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GLENVIEW EATING DISORDER PROGRAM

Glenview, IL

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COVID-19 Update: In-person residential treatment is still offered at this location. Learn about all that we are doing to protect the safety and wellbeing of our patients and staff.

Welcome to the place where you’ll find the peace and comfort you need to get back to the you you’re meant to be.

Here, you’ll gain the strength to uncover what needs to come to light in our warm, home-like environment. Every facility is selected to be the very best match possible for your specific needs.

At Discovery, you’ll work with our highly-trained, expert staff who’ll give you the confidence and reassurance you need to succeed. Using evidence-based techniques, they’ll guide you through the entire process and help propel you to discovering a better you. Examples of treatment modalities we provide include cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), exposure & response prevention (ERP) and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT). Our facility is also a provider of Path to Peace, a specialized binge eating disorder (BED) treatment program.

We accept a variety of insurances. A couple examples of these insurances include Halcyon, Optum, Humana and TriCare. Please remember that the insurances we accept change frequently. Our insurance team will verify your coverage.

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MEET THE TEAM

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Jillian Larmon

PSYCHIATRIST

Dr. Stephen G. Galston, MD

PHYSICIAN

Dr. Chirag Patel

CLINICAL OUTREACH REPRESENTATIVE

Emily Van Nelson, MA

CLINICAL DIRECTOR

Kathleen O’Connor, LCPC

PRIMARY THERAPIST

Taylor Gostele

REGISTERED DIETITIAN

Grace Stokes, MS, RDN

Associate Therapist

Adrianne Hedberg

Milieu Manager

Anna Kilar

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Jillian Larmon

Jillian has been an employee at Center for Discovery in Glenview for over 6 years when the doors opened for our clients. She has served in different roles throughout the facility including floor counseling staff, education liaison, facility manager, and now serving as program director upon completion of her graduate program from Northwestern University. Jillian was able to complete her graduate internship at Center for Discovery with implementing  Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) program in the facility while also facilitating family and individual therapy.

Jillian enjoys working with clients and families to establish a realistic environment for when the client is ready to transition home. She works with clients in individual, group, and family settings to educate and help clients to utilize skills to be effective for long term recovery. Through DBT skills, the clients and families, can learn effective communication, distress tolerance, emotion regulation, and mindfulness. She believes in creating an individualized treatment plan for each client and family that walks through the door!

PSYCHIATRIST

Dr. Stephen G. Galston, MD

A graduate of Washigton University in St. Louis, Chicago Medical School, and Northwestern’s Institute of Psychiatry, Dr. Stephen Galston has been dually board certified in both adolescent and adult psychiatry. He served for 28 years as the only medical director of the Highland Park Hospital Eating Disorder Unit until it’s closing in the spring of 2013. His private practice, serving adolescents and adults, resides in Vernon Hills and Highland Park, IL, where he is the President of Neuropsychiatric Associates of Illinois. He has been the medical director and consultant for multiple adolescent and adult psychiatric, chemical dependency, and eating disorder programs in the Chicago area. He has also served as President of the Medical Staff at various hospitals in Chicago and its suburbs.

Dr. Galston is an instructor at the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University and the University Of Chicago School Of Medicine, where he teaches psychiatric child fellows and residents, and family practice residents, eating disorders and psychiatric problems. He has lectured widely on the subjects of eating disorders and all areas of adolescent and adult psychiatry.

PHYSICIAN

Dr. Chirag Patel

Dr. Chirag Patel has been an Internal Medicine physician in private practice for 15 years. He received his medical degree from the joint BA biology/M.D.  medical program at University of Missouri-Kansas City, and completed his residency in Internal Medicine at St. Joseph Hospital/Northwestern Medical Center. He has extensive experience in metabolic syndromes, relative to nutrition and dietary practices, specializing in young adult and adolescent medicine.

Dr. Patel started his private practice in 2000, and continues to care for patients in the Northshore and Chicagoland area. Dr. Patel has been appointed as the Primary Care Physician at Center for Discovery’s Adolescent Eating Disorder Treatment Center in Glenview, Illinois and will provide important medical care, supervision, and treatment to the adolescents enrolled in this treatment program.

CLINICAL OUTREACH REPRESENTATIVE

Emily Van Nelson, MA

Emily Van Nelson earned her MA in Dance/Movement Therapy and Counseling from Columbia College Chicago. She worked as a clinical team member for 4 years with many clients in inpatient, residential and partial hospital levels of care. Ms. Van Nelson has been in clinical outreach for 3 years and is devoted to connecting clients and professionals with the services they need to meet their specific needs.

As the Clinical Outreach Representative at Center for Discovery Chicago, Ms. Van Nelson fosters and maintains relationships with professionals throughout the mental health community, and she is the primary contact for inquiries about the treatment center. She would be happy to hear from you with any questions or concerns.

CLINICAL DIRECTOR

Kathleen O’Connor, LCPC

A Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC), Kathleen O‘Connor graduated from DePaul University with a Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She has worked within the mental health and eating disorder treatment community in a variety of capacities including inpatient, residential, and crisis stabilization programs. She joined the Center for Discovery team in 2016 as a Counselor and enjoyed assisting clients to grow and empower themselves while in treatment. As a Primary Therapist, Kathleen works with clients in individual, group, and family therapy. She is passionate about eating disorder recovery and collaborating with patients to find balance in their lives. She brings a genuine passion and enthusiasm to her work as she supports her clients throughout the recovery process. Kathleen strongly believes in the power of therapy with a personalized, direct approach to treatment that addresses the multitude of components of the individual’s struggles.

PRIMARY THERAPIST

Taylor Gostele

Taylor is a Licensed Professional Counselor, graduated with her Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from Roosevelt University. She began her career with Center for Discovery as a milieu counselor where she was able to help clients realize their goals and put their skills to action. As a primary therapist, Taylor is passionate about working individually with adolescents as well as with their families, helping them understand and validate the emotional experience and working toward recovery in a positive, supportive environment. She enjoys collaborating with and encouraging adolescents as they find meaning in their life along with accomplishing short and long term goals. Taylor enjoys working with clients across populations, struggling with eating disorders, distorted body image, mood and anxiety disorders, self-injury, trauma, and suicidal ideation. She promotes the power of challenging negative beliefs and exploring new healthy skills, thoughts, and beliefs to build the best life possible.

REGISTERED DIETITIAN

Grace Stokes, MS, RDN

Grace graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics from Purdue University. Her passion for mental health and overall well-being then brought her to Bradley University’s combined Master of Science and Dietetic Internship program in Nutrition Counseling. There she gained experience in counseling skills, intuitive eating, ED recovery, and Health at Every Size. Her goal is to empower individuals to find food freedom and heal body image so that they can thrive in their unique purpose in this world. When not at Center for Discovery, Grace loves watching Masterpiece classics on PBS, learning from podcasts, and practicing yoga.

Associate Therapist

Adrianne Hedberg

Milieu Manager

Anna Kilar

Anna received her undergraduate degree from Loyola University Chicago, majoring in health systems management. Throughout her undergrad, Anna interned for organizations such as the National Eating Disorders Association, Project HEAL and the Chicago Department of Public Heath where she developed a passion for mental health education, awareness and quality treatment care. Anna joined the Center for Discovery team as a counselor before transitioning into the milieu manager role. Within her position, Anna strives to uphold Center for Discovery’s collaborative and inclusive environment. When she’s not at the facility, you can find Anna exploring new coffee shops or spending the day at the beach.

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.

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COVID-19 Update: Online telehealth is offered for intensive outpatient treatment as an option to patients living in California, Florida, New Jersey and Texas.

In-person intensive outpatient and partial hospitalization is also offered at this location. Residential treatment continues to be offered at our residential facilities for individuals in need of a higher level of care. Learn about all that we are doing to protect the safety and wellbeing of our patients and staff.

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