Our Staff

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Awakenings Recovery is proud of our certified and award-winning staff. They are committed to giving every woman the best, individualized addition treatment. Take a look below at the team who will be with you during your stay at our beautiful Texas Hill Country location.


Jessica Slay LPC-S
CEO

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Dr. Jeffrey R. Holt
Medical Director

Dr. Holt was born in Kerrville and grew up in Comfort, where he graduated from high school in 1996. He received his B.A. at the University of Texas at Austin, then went on to the University of Texas at Houston medical school. He then completed his Family Medicine residency training at the Waco Family Medicine Residency Program. He returned home to the Hill Country in 2008, and joined the Fredericksburg Clinic. In addition to his busy family medicine clinic, he has worked in the field of addiction medicine since 2008, when he started working at Serenity House Drug & Alcohol treatment facility. He received board certification in Addiction Medicine in November 2014 and became the medical director of the One-Eighty detox service at Hill Country Memorial Hospital in May 2015. He also accepted the position of medical director at Awakenings Hill Country, which opened in August 2015.

Dr Holt enjoys playing the piano and guitar, and he also enjoys camping and fishing. He lives here in Fredericksburg with his wife and their four sons. He loves spending time with his family.

Tara Womble LPC
Clinical Director

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Nikki Mullowney
Director of Recovery Services

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Denise Deike LVN
Nurse

Denise has been a nurse for over 30 years. She joined Awakenings Hill Country in October, 2017 with experience in Alcohol and Drug Rehabilitation, Long Term Care and Hospital Nursing. Denise has an awesome husband, 2 grown married children, a nine year old son, 2 grown step-daughters in college, and five beautiful grandchildren. She likes gardening and relaxing with her family during her time off. Nursing is Denise’s passion! She loves to help other women work toward a Bright Future.

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Brenda Gibson LVN
Nurse

Brenda has been an LVN for 30 years. She joins the Awakenings Hill Country team with experience in both long term care and alcohol & drug rehabilitation. Married for 34 years, Brenda has 3 grown children and 8 grandchildren.  She enjoys swimming & trips to the beach. Nursing & helping others is Brenda’s true passion. She looks forward to working with you at the best Texas drug and alcohol treatment center created for women.

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