DUI & Addiction Counseling Center, Inc

DUI & Addiction Counseling Center provides Early Intervention DUI services and Faith Based Psychotherapy services to Lake and surrounding counties* in a personal, confidential setting that will enhance positive growth and development.

DUI & Addiction Counseling Center, Inc opened its doors February, 2008 in Mundelein, IL, in order to meet the growing concern of substance abuse/dependency in our community and county. We don't claim to have all the answers, but what we do possess is an empathetic ear, understanding heart, knowledge of the system, and a passion for addiction counseling. Our counselors have worked in various settings with many types of people, and now we are bringing that knowledge and those skills to Lake and the surrounding counties.

DACC consistently evaluates and improves our services to clients and their families, stay abreast of the latest research in the field of addictions, adhere to an established Code of Ethics in regards to ethical behavior, counseling practices, and the rights and confidentiality of our clients.

*In the state of Illinois, Cook and DuPage Counties' initial DUI Evaluations must be completed by their approved Evaluators.

Meet our staff.

Barry Hinkeldey,  MA, CADC - Program Director
Barry Hinkeldey has a vision of helping individuals regain a sense of control and positive outlook on life through sobriety.  Barry holds a Masters of Arts in Counseling Psychology from North Park University, Chicago, Illinois and is a Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor (CADC) licensed with IAODPCA (Illinois Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Professional Certification Association, Inc.) since 2007.  In addition to becoming licensed as a CADC in 2007, Barry founded and opened the doors to DUI & Addiction Counseling Center, Inc which is located in the south central part of Lake County, Illinois.  Barry facilitates psycho-educational and process-oriented group therapy sessions in a non-secular approach and a secondary group therapy with a faith based approach. He is able to treat and counsel those that need redirection and drives his focus to heal those in need.  Barry is currently and Adjunct Instructor for future CADC counselors at Loyola University  in Chicago, Illinois. Barry can communicate to the hearing impaired through ASL (American Sign Language).

Christine  - Director of Marketing

Christine Hinkeldey has a BA in Fine Arts with a focus on Graphic Design/Advertising. She has worked within financial institutions managing marketing campaigns and providing bank offices with marketing materials. She freelanced her design skills with many companies on the side until she began to manage the business at DUI & Addiction Counseling Center, Inc.

Joelle Hinkeldey - Office Manager

Joelle Hinkeldey is a newer member of our business family. She provides support in an administrative role here at DUI & Addiction Counseling Center, Inc.

Mission Statement.

The mission of DUI and Addiction Counseling Center is to provide comprehensive substance abuse services to our clients that will enhance positive growth and development. Our counseling center will strive to achieve the best chance of recovery from chemical dependency/abuse for our clients and their families by delivering services in the highest quality manner.