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Mark Pugsley, PhD, LCSW Sexual addiction counseling, couples therapy, marriage counseling, Albuquerque

(505) 750 – 4108

Mark Pugsley, PhD, LCSW, CSAT has been a licensed psychotherapist since 1996 with a current specialty in sexual intimacy health and sexual behavioral addiction  for individuals, partners and couples. Mark started in Gestalt psychology and trained in humanistic psychology, Jungian therapy, and somatic psychology. His specialties are in couples counseling, addiction counseling, sexual addiction and mindfulness-based trauma recovery.

Mark provides leadership/management coaching and team consulting that integrates the fields between psychology, organizational learning and systems theory.

Mark received a Master of Social Service from Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Social Work and Research in 1997, graduated from the Gestalt Therapy Institute of Philadelphia in 2002, and received a doctorate from the University of New Mexico in Organizational Learning and Instructional Technology in 2010.

Mark has a 20-year mindfulness practice and gives talks on secular mindfulness practices and facilitates mindfulness workshops for couples, men, and those with sexual addiction.

(505) 948-8935

Tera S. Jones, PhD is a licensed psychologist and AASECT certified sex therapist. She has been in clinical practice for over 15 years. She offers attachment-based individual and couples counseling and sex therapy. She also works with partners to heal from the impact of sexual compulsivity, betrayal, and trauma.

She is trained as a relational and psychodynamic therapist, and has specialization in issues of sexuality, sexual dysfunction, and desire discrepancy. Additionally, she has extensive experience and training in treating disordered eating patterns, body image concerns, and eating disorders.

Tera provides an unbiased, safe space for individuals and couples to explore, process, and overcome the vast perplexities of intimate connections to reignite that fading zest in themselves and their relationships. By taking a holistic approach to wellness and healing, clients can understand and improve their mind-body connection and sexuality to include sexual intimacy, health, function, pleasure, and knowledge of healthy sexuality. She strives to support and promote lifelong change that will allow you to form sustainable, loving, and equitable relationships leading to an overall sense of health and well-being.


Michelle Croteau, MA, LPCC Sexual addiction counseling, couples therapy, marriage counseling, Albuquerque

On Sabbatical 2019-20

Michelle Croteau, LPCC, CST, CSAT is a licensed sex therapist with additional certifications in kink and sexual addiction. She specializes in BDSM and kink sexuality as well as sexual addiction/compulsivity, trauma and relationship issues. Michelle is currently writing her doctoral dissertation on safely introducing BDSM/kink to newcomers. As a Certified Sexual Addiction Therapist (CSAT), Michelle is a recognized expert in the field of addiction therapy. She is also certified in Sand Tray therapy. Michelle is a sex positive and kink competent clinician who brings over two decades of experience in both inpatient and outpatient settings treating addiction and trauma issues. Michelle sees individuals, partners and groups healing from the impacts of love and sexual addiction/compulsivity, betrayal and trauma.

Michelle’s approach to psychotherapy is one of compassion and a deep understanding of the effects addiction and trauma can have on our growth process and on our relationships. Her approach is strength-based and integrates a task-centered model, which is tailored to create a highly personalized treatment experience.

Mark Pugsley, Michelle Croteau, & Tom Mcclendon are Certified Sex Addiction Therapists (CSAT®). CSATs are recognized experts in the field of addiction therapy trained in a “task approach” addiction recovery program developed by Dr. Patrick Carnes and the International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals. With over 120 hours of classroom training and a minimum of 30 hours of supervision, continuing education, and peer networks, CSATs are uniquely prepared and qualified with expertise to assess clients and guide them through an effective recovery model.

‪(505) 712-6451‬
Mary Archibeque, LPCC, CSAT-C

Are you struggling with intimacy and connection? I use a compassionate strength based approach to help you be your best self, live a fulfilling life, and realize your full potential. I specialize in intimacy issues, infidelity, anxiety, affair recovery, addictions, and trauma. I’m a former personal trainer and use a holistic approach to wellness. I work with individuals who are new to therapy and those with high self awareness seeking ongoing personal growth. I’m passionate about empowering you and helping you see the best in yourself. Together we’ll improve your relationships, intimacy, self-worth,  and help you create balance using a body, mind and Spirit approach.

WOMEN: Confidence, self worth, intimacy, balance, self care, mindset & Spirituality.
ADDICTIONS: Alcohol/drugs, sex, porn, love, gambling. We’ll get to the root cause.
RELATIONSHIPS: Healing from infidelity and affairs, improving communication, and building trust.
LGBTQ: Coming out & self acceptance. 
TRAUMA: PTSD, healing, taking your power back, post traumatic growth.

I’m passionate about what I do! It’s a privilege to witness you return to balance and live a meaningful life. I believe in treating the body, mind, and Spirit. Through this holistic approach to therapy, you can reconnect with your True Self and live authentically.