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Gilead Behavioral Health Services, Inc.
132 E. 79th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60619
Gilead Behavioral Health, Inc. has strategic alliances with private insurance companies and the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services. We are available to provide services individuals, and groups of corporations and churches. Our services fall into three categories: Traditional Therapy provided to the community, Spiritual Counseling and Leadership Development for Churches and Psychological Testing.
Special Note to Church Pastors:
100% of the Gilead Behavioral Health, Inc.  staff are individuals of faith and spiritual counseling is our priority.
Pastors click here to learn more

Traditional Therapy
Gilead Behavioral Health, Inc. provides individual, group and family therapy which will address a wide array of clinical diagnosis such as depression, bi-polar disorder, ADHD, post traumatic stress disorder and other clinical diagnoses. Gilead Behavioral Health, Inc.  also provides case management, linkage and referral services. Clientele includes children, adolescent, adults and the geriatric population. Services to this population typically come from referrals through various insurance networks, the Department of Children and Family Services and other community based child and family servicing organizations.
Spiritual Counseling and Leadership Development for Churches

Gilead Behavioral Health, Inc. combines a Cognitive-Behavioral therapeutic approach with Christian principles for a spiritual approach to counseling. We offer individual, group, and couples therapy; pre-marital counseling; and parenting classes. In addition, services include biblical life coaching to assist individuals in finding their unique life purpose based on the word of God. Benefit's to partnering with us are:

  • Enhance the support services provided to your congregation and community during stressful times
  • Promote a spiritual approach to clinical services when addressing emotional, social and spiritual issues
  • Provide greater privacy to congregants seeking support services
  • Limit your church? or organization? liability as services are contracted through an outside source
  • Provide services from licensed, clinically and spiritually trained
Too often, limited resources hinder the ability to provide the support services your community needs. Our leadership development consultations help you close the gap. We provide faith-based guidance and resources to:
  • Train your Pastoral Care staff
  • Develop and implement a crisis response plan
  • Teach your staff and volunteers how to deal with emotional and social needs in the community
  • Implement a training curriculum tailored to your needs
  • Train your staff to recognize issues they may encounter when providing support to church and community members.
  • Create support groups for those dealing with sensitive topics
  • Provide clinical consultation on critical issues, such as:

    • Domestic Violence
    • HIV/AIDS
    • Mental Health Disorders
    • Sexual Abuse

  • Create a ?entor the Mentor program to promote self-esteem and accountability in young people and tackle issues youth face, including:

    • Abstinence
    • Academic Excellence
    • Gangs and violence
    • Grief and Loss
    • Peer Pressure
    • Self-Esteem
    • Trauma

  • Provide a ?rain the Trainer curriculum to equip your staff and volunteers to address:

    • Abuse and Neglect
    • Childhood Disorders
    • Chronic Illness
    • Domestic Violence
    • Elderly Care
    • Grief and Loss
    • Mental Health Issues
    • Sexual Abuse
    • Trauma

Services Provided to Corporations
Gilead Behavioral Health, Inc.  acts as a strategic business partner with corporations to provide counseling and training to employees and leadership teams in the areas of:
  • Diversity
  • Stress management
  • Sexual harassment
Our firm accepts third-party billing through various insurance carriers including Magellan, CorpHealth, Cigna, Aetna, PsycHealth, Value Options, Harmony, Humana, Family Care Network, Blue Cross and Blue Shield as well as Medicare, Medicaid and others. We welcome the opportunity to work with your Employee Assistance Program. We accept referrals from managers, human resource staffs and physicians.
Psychological Testing
Psychological testing assists in the development of personalized, strength-based treatment plans. Services are provided to children and adults using industry accepted standards and instruments. We use a variety of testing methods recognized by the mental health community.