Addiction Resource Guide

Yellowbrick Consultation & Treatment Center
Eating Disorders Long Term Residential Program

The Program
"In Its Own Words"


Self Description:

"Individuals live in therapeutic community of supported apartments within university setting while participating in intensive psychotherapy program combined with structured supportive management."

Treatment Philosophy:

"In-depth psychotherapy program integrating research and principles from neuroscience, interpersonal and social based approaches such as DBT and experiential therapies designed to integrate mind and body towards self-directed empowerment and agency."

Family Program:

"Families are involved in the assessment process during which individualized recommendaitons are made for family therapy and/or parent, couple therapy with the goals of supporting separateness, development,and increasing communication effectiveness. Monthly parent weekends include education, discussion groups and treatment planning rounds."

Describe your Program's Position on 12 Step Involvement:

"Individuals are linked with sponsors and attend 12 Step meetings with the support of peers withing the program having similar struggles."

Position On Approach to Compulsive Overeating vs. Anorexia/Bulimia:

"Many of the supported management approaches are similar but the emotional struggles are still very diferent."

Additional Characteristics:

"Senior, expert professional staff assist patients "in real time" as they live in supported apartment setting in the community."


    Number of Beds: 15
    Population Served: Ages 17-35

  • Last Year's Admissions:

    Total Annual Admits: 24
    Average Length of Stay 4 months
    Percent of Women 75%
    Percent under age 25 75%
    Percent with College Education: 80%
    Percent Covered by Public assistance 0%
    Receiving some form of psychiatric medication: 90

  • Admissions Procedures:

    Night Admission Available: No
    Weekend Admission available: Yes
    Face to Face Interview or exam required before admission: Yes


Self-pay Cost: Contact Program
Public Assistance coverage may be accepted: No
Medicare Coverage accepted: No
Insurance Coverage verified before admission: Yes
Follow-up Care included at no additional charge: No


Licensed by: Data Not Supplied
Type of License: Data Not Supplied
Accredited by: None
Contact Information:
Admissions Telephone Number: (847) 869-1500
General Information: (847) 869-1500
Address: 1560 Sherman Avenue #400
Evanston, IL 60201