Insight Behavioral Health Centers Launches New Mental Health Program To Focus On Women
CHICAGO, Oct. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — A leading Chicago mental health organization is launching a new program designed to address the distinctive needs of women in all reproductive stages of life. The expansion is the latest move for Insight Behavioral Health Centers LLC, which also provides treatment for patients with mood and anxiety disorders, and eating disorders.
“Women have mental health needs that are often different from those of men,” says Insight’s co-founder Susan McClanahan, Ph.D. “Our focus will be on the integrated evaluation and treatment of psychiatric disorders associated with reproductive events, such as perinatal mental health, post-partum depression and menopause.”
Vesna Pirec, M.D., Ph.D, has been named to lead the new program. Dr. Pirec was previously the Program Director of Women’s Mental Health in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Illinois in Chicago. She has joined the management team in the role of Chief Medical Director.
Insight Behavioral Health Centers has been steadily growing to provide quality mental health treatment throughout the Chicago area. In the past year alone, the number of clinicians on staff has doubled to 75 in response to the demand for mental health services. In addition to the newly added women’s health program, the centers specialize in treatment for adolescents and adults dealing with mood and anxiety disorders, and eating disorders including anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating.
Insight Behavioral Health Centers, LLC is accredited by the Joint Commission and a teaching affiliate of the McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University.
Insight currently has four locations including Northbrook, Evanston, Willowbrook and downtown Chicago. For more information, visit www.insightbhc.com, or call 312-540-9955.
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