DUI & Addiction Counseling Center, Inc

DUI & Addiction Counseling Center provides comprehensive DUI and Substance Abuse 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,  CADC - Program Director
Barry Hinkeldey has a vision of helping individuals regain a sense of control and positive outlook on life through sobriety. Barry’s degree in Counseling Psychology and Addiction was a stepping stone towards opening the doors to DUI & Addiction Counseling Center, Inc located in the south central part of Lake County, Illinois. His ability to treat and counsel those that need redirection drives his focus to heal those in need. Barry can communicate to the hearing impaired through ASL (American Sign Language) as well as the Spanish speaking clientele.

Selah Kim, CADC - Korean Lead Counselor

Christine  - Director of Marketing/Office Manager

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.