Tennessee Behavioral Health

Our Staff

Albert Martinez - Executive Director

Albert Martinez

Executive Director

Allison Bruce - Case Manager

Allison Bruce

Case Manager

Nick Cies -Business Development

Nick Cies

Business Development

Christopher Stephens - Executive Chef

Christopher Stephens

Executive Chef

Medical Department

Jeffery (“Kyle”) Manns - Behavioral Health Technician

Jeffery (“Kyle”) Manns

Behavioral Health Technician

Josh Smotherman - Behavioral Health Technician

Josh Smotherman

Behavioral Health Technician

Lacey Lantz Therapist

Lacey Lantz


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Charles Matsos

Addiction Counselor

Morgan Smotherman - RN

Morgan Smotherman


Tanya Sapp - LVN

Tanya Sapp


Say hello to Albert Martinez, a true guiding light in the mental health and substance abuse world. With nearly two decades of experience, Albert’s not just a certified addiction counselor – he’s your partner in overcoming challenges. Whether it’s navigating relapse prevention, boosting self-esteem, or managing anger, Albert’s got your back. And when he’s not changing lives, he’s exploring the world with his family, soaking up every moment of adventure.

Step into the recovery world with Allison Bruce, a case manager passionate about helping others find their way. Having walked the path of addiction herself, Allison knows firsthand the struggles and triumphs of the journey to wellness. Armed with a degree in business management, she’s blending personal experience with professional expertise to guide others toward lasting change. Ready to rewrite your story? Allison’s here to help.

Get ready to tantalize your taste buds with Chef Chris Stephens, Tennessee Behavioral Health culinary genius behind the scenes. With over 18 years of experience and a love for flavors from around the globe, Chris is on a mission to nourish both body and soul. From Thai to Vietnamese to good old Southern comfort food, he’s serving dishes that’ll make your heart sing. Join him in celebrating the joy of nutrition and wellness – one delicious bite at a time.

Hey there! Meet Lacey Lantz, the heart and soul behind the healing journey at Tennessee Behavioral Health. With over 13 years in the field, Lacey’s not just your average clinical therapist – she’s armed with a Master of Social Work degree and a deep passion for trauma therapy, DBT/CBT approaches, and supporting families through tough times. Plus, she’s a fierce advocate for the LGBTQIA+ community, ensuring everyone feels seen and heard. Ready to embark on a journey of self-discovery? Lacey’s your go-to guide.

Meet Charles Matsos – a man of many talents and even more heart. From his years in the restaurant biz to his newfound passion for social work, Charles is all about growth and transformation. As a certified recovery specialist, he’s there to lend a helping hand to anyone on the path to sobriety. And when he’s not changing lives, you’ll find him skydiving, hunting, or simply soaking up precious moments with his family. With a spirit as strong as his, Charles proves that anything is possible with a bit of perseverance and a lot of love.

Meet Tanya Sapp, the compassionate LPN making waves in substance abuse nursing. For four years, Tanya’s been spreading hope and wisdom, helping folks find their strength in the battle against addiction. But she’s not all work and no play – when she’s not on the clock, you’ll find her out kayaking, camping, or capturing life’s beauty through her lens. With faith as her anchor and love as her compass, Tanya’s a true force for good in this world.

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