Meet our Management Team

Addiction Recovery Resources, Inc. treatment programs are medically directed by a team of Board Certified Addiction Medicine Physicians and Psychiatrists, who are members of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM). They are trained in the latest therapeutic protocols for addiction including medication management and have experience in treating co-occuring diseases including depression, ADD/ADHD, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and post traumatic stress disorder. This training ensures that each patient’s unique medical problems are addressed while in treatment.

Our Doctors

Dr. Richard Carr, MD

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A. Kenison Roy, III


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Our Doctors have staff affiliations with other licensed psychiatric hospitals and treatment centers.

Roy Viger, CPA
Chief Executive Officer

Roy Viger has been involved with Addiction Recovery Resources, Inc. since 2004. He is a person in long term recovery and a former patient of Addiction Recovery Resources, Inc. He later found his way back to the organization during his time working in public accounting where the organization became a client of his. After a few years of being the organizations CPA he joined the ARR, Inc. family as the Finance Director and from there he was asked to lead the company as the Chief Executive Officer. Roy is a graduate of Southeastern Louisiana University and is distinguished as a certified public accountant. Roy has a strong passion for the field of addiction, the patients and families we serve, and proud to work with a talented and hardworking staff.

Geshia Hohbach, RN
Clinical Director

Geshia Hohbach, RN, is the clinical director of ARR, Inc. Geshia has been working in the greater New Orleans area for the past 17 years. She earned her nursing degree from Troy State University in Alabama. Prior to working for ARR, Inc., Geshia’s experience in developing and treating patients in the therapeutic milieu has afforded her numerous opportunities for consultation, teaching, and program development over her career. Geshia has held various positions in comprehensive Behavioral Health Services, culminating as a hospital CEO.

Stephen Kessler Director, Residential Treatment ProgramStephen Kessler, MHS, LPC, LAC, CRC
Residential Program Director

Stephen has been working for Addiction Recovery Resources, Inc. since 2003. During that time, He has worked every program, including Intensive Outpatient, Continuing Care, and Residential Treatment. After Hurricane Katrina, Stephen was promoted to the position of Residential Coordinator. In addition to managing the residential program, Stephen maintains a caseload of individual patients and runs group therapy on a daily basis. In 2013, Stephen acted as Interim Clinical Director. He continues to participate in the administrative strategic planning of the business. His particular interests in counseling include the cognitive therapies, especially rational emotive behavior therapy. Stephen received his Master’s degree from LSU in 2003.

Sharon Normand Intensive Outpatient Program Director – DowntownSharon A. Normand, LPC, LAC, NCC
Intensive Outpatient Programs Director

Sharon graduated with a M.Ed. in Counseling Education from the University of New Orleans with a focus on Community Counseling. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Addiction Counselor and has worked in Intensive Outpatient, Residential and Community Service treatment centers. Sharon is in recovery and applies personal experiential knowledge of addiction with Solution-focused, Motivational Enhancement Therapy and Integrated Dual Diagnosis Treatment. Sharon has worked with a range of clients including all adult ages, court-mandated, and with chronic mental illness. Sharon completed her internship at Addiction Recovery Resources, Inc. in the Residential facility working with clients in the Application stage of treatment. She strongly believes that mindfulness and creativity enrich addiction treatment and help prevent relapse by addressing unresolved core issues. Sharon enjoys working with clients with unresolved trauma.

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