Our Staff

Erica Castleberry, PhD

Dr. Castleberry is a founding partner of Castleberry & Associates which opened its doors in January 2013. She obtained her PhD in Counseling Psychology from the University of Houston in 2009, and has over 10 years of experience as a therapist treating individuals, groups, and couples for a wide variety of concerns—especially eating disorders, body image, and anxiety disorders. Her services also include psychological assessment (ADHD, Learning Disorders, and Personality Issues), clinical supervision, and crisis intervention.

Dr. Castleberry's approach is grounded in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and mindfulness. She values immediacy and interpersonal aspects of therapy, with trust that the process of building a relationship with clients alone can be healing. Because all people are physical, emotional, social, and spiritual beings, good therapy addresses deficits in any of these areas. Dr. Castleberry firmly believes that mental health must be maintained just like physical health, and this requires treatment of the whole person.


Carl Hinrichs, LCSW

Carl is a founding partner of Castleberry & Associates Counseling, and splits his time between administrative duties and seeing clients. He is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, having graduated in 2005 from UT-Austin School of Social Work. Carl has been directly involved in social services for over 14 years and has worked in community mental health centers, various non-profit organizations, schools, and medical settings.

Carl's areas of interest and expertise include LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning) issues, anxiety and depression, grief/loss, and navigating life transitions. He primarily work with adults though sees some adolescents on a case-by-case basis. Carl uses a variety of therapy methods best suited for the individual including Humanistic, Client-Centered, Interpersonal, and Cognitive Behavioral approaches. Carl strives to create a safe and trusting environment that allows for a strong therapeutic alliance.


Mary Archibeque, LPCC, NCGC-II

Mary is a New Mexico native and has been a Mental Health Counselor in Albuquerque since 2007. She received her Bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of New Mexico and her Master's degree from Webster's University. She is a Nationally Certified Gambling Counselor, and also specializes in treating anxiety, depression, alcohol and substance abuse, Womens issues, and LGBTQ issues.  She has conducted trainings and spoken publicly on the topics of responsible gaming, lesbian issues in recovery, tress management, and body language. 

Mary is very passionate about empowering individuals to live their best lives and return to balance.  She believes in the resiliency of the human spirit to rise above and grow as a result of suffering and adversity.  She uses a Cognitive Behavioral, Person-Centered, and Positive Psychology approach to empower clients, help them get in touch with their true selves, and realize their full potential.  As a former Personal Trainer, Mary believes in a holistic approach to wellness, which includes body, mind, and spirit.


Mimi Levine, LCSW

Mimi has been seeing clients in various settings since 1994 and is just as passionate about it today as the day she began. She uses a successful eclectic approach and interventions that best fit each situation. Mimi believes in highlighting an individual’s strengths and then working together to develop these strengths further. In the first few sessions clients learn how to recognize and change lifelong patterns that have not been working for them. This allows for a smooth and steady progress. She is experienced in working with a variety of issues including Trauma, PTSD, Anger, Relationships and Spirituality, etc., and works with all people Gay and Lesbian-LGTBQ and Heterosexual.  She also offers EMDR.

Mimi has always felt that it’s an honor and privilege to be able to work with clients. She believes therapy is a collaboration between the client and therapist- each working together. Finding the ‘right’ therapist with whom one feels comfortable is essential. Mimi works with the four pillars of the whole person, to include spirituality, physicality, and the emotional and social aspects of each person. She believes everything is connected and when one aspect changes, everything else lines up and creates a new experience. In this manner, her style encourages a natural shift and measurable change for people and their situation. She attended and later was on the faculty of the University of Utah Graduate School of Social Work.

Cynthia Unger, LPCC

Cindy holds an M.A. in Clinical Psychology from Roosevelt University in Chicago, IL and is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor in New Mexico.  She specializes in evidence-based therapies designed to empower her clients, including mindfulness-based cognitive-behavioral and emotion-focused therapies, and she utilizes these within a client-centered orientation for the treatment of anxiety, depression, life adjustment issues, grief and loss, and relationship struggles. She is trained in perinatal mental health (including the treatment of postpartum depression) and the Gottman Method of couple’s therapy. Cindy adheres to a holistic approach, considering each client's physical health, family and social interactions, professional/vocational life, and environmental influences in addition to psychological factors.

Cindy has worked in private practice since 2012 and in multiple substance abuse treatment settings, with severely mentally ill patients, college students, pregnant and postpartum mothers, and working professionals, and has training and experience with treating trauma as a result of sexual abuse and assault.  She previously worked in complementary health as a practitioner of massage therapy, hypnotherapy, childbirth education, and as a doula.