Dr. Flores has been practicing medicine in New Mexico since 1984. He attended medical school at Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine and graduated with his medical degree. Dr. Flores’ internship was with Kern Medical Center in Bakersfield, CA and his residency training was at University of California San Diego in the Department of Psychiatry. He is Board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology and is licensed in New Mexico and California. Dr. Flores has been the medical director for our agency since 2018. As a Hispanic psychiatrist, he has been able to provide state of the art and culturally sensitive psychiatric treatment to residents of southern New Mexico. Dr. Flores provides telemedicine services and is bilingual, Spanish/English.
Claudia Ruiz, PMHNP
Claudia Ruiz, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, has been with our agency since 2018. Claudia received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Nursing from New Mexico State University. She is licensed in New Mexico as a Certified Nurse Practitioner and is Board certified by ANCC (American Nurses Credentialing Center). Claudia has been a long time provider for our community mental health agencies. Claudia provides in person and telemedicine services.
D Joy Mynatt, DNP, CNP
Dr. Mynatt is a Certified Nurse Practitioner, Family Psychiatric Mental Health and is licensed in the State of New Mexico. She earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice from New Mexico State University. Dr. Mynatt has worked with the agency since 2020 and is Board certified by ANCC (American Nurses Credentialing Center). Before starting with our agency, she worked many years as a Registered Nurse. Dr. Mynatt offers both in person and telemedicine services.
Jacquelyn Williams, CNP, CNS
Dr. Williams has been with the agency since 2018. She received her Master’s degree in Nursing and a Master of Public Health from New Mexico State University; and her Doctorate in Science of Nursing from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. She is licensed in the State of New Mexico as both a Certified Nurse Practitioner and a Clinical Nurse Specialist. Dr. Williams is Board certified by ANCC (American Nurses Credentialing Center). She sees patients in person and via telemedicine.
Cecilia Kasbohm, CNP
Cecilia Kasbohm is a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Certified Nurse Practitioner with our agency. She has been working with us since 2021. Cecilia is licensed in New Mexico and Arizona. She received her Master’s degree in Nursing at Eastern Kentucky University School of Nursing. Prior to earning her CNP, she worked many years as a registered nurse. Cecilia is Board certified by ANCC (American Nurses Credentialing Center). She is also a Veteran of both the US Navy and the US Army. Cecilia offers telemedicine services and is bilingual, English/Spanish.
Vickie Moore-Alvarez, CNS
Vickie Moore-Alvarez is a Clinical Nurse Specialist in the psychiatric field and is licensed in the State of New Mexico. She earned her Associate’s and Bachelor’s degrees in Nursing and her Master of Science degree in Mental Health Nursing all from New Mexico State University. Vickie is Board certified by ANCC (American Nurses Credentialing Center). Vickie has worked at various agencies, for NMSU and also had her own private practice. She has been with our agency since 2021. Vickie offers telemedicine services.
Dr. Amalia Humada-Ludeke Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Dr. Humada-Ludeke is an independently licensed marriage and family therapist with an extensive background in pk-12 and post-secondary education. She has been trained systemically, both in the areas of leadership and family systems. Therefore, when working with individuals and families, Dr. Humada-Ludeke practices a systems approach to treatment, engaging in the therapeutic process as a client-centered, collaborative relationship. Her role is to co-construct therapeutic goals that can create a space for change to best support the client's journey.
Sandra Crane, LCSW
Sandra Crane has been working with our agency since 2018. She received a Bachelor of Arts from California State University and her Master’s degree in Social Work from New Mexico State University. She completed internships at McAfee Army Health Clinic and Children, Youth and Families Department. Sandra is licensed in the State of New Mexico and has been a long time therapist for our area. She works with our agency one day per week completing assessments to establish service compatibility. Sandra provides in office, in person services.
Silvia Madrid MA, LPCC/LADAC
30+ years work experience as therapist Spanish speaking therapist Specialties include: Domestic Violence victims/survivors Depression/Anxiety Substance Abuse Bipolar Disorders PTSD Schizophrenia Anger issues Intimate Relationship Conflicts
Mary Carder, PhD LMFT LADAC
Mary Carder is a marriage and family therapist. She enjoys assisting her patients in managing issues within their family and other relationships. Mary encourages her patients to discuss their emotions and experiences and helps in developing strategies and skills to cope with difficult situations and to change certain behaviors and teaches patients how to understand harmful thoughts and replace them with positive, life-enhancing ones.
Leanne Hancock, LMHC
Leanne Hancock has been working with our agency since 2022. Leanne received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, minor in Women’s Studies from New Mexico State University and her Master of Science in Professional Counseling from Grand Canyon University. She is licensed in the State of New Mexico. Leanne is a resourceful and detail-oriented social services and behavioral health professional with strong analytical skills and demonstrated knowledge encompassing arenas of social work, crisis response and therapeutic methods. Leanne provides in person, in office or telemedicine services.
Albert Jacquez, LMSW
Albert Jacquez has been working with the agency since 2022. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Social Work and his Master’s degree in Social Work from New Mexico State University. He minored in Counseling and Educational Psychology. Albert is licensed in the State of New Mexico. Albert’s goals are to provide direct clinical services to individuals and families whose functioning levels are affected by social, psychological stress and/or addiction problems. Albert provides telemedicine services and is bilingual, Spanish/English.
Sharon Paulowsky, LISW
Sharon Paulowsky has been working with the agency since 2018. Sharon has been a long time therapist for our community mental health agencies in Las Cruces. She received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from New Mexico State University in Social Work. She is licensed in the State of New Mexico. Sharon is well known throughout the community as an excellent therapist. She offers telemedicine services.
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