About Us

“Did not feel judged.  Was welcomed and comfortable.” ~ Client, Winfield, IL

Located next to the DuPage County Judicial Center in Wheaton, Illinois, The Birt Group is an alcohol and drug counseling agency that offers private alcohol and drug counseling, intervention services, and court approved Illinois DUI Risk Education, DUI Counseling, & DUI Evaluations.

We know change is possible and well worth the effort. Our positive and motivating services are private and confidential.

Our services reflect:

  • Encouragement- allowing client to feel that change is possible and worth the effort;
  • Empathetic Understanding –respecting and genuinely understanding the client’s perspective;
  • Self Actualization – supporting client’s process toward becoming self aware; and
  • Confidentiality- protecting and honoring the client’s rights regarding treatment.

A great way to learn more about us is to read recent comments from our clients:

“Definitely would be my number one recommendation to others.” ~ Client, Chicago, IL

“Very understanding, flexible, & casual.” ~ Client, Wheaton, IL

 “I learned a lot of new information about alcohol & drugs I wasn’t aware of before.” ~ Client, Chicago, IL

 “Stress free, engaging environment.” ~ Client, Wheaton, IL

 “Erin is very enlightened on drug and drug issues.  I learned a lot over 4 weeks.” ~ Client, Wheaton, IL

 “Welcoming environment, great information, Erin is awesome!” ~ Client, Wheaton, IL

 “If someone shares with me that they need these kinds of services, then I will definitely tell them The Birt Group is the place to go.” ~ Client, Oswego, IL

 “Environment was great.” ~ Client, Winfield, IL

 “Great overall service!” ~Client, Wheaton, IL

 “If anyone is looking for a flexible group to go to I would most definitely recommend The Birt Group.” ~Client, Wheaton, IL

The owner, Erin Birt, is an attorney and counselor.  Ms. Birt is certified by the Illinois Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Professional Certification Association. The Birt Group is licensed by The Illinois Department of Human Services, Division of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse.

The Birt Group accepts all major credit cards, except American Express, checks, and cash as payment for services.

The agency serves clients from Wheaton, Glen Ellyn, Naperville, Warrenville, Winfield, West Chicago, Chicago, Aurora, Carol Stream, Bloomingdale, Lombard, Elmhurst, Downers Grove, Schaumburg, and Oak Brook as well as other cities located in DuPage County, Cook County, Will County, Kane County, and Kendall County. We are licensed to provide Illinois DUI Risk Education and DUI Treatment for any Illinois DUI related offense.  We also provide services for Illinois residents that have obtained a DUI or drug related offense in another state, subject to the court’s approval.