Our Staff

Rudy L. Troyer, LCSW

CEO & Administrator

Rudy has worked in the addiction and mental health field since 1997. He received a B.A. degree in Psychology from Southeastern Louisiana University in December of 2000. He then earned a Master of Social Work Degree in May of 2003 from Louisiana State University. Rudy has been in private practice since 2007 specializing in Christian counseling, addictions counseling, anxiety disorders, depression, personality disorder, trauma work, family of origin work, and family intervention.

In 2010, Rudy partnered with Marcia Bannister to found The Recovery Center of Baton Rouge, LLC. He currently serves as the Chief Officer and also provides group and individual therapy at The Recovery Center. Rudy leads a Bible Study open to patients and families every Monday at 4:00pm.

Outside of work, Rudy enjoys fishing, spending time with his wife and family, gardening, reading, and sports. He is also an active member at Crossgate Church in Robert, LA and involved in the Gideons International ministry.

Marcia J. Bannister, LAC, CCS

Executive & Clinical Director

Marcia has worked in the addiction field since 1986. She attended both LSU in Baton Rouge, La. and Holy Cross College in New Orleans, La. where she studied criminology and graduated from the Holy Cross College addiction counseling program. Ms. Bannister is a licensed addiction counselor, a certified clinical supervisor, and a certified co-occurring disorders professional. She has worked in various addiction treatment facilities in Baton Rouge and also administered contract programs for the La. Dept. of Corrections. She has also worked for the 19th Judicial District Drug Court for over 8 years. Ms. Bannister has a total of 28 years of experience in various counseling settings including the private and public sectors and the criminal justice system. She opened her own private counseling business, Bannister Counseling Services, LLC in 2008. In late 2009 she began working with Rudy Troyer to develop and establish The Recovery Center of Baton Rouge, LLC.

Ms. Bannister is the co-owner, Executive Director and Clinical Director of The Recovery Center of Baton Rouge, LLC. She also facilitates the Codependency Program and continues her limited private practice.

David "Fritz" Vogt, LCSW

Family Therapist

Fritz is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker that specializes in the treatment of addictive disorders. He is a graduate of Southeastern Louisiana University and the Louisiana State University School of Social Work. His approach to therapy is client centered and supportive. He is committed to helping individuals and families achieve their personal goals as well as improve their overall quality of life. He looks forward to working with you.

Garrett Cheramie, CIT

Admissions Coordinator

Garrett has worked in the addiction field since 2003. He has served as a case manager, group facilitator, an admissions coordinator. Garrett is head of our admissions department at the Recovery Center. He works closely and diligently with our patients and their families both prior to, and during, the admissions process. He makes the often-times anxiety provoking experience of entering a treatment program as comfortable and timely as possible. Garrett also works with patients in our aftercare program. Outside of work, he likes to spend time his wife and three daughters, fish, and spend time at his camp in Grand Isle. Garrett began his own journey of recovery in 2000.

Gregg Tiritilli BA, RAC

Addiction Counselor

Greg is a LSU graduate and registered addiction counselor originally from Dallas, TX. He has been living in Louisiana for the past 17 years and working in the field of substance abuse treatment for over 15 years. When he’s not at work Greg enjoys spending time with his wife, daughter, and 3 dogs at their home in Watson, LA.

June Owen, LPN

Yushen Lee, MD

Medical Director

Are you or someone you love suffering from addiction?

Call us today at 1-225-927-7475to find out what The Recovery Center of Baton Rouge can do to help.

“The staff was great. I have really gained a lot out of group therapy and the assignments given me. I have truly grown over the last 7 weeks. Thank God & the staff of the Recovery Center.”

Anonymous Former Patient

Faith Based Treatment

Our Faith Based approach to drug and alcohol addiction treatment uses Biblical Principles and Christian Counseling in addition to the 12-step recovery and psychotherapy program.

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Professionals Program

Our Professionals Program offers a treatment experience that is designed to address the specific issues that are typically faced by professionals in early recovery.

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Young-Adult Treatment

Our Young Adult program is generally for college aged patients. This program helps young adults not only in their road to recovery but also in their personal lives.

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Gender Based Treatment

Having peers in group that understand and can relate to one’s own issues is critical. Experiencing this level of support will deepen and enrich the group experience.

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