About Us

Advanced Psychiatry of Elgin is a growing network consisting of Psychiatrists, psychiatric nurse practitioners and psychotherapists. We provide advanced level care ranging from our therapeutic services to medication management. Our therapists and social workers have extensive knowledge in empirically validated treatment modalities such at CBT (cognitive-behavioral therapy), DBT (dialectical-behavioral therapy and RO-DBT), substance use treatment, cognitive processing therapies for trauma work, group therapy, and LGBTQ concerns to name a few. Our prescribers have advanced knowledge in psychiatric medication management and are familiar with the newest psychotropic medication options.

We are excited to provide you with evidence based, cutting edge quality care from our dedicated team. You should expect a first rate experience while we work with you to manage and optimize your mental health. Advanced Psychiatry of Elgin strives to be the premier evidenced based psychiatric practice in Illinois.

Our goal is to provide quality care in a therapeutic Psychiatric private setting. The treatment plans integrate the latest treatment modalities including, psychopharmacology (medications), TMS, SPRAVATO, neurofeedback and psychotherapy (talk therapy) ,IV Ketamine Infusion Therapy and Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapy (KAP).

Our evidence based practice combines knowledge and experience to provide care to children, adolescents and adults. We focus on preventive mental health, which involves caring for patients with a wide range of conditions requiring considerable expertise to achieve better control of symptoms and improve quality of life.

We help you establish your goals and accomplish them and feel better in the process. This result oriented approach draws on a wide variety of treatment options, which are customized according to your needs and preferences. The individualized treatment plans maximize both short and long-term efficiency; which will improve your abilities to care for yourself as well as your loved ones. 

Our Mission

We strive to provide the highest quality of care to help patients make positive changes in their lives. We value,
respect and embrace the uniqueness and diversity of all individuals.

Our goal is to merge different treatment plans, and customize individual approaches according to each patient’s need.



We are thrilled to announce the grand opening of our brand new suites for our patients here at Advanced Psychiatry of Elgin 💚

Our new expanded facility is a testament to our commitment to serving our community and providing you with the best experience possible.

Click on the video to see our new Ketamine, Spravato and TMS Suites!

Why Choose Advanced Psychiatry of Elgin?

Dr. Fareha Malik has specialized training in cutting edge therapies for Treatment Resistant Depression.
– Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
– Neuro-Biofeedback
– Spravato (esketamine)

Ketamine Treatment:
     – Intravenous Infusion
     – Intranasal Administration,
     – IM injections
     – Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapy (KAP)
     – Psychedelic Assisted Psychotherapy (coming soon)

Passionate about Transgender and Non-Binary mental health care

Dr. Fareha Malik and her Team of professionals have extensive experience and are passionate about helping you on your journey towards wellness.  

We are here for you! 

Did you know that every single department here at Advanced Psychiatry of Elgin has someone who speaks Spanish?
YES! We are able to help you with everything and answer any questions you may have in Spanish!
Estamos a su lado en todo momento !

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