Our Staff

Healing is a Journey

Erica Castleberry, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist
B.A. in Psychology and English from New Mexico State University (NMSU), 1999; M.A. in Engineering Psychology from NMSU, 2003; Doctorate from the University of Houston in Counseling Psychology, 2009.

Areas of Interest & Expertise: Anxiety Disorders, OCD, Eating Disorders, Body Image, Depression, Phase of Life or Adjustment Problems
Therapeutic Approach: Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Mindfulness Based Approaches, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
Erica is passionate about exercise and self-acceptance. These are not contradictory or mutually exclusive. She is a huge fan of science fiction and has watched all the Star Trek and Stargate series with a fair amount of Dr. Who. She also loves dogs and being in the mountains (especially with dogs)!

Carl Hinrichs, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker/Therapist
Master of Science in Social Work (MSSW), The University of Texas at Austin, 2005. Bachelor of Social Work (BSW), NMSU, 2002.

Areas of Interest & Expertise: Anxiety, Depression, Life Transitions, Identity Development, LGBTQ+
Approaches: Person-Centered, CBT, Interpersonal, Humanistic.
Carl is a Native Texan but has resided in NM for 33 years. He loves the mountains and sun. He’s passionate about and active in queer rights and advocacy.

Mary Archibeque,

Licensed Independent Therapist
MA in Counseling from Webster University;

BA in Psychology from UNM

Areas of Interest & Expertise: Substance, behavioral & sexual addictions; Intimacy; Anxiety; Female Empowerment; Self-improvement
Therapeutic Approach: Strength Based, Mindfulness
Mary has an orange belt in Krav Maga. She is a huge animal lover and has been vegan for 15 years. Mary is active in the LGBTQ+ community.

Mimi Levine, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker
MSW, University of Utah. BS Psychology, BS Women’s Studies, University of Utah

Areas of Interest & Expertise: Relationship Issues, Couples, Healing Sexual Abuse, Enhancing Wellbeing, Spiritual Crises, Gay and Lesbian related
Therapeutic Approach: Transpersonal Counseling, Trauma Focused/EMDR, Eclectic -Strength Based/ Feminist, Solution Focused Brief Therapy
Mimi loves to swim with wild dolphins. She loves to travel and has been all over the world. She believes daily meditation and a yoga practice help keep her sane in the daily world.

Christopher Guider, Ph.D.

Counseling Intern

M.A. in European Literature, University of Cambridge, UK, 2001
Ph.D. in English and Comparative Literature, University of Sussex, UK, 2006
M.A. in Counseling, University of New Mexico (2022 anticipated)

Areas of Interest & Expertise: Anxiety, OCD, Grief/Bereavement, Depression, Relationships (including couples work), Life Transitions, Chronic Illness, Life Coaching, Spirituality, Cultural Displacement & Adaptation
Therapeutic Approach: Narrative Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Existential, Attachment-Based Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, including Exposure & Response Prevention
Christopher lived and worked in England and Germany for eight years before falling under the spell of the Land of Enchantment. He’s an avid desert hiker as well as an amateur photographer and poet. His professional passion is helping clients find meaning and beauty in their lives by connecting with their authentic selves.

Allison Salazar

Office Manager
BA Liberal Arts, UNM, 2020. AA Liberal Arts, CNM, 2018.
New Mexico Leadership in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities Program (NM LEND) Fellow, Cohort of 2020-2021

Responsible for Internal communications and managing correspondence with patients and staff; Patient Billing, Patient Scheduling, Patient Insurance verification, Practice credentialing
Ally is a native to the Southwest, attending and graduating high school and college from New Mexico schools. She loves to travel and has traveled extensively through the United States and Europe, but still love the United States Southwest the most. Ally has a long history of working with children who have special needs as a caregiver and community support navigator. This has led to an interest in disability rights advocacy for both children and adults.

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