Chicago, Northbrook, Evanston, Oak Park and Oak Brook.

They are also a teaching affiliate of Northwestern University Medical School and Rush University Medical School. Additionally, ERC, Illinois 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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    Family Support

    Eating Recovery Center knows that lasting recovery isn't just an individual journey. We offer resources and events for the patient's friends, family and caregivers so they can offer effective support during and after treatment. 

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.

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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

  • Residential

    24-hour support for medically-stabilized patients.

  • Partial Hospitalization

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

  • Virtual Intensive Outpatient

    Virtual support during the day, and nights offline at patient’s home.

  • Intensive Outpatient

    Days spent at center and nights at patient's 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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  • Colleen Pipia, LCPC
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    Colleen Pipia, LCPC

    Clinical Director
    Colleen graduated with her M.A in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Colleen ...
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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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