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Chicago, IL



7450 N Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL 60626
PH 866.482.3876
HOURS 24/7


Residential Treatment
All Genders
Ages 18+

Jillian Larmon, MA, LCPC
Clinical Director of Admissions

Nestled in the Rogers Park neighborhood of Chicago, our 6,600 square-foot residential treatment facility serves adults 18 years and older who are in need of a higher level of care.

The 12-bed home makes it Center for Discovery’s largest residential treatment program. Patients have the best of both worlds with this location: it’s tucked away in a quiet neighborhood but close to downtown Chicago. Exposure access is easy, as the home is only a block away from Lake Michigan, in between the campuses of Northwestern and Loyola universities, and walking distance to local businesses. When the weather is nice, outdoor space around the home is plentiful.

What makes our program so unique is that we give our patients a choice and a voice in their recovery. We’ve taken eating disorder treatment out of the hospital and into the home. Our inviting residential home provides a comfortable space for patients to practice newly acquired skills in a real-life setting.

As equal contributors to their treatment, we support patients in making recovery-oriented choices. Our patients work toward choosing and preparing their own meals, and they participate in individual and group therapy sessions throughout treatment. With these interventions, patients gain insight into their disorder, what’s driving it and practice new coping skills that are transferable to the real world.

Our patients receive individualized treatment that target the underlying factors contributing to their disorder. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), trauma-informed therapies and exposure & response prevention (ERP) provide a comprehensive and holistic treatment experience. This treatment center emphasizes a body positive approach and Health at Every Size® (HAES®).

Dietary Program: Handling Eating Disorder Treatment with CARE

Healing, growth and a positive relationship with food is possible with the Center for Discovery Dietary Program. Our approach the CARE-CFD Model, which stands for “consistent attuned relational eating.” This means patients have the steadiness of a dietary plan that is adaptable to what’s happening in their life. The CARE-CFD Model embraces: trauma-focused nutrition therapy; collaboration between patients and the care team; responsiveness to the whole body, including being in tune with the nervous system; and weight inclusivity.

Insurance Accepted at CFD Chicago

We accept multiple types of insurance such as Optum, Humana, Anthem. Please remember that the insurances we accept change frequently. Our insurance team will verify your coverage.

*Health At Every Size® and HAES® are registered trademarks of the Association for Size Diversity and Health and used with permission.


Candice Franklin


Carllie Meeks, LCSW


Katy Schneberger, LSW


Here’s What Patients Say After Completing Treatment*

  • 97% can identify their triggers*
  • 97% believe they can help themselves get better*
  • 96% understand when to ask for help*

“I do not have enough words to express how each and every staff member here at CFD Chicago has been compassionate, supportive, uplifting and encouraging. The array of skills that I learned will be incredibly beneficial to me. I felt that my treatment team was very knowledgeable and took the time to really get to know me as an individual, not just as someone with an eating disorder.” – B.V., former patient at CFD Chicago

“Center for Discovery is such a great environment. They gave me the best treatment experience possible.” – M.S., former patient at CFD Chicago

“I’ve been to multiple treatment programs and out of all of them, this is the most prepared I have ever felt when discharging from treatment.” – S.D., former patient at CFD Chicago

*Percentage includes adult and adolescent patients who admitted to the Center for Discovery program in 2021 (between 1/1/2021 and 12/31/2021) and completed the Recovery Assessment Scale (RAS, N=2,644). Average treatment range 41.3 days for those who completed treatment (did not discharge to higher level of care, due to insurance, against treatment advice transfer or administratively).

Support Group

The Support in Recovery group is for those who are in treatment, in recovery or who have not yet sought help. We also have a group for family and friends.

Thursdays @ 7-8pm — Support in Recovery (SIR)
When: Jun 11, 2020 07:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Register in advance for this meeting
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


Thursdays @ 7-8pm — Family/Friends Support Group
When: Jun 11, 2020 07:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Register in advance for this meeting
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Preferred In-Network Provider for All Major Health Insurance


Schedule an eating disorder assessment with one of our affiliate clinicians HERE