Meet Our Team of Experienced and Caring Professionals
Our team of dedicated professionals is here to help you or your loved one recover from addiction and co-occurring mental health disorders. Each member of our team understands how addiction and mental health impact a person’s life. We know that these conditions affect all areas of life and have a team of people with diverse backgrounds to help you find the treatment that works best for you. Learn more about our rehab team in Georgia today.
Jeff is a local resident of Woodstock and grew up in the East Cobb area. Jeff started his journey as a person in recovery himself when he realized his passion for helping others. He combined his newfound passion with his business experience to create a genuinely impactful recovery program. Jeff has owned and operated recovery businesses since 2017. He also attained his Certified Addiction Counseling Level 1 (CACI) during this time.
As CEO of Inner Voyage Recovery Center, Jeff is responsible to provide guidance for the overall direction of the organization. He also collaborates with Inner Voyage directors to ensure proper continuity of care between departments. The opportunity of serving the staff and clients alike while improving systems and services is exactly where Jeff thrives.
In his free time, Jeff enjoys reading and studying leadership materials, spending time with his wife and 11-month-old daughter, and riding his dirt bike.
Sarah is a Woodstock native and has always had a passion for helping others. She is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in Religious Studies to enhance her understanding of all beliefs, cultures and backgrounds of various people she meets. Serving as the Program Director, Sarah knows she has found her calling in working with recovery.
As being a person in recovery herself, Sarah serves with the motivation to see others create a meaningful life in recovery as well. She knows it is possible for anyone, regardless of their history, to build a life they love for themselves and loves helping others see the strengths within them. In her free time, Sarah loves spending time with family, friends and her adorable cat, Ally.
Emily grew up in a variety of places across the United States and moved to Georgia in 2021. She earned a Bachelor of Social Work and a Bachelor of Sociology from Belmont University and earned her Master of Social Work from the University of Louisville. Emily believes in providing Evidence Based Interventions through a strengths-based perspective and is excited to bring her passion and Empathy to Inner Voyage Recovery Center.
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Justin McPeak is a board certified Nurse Practitioner and is licensed by the Georgia Composite Medical Board. He is a native of Birmingham, Alabama and graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Masters of Science in Family Nurse Practitioner Studies from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). He later graduated with a post Masters of Science in Emergency Nurse Practitioner and Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner from Vanderbilt University.
Bayne is from Watkinsville, GA and now resides in Cobb County. Bayne began his work in the treatment industry after getting sober himself, which had ignited a burning passion to help others experience the same freedom, peace, and joy. He started interning at a sober living working weekends and quickly moved up position by position, fueled by an insatiable desire to maximize service to others. Bayne has Housing Management, BHT, Case Management, Recovery Coaching, Crisis Intervention, Group Facilitation, Admissions, and Business Development experience and has leveled out in Operations.
Armed with experience of the inner workings of Inner Voyage Recovery Center and the industry as a whole, Bayne is responsible for developing robust systems to promote client care and elevate company standards to their highest level. As Director of Admissions, Bayne navigates the path for anyone coming to IVRC and streamlines the process of admission to ensure that we appropriately address someone’s needs. Additionally, as Director of Business Development, Bayne is responsible for generating and maintaining relationships with other providers in the treatment industry in order to provide referrals for appropriate levels of care.
Most importantly, Bayne is a die-hard UGA fan. In his free time, he is listening to lectures in physics, playing video games, and watching football.
Nursing Cordinator & Administration
Tanner is part of our staff here at inner voyage recovery center. He attended Jacksonville State University in Alabama and has worked in the insurance industry before following his heart for recovery and joining our team. Tanner continues to be involved in 12 step recovery, sponsoring men, and being active in his community.
He also is a member of Woodstock city church and places strong value in his men’s small group. He specializes in crisis intervention and client care. Outside of work Tanner loves spending time with his daughter coaching her softball team. His hobbies are snowboarding, Georgia tech football, and reggae concerts. He has a hairless cat named Taylor. His goals are to continue growing spiritually and giving back to the community that helped save his life.
Robert was born in Johannesburg, South Africa but grew up in Duluth, Ga. He is a Therapist with experience specifically in the addictions field since 2007. His interests include working to change the stigma of addiction, Cooccurring mental health disorders, men’s issues and suicide.
When not working, Robert enjoys spending time with his wife and two boys, hiking across the southeast, playing golf and exploring all that life has to offer.
Our treatment team is here for you or a loved one to not only get sober but to begin a new life in recovery. We understand how difficult it is to begin treatment for addiction and co-occurring disorders. Our team comes from a diverse background of experience and education to provide you with the best treatment possible. Contact us today to begin addiction treatment in Georgia.