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Welcome!

New Mexico Counseling Center is committed to providing the highest level of therapeutic services available to patients in the Albuquerque area, including Rio Rancho, Bernalillo, and right here in Corrales.

 

Meet Our Therapists

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Kristy Souza, MS, LMFT, LSAA

Kristy began her career in 2006 after earning her master's degree in Marriage, Family and Child Therapy from the University of Phoenix. She has since worked with a diverse population in the Albuquerque and Rio Rancho areas. Kristy has experience working with clients with a variety of concerns, including substance use, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, LGBTQ+ matters, communication issues, relationship conflict, anger, and more. She works with adults, adolescents, couples, and families. Read more about Kristy.

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Gretchen Bjerke, MS, LPCC

Gretchen has a master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling from the University of Phoenix and has experience working with severe PTSD, depression, anxiety, anger management, and substance abuse problems, as well as crisis counseling and trauma treatment for domestic violence and sexual assault survivors. She developed her expertise in trauma and mental health when treating first responders and their families. She is trained and certified in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR). 

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Judy Driscoll, MS, LMSW

Judy began her career as a unit manager in the Department of Corrections. Her work with our state’s prison population inspired her to earn her master’s degree in Social Work from New Mexico State University. Following graduation, she worked as an in-home services provider for the Children, Youth & Families Department, where she focused on keeping troubled families together and functional. She now works with individuals and families on a clinical level. 

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Andrea Kadeg, MA, LPCC

Andrea has a master's degree in Community Counseling from Georgian Court University in New Jersey. She began her counseling career in New Mexico as an outpatient therapist and as the assistant director of a residential substance abuse facility in Carlsbad. Andrea is also trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy which assist clients in gaining a deeper understanding of their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. She specializes in helping those who have struggled with substance abuse and trauma.

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Tracy Longwill, MA, LPCC

Tracy has worked with children and their families for over 40 years. Her career began as a schoolteacher, where she saw that her students often needed support outside of the classroom. She decided to go back to college and earned a master’s degree in Counseling and Educational Psychology from New Mexico State University. Tracy has since worked as a school counselor and in the community as a licensed professional clinical counselor.

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Veronica Reeder, MS, LPCC

Veronica has a master's degree in Mental Health Counseling from the University of Phoenix and has worked with an array of clients from children to adults, in addition to couples and family work. She uses a variety of modalities in order to address the specific needs of each individual. Veronica also focuses on helping individuals to develop a deeper level of insight and understanding of their symptoms and develop concrete and practical coping skills in order to meet their therapeutic goals. 

What to Expect

The team at New Mexico Counseling Center will always treat you like the unique individual you are. We are committed to handling your needs with the utmost respect in a non-judgemental environment that gives you the ability to process your emotions in a quiet and comfortable atmosphere. We can work with you alone or with your family or family system, including your extended family, children, and adolescents. 

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Virtual Visits

We Offer Flexible and Convenient Video Sessions

Whether you're away or confined to your home, teletherapy is often a great choice to meet with a counselor. Our reliable video calls feel just like in-person sessions with added convenience and comfort. Telehealth sessions are possible using any device with a camera, microphone, and Internet connection, such as your laptop or smartphone.

 
 

Our Areas of Expertise

Everyone is going through something, so don't be embarrassed to get the support you need.

Our caring psychotherapists are here to help you, whatever it is.

  • Anger Management

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Grief

  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

  • Self Esteem

  • Communication Issues

  • Divorce

  • Domestic Abuse

  • Domestic Violence

  • Family Conflict

  • Infidelity

  • Men’s Issues

  • Relational Issues

  • Relationship Issues

  • Women’s Issues

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

  • Chronic Pain

  • Depression

  • Impulse Control Issues

  • Mood Disorders

  • Sleep or Insomnia

  • Substance Use

  • Suicidal Ideation

  • Behavioral Issues

  • Child or Adolescent Issues

  • Learning Disabilities

  • Oppositional Defiance

  • Parenting

  • Peer Relationships

  • School Issues

  • Self-Harming

  • Teen Violence

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