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Clinical Services at Rush Adult Psychiatric Outpatient Services (Adult Outpatient Clinic)
Program Description

The Adult Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, offers expertise in treating a variety of psychiatric disorders. Our diverse staff includes psychiatrists, psychologists, psychiatric nurse practitioners and social workers as well as resident physicians and students in training working under the supervision of faculty members. Patients may receive a variety of clinical interventions including medication treatments and psychotherapies. Types of psychotherapy offered include supportive, cognitive-behavioral, psychodynamic, couples/marital and group therapy.

The Adult Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic is located at 2150 West Harrison St., five blocks west of Rush University Medical Center, between Damen and Western avenues. Parking is free for patients and families. We have a second location at the Westgate Building, 1645 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 600.

To schedule a diagnostic assessment, please call Maria Navarrete at (312) 942-2400.

Specialty Clinics

The Adult Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic is organized into general and subspecialty treatment areas. All areas are led by attending faculty. Teams may include participation of resident psychiatrists and medical students. After an initial diagnostic assessment, care may be initiated if directed, or patients may be referred to a more appropriate level of care resource.

Anxiety and Mood Disorders Program: This program is led by our chairman, Mark Pollack, MD, at the Westgate Building and includes Assistant Chairman Robert Shulman, MD, Michael Easton, MD, William Scheftner, MD, Sheila Dowd, PhD, Jeffrey Rado, MD, and Than Thai, MD. The program provides evaluation, treatment and consultation in mood disorders, including depression and bipolar disorder, and anxiety disorders, including generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), panic disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other stress-related disorders.

General Psychiatric Treatment Program: This program, including faculty members Robert Shulman, MD, Amanda Kleinman, MD, Cathleen Gould, MD, and Bezalel Dantz, MD, provides assessment and treatment for a full spectrum of illnesses, including mood disorders, psychotic disorders, anxiety disorders, attention disorders and other psychiatric disorders.

Geriatric Psychiatry Clinic: This clinic, led by Kirk Harris, MD, provides evaluation and treatment for mood, anxiety and other psychiatric conditions in individuals over the age of 65.

Marital Counseling and Sex Therapy Program: This program, led by Ann Hartlage, PhD, provides evaluation and treatment for married and unmarried couples dealing with relationship problems, sexual intimacy problems and/or problems related to adult children.

Mood and Bipolar Disorders Treatment Program: This program, led by William Scheftner, MD, provides clinical expertise in the assessment and treatment of individuals with bipolar spectrum and other mood disorders.

Psychotic Disorders Treatment Program: This team is led by Jeffrey Rado, MD and provides evaluation and treatment for individuals with schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder and other illnesses where patients may experience disordered thoughts or psychotic symptoms.

Rush Addiction Medicine Program: This program, led by Gail Basch, MD, provides evaluation and treatment for individuals with a range of addictive disorders including alcoholism, drug abuse and dependence, compulsive gambling, internet addiction, compulsive shopping, overeating disorders, sexual addiction and workaholism.

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Therapy: This program is directed by Philip G. Janicak, MD who helped lead the pivotal research study proving the effectiveness of transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) therapy for treatment-resistant depression, winning approval by the FDA in 2008. TMS therapy is indicated for the treatment of depression in patients who have not received adequate benefit from antidepressant medication and/or psychotherapy or are unable to tolerate an adequate trial of medication.

Women's Mental Health Treatment Program: This program, led by Alison Reminick, MD, provides clinical expertise working with mental health issues in women, including mood and anxiety difficulties during pregnancy and post-partum, medication use during pregnancy and while breast feeding and difficulties related to childbirth, infertility, menopause, breast/ovarian/uterine cancers, abortion, domestic violence, parenting and adoption.

Contact Name Amanda Kleinman MD, Clinic Director
Contact Phone (312) 942-2400
Contact E-mail


Rush West Campus
2150 W. Harrison St.
Chicago, IL 60612

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