Staff

Tennessee Valley Recovery’s multidisciplinary team of experienced professionals is committed to the success of our client’s long-term recovery. We offer individualized addiction and mental health treatment in order to meet the unique needs of each individual that walks through our doors. The evidence-based interventions and holistic treatment options used in our continuum of care treat addiction at its source — assuring unfaltering support and sustainable sobriety.

Robert Lewis

Founder & CEO

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Robert Lewis

Founder & CEO

Bobby is a person in long term recovery who has dedicated his life to helping others. Bobby came from a family of addicts and alcoholics so he seen addiction from all angles. Bobby believes in treating the whole person’s mind, body, and soul which is Tennessee Valley Recovery incorporates multiple modalities of treatment.

Jesse Stone

Vice President

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Jesse Stone

Vice President

Jesse Stone, born in New Jersey, is a person in long term recovery. Since getting clean in 2014, Jesse has dedicated his adult life to educating those suffering with substance abuse and mental health conditions. With over 7 years of experience working in the field, Jesse serves as the Chief Operating Officer for Tennessee Valley Recovery located in Knoxville.

“My aim and my purpose is to continue educating the community to the realities of addiction while also debunking some of the stigma attached to it”.

Karyssa Hartsell

Primary Therapist

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Karyssa Hartsell

Primary Therapist

Karyssa Hartsell is a Licensed Master of Social Worker (LMSW) in Tennessee. She obtained her Master of Social Work from the College of Social Work at the University of Tennessee. She also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Spelman College. She has been in the mental health field for over 5 years and has experience working with adolescents, families, and adults from various backgrounds. She is very skilled in recovery based treatment and trauma informed care. She has experience utilizing several treatment modalities including CBT, DBT, and Motivational Interviewing. She is here to help those who are ready to learn and develop the proper tools for growth and self-fulfillment.

Dr. Ana Lisa Carr, MD

Medical Director

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Dr. Ana Lisa Carr

MD

Medical Director

Dr. Ana Lisa Carr, MD, MBA is a board-certified physician with extensive experience treating patients in a number of clinical settings, including addiction management, private practice, emergency medicine, and occupational health. Throughout her career, Dr. Carr has been a fierce advocate for her patients, diligently working to ensure that they receive the care that they need in a complex healthcare system. With over a decade working in the addiction space, Dr. Carr understands the unique needs of the community and applies her knowledge and expertise to treating the whole person — body and mind.

Education:

  • University of Miami, Coral Gables FL, B.S 2003
  • University of Miami School of Medicine, Researcher, 2004
  • SGUSOM, Medical Doctor, Brooklyn NY, 2008
  • University of Virginia School of Medicine, Internship, 2009
  • Case Western University/WSUSOM, Chief Residency, 2008-2012
  • Auburn University, MBA, 2011-2013

Drug and Alcohol Rehab in Knoxville, TN

Seeking addiction help is courageous. Let us get you through this life-changing process as smoothly as possible. Our empathetic staff pours all of our energy into our clients, so you can get the effective treatment you deserve. Whether it’s for cocaine, Xanax, or alcohol addiction, it’s time to get clean and start healing. To make the first step towards recovery, give us a call or visit our contact form today.

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