Dr. Bob Beare, CEO

Ph.D, LPC-S 


Bob is in long term recovery and has been a leader in the mental health and addiction field for 20 years. He holds advanced degrees in music, theatre, clinical psychology, and organizational psychology. He is a professional actor and singer, founder of The Brave Heart Experience (men’s intensive healing workshops), The Deep Waters Intensives (for men and women). Bob is the author of The Creative Fire: 10 Weeks to Emotional and Creative Fitness.

He is a licensed counselor supervisor, CEO of Deep Waters Recovery Programs and Network, Host of The Recovery Crew Podcast, and Senior Clinical Consultant to several treatment centers.

Nicole Chargois, Program Manager



Nicole is a mental health professional, working in the Austin community for the past 6 years. Nicole earned her Masters in Counseling from Northwestern University, where she received training in psychodynamic theory. She completed her graduate clinical training at a group private practice, and has been a member of the American Counseling Association since 2016. Nicole has experience working with women, men, couples and groups. In addition to the private practice setting, Nicole has worked in hospice care, inpatient psychiatric care, outpatient partial hospitalization, and case management in the community mental health setting.  She is committed to her own inner works process, which deeply informs her counseling approach to mental health and addiction. 


Brooke E. Martin, Business Development Specialist

Brooke Martin comes to the team with over 20 years of marketing and public relations experience in the mental health and substance abuse industry. With a degree in Communications, Brooke is drawn to connecting people to  resources by using effective communications, marketing and public relations skills. Her work with Deep Waters Recovery Programs is not just work! As a part of her leadership on the team, she is personally committed to helping others find strong spirituality and healing. She is treasurer of the Spiritual Care Network and has worked as feet-on-the ground marketing as well as corporate roles for inpatient acute psych, PHP, IOP, detox facilities, sober living homes and outpatient services.

for  addiction, trauma, depression , anxiety


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