Now Offering At Home Ketamine Therapy!

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 renowned anesthesiologist who has dedicated his life to delivering quality care and helping his patients live their lives fully. Dr. Peck takes a holistic view of health and wellness, stressing the need to look at the whole person, including an analysis of physical, nutritional, environmental, emotional, social, spiritual, and lifestyle values.

• Graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in 2008

• With 12+ years of experience, Dr. Peck estimates to have treated over 9,000 patients

• A native Houstonian affiliated with American Legion Hospital, Lafayette General Medical Center, and Lafayette General Surgical Hospital

Jenny Bauerlin

LCSW

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.

Renee Villanueva

LCSW

Renee graduated with a Master’s in Social Work form University of Texas-San Marcos. She has a trauma-informed yoga certificate with a focus on integrating yoga into talk therapy & utilizes CBT, EMDR, mindfulness techniques, Gottman theory, and somatic work.

“There are moments in life when we feel stuck and navigating life feels difficult. Therapy is a great tool to gain greater clarity & deep emotional healing. Together, we can uncover blocks that may be preventing you from living a life of authenticity, deep emotional healing & personal growth. I believe in a holistic approach and turning inward with awareness and compassion. I work with individuals with anxiety, depression, life transitions, relationship challenges, trauma-based symptoms & diagnosis and career transitions.”

Candace Rogers

NP

Candace has 12 years experience as a nurse and as a native Texan. She graduated from Wichita State with a Bachelors in nursing and then continued her education with a Masters degree from UT Austin. She has worked extensively with patients suffering from depression and anxiety from her work in sleep medicine, and is excited to be able to offer an alternative therapy to help those suffering from mental health and chronic pain.

Denise Dial

RN

With nearly 30 year’s experience as an RN, Denise worked at the renowned Millers Children’s Hospital in Long Beach California in their Pediatric Oncology department before moving to Texas in 2020. Once in Texas she was a travel infusion nurse for in home care offering IVIG infusions. She has been with Nepenthe since its founding and has become an expert in ketamine infusions. Denise has been awarded the DAISY award for Extraordinary Nurses in 2011.