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Meet the Staff

Every member of our team is committed to helping our patients heal and thrive. All of our staff members are fully trained and certified medical professionals with in-depth knowledge of IV therapy and ketamine therapy.

MD, Anesthesiologist

Dr. Peck is the Medical Director of Nepenthe Wellness Center and a distinguished anesthesiologist dedicated to delivering exceptional care and helping his patients live life to the fullest. With a holistic approach to health and wellness, Dr. Peck emphasizes the importance of considering the whole person, including physical, nutritional, environmental, emotional, social, spiritual, and lifestyle factors.

Dr. Peck graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in 2008. With over 12 years of experience, he has treated an estimated 9,000 patients, demonstrating his extensive expertise and commitment to patient care. A native Houstonian, Dr. Peck is also affiliated with American Legion Hospital, Lafayette General Medical Center, and Lafayette General Surgical Hospital.

His comprehensive approach and dedication to holistic wellness make Dr. Peck an invaluable leader at Nepenthe Wellness Center.

Jenny Bauerlin


Jenny Bauerlein is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with her Bachelors and Masters in Social Work. Jenny has over 19 years of experience in the field of Social Work and Mental Health. She specializes in childhood trauma, workplace trauma, and PTSD. Jenny has a private practice located in Cedar Park providing individual therapy to adults. Jenny has been with Nepenthe Wellness since their opening in 2021 as the Mental Health Specialist. She completes mental health assessments for those interested in utilizing Ketamine IV treatment.


Candace serves as the Lead Nurse Practitioner at Nepenthe Wellness Center. With 14 years of nursing experience and a Master’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin, Candace brings a wealth of expertise and compassionate care to our team. A native Texan, she has a deep understanding of the local patient community.

At Nepenthe Wellness, Candace is instrumental in direct patient care, administering medications, and assisting with new patient intakes. Her extensive knowledge of ketamine treatments and her background in sleep medicine uniquely qualify her to support patients dealing with depression, anxiety, and sleep issues.

Candace’s dedication to improving patient outcomes and her commitment to the field of mental health make her an invaluable asset to our clinic and the patients we serve.

Moira Pyle


Moira is a distinguished Nurse Practitioner at Nepenthe Wellness Center. Graduating with her Master’s degree from the University of Southern Indiana in 2011, Moira brings over a decade of advanced clinical experience to our team.

In addition to her role at Nepenthe Wellness, Moira serves as the National Director of APP Operations in Critical Care Medicine, where she oversees advanced practice provider operations on a national scale. Her dual expertise in business and clinical practice ensures that our clinic operates at the highest standard of care.

Moira’s comprehensive background in critical care medicine and her commitment to patient-centered care make her a vital part of our team, dedicated to enhancing the health and well-being of our patients.


Vanessa is a dedicated Registered Nurse at Nepenthe Wellness Center with a profound passion for mental health. She is currently pursuing her Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (MHNP) degree, aiming to deepen her expertise in this critical field.

In addition to her role at Nepenthe Wellness, Vanessa has spent the past eight years working at Ascension Dell Children’s Medical Center in the hematology and oncology department. Her extensive experience there has equipped her with specialized skills in pain management, disordered eating, depression, and anxiety.

Vanessa’s commitment to mental health, combined with her compassionate approach and diverse clinical background, makes her an invaluable asset to our team and the patients we serve.

Candice Schrodezki


Candice is a highly skilled Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner at Nepenthe Wellness Center. She graduated from the University of Texas Health Science Center, bringing a robust academic background and a wealth of experience to our team.

Candice also contributes her expertise to Stella Centers, known for offering innovative treatments like the Stellate Ganglion Block, and to Rock Springs Hospital. Her specialization in mental health and her dedication to advanced treatment modalities make her a key asset in our clinic.

At Nepenthe Wellness, Candice focuses on providing comprehensive intakes for our Spravato and IV ketamine patients, ensuring they receive the personalized and effective care they need. Her commitment to mental health and her broad clinical experience enhance the quality of care we deliver to our patients.