Sycamore IL Driver’s License Reinstatement

No one wants a DUI arrest. Of all the trouble a DUI can bring you, losing your driving privileges is probably the worst, and it is not an easy process to see your way back to driving again.

If you have had a DUI license suspension in Sycamore, it is time to call Braden Counseling Center.

There are numerous reasons you would be facing a DUI hearing, everything from consistently driving while impaired, to getting pulled over the one time you drink too much at a friend’s wedding.

Now your license is suspended, and you do not know what to do. There is hope for Sycamore residents to get a suspended license reinstatement, but it may take some time.

Suspensions and Revocations

If your license has been suspended, there is no need to schedule a hearing with the driver’s facility. You only need to pay a reinstatement fee. Now, this does not happen all at once.

A few months will pass before your driving privileges can be restored. First, you must wait to hear back from the Secretary of State. Until that notification comes, you should not be driving.

A DUI license reinstatement for those in Sycamore becomes even more complicated when your license has been revoked. You will be required to see a Hearing Officer, and your hearing will be either informal or formal.

For one DUI arrest, an Informal Hearing will be scheduled. For more than one DUI arrest, a Formal Hearing is scheduled.

In both cases, your treatment plans must be mostly completed before reinstatement of your driving privileges will even be considered.

Let’s Talk


    Counseling ServicesEvaluations

    What Braden Counseling Center Will Do for You

    At Braden Counseling Center, we work with you. We have the paperwork at all of our locations, including Sycamore, that will need to be submitted in either a DUI driver’s license suspension or revocation cases. It can seem like a difficult process, but we have the expertise to guide you through it.

    For either an informal or a formal hearing, a DUI evaluation will be required. For information on DUI evaluations and DUI treatment plans, Braden Counseling Center can help you. Understand that you will be classified, based on your dependency, and these classifications impact reinstating your license after DUI for Sycamore residents.

    If your driver’s license has been revoked, the Secretary of State has created a program to help you get your license back. It is no easy fix, but if you do the right things, you will see yourself driving again.

    Driver's License Reinstatement

    The Secretary of State and their evaluators look at such things as:

    • Whether you are receiving proper treatment.
    • Whether you are aware of what alcohol does to your mind and body long-term.
    • Positive lifestyle changes.
    • Support programs you are attending
    • Whether there is a problematic use of alcohol.

    Your commitment to these factors not only facilitates your personal growth but also contributes significantly to the success of the evaluation process. Embracing positive changes and demonstrating a responsible approach to alcohol use underscores your dedication to a healthier and more fulfilling life.

    Contact Us Today

    Every DUI license suspension should be taken seriously. At Braden Counseling Center in Sycamore, we have programs in place to address driver license reinstatement, DUI, domestic abuse, anger management, and substance abuse. We know exactly how these problems can destroy lives, and we are happy to help people get them back.

    There is a way out of the mess. At Braden Counseling Center, we not only have the paperwork to help you get started,  we can answer all of your questions about concerns you may have as well. However, understand there is no quick fix after a license suspension for DUI in Sycamore, and you will not be driving tomorrow.

    Treatment programs must be completed, fees paid, and your paperwork must be consistent and truthful. Trying to reinstate your driver’s license can be challenging. In the meantime, know there is help out there.

    If you recognize that you need help, please get in touch with us. We are here to provide you assistance in a variety of ways. Your life’s decisions impact not just you, but your family, your job, and your future. We can help you make the right decisions and give you the support to follow through.

    Braden Counseling Center has an outstanding reputation with the Secretary of State, and we know what needs to be done in order for you to restore your driving privileges. Get in touch with us, and we will give you the advice and support you need.

    What Our Clients are Saying.....

    My counselor Christine K. is very helpful, easy to talk to, makes me feel comfortable, gives great feedback!!!
    stacie dishman
    stacie dishman
    16:30 20 Feb 24
    Dwayne at Braden counseling goes above and beyond to help his clients. He is very professional and his priorities are all about his clients. I honestly, have to say that Dwayne is an amazing person, and I truly value our working relationships.
    Todd Friedewald
    Todd Friedewald
    00:31 12 Feb 24
    David was incredibly great. Most people would feel very closed out and possibly shy as a client. However, David made me feel very comfortable and was very helpful and detailed in conversation while being very professional. I left very satisfied and looking forward to his services!!! Thank you David keep being great !!!
    Natalie Hernandez
    Natalie Hernandez
    13:44 06 Feb 24
    Highly recommend!
    Joseph Dolcimascolo
    Joseph Dolcimascolo
    02:12 31 Jan 24
    Braden counseling is outstanding in the work they do Paul has changed my life and helped me so much in understand myself better and transforming me into a better person all around I recommend this center and Paul to anyone keep up the hard work and dedication!
    Antonio Diaz
    Antonio Diaz
    02:14 24 Jan 24
    I appreciate the open dialogue allowing attendees to share their thoughts, which enriches the learning experience, but also to have the focused guidance of a counselor to ensure the point of topic.
    Joe Freehill
    Joe Freehill
    15:18 23 Jan 24
    Dwayne is awesome and a pleasure to work with! I will request him every time! Thank you, Dwayne!
    Jen Rupp
    Jen Rupp
    20:06 15 Dec 23
    Dwayne Johnson is very professional and understanding.. Great counselor.. very satisfying
    Eva Thompson
    Eva Thompson
    01:25 30 Nov 23
    I called so many other counseling office first, either no one answer the call or no confirmed days for class, with Braden, right away, walk me through the process, fees and needed information, able to set up appointment next day to do the testing and schedule me the class right way. very helpful, not like some other place asked me to fill out so many medical forms although just 10 hours DUI Risk Education.I am really happy with them, they are also not charge as much as other company.
    Lan Hankes
    Lan Hankes
    22:56 03 Oct 23
    Everyone was very professional and kind!
    Cody Neuschwanger
    Cody Neuschwanger
    16:49 18 Sep 23
    Worked with Dwayne Thomas at the North Aurora location and couldn't be more satisfied with the respect and understanding he operated with. Really knows how to connect and convey the right message.
    Bret Van Gampler
    Bret Van Gampler
    23:30 05 Sep 23
    Very friendly and did a great job.
    Matthew Quirk
    Matthew Quirk
    21:41 18 Aug 23
    I see Amanda Cimaglia and she is by far the most compassionate, respecting and caring counselor I've had. With all the craziness I'm going through she really keeps me grounded. Always listens to me and never ever rushes me but gives me time for her positive feedback.I've always had trouble trusting someone with my issues because I'd find out that the counselor did not go according to her perfession but listen to others to get something out of me. I never had once had that once with Amanda Cimaglia and she let's me work through things I need to at my own pace. And for that I thank her 😊 . She has my mental health at her best interest. Wish there was more counselors out there like her so others can have a safe spot to speak without judgment like I do.From the very bottom of my heart, thank you Amanada Cimaglia and Braden Counseling for having her on board. I'm sure all your staff and team members are just as compassionate ❤️
    Maggie Opiola
    Maggie Opiola
    19:52 26 Jun 23
    David Jones is an outstanding counselor. I feel very fortunate to have him as our Lead on Saturday Morning group sessions.
    John Boehm
    John Boehm
    06:31 24 May 23
    Staff was amazing. Everything was explained and all questions answered.
    Wanda Sutton
    Wanda Sutton
    23:21 21 Apr 23
    understanding compassionate reflextive knowledged tool based
    happy holiday
    happy holiday
    20:10 09 Dec 22
    Braden Counseling is a clinic we frequently refer to because of the clinical quality and comprehensive services. All interactions we have had with Braden have been very positive and helpful; excellent coordination of care.
    Maggie Miilano
    Maggie Miilano
    16:57 02 Dec 22
    Braden counseling is very good at what they do. They do great things. I’ve been through there system more then once, I recommend them all day every day. Take your pick. I’d say choose one these guys. Very friendly, never mess up and very interactive. If you need anything they are there. I have met a lot of the staff and they all are true and gifted. Thank you Braden counseling for your great works!
    Cody Bell
    Cody Bell
    23:02 21 Sep 22
    Dr.Braden is an incredible, sweet and motivating leader! I’m so blessed to have found her center to successfully get me through 10 years of care. Everyone should know if I overcame my many obstacles they can too! Work hard and put up a fight!
    Lisa Tegeler
    Lisa Tegeler
    00:19 29 Jul 22
    As an attorney, finding the right treatment center for my clients is critical to their success. I have been referring my clients to Braden Counseling for years. They are always hard working, professional, and accomodating.
    Brian Mirandola
    Brian Mirandola
    16:59 26 May 22
    I love my therapist at Braden, I always feel listened to and I look forward to my visits. All of the staff I've interacted with has been super friendly and helpful, and the environment is very calming. Best therapy center I have been to.
    Devon Buza
    Devon Buza
    15:25 25 Jun 21
    Very professional and they were extremely nice, I'm happy with my choice of going threw Braden counseling center for my classes!
    gage butts
    gage butts
    19:43 07 Feb 21
    Amazing place
    Ralph Burton
    Ralph Burton
    16:30 30 Jan 21
    Braden Counseling’s staff is outstanding! The counselor conducted herself in a very friendly, courteous, and professional manner. I was treated with dignity and respect. I was put at ease and the evaluation went smoothly, and efficiently. I would definitely recommend Braden Counseling for all of your personal needs.😊
    Gregory Link
    Gregory Link
    17:16 21 Jan 21
    Excellent first visit with Dr. Braden.
    Gary Duffett
    Gary Duffett
    21:18 19 Dec 20
    My son liked his first visit and is open to going back again.
    Veris Nicole
    Veris Nicole
    22:36 12 Oct 20
    Very friendly and welcoming staff. Highly recommend
    Jennifer Rosales
    Jennifer Rosales
    21:50 29 Jul 20
    I could not be more satisfied with braden counseling with thier help. Very patient with clients in crisis and need of thier help.
    randall nuckles
    randall nuckles
    15:12 09 Jul 20
    I truly got the help I needed here and I appreciate all the staff member for making it a comfortable environment to feel free to talk about what's on your mind and making sure you get the proper help you need.
    Majah’s Mayhem
    Majah’s Mayhem
    19:30 20 May 20
    Love the staff .. came here for help and they definitely made a point to take care of all my paper work I needed .. would highly recommend them mostly Nikki shes a great help with anything .. always so cheerfull here 🙂
    miguel tovar
    miguel tovar
    00:58 17 Dec 19
    All staff very nice, respectful, caring, patientWould definitely recommend
    Zack Newby
    Zack Newby
    01:23 18 Nov 19
    One word....AMAZING !Very Comprehensive and Professional service. I would Highly Recommend to any one in need.
    Joseph Perry
    Joseph Perry
    16:58 10 Jul 19
    Dr. Jane Braden was absolutely wonderful and help me though my whole dui process, made it easy and help me understand.thank you some much DR. Branden for everything, your the best !!!😜
    Sean Battersby
    Sean Battersby
    18:46 12 Mar 19
    Friendly staff, very professional and results driven
    Jeffrey Kerner
    Jeffrey Kerner
    13:53 01 Aug 17
    Caring staff. Dr Braden was extremely compassionate and supportive during a difficult time. Recommend to anyone!
    T Anderson
    T Anderson
    21:54 06 Apr 16
    Braden Counseling center has the finest professionals around. I'd highly recommend their services should a need arise.
    Ndisox
    Ndisox
    03:03 29 Mar 16
    Braden Counseling is amazing! Very kind, very friendly staff. Treated me as though I'd been family. I'd recommend them to anyone!
    Jessica jorgensen
    Jessica jorgensen
    22:34 24 Mar 16
    They have amazing staff. They listen and help out so much I would recommend them to anyone .
    Brad Jorgensen
    Brad Jorgensen
    22:33 24 Mar 16
    The staff is very welcoming and friendly and professional when you walk through the door!! I had been dealing with some anxiety for some time.... I am so glad I went to Braden counseling my first visit there I felt a sense of being welcomed and actually listened to!! Needless to say when I walked out the door I felt a weight off my shoulders I haven't felt in sometime!! So thank you to your wonderful staff!! I would highly recommend Braden counseling to anyone who is looking for a great counselor to talk with and help with your mental health!!
    Deborah Mccoy
    Deborah Mccoy
    19:00 24 Mar 16
    I was an emotional wreck when I first went. I was nervous and probably not making a lot of sense. The staff seemed to understand and immediately put me at ease. By the time I left, life just didn’t seem so bad. Thank you Braden Center for being there.
    Pam Pascolini
    Pam Pascolini
    15:57 24 Mar 16
    The staff is friendly and courteous. I was amazed at how helpful they were. These people are top notch and very professional. I would highly recommend this office.
    Tricia Hernandez
    Tricia Hernandez
    15:45 24 Mar 16
    Braden Counseling Center has always been wonderful. Their front staff is very kind and helpful and Dr. Braden is nothing but professional during all encounters I have had with her. Their facility and staff care about providing quality services to their clients. I highly recommend them.
    Amanda Poturalski
    Amanda Poturalski
    13:56 24 Mar 16
    Would give this place more then 5 stars if I could. I Highly recommend them. Staff is amazing there and so helpful .
    Master Shake
    Master Shake
    21:57 23 Mar 16
    I highly recommend Braden Counseling. All the staff there is amazing and very sweet 🙂
    Melissa Stathis
    Melissa Stathis
    21:48 23 Mar 16
    Highly recommend this place. Very helpful and always courteous. Ms. Rogers is the best and has excellent skills with people to help them through a multitude of problems.
    Sarah Schuyler
    Sarah Schuyler
    20:37 23 Mar 16
    Amazing place! The counselors have helped me through some of my lowest points & the girl at the front desk, Cindy, is always super helpful, kind & courteous. Highly recommend!!!
    Jennifer Alexander
    Jennifer Alexander
    19:54 23 Mar 16

    Rochelle IL Driver’s License Reinstatement

    No one wants a DUI arrest. Of all the trouble a DUI can bring you, losing your driving privileges is probably the worst, and it is not an easy process to see your way back to driving again.

    If you have had a DUI license suspension in Rochelle, it is time to call Braden Counseling Center.

    There are numerous reasons you would be facing a DUI hearing, everything from consistently driving while impaired, to getting pulled over the one time you drink too much at a friend’s wedding.

    Now your license is suspended, and you do not know what to do. There is hope for Rochelle residents to get a suspended license reinstatement, but it may take some time.

    Suspensions and Revocations

    If your license has been suspended, there is no need to schedule a hearing with the driver’s facility. You only need to pay a reinstatement fee. Now, this does not happen all at once.

    A few months will pass before your driving privileges can be restored. First, you must wait to hear back from the Secretary of State. Until that notification comes, you should not be driving.

    A DUI license reinstatement for those in Rochelle becomes even more complicated when your license has been revoked. You will be required to see a Hearing Officer, and your hearing will be either informal or formal.

    For one DUI arrest, an Informal Hearing will be scheduled. For more than one DUI arrest, a Formal Hearing is scheduled.

    In both cases, your treatment plans must be mostly completed before reinstatement of your driving privileges will even be considered.

    Let’s Talk


      Counseling ServicesEvaluations

      What Braden Counseling Center Will Do for You

      At Braden Counseling Center, we work with you. We have the paperwork at all of our locations, including Rochelle, that will need to be submitted in either a DUI driver’s license suspension or revocation cases. It can seem like a difficult process, but we have the expertise to guide you through it.

      For either an informal or a formal hearing, a DUI evaluation will be required. For information on DUI evaluations and DUI treatment plans, Braden Counseling Center can help you. Understand that you will be classified, based on your dependency, and these classifications impact reinstating your license after DUI for Rochelle residents.

      If your driver’s license has been revoked, the Secretary of State has created a program to help you get your license back. It is no easy fix, but if you do the right things, you will see yourself driving again.

      Driver's License Reinstatement

      The Secretary of State and their evaluators look at such things as:

      • Whether you are receiving proper treatment.
      • Whether you are aware of what alcohol does to your mind and body long-term.
      • Positive lifestyle changes.
      • Support programs you are attending
      • Whether there is a problematic use of alcohol.

      Your commitment to these factors not only facilitates your personal growth but also contributes significantly to the success of the evaluation process. Embracing positive changes and demonstrating a responsible approach to alcohol use underscores your dedication to a healthier and more fulfilling life.

      Contact Us Today

      Every DUI license suspension should be taken seriously. At Braden Counseling Center in Rochelle, we have programs in place to address driver license reinstatement, DUI, domestic abuse, anger management, and substance abuse. We know exactly how these problems can destroy lives, and we are happy to help people get them back.

      There is a way out of the mess. At Braden Counseling Center, we not only have the paperwork to help you get started,  we can answer all of your questions about concerns you may have as well. However, understand there is no quick fix after a license suspension for DUI in Rochelle, and you will not be driving tomorrow.

      Treatment programs must be completed, fees paid, and your paperwork must be consistent and truthful. Trying to reinstate your driver’s license can be challenging. In the meantime, know there is help out there.

      If you recognize that you need help, please get in touch with us. We are here to provide you assistance in a variety of ways. Your life’s decisions impact not just you, but your family, your job, and your future. We can help you make the right decisions and give you the support to follow through.

      Braden Counseling Center has an outstanding reputation with the Secretary of State, and we know what needs to be done in order for you to restore your driving privileges. Get in touch with us, and we will give you the advice and support you need.

      What Our Clients are Saying.....

      My counselor Christine K. is very helpful, easy to talk to, makes me feel comfortable, gives great feedback!!!
      stacie dishman
      stacie dishman
      16:30 20 Feb 24
      Dwayne at Braden counseling goes above and beyond to help his clients. He is very professional and his priorities are all about his clients. I honestly, have to say that Dwayne is an amazing person, and I truly value our working relationships.
      Todd Friedewald
      Todd Friedewald
      00:31 12 Feb 24
      David was incredibly great. Most people would feel very closed out and possibly shy as a client. However, David made me feel very comfortable and was very helpful and detailed in conversation while being very professional. I left very satisfied and looking forward to his services!!! Thank you David keep being great !!!
      Natalie Hernandez
      Natalie Hernandez
      13:44 06 Feb 24
      Highly recommend!
      Joseph Dolcimascolo
      Joseph Dolcimascolo
      02:12 31 Jan 24
      Braden counseling is outstanding in the work they do Paul has changed my life and helped me so much in understand myself better and transforming me into a better person all around I recommend this center and Paul to anyone keep up the hard work and dedication!
      Antonio Diaz
      Antonio Diaz
      02:14 24 Jan 24
      I appreciate the open dialogue allowing attendees to share their thoughts, which enriches the learning experience, but also to have the focused guidance of a counselor to ensure the point of topic.
      Joe Freehill
      Joe Freehill
      15:18 23 Jan 24
      Dwayne is awesome and a pleasure to work with! I will request him every time! Thank you, Dwayne!
      Jen Rupp
      Jen Rupp
      20:06 15 Dec 23
      Dwayne Johnson is very professional and understanding.. Great counselor.. very satisfying
      Eva Thompson
      Eva Thompson
      01:25 30 Nov 23
      I called so many other counseling office first, either no one answer the call or no confirmed days for class, with Braden, right away, walk me through the process, fees and needed information, able to set up appointment next day to do the testing and schedule me the class right way. very helpful, not like some other place asked me to fill out so many medical forms although just 10 hours DUI Risk Education.I am really happy with them, they are also not charge as much as other company.
      Lan Hankes
      Lan Hankes
      22:56 03 Oct 23
      Everyone was very professional and kind!
      Cody Neuschwanger
      Cody Neuschwanger
      16:49 18 Sep 23
      Worked with Dwayne Thomas at the North Aurora location and couldn't be more satisfied with the respect and understanding he operated with. Really knows how to connect and convey the right message.
      Bret Van Gampler
      Bret Van Gampler
      23:30 05 Sep 23
      Very friendly and did a great job.
      Matthew Quirk
      Matthew Quirk
      21:41 18 Aug 23
      I see Amanda Cimaglia and she is by far the most compassionate, respecting and caring counselor I've had. With all the craziness I'm going through she really keeps me grounded. Always listens to me and never ever rushes me but gives me time for her positive feedback.I've always had trouble trusting someone with my issues because I'd find out that the counselor did not go according to her perfession but listen to others to get something out of me. I never had once had that once with Amanda Cimaglia and she let's me work through things I need to at my own pace. And for that I thank her 😊 . She has my mental health at her best interest. Wish there was more counselors out there like her so others can have a safe spot to speak without judgment like I do.From the very bottom of my heart, thank you Amanada Cimaglia and Braden Counseling for having her on board. I'm sure all your staff and team members are just as compassionate ❤️
      Maggie Opiola
      Maggie Opiola
      19:52 26 Jun 23
      David Jones is an outstanding counselor. I feel very fortunate to have him as our Lead on Saturday Morning group sessions.
      John Boehm
      John Boehm
      06:31 24 May 23
      Staff was amazing. Everything was explained and all questions answered.
      Wanda Sutton
      Wanda Sutton
      23:21 21 Apr 23
      understanding compassionate reflextive knowledged tool based
      happy holiday
      happy holiday
      20:10 09 Dec 22
      Braden Counseling is a clinic we frequently refer to because of the clinical quality and comprehensive services. All interactions we have had with Braden have been very positive and helpful; excellent coordination of care.
      Maggie Miilano
      Maggie Miilano
      16:57 02 Dec 22
      Braden counseling is very good at what they do. They do great things. I’ve been through there system more then once, I recommend them all day every day. Take your pick. I’d say choose one these guys. Very friendly, never mess up and very interactive. If you need anything they are there. I have met a lot of the staff and they all are true and gifted. Thank you Braden counseling for your great works!
      Cody Bell
      Cody Bell
      23:02 21 Sep 22
      Dr.Braden is an incredible, sweet and motivating leader! I’m so blessed to have found her center to successfully get me through 10 years of care. Everyone should know if I overcame my many obstacles they can too! Work hard and put up a fight!
      Lisa Tegeler
      Lisa Tegeler
      00:19 29 Jul 22
      As an attorney, finding the right treatment center for my clients is critical to their success. I have been referring my clients to Braden Counseling for years. They are always hard working, professional, and accomodating.
      Brian Mirandola
      Brian Mirandola
      16:59 26 May 22
      I love my therapist at Braden, I always feel listened to and I look forward to my visits. All of the staff I've interacted with has been super friendly and helpful, and the environment is very calming. Best therapy center I have been to.
      Devon Buza
      Devon Buza
      15:25 25 Jun 21
      Very professional and they were extremely nice, I'm happy with my choice of going threw Braden counseling center for my classes!
      gage butts
      gage butts
      19:43 07 Feb 21
      Amazing place
      Ralph Burton
      Ralph Burton
      16:30 30 Jan 21
      Braden Counseling’s staff is outstanding! The counselor conducted herself in a very friendly, courteous, and professional manner. I was treated with dignity and respect. I was put at ease and the evaluation went smoothly, and efficiently. I would definitely recommend Braden Counseling for all of your personal needs.😊
      Gregory Link
      Gregory Link
      17:16 21 Jan 21
      Excellent first visit with Dr. Braden.
      Gary Duffett
      Gary Duffett
      21:18 19 Dec 20
      My son liked his first visit and is open to going back again.
      Veris Nicole
      Veris Nicole
      22:36 12 Oct 20
      Very friendly and welcoming staff. Highly recommend
      Jennifer Rosales
      Jennifer Rosales
      21:50 29 Jul 20
      I could not be more satisfied with braden counseling with thier help. Very patient with clients in crisis and need of thier help.
      randall nuckles
      randall nuckles
      15:12 09 Jul 20
      I truly got the help I needed here and I appreciate all the staff member for making it a comfortable environment to feel free to talk about what's on your mind and making sure you get the proper help you need.
      Majah’s Mayhem
      Majah’s Mayhem
      19:30 20 May 20
      Love the staff .. came here for help and they definitely made a point to take care of all my paper work I needed .. would highly recommend them mostly Nikki shes a great help with anything .. always so cheerfull here 🙂
      miguel tovar
      miguel tovar
      00:58 17 Dec 19
      All staff very nice, respectful, caring, patientWould definitely recommend
      Zack Newby
      Zack Newby
      01:23 18 Nov 19
      One word....AMAZING !Very Comprehensive and Professional service. I would Highly Recommend to any one in need.
      Joseph Perry
      Joseph Perry
      16:58 10 Jul 19
      Dr. Jane Braden was absolutely wonderful and help me though my whole dui process, made it easy and help me understand.thank you some much DR. Branden for everything, your the best !!!😜
      Sean Battersby
      Sean Battersby
      18:46 12 Mar 19
      Friendly staff, very professional and results driven
      Jeffrey Kerner
      Jeffrey Kerner
      13:53 01 Aug 17
      Caring staff. Dr Braden was extremely compassionate and supportive during a difficult time. Recommend to anyone!
      T Anderson
      T Anderson
      21:54 06 Apr 16
      Braden Counseling center has the finest professionals around. I'd highly recommend their services should a need arise.
      Ndisox
      Ndisox
      03:03 29 Mar 16
      Braden Counseling is amazing! Very kind, very friendly staff. Treated me as though I'd been family. I'd recommend them to anyone!
      Jessica jorgensen
      Jessica jorgensen
      22:34 24 Mar 16
      They have amazing staff. They listen and help out so much I would recommend them to anyone .
      Brad Jorgensen
      Brad Jorgensen
      22:33 24 Mar 16
      The staff is very welcoming and friendly and professional when you walk through the door!! I had been dealing with some anxiety for some time.... I am so glad I went to Braden counseling my first visit there I felt a sense of being welcomed and actually listened to!! Needless to say when I walked out the door I felt a weight off my shoulders I haven't felt in sometime!! So thank you to your wonderful staff!! I would highly recommend Braden counseling to anyone who is looking for a great counselor to talk with and help with your mental health!!
      Deborah Mccoy
      Deborah Mccoy
      19:00 24 Mar 16
      I was an emotional wreck when I first went. I was nervous and probably not making a lot of sense. The staff seemed to understand and immediately put me at ease. By the time I left, life just didn’t seem so bad. Thank you Braden Center for being there.
      Pam Pascolini
      Pam Pascolini
      15:57 24 Mar 16
      The staff is friendly and courteous. I was amazed at how helpful they were. These people are top notch and very professional. I would highly recommend this office.
      Tricia Hernandez
      Tricia Hernandez
      15:45 24 Mar 16
      Braden Counseling Center has always been wonderful. Their front staff is very kind and helpful and Dr. Braden is nothing but professional during all encounters I have had with her. Their facility and staff care about providing quality services to their clients. I highly recommend them.
      Amanda Poturalski
      Amanda Poturalski
      13:56 24 Mar 16
      Would give this place more then 5 stars if I could. I Highly recommend them. Staff is amazing there and so helpful .
      Master Shake
      Master Shake
      21:57 23 Mar 16
      I highly recommend Braden Counseling. All the staff there is amazing and very sweet 🙂
      Melissa Stathis
      Melissa Stathis
      21:48 23 Mar 16
      Highly recommend this place. Very helpful and always courteous. Ms. Rogers is the best and has excellent skills with people to help them through a multitude of problems.
      Sarah Schuyler
      Sarah Schuyler
      20:37 23 Mar 16
      Amazing place! The counselors have helped me through some of my lowest points & the girl at the front desk, Cindy, is always super helpful, kind & courteous. Highly recommend!!!
      Jennifer Alexander
      Jennifer Alexander
      19:54 23 Mar 16

      Elgin IL Driver’s License Reinstatement

      No one wants a DUI arrest. Of all the trouble a DUI can bring you, losing your driving privileges is probably the worst, and it is not an easy process to see your way back to driving again.

      If you have had a DUI license suspension in Elgin, it is time to call Braden Counseling Center.

      There are numerous reasons you would be facing a DUI hearing, everything from consistently driving while impaired, to getting pulled over the one time you drink too much at a friend’s wedding.

      Now your license is suspended, and you do not know what to do. There is hope for Elgin residents to get a suspended license reinstatement, but it may take some time.

      Suspensions and Revocations

      If your license has been suspended, there is no need to schedule a hearing with the driver’s facility. You only need to pay a reinstatement fee. Now, this does not happen all at once.

      A few months will pass before your driving privileges can be restored. First, you must wait to hear back from the Secretary of State. Until that notification comes, you should not be driving.

      A DUI license reinstatement for those in Elgin becomes even more complicated when your license has been revoked. You will be required to see a Hearing Officer, and your hearing will be either informal or formal.

      For one DUI arrest, an Informal Hearing will be scheduled. For more than one DUI arrest, a Formal Hearing is scheduled.

      In both cases, your treatment plans must be mostly completed before reinstatement of your driving privileges will even be considered.

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        What Braden Counseling Center Will Do for You

        At Braden Counseling Center, we work with you. We have the paperwork at all of our locations, including Elgin, that will need to be submitted in either a DUI driver’s license suspension or revocation cases. It can seem like a difficult process, but we have the expertise to guide you through it.

        For either an informal or a formal hearing, a DUI evaluation will be required. For information on DUI evaluations and DUI treatment plans, Braden Counseling Center can help you. Understand that you will be classified, based on your dependency, and these classifications impact reinstating your license after DUI for Elgin residents.

        If your driver’s license has been revoked, the Secretary of State has created a program to help you get your license back. It is no easy fix, but if you do the right things, you will see yourself driving again.

        Driver's License Reinstatement

        The Secretary of State and their evaluators look at such things as:

        • Whether you are receiving proper treatment.
        • Whether you are aware of what alcohol does to your mind and body long-term.
        • Positive lifestyle changes.
        • Support programs you are attending
        • Whether there is a problematic use of alcohol.

        Your commitment to these factors not only facilitates your personal growth but also contributes significantly to the success of the evaluation process. Embracing positive changes and demonstrating a responsible approach to alcohol use underscores your dedication to a healthier and more fulfilling life.

        Contact Us Today

        Every DUI license suspension should be taken seriously. At Braden Counseling Center in Elgin, we have programs in place to address driver license reinstatement, DUI, domestic abuse, anger management, and substance abuse. We know exactly how these problems can destroy lives, and we are happy to help people get them back.

        There is a way out of the mess. At Braden Counseling Center, we not only have the paperwork to help you get started,  we can answer all of your questions about concerns you may have as well. However, understand there is no quick fix after a license suspension for DUI in Elgin, and you will not be driving tomorrow.

        Treatment programs must be completed, fees paid, and your paperwork must be consistent and truthful. Trying to reinstate your driver’s license can be challenging. In the meantime, know there is help out there.

        If you recognize that you need help, please get in touch with us. We are here to provide you assistance in a variety of ways. Your life’s decisions impact not just you, but your family, your job, and your future. We can help you make the right decisions and give you the support to follow through.

        Braden Counseling Center has an outstanding reputation with the Secretary of State, and we know what needs to be done in order for you to restore your driving privileges. Get in touch with us, and we will give you the advice and support you need.

        What Our Clients are Saying.....

        My counselor Christine K. is very helpful, easy to talk to, makes me feel comfortable, gives great feedback!!!
        stacie dishman
        stacie dishman
        16:30 20 Feb 24
        Dwayne at Braden counseling goes above and beyond to help his clients. He is very professional and his priorities are all about his clients. I honestly, have to say that Dwayne is an amazing person, and I truly value our working relationships.
        Todd Friedewald
        Todd Friedewald
        00:31 12 Feb 24
        David was incredibly great. Most people would feel very closed out and possibly shy as a client. However, David made me feel very comfortable and was very helpful and detailed in conversation while being very professional. I left very satisfied and looking forward to his services!!! Thank you David keep being great !!!
        Natalie Hernandez
        Natalie Hernandez
        13:44 06 Feb 24
        Highly recommend!
        Joseph Dolcimascolo
        Joseph Dolcimascolo
        02:12 31 Jan 24
        Braden counseling is outstanding in the work they do Paul has changed my life and helped me so much in understand myself better and transforming me into a better person all around I recommend this center and Paul to anyone keep up the hard work and dedication!
        Antonio Diaz
        Antonio Diaz
        02:14 24 Jan 24
        I appreciate the open dialogue allowing attendees to share their thoughts, which enriches the learning experience, but also to have the focused guidance of a counselor to ensure the point of topic.
        Joe Freehill
        Joe Freehill
        15:18 23 Jan 24
        Dwayne is awesome and a pleasure to work with! I will request him every time! Thank you, Dwayne!
        Jen Rupp
        Jen Rupp
        20:06 15 Dec 23
        Dwayne Johnson is very professional and understanding.. Great counselor.. very satisfying
        Eva Thompson
        Eva Thompson
        01:25 30 Nov 23
        I called so many other counseling office first, either no one answer the call or no confirmed days for class, with Braden, right away, walk me through the process, fees and needed information, able to set up appointment next day to do the testing and schedule me the class right way. very helpful, not like some other place asked me to fill out so many medical forms although just 10 hours DUI Risk Education.I am really happy with them, they are also not charge as much as other company.
        Lan Hankes
        Lan Hankes
        22:56 03 Oct 23
        Everyone was very professional and kind!
        Cody Neuschwanger
        Cody Neuschwanger
        16:49 18 Sep 23
        Worked with Dwayne Thomas at the North Aurora location and couldn't be more satisfied with the respect and understanding he operated with. Really knows how to connect and convey the right message.
        Bret Van Gampler
        Bret Van Gampler
        23:30 05 Sep 23
        Very friendly and did a great job.
        Matthew Quirk
        Matthew Quirk
        21:41 18 Aug 23
        I see Amanda Cimaglia and she is by far the most compassionate, respecting and caring counselor I've had. With all the craziness I'm going through she really keeps me grounded. Always listens to me and never ever rushes me but gives me time for her positive feedback.I've always had trouble trusting someone with my issues because I'd find out that the counselor did not go according to her perfession but listen to others to get something out of me. I never had once had that once with Amanda Cimaglia and she let's me work through things I need to at my own pace. And for that I thank her 😊 . She has my mental health at her best interest. Wish there was more counselors out there like her so others can have a safe spot to speak without judgment like I do.From the very bottom of my heart, thank you Amanada Cimaglia and Braden Counseling for having her on board. I'm sure all your staff and team members are just as compassionate ❤️
        Maggie Opiola
        Maggie Opiola
        19:52 26 Jun 23
        David Jones is an outstanding counselor. I feel very fortunate to have him as our Lead on Saturday Morning group sessions.
        John Boehm
        John Boehm
        06:31 24 May 23
        Staff was amazing. Everything was explained and all questions answered.
        Wanda Sutton
        Wanda Sutton
        23:21 21 Apr 23
        understanding compassionate reflextive knowledged tool based
        happy holiday
        happy holiday
        20:10 09 Dec 22
        Braden Counseling is a clinic we frequently refer to because of the clinical quality and comprehensive services. All interactions we have had with Braden have been very positive and helpful; excellent coordination of care.
        Maggie Miilano
        Maggie Miilano
        16:57 02 Dec 22
        Braden counseling is very good at what they do. They do great things. I’ve been through there system more then once, I recommend them all day every day. Take your pick. I’d say choose one these guys. Very friendly, never mess up and very interactive. If you need anything they are there. I have met a lot of the staff and they all are true and gifted. Thank you Braden counseling for your great works!
        Cody Bell
        Cody Bell
        23:02 21 Sep 22
        Dr.Braden is an incredible, sweet and motivating leader! I’m so blessed to have found her center to successfully get me through 10 years of care. Everyone should know if I overcame my many obstacles they can too! Work hard and put up a fight!
        Lisa Tegeler
        Lisa Tegeler
        00:19 29 Jul 22
        As an attorney, finding the right treatment center for my clients is critical to their success. I have been referring my clients to Braden Counseling for years. They are always hard working, professional, and accomodating.
        Brian Mirandola
        Brian Mirandola
        16:59 26 May 22
        I love my therapist at Braden, I always feel listened to and I look forward to my visits. All of the staff I've interacted with has been super friendly and helpful, and the environment is very calming. Best therapy center I have been to.
        Devon Buza
        Devon Buza
        15:25 25 Jun 21
        Very professional and they were extremely nice, I'm happy with my choice of going threw Braden counseling center for my classes!
        gage butts
        gage butts
        19:43 07 Feb 21
        Amazing place
        Ralph Burton
        Ralph Burton
        16:30 30 Jan 21
        Braden Counseling’s staff is outstanding! The counselor conducted herself in a very friendly, courteous, and professional manner. I was treated with dignity and respect. I was put at ease and the evaluation went smoothly, and efficiently. I would definitely recommend Braden Counseling for all of your personal needs.😊
        Gregory Link
        Gregory Link
        17:16 21 Jan 21
        Excellent first visit with Dr. Braden.
        Gary Duffett
        Gary Duffett
        21:18 19 Dec 20
        My son liked his first visit and is open to going back again.
        Veris Nicole
        Veris Nicole
        22:36 12 Oct 20
        Very friendly and welcoming staff. Highly recommend
        Jennifer Rosales
        Jennifer Rosales
        21:50 29 Jul 20
        I could not be more satisfied with braden counseling with thier help. Very patient with clients in crisis and need of thier help.
        randall nuckles
        randall nuckles
        15:12 09 Jul 20
        I truly got the help I needed here and I appreciate all the staff member for making it a comfortable environment to feel free to talk about what's on your mind and making sure you get the proper help you need.
        Majah’s Mayhem
        Majah’s Mayhem
        19:30 20 May 20
        Love the staff .. came here for help and they definitely made a point to take care of all my paper work I needed .. would highly recommend them mostly Nikki shes a great help with anything .. always so cheerfull here 🙂
        miguel tovar
        miguel tovar
        00:58 17 Dec 19
        All staff very nice, respectful, caring, patientWould definitely recommend
        Zack Newby
        Zack Newby
        01:23 18 Nov 19
        One word....AMAZING !Very Comprehensive and Professional service. I would Highly Recommend to any one in need.
        Joseph Perry
        Joseph Perry
        16:58 10 Jul 19
        Dr. Jane Braden was absolutely wonderful and help me though my whole dui process, made it easy and help me understand.thank you some much DR. Branden for everything, your the best !!!😜
        Sean Battersby
        Sean Battersby
        18:46 12 Mar 19
        Friendly staff, very professional and results driven
        Jeffrey Kerner
        Jeffrey Kerner
        13:53 01 Aug 17
        Caring staff. Dr Braden was extremely compassionate and supportive during a difficult time. Recommend to anyone!
        T Anderson
        T Anderson
        21:54 06 Apr 16
        Braden Counseling center has the finest professionals around. I'd highly recommend their services should a need arise.
        Ndisox
        Ndisox
        03:03 29 Mar 16
        Braden Counseling is amazing! Very kind, very friendly staff. Treated me as though I'd been family. I'd recommend them to anyone!
        Jessica jorgensen
        Jessica jorgensen
        22:34 24 Mar 16
        They have amazing staff. They listen and help out so much I would recommend them to anyone .
        Brad Jorgensen
        Brad Jorgensen
        22:33 24 Mar 16
        The staff is very welcoming and friendly and professional when you walk through the door!! I had been dealing with some anxiety for some time.... I am so glad I went to Braden counseling my first visit there I felt a sense of being welcomed and actually listened to!! Needless to say when I walked out the door I felt a weight off my shoulders I haven't felt in sometime!! So thank you to your wonderful staff!! I would highly recommend Braden counseling to anyone who is looking for a great counselor to talk with and help with your mental health!!
        Deborah Mccoy
        Deborah Mccoy
        19:00 24 Mar 16
        I was an emotional wreck when I first went. I was nervous and probably not making a lot of sense. The staff seemed to understand and immediately put me at ease. By the time I left, life just didn’t seem so bad. Thank you Braden Center for being there.
        Pam Pascolini
        Pam Pascolini
        15:57 24 Mar 16
        The staff is friendly and courteous. I was amazed at how helpful they were. These people are top notch and very professional. I would highly recommend this office.
        Tricia Hernandez
        Tricia Hernandez
        15:45 24 Mar 16
        Braden Counseling Center has always been wonderful. Their front staff is very kind and helpful and Dr. Braden is nothing but professional during all encounters I have had with her. Their facility and staff care about providing quality services to their clients. I highly recommend them.
        Amanda Poturalski
        Amanda Poturalski
        13:56 24 Mar 16
        Would give this place more then 5 stars if I could. I Highly recommend them. Staff is amazing there and so helpful .
        Master Shake
        Master Shake
        21:57 23 Mar 16
        I highly recommend Braden Counseling. All the staff there is amazing and very sweet 🙂
        Melissa Stathis
        Melissa Stathis
        21:48 23 Mar 16
        Highly recommend this place. Very helpful and always courteous. Ms. Rogers is the best and has excellent skills with people to help them through a multitude of problems.
        Sarah Schuyler
        Sarah Schuyler
        20:37 23 Mar 16
        Amazing place! The counselors have helped me through some of my lowest points & the girl at the front desk, Cindy, is always super helpful, kind & courteous. Highly recommend!!!
        Jennifer Alexander
        Jennifer Alexander
        19:54 23 Mar 16

        Geneva IL Driver’s License Reinstatement

        Geneva Driver's License Reinstatement Have you or a loved recently received a DUI and not known where to turn? A DUI is a serious offense and you are right to have questions.

        The question asked more than any other is, “Will I go to jail?” This is followed closely by “How long will my driver’s license be suspended for?”

        At Braden Counseling Center for Geneva, we have the answers to all of your suspended license reinstatement questions.

        Geneva DUI License Reinstatement Services

        Receiving a traffic ticket is one thing, being arrested for DUI is something else altogether. Perhaps you were not intending to drive but did and got pulled over. It is shocking that it happened to you, and now you are not quite sure what to do. If you live in Geneva, reinstating your license after a DUI can be difficult, but not impossible.

        You will not be able to go at this alone. There will be paperwork, hearings and evaluations to get through, and you need help preparing all of it. This is where Braden Counseling Center comes into play.

        Suspended or Revoked?

        For residents in Illinois, including in Geneva, there is a big difference between a DUI driver’s license suspension, and a DUI license revocation. If your license is suspended, you do not need to schedule a hearing at the driver’s facility. You only pay a reinstatement fee. This does not happen all at once, though, so it could be some time before you are driving again.

        You will be advised how long your suspension will be. You are also advised to send in your fee 45 days before the date you should get your driving privileges back. Once you do that, and your reinstatement date arrives, you still cannot drive until you have been notified by the Secretary of State.

        If your license is revoked, you have bigger problems. For a license reinstatement, you will be required to attend a hearing with the Hearing Officer. If you are facing one DUI arrest, your hearing will be informal. If you have two or more DUI arrests, your hearing will be formal.

        Whether your hearing is informal or formal, you will be required to have a DUI evaluation done before your case can be closed. You also will have to agree to DUI treatments as well. Both of these can be handled by our expert staff at Braden Counseling Center.

        What Braden Center Can Do for You

        At Braden Center, we help people like you every day. We know the fears and frustrations you are facing, and our programs are geared to helping you get your life in order. Our office serving Geneva clients has the paperwork and will submit fees for you as you go through the process of a license suspension for DUI or for a license revocation.

        There will be documents to provide, and you will be classified in one of three levels for your DUI evaluation to progress. Each level of classification results in additional treatments and interventions that you must complete. In fact, most of your treatments must be completed before the Secretary of State will even look at your case.

        For a revoked license, treatments must be completed, and paperwork submitted. Omissions or inconsistencies will lead to your request being denied, and you will be right back at square one. Let our office serving Geneva clients help you with your driver’s license reinstatement.

        All hope is not lost when your license is suspended or revoked. It can be difficult. Depending on the severity of the offense, you might be looking at months before you can drive again. This is the perfect opportunity to take advantage of the programs we have at Braden Counseling Center. Our expert counselors will help you with DUI, domestic violence, substance abuse, and more.

        Do not let a DUI arrest ruin the rest of your life. A DUI license suspension is not the end of the world for those in Geneva. However, it might signal that you need help facing your future, in which case, we can help you do so. Let us help you get ready for all of your tomorrows.

        What Our Clients are Saying.....

        My counselor Christine K. is very helpful, easy to talk to, makes me feel comfortable, gives great feedback!!!
        stacie dishman
        stacie dishman
        16:30 20 Feb 24
        Dwayne at Braden counseling goes above and beyond to help his clients. He is very professional and his priorities are all about his clients. I honestly, have to say that Dwayne is an amazing person, and I truly value our working relationships.
        Todd Friedewald
        Todd Friedewald
        00:31 12 Feb 24
        David was incredibly great. Most people would feel very closed out and possibly shy as a client. However, David made me feel very comfortable and was very helpful and detailed in conversation while being very professional. I left very satisfied and looking forward to his services!!! Thank you David keep being great !!!
        Natalie Hernandez
        Natalie Hernandez
        13:44 06 Feb 24
        Highly recommend!
        Joseph Dolcimascolo
        Joseph Dolcimascolo
        02:12 31 Jan 24
        Braden counseling is outstanding in the work they do Paul has changed my life and helped me so much in understand myself better and transforming me into a better person all around I recommend this center and Paul to anyone keep up the hard work and dedication!
        Antonio Diaz
        Antonio Diaz
        02:14 24 Jan 24
        I appreciate the open dialogue allowing attendees to share their thoughts, which enriches the learning experience, but also to have the focused guidance of a counselor to ensure the point of topic.
        Joe Freehill
        Joe Freehill
        15:18 23 Jan 24
        Dwayne is awesome and a pleasure to work with! I will request him every time! Thank you, Dwayne!
        Jen Rupp
        Jen Rupp
        20:06 15 Dec 23
        Dwayne Johnson is very professional and understanding.. Great counselor.. very satisfying
        Eva Thompson
        Eva Thompson
        01:25 30 Nov 23
        I called so many other counseling office first, either no one answer the call or no confirmed days for class, with Braden, right away, walk me through the process, fees and needed information, able to set up appointment next day to do the testing and schedule me the class right way. very helpful, not like some other place asked me to fill out so many medical forms although just 10 hours DUI Risk Education.I am really happy with them, they are also not charge as much as other company.
        Lan Hankes
        Lan Hankes
        22:56 03 Oct 23
        Everyone was very professional and kind!
        Cody Neuschwanger
        Cody Neuschwanger
        16:49 18 Sep 23
        Worked with Dwayne Thomas at the North Aurora location and couldn't be more satisfied with the respect and understanding he operated with. Really knows how to connect and convey the right message.
        Bret Van Gampler
        Bret Van Gampler
        23:30 05 Sep 23
        Very friendly and did a great job.
        Matthew Quirk
        Matthew Quirk
        21:41 18 Aug 23
        I see Amanda Cimaglia and she is by far the most compassionate, respecting and caring counselor I've had. With all the craziness I'm going through she really keeps me grounded. Always listens to me and never ever rushes me but gives me time for her positive feedback.I've always had trouble trusting someone with my issues because I'd find out that the counselor did not go according to her perfession but listen to others to get something out of me. I never had once had that once with Amanda Cimaglia and she let's me work through things I need to at my own pace. And for that I thank her 😊 . She has my mental health at her best interest. Wish there was more counselors out there like her so others can have a safe spot to speak without judgment like I do.From the very bottom of my heart, thank you Amanada Cimaglia and Braden Counseling for having her on board. I'm sure all your staff and team members are just as compassionate ❤️
        Maggie Opiola
        Maggie Opiola
        19:52 26 Jun 23
        David Jones is an outstanding counselor. I feel very fortunate to have him as our Lead on Saturday Morning group sessions.
        John Boehm
        John Boehm
        06:31 24 May 23
        Staff was amazing. Everything was explained and all questions answered.
        Wanda Sutton
        Wanda Sutton
        23:21 21 Apr 23
        understanding compassionate reflextive knowledged tool based
        happy holiday
        happy holiday
        20:10 09 Dec 22
        Braden Counseling is a clinic we frequently refer to because of the clinical quality and comprehensive services. All interactions we have had with Braden have been very positive and helpful; excellent coordination of care.
        Maggie Miilano
        Maggie Miilano
        16:57 02 Dec 22
        Braden counseling is very good at what they do. They do great things. I’ve been through there system more then once, I recommend them all day every day. Take your pick. I’d say choose one these guys. Very friendly, never mess up and very interactive. If you need anything they are there. I have met a lot of the staff and they all are true and gifted. Thank you Braden counseling for your great works!
        Cody Bell
        Cody Bell
        23:02 21 Sep 22
        Dr.Braden is an incredible, sweet and motivating leader! I’m so blessed to have found her center to successfully get me through 10 years of care. Everyone should know if I overcame my many obstacles they can too! Work hard and put up a fight!
        Lisa Tegeler
        Lisa Tegeler
        00:19 29 Jul 22
        As an attorney, finding the right treatment center for my clients is critical to their success. I have been referring my clients to Braden Counseling for years. They are always hard working, professional, and accomodating.
        Brian Mirandola
        Brian Mirandola
        16:59 26 May 22
        I love my therapist at Braden, I always feel listened to and I look forward to my visits. All of the staff I've interacted with has been super friendly and helpful, and the environment is very calming. Best therapy center I have been to.
        Devon Buza
        Devon Buza
        15:25 25 Jun 21
        Very professional and they were extremely nice, I'm happy with my choice of going threw Braden counseling center for my classes!
        gage butts
        gage butts
        19:43 07 Feb 21
        Amazing place
        Ralph Burton
        Ralph Burton
        16:30 30 Jan 21
        Braden Counseling’s staff is outstanding! The counselor conducted herself in a very friendly, courteous, and professional manner. I was treated with dignity and respect. I was put at ease and the evaluation went smoothly, and efficiently. I would definitely recommend Braden Counseling for all of your personal needs.😊
        Gregory Link
        Gregory Link
        17:16 21 Jan 21
        Excellent first visit with Dr. Braden.
        Gary Duffett
        Gary Duffett
        21:18 19 Dec 20
        My son liked his first visit and is open to going back again.
        Veris Nicole
        Veris Nicole
        22:36 12 Oct 20
        Very friendly and welcoming staff. Highly recommend
        Jennifer Rosales
        Jennifer Rosales
        21:50 29 Jul 20
        I could not be more satisfied with braden counseling with thier help. Very patient with clients in crisis and need of thier help.
        randall nuckles
        randall nuckles
        15:12 09 Jul 20
        I truly got the help I needed here and I appreciate all the staff member for making it a comfortable environment to feel free to talk about what's on your mind and making sure you get the proper help you need.
        Majah’s Mayhem
        Majah’s Mayhem
        19:30 20 May 20
        Love the staff .. came here for help and they definitely made a point to take care of all my paper work I needed .. would highly recommend them mostly Nikki shes a great help with anything .. always so cheerfull here 🙂
        miguel tovar
        miguel tovar
        00:58 17 Dec 19
        All staff very nice, respectful, caring, patientWould definitely recommend
        Zack Newby
        Zack Newby
        01:23 18 Nov 19
        One word....AMAZING !Very Comprehensive and Professional service. I would Highly Recommend to any one in need.
        Joseph Perry
        Joseph Perry
        16:58 10 Jul 19
        Dr. Jane Braden was absolutely wonderful and help me though my whole dui process, made it easy and help me understand.thank you some much DR. Branden for everything, your the best !!!😜
        Sean Battersby
        Sean Battersby
        18:46 12 Mar 19
        Friendly staff, very professional and results driven
        Jeffrey Kerner
        Jeffrey Kerner
        13:53 01 Aug 17
        Caring staff. Dr Braden was extremely compassionate and supportive during a difficult time. Recommend to anyone!
        T Anderson
        T Anderson
        21:54 06 Apr 16
        Braden Counseling center has the finest professionals around. I'd highly recommend their services should a need arise.
        Ndisox
        Ndisox
        03:03 29 Mar 16
        Braden Counseling is amazing! Very kind, very friendly staff. Treated me as though I'd been family. I'd recommend them to anyone!
        Jessica jorgensen
        Jessica jorgensen
        22:34 24 Mar 16
        They have amazing staff. They listen and help out so much I would recommend them to anyone .
        Brad Jorgensen
        Brad Jorgensen
        22:33 24 Mar 16
        The staff is very welcoming and friendly and professional when you walk through the door!! I had been dealing with some anxiety for some time.... I am so glad I went to Braden counseling my first visit there I felt a sense of being welcomed and actually listened to!! Needless to say when I walked out the door I felt a weight off my shoulders I haven't felt in sometime!! So thank you to your wonderful staff!! I would highly recommend Braden counseling to anyone who is looking for a great counselor to talk with and help with your mental health!!
        Deborah Mccoy
        Deborah Mccoy
        19:00 24 Mar 16
        I was an emotional wreck when I first went. I was nervous and probably not making a lot of sense. The staff seemed to understand and immediately put me at ease. By the time I left, life just didn’t seem so bad. Thank you Braden Center for being there.
        Pam Pascolini
        Pam Pascolini
        15:57 24 Mar 16
        The staff is friendly and courteous. I was amazed at how helpful they were. These people are top notch and very professional. I would highly recommend this office.
        Tricia Hernandez
        Tricia Hernandez
        15:45 24 Mar 16
        Braden Counseling Center has always been wonderful. Their front staff is very kind and helpful and Dr. Braden is nothing but professional during all encounters I have had with her. Their facility and staff care about providing quality services to their clients. I highly recommend them.
        Amanda Poturalski
        Amanda Poturalski
        13:56 24 Mar 16
        Would give this place more then 5 stars if I could. I Highly recommend them. Staff is amazing there and so helpful .
        Master Shake
        Master Shake
        21:57 23 Mar 16
        I highly recommend Braden Counseling. All the staff there is amazing and very sweet 🙂
        Melissa Stathis
        Melissa Stathis
        21:48 23 Mar 16
        Highly recommend this place. Very helpful and always courteous. Ms. Rogers is the best and has excellent skills with people to help them through a multitude of problems.
        Sarah Schuyler
        Sarah Schuyler
        20:37 23 Mar 16
        Amazing place! The counselors have helped me through some of my lowest points & the girl at the front desk, Cindy, is always super helpful, kind & courteous. Highly recommend!!!
        Jennifer Alexander
        Jennifer Alexander
        19:54 23 Mar 16

        Bartlett IL Driver’s License Reinstatement

        No one wants a DUI arrest. Of all the trouble a DUI can bring you, losing your driving privileges is probably the worst, and it is not an easy process to see your way back to driving again.

        If you have had a DUI license suspension in Bartlett, it is time to call Braden Counseling Center.

        There are numerous reasons you would be facing a DUI hearing, everything from consistently driving while impaired, to getting pulled over the one time you drink too much at a friend’s wedding.

        Now your license is suspended, and you do not know what to do. There is hope for Bartlett residents to get a suspended license reinstatement, but it may take some time.

        Suspensions and Revocations

        If your license has been suspended, there is no need to schedule a hearing with the driver’s facility. You only need to pay a reinstatement fee. Now, this does not happen all at once.

        A few months will pass before your driving privileges can be restored. First, you must wait to hear back from the Secretary of State. Until that notification comes, you should not be driving.

        A DUI license reinstatement for those in Bartlett becomes even more complicated when your license has been revoked. You will be required to see a Hearing Officer, and your hearing will be either informal or formal.

        For one DUI arrest, an Informal Hearing will be scheduled. For more than one DUI arrest, a Formal Hearing is scheduled.

        In both cases, your treatment plans must be mostly completed before reinstatement of your driving privileges will even be considered.

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          What Our Clients are Saying.....

          My counselor Christine K. is very helpful, easy to talk to, makes me feel comfortable, gives great feedback!!!
          stacie dishman
          stacie dishman
          16:30 20 Feb 24
          Dwayne at Braden counseling goes above and beyond to help his clients. He is very professional and his priorities are all about his clients. I honestly, have to say that Dwayne is an amazing person, and I truly value our working relationships.
          Todd Friedewald
          Todd Friedewald
          00:31 12 Feb 24
          David was incredibly great. Most people would feel very closed out and possibly shy as a client. However, David made me feel very comfortable and was very helpful and detailed in conversation while being very professional. I left very satisfied and looking forward to his services!!! Thank you David keep being great !!!
          Natalie Hernandez
          Natalie Hernandez
          13:44 06 Feb 24
          Highly recommend!
          Joseph Dolcimascolo
          Joseph Dolcimascolo
          02:12 31 Jan 24
          Braden counseling is outstanding in the work they do Paul has changed my life and helped me so much in understand myself better and transforming me into a better person all around I recommend this center and Paul to anyone keep up the hard work and dedication!
          Antonio Diaz
          Antonio Diaz
          02:14 24 Jan 24
          I appreciate the open dialogue allowing attendees to share their thoughts, which enriches the learning experience, but also to have the focused guidance of a counselor to ensure the point of topic.
          Joe Freehill
          Joe Freehill
          15:18 23 Jan 24
          Dwayne is awesome and a pleasure to work with! I will request him every time! Thank you, Dwayne!
          Jen Rupp
          Jen Rupp
          20:06 15 Dec 23
          Dwayne Johnson is very professional and understanding.. Great counselor.. very satisfying
          Eva Thompson
          Eva Thompson
          01:25 30 Nov 23
          I called so many other counseling office first, either no one answer the call or no confirmed days for class, with Braden, right away, walk me through the process, fees and needed information, able to set up appointment next day to do the testing and schedule me the class right way. very helpful, not like some other place asked me to fill out so many medical forms although just 10 hours DUI Risk Education.I am really happy with them, they are also not charge as much as other company.
          Lan Hankes
          Lan Hankes
          22:56 03 Oct 23
          Everyone was very professional and kind!
          Cody Neuschwanger
          Cody Neuschwanger
          16:49 18 Sep 23
          Worked with Dwayne Thomas at the North Aurora location and couldn't be more satisfied with the respect and understanding he operated with. Really knows how to connect and convey the right message.
          Bret Van Gampler
          Bret Van Gampler
          23:30 05 Sep 23
          Very friendly and did a great job.
          Matthew Quirk
          Matthew Quirk
          21:41 18 Aug 23
          I see Amanda Cimaglia and she is by far the most compassionate, respecting and caring counselor I've had. With all the craziness I'm going through she really keeps me grounded. Always listens to me and never ever rushes me but gives me time for her positive feedback.I've always had trouble trusting someone with my issues because I'd find out that the counselor did not go according to her perfession but listen to others to get something out of me. I never had once had that once with Amanda Cimaglia and she let's me work through things I need to at my own pace. And for that I thank her 😊 . She has my mental health at her best interest. Wish there was more counselors out there like her so others can have a safe spot to speak without judgment like I do.From the very bottom of my heart, thank you Amanada Cimaglia and Braden Counseling for having her on board. I'm sure all your staff and team members are just as compassionate ❤️
          Maggie Opiola
          Maggie Opiola
          19:52 26 Jun 23
          David Jones is an outstanding counselor. I feel very fortunate to have him as our Lead on Saturday Morning group sessions.
          John Boehm
          John Boehm
          06:31 24 May 23
          Staff was amazing. Everything was explained and all questions answered.
          Wanda Sutton
          Wanda Sutton
          23:21 21 Apr 23
          understanding compassionate reflextive knowledged tool based
          happy holiday
          happy holiday
          20:10 09 Dec 22
          Braden Counseling is a clinic we frequently refer to because of the clinical quality and comprehensive services. All interactions we have had with Braden have been very positive and helpful; excellent coordination of care.
          Maggie Miilano
          Maggie Miilano
          16:57 02 Dec 22
          Braden counseling is very good at what they do. They do great things. I’ve been through there system more then once, I recommend them all day every day. Take your pick. I’d say choose one these guys. Very friendly, never mess up and very interactive. If you need anything they are there. I have met a lot of the staff and they all are true and gifted. Thank you Braden counseling for your great works!
          Cody Bell
          Cody Bell
          23:02 21 Sep 22
          Dr.Braden is an incredible, sweet and motivating leader! I’m so blessed to have found her center to successfully get me through 10 years of care. Everyone should know if I overcame my many obstacles they can too! Work hard and put up a fight!
          Lisa Tegeler
          Lisa Tegeler
          00:19 29 Jul 22
          As an attorney, finding the right treatment center for my clients is critical to their success. I have been referring my clients to Braden Counseling for years. They are always hard working, professional, and accomodating.
          Brian Mirandola
          Brian Mirandola
          16:59 26 May 22
          I love my therapist at Braden, I always feel listened to and I look forward to my visits. All of the staff I've interacted with has been super friendly and helpful, and the environment is very calming. Best therapy center I have been to.
          Devon Buza
          Devon Buza
          15:25 25 Jun 21
          Very professional and they were extremely nice, I'm happy with my choice of going threw Braden counseling center for my classes!
          gage butts
          gage butts
          19:43 07 Feb 21
          Amazing place
          Ralph Burton
          Ralph Burton
          16:30 30 Jan 21
          Braden Counseling’s staff is outstanding! The counselor conducted herself in a very friendly, courteous, and professional manner. I was treated with dignity and respect. I was put at ease and the evaluation went smoothly, and efficiently. I would definitely recommend Braden Counseling for all of your personal needs.😊
          Gregory Link
          Gregory Link
          17:16 21 Jan 21
          Excellent first visit with Dr. Braden.
          Gary Duffett
          Gary Duffett
          21:18 19 Dec 20
          My son liked his first visit and is open to going back again.
          Veris Nicole
          Veris Nicole
          22:36 12 Oct 20
          Very friendly and welcoming staff. Highly recommend
          Jennifer Rosales
          Jennifer Rosales
          21:50 29 Jul 20
          I could not be more satisfied with braden counseling with thier help. Very patient with clients in crisis and need of thier help.
          randall nuckles
          randall nuckles
          15:12 09 Jul 20
          I truly got the help I needed here and I appreciate all the staff member for making it a comfortable environment to feel free to talk about what's on your mind and making sure you get the proper help you need.
          Majah’s Mayhem
          Majah’s Mayhem
          19:30 20 May 20
          Love the staff .. came here for help and they definitely made a point to take care of all my paper work I needed .. would highly recommend them mostly Nikki shes a great help with anything .. always so cheerfull here 🙂
          miguel tovar
          miguel tovar
          00:58 17 Dec 19
          All staff very nice, respectful, caring, patientWould definitely recommend
          Zack Newby
          Zack Newby
          01:23 18 Nov 19
          One word....AMAZING !Very Comprehensive and Professional service. I would Highly Recommend to any one in need.
          Joseph Perry
          Joseph Perry
          16:58 10 Jul 19
          Dr. Jane Braden was absolutely wonderful and help me though my whole dui process, made it easy and help me understand.thank you some much DR. Branden for everything, your the best !!!😜
          Sean Battersby
          Sean Battersby
          18:46 12 Mar 19
          Friendly staff, very professional and results driven
          Jeffrey Kerner
          Jeffrey Kerner
          13:53 01 Aug 17
          Caring staff. Dr Braden was extremely compassionate and supportive during a difficult time. Recommend to anyone!
          T Anderson
          T Anderson
          21:54 06 Apr 16
          Braden Counseling center has the finest professionals around. I'd highly recommend their services should a need arise.
          Ndisox
          Ndisox
          03:03 29 Mar 16
          Braden Counseling is amazing! Very kind, very friendly staff. Treated me as though I'd been family. I'd recommend them to anyone!
          Jessica jorgensen
          Jessica jorgensen
          22:34 24 Mar 16
          They have amazing staff. They listen and help out so much I would recommend them to anyone .
          Brad Jorgensen
          Brad Jorgensen
          22:33 24 Mar 16
          The staff is very welcoming and friendly and professional when you walk through the door!! I had been dealing with some anxiety for some time.... I am so glad I went to Braden counseling my first visit there I felt a sense of being welcomed and actually listened to!! Needless to say when I walked out the door I felt a weight off my shoulders I haven't felt in sometime!! So thank you to your wonderful staff!! I would highly recommend Braden counseling to anyone who is looking for a great counselor to talk with and help with your mental health!!
          Deborah Mccoy
          Deborah Mccoy
          19:00 24 Mar 16
          I was an emotional wreck when I first went. I was nervous and probably not making a lot of sense. The staff seemed to understand and immediately put me at ease. By the time I left, life just didn’t seem so bad. Thank you Braden Center for being there.
          Pam Pascolini
          Pam Pascolini
          15:57 24 Mar 16
          The staff is friendly and courteous. I was amazed at how helpful they were. These people are top notch and very professional. I would highly recommend this office.
          Tricia Hernandez
          Tricia Hernandez
          15:45 24 Mar 16
          Braden Counseling Center has always been wonderful. Their front staff is very kind and helpful and Dr. Braden is nothing but professional during all encounters I have had with her. Their facility and staff care about providing quality services to their clients. I highly recommend them.
          Amanda Poturalski
          Amanda Poturalski
          13:56 24 Mar 16
          Would give this place more then 5 stars if I could. I Highly recommend them. Staff is amazing there and so helpful .
          Master Shake
          Master Shake
          21:57 23 Mar 16
          I highly recommend Braden Counseling. All the staff there is amazing and very sweet 🙂
          Melissa Stathis
          Melissa Stathis
          21:48 23 Mar 16
          Highly recommend this place. Very helpful and always courteous. Ms. Rogers is the best and has excellent skills with people to help them through a multitude of problems.
          Sarah Schuyler
          Sarah Schuyler
          20:37 23 Mar 16
          Amazing place! The counselors have helped me through some of my lowest points & the girl at the front desk, Cindy, is always super helpful, kind & courteous. Highly recommend!!!
          Jennifer Alexander
          Jennifer Alexander
          19:54 23 Mar 16

          What Braden Counseling Center Will Do for You

          At Braden Counseling Center, we work with you. We have the paperwork at all of our locations, including Bartlett, that will need to be submitted in either a DUI driver’s license suspension or revocation cases. It can seem like a difficult process, but we have the expertise to guide you through it.

          For either an informal or a formal hearing, a DUI evaluation will be required. For information on DUI evaluations and DUI treatment plans, Braden Counseling Center can help you. Understand that you will be classified, based on your dependency, and these classifications impact reinstating your license after DUI for Bartlett residents.

          If your driver’s license has been revoked, the Secretary of State has created a program to help you get your license back. It is no easy fix, but if you do the right things, you will see yourself driving again.

          Driver's License Reinstatement

          The Secretary of State and their evaluators look at such things as:

          • Whether you are receiving proper treatment.
          • Whether you are aware of what alcohol does to your mind and body long-term.
          • Positive lifestyle changes.
          • Support programs you are attending
          • Whether there is a problematic use of alcohol.

          Your commitment to these factors not only facilitates your personal growth but also contributes significantly to the success of the evaluation process. Embracing positive changes and demonstrating a responsible approach to alcohol use underscores your dedication to a healthier and more fulfilling life.

          Contact Us Today

          Every DUI license suspension should be taken seriously. At Braden Counseling Center in Bartlett, we have programs in place to address driver license reinstatement, DUI, domestic abuse, anger management, and substance abuse. We know exactly how these problems can destroy lives, and we are happy to help people get them back.

          There is a way out of the mess. At Braden Counseling Center, we not only have the paperwork to help you get started,  we can answer all of your questions about concerns you may have as well. However, understand there is no quick fix after a license suspension for DUI in Bartlett, and you will not be driving tomorrow.

          Treatment programs must be completed, fees paid, and your paperwork must be consistent and truthful. Trying to reinstate your driver’s license can be challenging. In the meantime, know there is help out there.

          If you recognize that you need help, please get in touch with us. We are here to provide you assistance in a variety of ways. Your life’s decisions impact not just you, but your family, your job, and your future. We can help you make the right decisions and give you the support to follow through.

          Braden Counseling Center has an outstanding reputation with the Secretary of State, and we know what needs to be done in order for you to restore your driving privileges. Get in touch with us, and we will give you the advice and support you need.

          Driver’s License Reinstatement Services

          A DUI arrest often impacts your ability to drive legally. If your license is suspended, you don’t need to schedule a hearing with the driver’s facility and only pay a reinstatement fee. It is suggested you send in your fee 45 days before the date you are scheduled to get your driving privileges back. Remember, just because you have sent in your fee, and the date you are able to drive has come, you are not legal until you receive notification from the Secretary of State that you are .

          You also don’t need to finish your court requirements in order to drive again. The court process and that of the Secretary of State are totally separate.

          If your license has been revoked, that’s a different process. You will need to do the following:

          • You are required to have a hearing with the Hearing Officer.
          • An Informal Hearing is necessary if you have only been arrested for DUI or had a Statutory Summary of Suspension once.
          • You will need to complete the majority of your treatment in order for your driving privileges to be reinstated.
          • The Informal Hearings take place at the local Drivers License Facility where you will meet with a Hearing Officer. Most Drivers License Facilities do not have a Hearing Officer available every day to make sure to check before you go. They usually don’t take appointments either so typically first thing in the morning or right after lunch are best.

          If you have been arrested for DUI twice or have had two Statutory Summary of Suspensions or more, you will need to attend a Formal Hearing. These are held at a limited number of locations and require you apply by mail for a hearing date. We have the forms you need to send in for this in the office. There is a $50 fee to have a hearing, which you send in with the request. It can take 3-6 weeks from the time you send in your request to the time you get a hearing date. The hearing date is often 3-6 weeks from the date you receive the notice. If you need help deciding when to send in your request, just ask us.

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            Formal Hearing

            At Formal Hearing, you will need to have the majority of your treatment completed to have your license reinstated. It is possible to have your treatment completed and be in the process of finishing your continuing care when you go for your hearing. If you were classified as substance dependent, the Hearing Officer will require you are sober for 12 months, have a support network, and bring additional supporting documents related to your support network.

            If you need to go to hearing, there are several documents you will need to take with you. Some of these you may have from when you did treatment, and others will need to be created. Your DUI evaluation is only valid for 6 moths and then needs to be updated. Every time you are denied reinstatement, the letter of denial you are sent needs to be addressed.

            The license reinstatement process can appear very difficult. We can help take the mystery out of the process, and have for many who are now driving legally again. We have an outstanding reputation with the Secretary Of State and are very knowledgeable about what’s required. We can work with you to get the documents you need and share how to prepare for Hearing.

            Driver’s License Reinstatement

            If your license has been suspended, you pay a reinstatement fee to get your license, and your driving privileges back. However, you are not legal until you receive notification from the Secretary of State specifically granting you suspended license reinstatement.

            In the case of suspension, the court process and that of the Secretary of State are totally separate.

            Getting back a revoked license is a different process that requires a hearing with the Hearing Officer.  If you have only been arrested once for a DUI or had one Statutory Summary of Suspension, you need to complete the majority of your treatment program prior to your driving privileges being reinstated.

            If you have been arrested for DUI twice, have had two Statutory Summary of Suspensions, or more, you are required to attend a Formal Hearing. These are held at a limited number of locations and require application by mail for a hearing date. 

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            License Reinstatement after Suspension or Revocation in Illinois

            At Braden Counseling Center, we work with you, and legal experts who know what is required of you, if you have had the Secretary of State revoke your driver’s license after being convicted of driving under the influence (DUI, DWI or drunk driving). After getting a DUI license reinstatement can be a difficult process. We can guide you through step by step.

            Informal and Formal Hearings

            If you have one DUI arrest, depending on the circumstances, you may be able to have an informal hearing. If not, you will be required to attend a formal hearing with all that entails. Two or more DUI arrests usually require a formal hearing.

            Whether you attend a formal or informal hearing, you will be required to have a DUI evaluation before your DUI case can be closed. The same holds true for the State of Illinois Circuit Courts.

            At Braden Counseling Center, both DUI evaluations and DUI treatments are available at all five of our office locations. For those who qualify, financial assistance is also available.

            DUI Assessment Appointment – Documents Necessary

            The following documents must accompany you on your appointment. Bring them with you or have your attorney send them to us.

            • Statutory Summary Suspension– Typically, this is given to you the same day as your arrest. If you were in an accident or had to provide a blood or urine sample, you may not have this paperwork yet. If this is the case, bring your police report to the appointment.  It provides the date and time of your arrest, your Blood Alcohol Content (BAC), and if you completed the test. If you refused to be tested, bring the documentation confirming the refusal.
            • Driving Abstract for Court Purposes– This can be obtained from the Illinois Drivers Facility (Dept. of Motor Vehicles). There is a charge to get this document and you must go to the facility with identification to obtain it. You cannot use a driving record you get online or from the court.
            • $100.00 Fee– If you think that you qualify for a reduced rate at the time of your appointment, bring proof of income or lack of income, with you to your appointment.Ask when you make your appointment if the program is in effect.

            If additional information is necessary, you have 30 days from your first appointment with us to complete the evaluation, though it is best to complete it as soon as possible.

            Classification Levels and What They Mean

            There are 3 primary classification levels, and two of those have sub-classifications. The level you will be placed in is determined by your DUI Evaluation.

            • Level I applies in situations where you have one DUI arrest, unless you refused the breath test or took it, and registered between .15 and .19. If so, you are classified, at a minimum, to be a Level II moderate risk. If you have a Level I classification you are required to attend a 10-hour Driver Risk Education (DRE) course.
            • Level II moderate risk means a DUI Evaluation, completion of the DRE course and a minimum of 12 hours of early intervention alcohol education.
            • Level II significant risk means that you registered .20 or higher on the blood or chemical breath test (Breathalyzer). As a result, you must complete a DUI Evaluation, the DRE course, and at least 20 hours of alcohol treatment. Usually, this classification also requires aftercare.

            Level III classifications have two categories.

            If you have three or more symptoms of dependency, you must be classified as Level IIIhigh-risk alcohol dependent, regardless of the number of DUI arrests.

            The second classification is Level IIIhigh-risk nondependent, which includes anyone with three or more DUI arrests within a 10-year period, with fewer than 3 symptoms of dependency as determined by one of our DUI evaluators.

            Level III classifications require outpatient or inpatient alcohol treatment, or a minimum of 75 hours of intensive outpatient counseling. You are also required to demonstrate a minimum of 12 months abstinence from alcohol or drugs and prove that you attend an ongoing support group.

            What Braden Counseling Center Can Do for You

            At Braden Counseling Center, we have the forms necessary to request a hearing. A $50 fee must be sent with your hearing request. It can take 3-6 weeks from when you send your request to the time you get a hearing date. The hearing date is often 3-6 weeks from the date you receive the notice.

            We can help you with any questions you have about when to send in your request.

            The majority of your treatment must be completed prior to your hearing. You should be finishing your continuing care. If you were classified as substance-dependent, the Hearing Officer will require documents related to your support network and 12 months of sobriety. If you are denied, the process starts again.

            Trying to reinstate driver’s licenses can be difficult. Our staff is here to help you navigate this sometimes mysterious process so that you can drive legally again.

            Branden Counseling Center has an outstanding reputation with the Secretary of State. We are knowledgeable about what is required and work with you to get everything you need to be ready for your hearing.

            We have five convenient locations in Bartlett, Elgin, North Aurora, Oregon, Rochelle, and Sycamore, IL.  Contact us today and let us help!

            What Our Clients are Saying.....

            My counselor Christine K. is very helpful, easy to talk to, makes me feel comfortable, gives great feedback!!!
            stacie dishman
            stacie dishman
            16:30 20 Feb 24
            Dwayne at Braden counseling goes above and beyond to help his clients. He is very professional and his priorities are all about his clients. I honestly, have to say that Dwayne is an amazing person, and I truly value our working relationships.
            Todd Friedewald
            Todd Friedewald
            00:31 12 Feb 24
            David was incredibly great. Most people would feel very closed out and possibly shy as a client. However, David made me feel very comfortable and was very helpful and detailed in conversation while being very professional. I left very satisfied and looking forward to his services!!! Thank you David keep being great !!!
            Natalie Hernandez
            Natalie Hernandez
            13:44 06 Feb 24
            Highly recommend!
            Joseph Dolcimascolo
            Joseph Dolcimascolo
            02:12 31 Jan 24
            Braden counseling is outstanding in the work they do Paul has changed my life and helped me so much in understand myself better and transforming me into a better person all around I recommend this center and Paul to anyone keep up the hard work and dedication!
            Antonio Diaz
            Antonio Diaz
            02:14 24 Jan 24
            I appreciate the open dialogue allowing attendees to share their thoughts, which enriches the learning experience, but also to have the focused guidance of a counselor to ensure the point of topic.
            Joe Freehill
            Joe Freehill
            15:18 23 Jan 24
            Dwayne is awesome and a pleasure to work with! I will request him every time! Thank you, Dwayne!
            Jen Rupp
            Jen Rupp
            20:06 15 Dec 23
            Dwayne Johnson is very professional and understanding.. Great counselor.. very satisfying
            Eva Thompson
            Eva Thompson
            01:25 30 Nov 23
            I called so many other counseling office first, either no one answer the call or no confirmed days for class, with Braden, right away, walk me through the process, fees and needed information, able to set up appointment next day to do the testing and schedule me the class right way. very helpful, not like some other place asked me to fill out so many medical forms although just 10 hours DUI Risk Education.I am really happy with them, they are also not charge as much as other company.
            Lan Hankes
            Lan Hankes
            22:56 03 Oct 23
            Everyone was very professional and kind!
            Cody Neuschwanger
            Cody Neuschwanger
            16:49 18 Sep 23
            Worked with Dwayne Thomas at the North Aurora location and couldn't be more satisfied with the respect and understanding he operated with. Really knows how to connect and convey the right message.
            Bret Van Gampler
            Bret Van Gampler
            23:30 05 Sep 23
            Very friendly and did a great job.
            Matthew Quirk
            Matthew Quirk
            21:41 18 Aug 23
            I see Amanda Cimaglia and she is by far the most compassionate, respecting and caring counselor I've had. With all the craziness I'm going through she really keeps me grounded. Always listens to me and never ever rushes me but gives me time for her positive feedback.I've always had trouble trusting someone with my issues because I'd find out that the counselor did not go according to her perfession but listen to others to get something out of me. I never had once had that once with Amanda Cimaglia and she let's me work through things I need to at my own pace. And for that I thank her 😊 . She has my mental health at her best interest. Wish there was more counselors out there like her so others can have a safe spot to speak without judgment like I do.From the very bottom of my heart, thank you Amanada Cimaglia and Braden Counseling for having her on board. I'm sure all your staff and team members are just as compassionate ❤️
            Maggie Opiola
            Maggie Opiola
            19:52 26 Jun 23
            David Jones is an outstanding counselor. I feel very fortunate to have him as our Lead on Saturday Morning group sessions.
            John Boehm
            John Boehm
            06:31 24 May 23
            Staff was amazing. Everything was explained and all questions answered.
            Wanda Sutton
            Wanda Sutton
            23:21 21 Apr 23
            understanding compassionate reflextive knowledged tool based
            happy holiday
            happy holiday
            20:10 09 Dec 22
            Braden Counseling is a clinic we frequently refer to because of the clinical quality and comprehensive services. All interactions we have had with Braden have been very positive and helpful; excellent coordination of care.
            Maggie Miilano
            Maggie Miilano
            16:57 02 Dec 22
            Braden counseling is very good at what they do. They do great things. I’ve been through there system more then once, I recommend them all day every day. Take your pick. I’d say choose one these guys. Very friendly, never mess up and very interactive. If you need anything they are there. I have met a lot of the staff and they all are true and gifted. Thank you Braden counseling for your great works!
            Cody Bell
            Cody Bell
            23:02 21 Sep 22
            Dr.Braden is an incredible, sweet and motivating leader! I’m so blessed to have found her center to successfully get me through 10 years of care. Everyone should know if I overcame my many obstacles they can too! Work hard and put up a fight!
            Lisa Tegeler
            Lisa Tegeler
            00:19 29 Jul 22
            As an attorney, finding the right treatment center for my clients is critical to their success. I have been referring my clients to Braden Counseling for years. They are always hard working, professional, and accomodating.
            Brian Mirandola
            Brian Mirandola
            16:59 26 May 22
            I love my therapist at Braden, I always feel listened to and I look forward to my visits. All of the staff I've interacted with has been super friendly and helpful, and the environment is very calming. Best therapy center I have been to.
            Devon Buza
            Devon Buza
            15:25 25 Jun 21
            Very professional and they were extremely nice, I'm happy with my choice of going threw Braden counseling center for my classes!
            gage butts
            gage butts
            19:43 07 Feb 21
            Amazing place
            Ralph Burton
            Ralph Burton
            16:30 30 Jan 21
            Braden Counseling’s staff is outstanding! The counselor conducted herself in a very friendly, courteous, and professional manner. I was treated with dignity and respect. I was put at ease and the evaluation went smoothly, and efficiently. I would definitely recommend Braden Counseling for all of your personal needs.😊
            Gregory Link
            Gregory Link
            17:16 21 Jan 21
            Excellent first visit with Dr. Braden.
            Gary Duffett
            Gary Duffett
            21:18 19 Dec 20
            My son liked his first visit and is open to going back again.
            Veris Nicole
            Veris Nicole
            22:36 12 Oct 20
            Very friendly and welcoming staff. Highly recommend
            Jennifer Rosales
            Jennifer Rosales
            21:50 29 Jul 20
            I could not be more satisfied with braden counseling with thier help. Very patient with clients in crisis and need of thier help.
            randall nuckles
            randall nuckles
            15:12 09 Jul 20
            I truly got the help I needed here and I appreciate all the staff member for making it a comfortable environment to feel free to talk about what's on your mind and making sure you get the proper help you need.
            Majah’s Mayhem
            Majah’s Mayhem
            19:30 20 May 20
            Love the staff .. came here for help and they definitely made a point to take care of all my paper work I needed .. would highly recommend them mostly Nikki shes a great help with anything .. always so cheerfull here 🙂
            miguel tovar
            miguel tovar
            00:58 17 Dec 19
            All staff very nice, respectful, caring, patientWould definitely recommend
            Zack Newby
            Zack Newby
            01:23 18 Nov 19
            One word....AMAZING !Very Comprehensive and Professional service. I would Highly Recommend to any one in need.
            Joseph Perry
            Joseph Perry
            16:58 10 Jul 19
            Dr. Jane Braden was absolutely wonderful and help me though my whole dui process, made it easy and help me understand.thank you some much DR. Branden for everything, your the best !!!😜
            Sean Battersby
            Sean Battersby
            18:46 12 Mar 19
            Friendly staff, very professional and results driven
            Jeffrey Kerner
            Jeffrey Kerner
            13:53 01 Aug 17
            Caring staff. Dr Braden was extremely compassionate and supportive during a difficult time. Recommend to anyone!
            T Anderson
            T Anderson
            21:54 06 Apr 16
            Braden Counseling center has the finest professionals around. I'd highly recommend their services should a need arise.
            Ndisox
            Ndisox
            03:03 29 Mar 16
            Braden Counseling is amazing! Very kind, very friendly staff. Treated me as though I'd been family. I'd recommend them to anyone!
            Jessica jorgensen
            Jessica jorgensen
            22:34 24 Mar 16
            They have amazing staff. They listen and help out so much I would recommend them to anyone .
            Brad Jorgensen
            Brad Jorgensen
            22:33 24 Mar 16
            The staff is very welcoming and friendly and professional when you walk through the door!! I had been dealing with some anxiety for some time.... I am so glad I went to Braden counseling my first visit there I felt a sense of being welcomed and actually listened to!! Needless to say when I walked out the door I felt a weight off my shoulders I haven't felt in sometime!! So thank you to your wonderful staff!! I would highly recommend Braden counseling to anyone who is looking for a great counselor to talk with and help with your mental health!!
            Deborah Mccoy
            Deborah Mccoy
            19:00 24 Mar 16
            I was an emotional wreck when I first went. I was nervous and probably not making a lot of sense. The staff seemed to understand and immediately put me at ease. By the time I left, life just didn’t seem so bad. Thank you Braden Center for being there.
            Pam Pascolini
            Pam Pascolini
            15:57 24 Mar 16
            The staff is friendly and courteous. I was amazed at how helpful they were. These people are top notch and very professional. I would highly recommend this office.
            Tricia Hernandez
            Tricia Hernandez
            15:45 24 Mar 16
            Braden Counseling Center has always been wonderful. Their front staff is very kind and helpful and Dr. Braden is nothing but professional during all encounters I have had with her. Their facility and staff care about providing quality services to their clients. I highly recommend them.
            Amanda Poturalski
            Amanda Poturalski
            13:56 24 Mar 16
            Would give this place more then 5 stars if I could. I Highly recommend them. Staff is amazing there and so helpful .
            Master Shake
            Master Shake
            21:57 23 Mar 16
            I highly recommend Braden Counseling. All the staff there is amazing and very sweet 🙂
            Melissa Stathis
            Melissa Stathis
            21:48 23 Mar 16
            Highly recommend this place. Very helpful and always courteous. Ms. Rogers is the best and has excellent skills with people to help them through a multitude of problems.
            Sarah Schuyler
            Sarah Schuyler
            20:37 23 Mar 16
            Amazing place! The counselors have helped me through some of my lowest points & the girl at the front desk, Cindy, is always super helpful, kind & courteous. Highly recommend!!!
            Jennifer Alexander
            Jennifer Alexander
            19:54 23 Mar 16