Renz Addiction Counseling Center

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Renz Addiction Counseling Center

Treatment Center


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Renz Addiction Counseling Center
2 American Way
Elgin, Illinois 60120
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(224) 268-0726
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Renz Addiction Counseling Center
409 Illinois Ave
Suite #1A
Saint Charles, Illinois 60174
(630) 513-6886
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Adult Outpatient and Intensive Outpatient Services

Outpatient (Level 1) and intensive outpatient (Level 2) services vary in intensity and duration. Generally clients who attend outpatient treatment attend individual sessions once a week and group session 1-3 times per week, whereas individuals who attend intensive outpatient treatment see a counselor for a weekly individual session and attend group 4 evenings per week. Each treatment program is designed to help individuals develop the structure and tools necessary to begin recovery from their substance use disorder. Renz Center employs an integrative approach, utilizing evidence-based therapy practices that include Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Seeking Safety, Matrix Model, Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP), Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, and Contingency Management. For many clients who are dealing with a primary mental health/mental illness, we approach their treatment focused on their co-occurring disorders and focus on both issues concurrently. We are approved to provide treatment to clients who are involved in the Court systems in Cook, DuPage, Kane and McHenry Counties. Our women's program also has childcare for women in treatment.

Adolescent Outpt and Intensive Outpt, 13-18 years

Our Adolescent Programs are for adolescents who have progressed past experimental use and are abusing or possibly have a substance use disorder. Our clinical program is a licensed Seven Challenges Program and staff have completed intensive training in the Seven Challenges evidenced based program. Our adolescent program supports and assists teens in being honest and open about their use, understanding the consequences and harmful effects of their behaviors, while realizing their responsibilities, and being empowered to make informed decisions toward positive change. We holistically address the alcohol and drug problems of teens, as well as their mental health issues, life situation concerns and life-skills difficulties. Our Treatment Program involves group, individual, and family counseling sessions. Length and intensity of treatment is variable based on progress and participation of the young person and the severity of his/her substance use. As with all our treatment programs, we encourage as much family involvement as possible.

Medication Assisted Treatment and DUI Services

We provide medication assisted treatment to clients who are part of our intensive outpatient and outpatient treatment programs who are dealing with an opioid disorder and/or alcohol disorder by utilizing medications that help to combat cravings, anxiety, insomnia, preoccupation of use, etc. The medications we utilize in our treatment program include: Vivitrol, Naltroxone, Campral, and Antabuse. (At this time we do not provide Methadone or Suboxone). Renz Center offers comprehensive evaluation services for all levels and classifications of DUI. We also provide counseling and treatment services for those who are evaluated at the Significant Risk (Level II-S), High Risk (Level III). The treatment plan for each client is individualized according to his/her needs, taking into consideration the court and/or Secretary of State requirements. Renz Center is licensed by the Illinois Department of Human Services/Division of Substance Use Prevention and Recovery (SUPR). One may also want to take advantage our our free SMART Recovery groups in Elgin, St. Charles and Streamwood.


  • Years in Practice: 59 Years
  • License and State: A-0609-0001-A Illinois


  • Cost per Session: $20 - $110
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Aetna
  • Aetna Better Health
  • Aetna Better Health medicare (Premier Clients)
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Cenpatico
  • Cigna
  • County Care
  • Coventry
  • Harmony
  • Illicare/Cenpatico
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Meridian
  • Molina
  • Next Level
  • UMR
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • WellCare
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: Illinois Association for Behavioral Health
  • Certificate Date: 1996

Renz Addiction Counseling Center's Groups

Relapse Prevention Education Group

One of our 24 weekly groups is our Relapse Education Group. This group utilizes the CENAPS/Gorski model of Relapse Prevention Problem Solving. The group education addresses the biopsychosocial model of addiction by identification of external and internal cues, acute and post acute withdrawal issues, relapse signs and symptoms, and the relapse and recovery process model.

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Seeking Safety

One of our 24 weekly groups is our Seeking Safety Group. This is a present day trauma coping skill building and containment group. It follows an evidence based practice and supports, teaches, and explores ways to develop coping skills, ability to do grounding exercises, emotional regulation, containment, trigger and relapse strategies while supporting empowerment and cognitive shifts with those who have a significant trauma history.

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Integration Group - Dual Diagnosis Group

One of our 24 weekly groups is our Integration Group which is our Dual Diagnosis Group. Many people who struggle with a substance use disorder also have a co-occurring mental health issue such as depression, anxiety, PTSD. We find that it is helpful to have a safe place to talk about both challenges.This group will provide you with a place to learn more about your mental health and substance use disorder without the fear of judgment, stigma or misunderstanding.

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Renz Addiction Counseling Center
2 American Way
Elgin, Illinois 60120
Call Renz Center
(224) 268-0726
Ask about video and phone sessions
Other Location +

Additional Location

Renz Addiction Counseling Center
409 Illinois Ave
Suite #1A
Saint Charles, Illinois 60174
(630) 513-6886
  • Substance Use
  • Addiction
  • Gambling
  • Alcohol Use
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Chronic Relapse
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • DUI Evaluations, Women's Programs
  • Depression
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Medication Management
  • Trauma and PTSD

Client Focus

  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)
  • Bisexual Allied
  • Gay Allied
  • HIV / AIDS Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Transgender Allied
  • Veterans

Programs and Services

Treatment Programs
  • 12 Step Program
  • Addiction
  • Alcohol Rehab
  • Drug Rehab
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Substance Use
Out / Inpatient
  • Intensive Outpatient Program

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Alpha Stim for anxiety, depression, pain, insomnia
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • EMDR
  • Eclectic
  • Expressive Arts
  • Medication Assisted Tx (for opioids and alcohol)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma Focused
  • Individuals
  • Family
  • Group
  • Online/Phone Counseling


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Last Modified: 23 Mar 2020
Renz Addiction Counseling Center, , Treatment Center in Elgin

Renz Addiction Counseling Center

Treatment Center