Healthy Families Staff & Therapists
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Owner & Clinical Director ANGELA P. MAES, LCSW. Angela is the Owner & Clinical Director of Healthy Families. She is a licensed independent Social Worker with a certification in EMDR by the EMDR Institute. She is a proud volunteer of Give an Hour - a program established to provide free mental health counseling services for military & their families. She has extensive training in Trauma & Abuse and has developed classes and programs for Anger Management, Building Self-Esteem. Continued~Click Link
Tracy has joined the dynamic team at Healthy Families of Albuquerque as a provider and prescriber because they share a vision of holistically restoring mental and physical health using tools that are natural and beneficial to overall wellness. Tracy is an experienced Mobile and Telemedicine provider and she looks forward to helping you along your health journey to feeling your best. CLICK to Read More
Will Blythe is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor who is trained in EMDR and Dialectical Behavior Therapy. He connects with heart-centered empathy and believes real strength comes from uncovering one’s vulnerabilities and integrating aspects of the core self into conscious awareness. Will’s counseling incorporates an Attachment and Object Relations focus, Mindfulness, and a Psychodynamic orientation. Will is a native New Mexican who earned his M.A. in Counseling from the University of N.M.
Susanne Drury has a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from University of Chicago. She is a Certified Expert Trauma Professional and is Certified in EMDR and trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Internal Family Systems. Her goal to help people get their lives back when they have experienced depression, anxiety , or trauma. She encourages people to treat themselves with compassion while they heal the wounded parts of themselves.
Faith is a counseling intern at Healthy Families of Albuquerque. She is a current UNM Masters in Counseling student and has graduated in 2018 with her BA in psychology with a minor in sociology. She previously worked as a behavior management specialist and has great experience working with kids. She has a passion for working with kids, teens, and families. She often works from a client centered or attachment theory approach. Faith is born and raised in NM and enjoys all the state has to offer.
Alexandra Herrera is a Licensed Master Social Worker, who graduated from NM Highlands University with a master’s in clinical social work. Alexandra provides strength-based and trauma informed therapy to children (0-12), adolescents, adults, & families with a variety of mental health issues and socio-culture backgrounds. Alexandra specializes in infant mental health, child-parent psychotherapy, & attachment-based family therapy. She is also a certified Circle of Security Parent Facilitator.
Christine is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, National Certified Counselor, and a graduate of The University of New Mexico. She believes in a solution-focused, strengths-based model of therapy while integrating mindfulness, play therapy, and art therapy into her practice. She works with children, adolescents, young adults, and families. Christine's counseling interests include acute mental health, career, trauma, grief, and disability.
Kendra earned her BA with a focus on art and psychology from Carlow University in her hometown of Pittsburgh, PA. Kendra came to ABQ in 2018 to pursue her MA in art therapy and counseling from Southwestern College in Santa Fe. She emphasizes art therapy focuses on the process, not the product. She uses the creative process to guide clients in expressing emotions. She uses a strengths-based approach, and mindfulness techniques in her sessions. She works with children 8+, teenagers, and adults.
Robert Lewis, MA/LMFT is a Marriage & Family Therapist trained in family systems & EMDR. An experienced therapist, Robert has 30 years experience working with diverse populations. Robert specializes in couple's therapy teaching effective communications skills & relationship enhancement. Additional areas of expertise are in addiction & treating mood disorders, anxiety & depression. Robert has unique experience, having worked at District Court for several years as a clinician/mediator.
Mary McCabe is a licensed social worker who graduated with a BA in Psychology from the University of New Mexico and an MA in Social Work from Highlands University. She has worked with varied populations and during her internship, she worked as a Behavior Therapist with various local tribes and traveled to Grants, Gallup, Tohatchi, Coyote Canyon and Zuni. She enjoys working with individuals and couples.
Krystalyn is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor who holds an undergraduate degree in Psychology and Family Studies, as well as a graduate degree in Counseling. She believes in a solution-focused perspective and integrates elements of DBT, CBT, and ACT into her therapeutic approach. Krystalyn’s counseling interests include eating disorders, body dysmorphia, grief and loss, anxiety, depression, trauma, chronic illness, and life adjustments.
Gabrielle Maldonado graduated from New Mexico Highlands University with a Master's in clinical social work. Gabrielle loves to work with children and adolescents, using a strength based approach, as well as attachment-based therapy. Gabrielle enjoys spending time with her family and cooking. She is also specialized in Infant Mental Health.
Anick’s approach to therapy is relational. At the heart of good therapy is an empathic and authentic relationship. She works with clients collaboratively from a non-judgmental place and provides safety to help you reach your goals. She draws on the intersection of mind-body connections and works from a somatic-based, trauma informed lens, as she incorporates different modalities accordingly. You are the expert in your own life, her goal is to help increase awareness and trust in yourself.
Denise Raven received her Master's in Social Work from New Mexico State University and her PhD in Social Work from Colorado State University. She has experience as a school social worker in urban and rural schools. Denise is a registered play therapist supervisor and works from a client centered approach. Denise uses play, sand tray play, guided imagery, EMDR and developmentally based movements in her work with children and adults.
Carmen O. Rodrigo, Ma, LPAT is a graduate of California State University. She has 25 years of clinical experience across various settings such as adult and Behavioral Health Hospitals for geriatrics. She also has experience in residential settings for children and adolescents, outpatient, in-school teen Mom programs for prevention of child abuse, Women's group on adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse, Community outreach specialists in the prevention of alcohol and drug abuse.
Meagan is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor who holds a graduate degree in Clinical and Counseling Psychology. She utilizes a client-centered approach and incorporates other perspectives including cognitive behavioral therapy and mindfulnes-based techniques. Meagan specializes in Trauma and Pre/Postnatal Mental Health, and works with childten and adolescents (10+), adults, and families.
Steve Shewmake is a LMHC who graduated with an M.A. in Professional Counseling from Amberton University in Garland, TX. He is a LADAC and certified Master Addiction Counselor. Steve graduated from Memphis Theological Seminary with an M.Div. degree, and has over 20 years experience as a pastor and as a chaplain to people of all faiths and backgrounds. He believes that the foundation to all therapeutic relationships is respect.
Jessica Spooner is a Licensed Master’s Social Worker, she is originally from Rio Rancho, NM but currently resides in the Albuquerque area with her two cats. In her free time she enjoys playing tennis and spending time with family. Jessica received her undergraduate degree from UNM where she focused on Family Studies and Psychology. She then attended NMHU and received her Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work. Jessica believes that every person is the expert of their own experience.
Annique views therapy as the opportunity to meet & interact with the self to promote self-awareness, balance, & facilitate growth. She works within a strength-based perspective while incorporating various approaches including, cognitive behavior therapy, family systems, psychodrama, mindfulness techniques & narrative explorations of the psyche; she works primarily with those 12 & up, couples & families experiencing trauma, abuse, grief & loss, anxiety, depression, anger, & change and transition.
Daniela enjoys working with people from all walks of life, especially children, adolescents and families, and believes true healing happens in the relationship context. She works from a strengths-based, client-centered perspective, and has experience in play therapy, mindfulness, and cognitive behavioral therapy. In her free time, Daniela enjoys spending time in nature and with those close to her.
Originally from Pasadena, CA, Judy is a professional writer & editor who moved to New Mexico in 1996 to pursue a career in mental health. She received her MS in Clinical Psychology from New Mexico Highlands University and has since been working with adolescents and adults specializing in PTSD, depression, grief, & spiritual issues of all kinds. Judy is trained in EMDR and cognitive behavior therapy, and enjoys working with clients from all religious and cultural backgrounds.