Healthy Families of Albuquerque, LLC
Healthy Families of Albuquerque specializes in Counseling Albuquerque. We offer unique services with highly qualified licensed therapists who are dedicated to helping people achieve optimum emotional health. Together our team is trained in some of the most successful techniques known to the therapy world.
Meet Our Compassionate Team
At Healthy Families of Albuquerque, our team is comprised of dedicated professionals who are passionate about supporting individuals and families on their journey towards emotional well-being. Each member of our team brings unique expertise, compassion, and a commitment to providing exceptional care. Our team is committed to providing personalized care and fostering a supportive environment where individuals feel heard, understood, and empowered to achieve emotional wellness.
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
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.
Tracy has join the dynamic team at Healthy Families of Albuquerque as a provider and prescriber because they share the 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.
Will Blythe is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor who is trained in EMDR and Dialectical Behavior Therapy. His counseling incorporates conscious practices of self-care to include everyday awe, mindfulness, and psychic awareness. Will counsels primarily with adults and has a strong passion to connect with men and support them with life’s transitions. He is a native New Mexican who earned his M.A. in Counseling from the University of N.M.
Jenna is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She specializes in Infant Mental Health, attachment work, Kinship Guardianship, and trauma-informed practices. She focuses on working with children, families, and youth under the age of 18. When working with an individual she looks at the entire presenting issue within the system the individual comes from. She is also certified in Circle of Security and Nurturing Parenting.
Hector R. Carrillo is a bilingual Licensed Mental Health Counselor who holds a graduate degree in Counseling from the University of New Mexico. He utilizes Social Constructionist, Narrative, and Multicultural approaches to collaboratively define how individuals have experienced matters of significance within their lived worlds. Hector specializes in trauma and couples counseling. He works with adolescents (10+), adults, and couples across all spectrums of self and identity.
Faith is an LMHC 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.
John is a licensed mental health counselor at Healthy Families of Albuquerque and graduate of NMHU. John's counseling orientation is psychodynamic in nature. He works from a trauma informed perspective, emphasizes a strength-based approach, and focuses on increasing mindfulness. His goal is to help clients develop resiliency by resolving unconscious fears and conflicts. John previously worked in law enforcement where he specialized in crisis intervention and negotiations.
Christine is a licensed professional clinical counselor, national certified counselor, and graduate of UNM. She believes in a solution-focused, strengths-based model of therapy while integrating mindfulness, play therapy, art therapy, and EMDR into her practice. Christine's counseling interests include acute mental health, trauma, anxiety, and grief. She aims to empower her clients with the tools and insights needed to overcome challenges, manage stress, and achieve emotional well-being.
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.
Moriah MacCleod, LPCC is a licensed clinical mental health counselor with as Master of Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of Missouri, St. Louis with specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy. Moriah works from a client-centered, strengths-based, solution-focused perspective. She is certified in EMDR and is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP). She enjoys working with individuals, couples and families.
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.
Patrick is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Certified Health Education Specialist. He graduated from New Mexico State University with both his MSW and MPH. Since working in mental health he has immersed himself in mindfulness, CBT, DBT, and Motivational Interviewing. He primarily works with adults pursuing individual counseling related to addressing issues with depression, anxiety, grief, PTSD, transitions in life, and relational issues that individuals have with their friends and family.
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.
Jill is a Licensed Mental Health Clinician who obtained her degree with a Master's in Counseling at the University of Phoenix. She is going on 12 years of experience in working with all ages (adults, teens, and children) but specializes in working with children using Play Therapy. Jill also uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Mindfulness as well as strength-based therapy to help people who are struggling with trauma due to past abuse.
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.
Jessica Spooner is an LMSW, is originally from Rio Rancho, and currently resides in the Albuquerque area with her 2 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 attended NMHU and received her Masters Degree in Clinical Social Work. Jessica believes that every person is the expert of their own experience. She is trained in EMDR.
Ashley Huppertz is a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW), and a 2019 graduate from the social work program at New Mexico Highlands University. Her experience is with families and children from ages 8-16 in the settings of residential treatment, outpatient therapy, and children’s mental health inpatient services. Ashley is EMDR trained and is currently in training for IMH-CPP (therapy with children aged 0-5).
Emily is Licensed Master Social Worker. Her approach is client-centered and trauma informed, incorporating behavioral theories, mindfulness techniques and collaborative, positive psychology. Emily works with adolescents (14+) adults, couples and families.
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.
Healthy Families of Albuquerque, LLC is a counseling and parent education agency devoted to helping families by providing a variety of clinical services within the community. Healthy Families of Albuquerque, LLC believes in core values such as pride, respect, integrity, and fairness for all clients.
We believe in a holistic approach to therapy that honors the interconnectedness of mind, body, and spirit. Through holistic therapy, we focus on nurturing mental, emotional, and physical well-being, allowing individuals to explore their inner selves and discover paths to healing and growth.
INCLUSIVITY & DIVERSITY
At Healthy Families of Albuquerque, we celebrate diversity and welcome individuals from all walks of life. Our therapists are trained to provide a safe and affirming space for the LGBTQ+ community, addressing specific challenges related to sexuality, gender identity, and relationships.
Our therapists are dedicated to supporting our community and its members through the development and maintenance of healthy family bonds. The mission of Healthy Families is to help individuals and families heal and grow strong.
We serve greater Albuquerque with two locations. Our services include but are not limited to the following areas: Holistic therapy, EMDR, grief, trauma, PTSD, youth, adolescence, LGBTQ community, sexuality, anxiety, depression, pain, and terminal illness.