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.
Chief Operating Officer
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 found his place running Operations.
Armed with experience of the inner workings of Inner Voyage Recovery Center and the treatment industry as a whole, Bayne is responsible for developing, implementing, and upholding robust systems to advance quality of client care and elevate company standards to their highest level.
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.
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.
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.
Nursing Cordinator & Administration
Ali is an LPC who has been working in the field in 2019. She grew up in Forsyth County and attended LaGrange College for her two ungraduated degrees and Mercer University for her graduate degree. Ali believes in providing clients empathy and meeting them where they are in their recovery. She uses DBT, CBT, and other modalities to assist her clients in achieving their goals. Ali is also a certified SMART Recovery facilitator.
Outside of work, Ali likes to spend time with her family and friends and cuddle with her dog, Caroline, as often as possible.
Assistant Clinical Director
Brian is an LCSW who has worked in behavioral health for nearly 13 years. Working in multiple levels of care has enlightened him on the importance of empathy and authenticity with every client population. Brian utilizes various modalities to help others struggling with substance abuse, trauma, and mental health issues. In his free time, Brian likes to be at home with his family, workout with his friends, and spend time with his church family.
Business Development and Admissions
Coley was born in Rome, Georgia. He is our business development representative/admissions director with experience in the addiction/recovery field since 2017. His interests include working to help individuals overcome addiction, coordinating the stages of recovery, and connecting with the community through outreach. When not working, Coley enjoys spending time with his family, connecting with his church, skiing, playing golf, extreme sports, and experiencing life to its fullest.
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.