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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. https://www.mindfulnessconnection.us

(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.   

(505) 510-1226

Tom Mcclendon, LMSW, CSAT-C is a Licensed Master’s Social Work. Tom specializes in sex addiction, trauma, and addiction. Tom special focus of practice include,  family system theory, psychodrama, EMDR, mindfulness, and other modalities to effectively promote change and wellbeing. 

Tom is deeply empathetic, intuitive and earnest with his relationship with his clients. Tom’s deep  knowledge and  experience  of trauma and addiction, provides  clients with a safe, nurturing environment to heal. Tom see individual, couples, children, and families. 

Toms professional background as an actor,  Iyengar yoga training, and psychodramatic body work training, adds a creative and mindfulness approach.

505 453-0958‬

Lane Bradfield, MSN, FNP-BC, CHt is family nurse practitioner licensed by the New Mexico Board of Nursing and nationally certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.  He established his private practice in 2017 based in Albuquerque and specializes in office based mental health care with a focus on medication evaluations.  His patients receive excellent individual care that includes comprehensive one hour visits with routine follow up visits for medication management. 

Lane’s nursing career began after graduating from the RN program at City College of San Francisco in 1999.  He then was accepted to the graduate nurse training program at the University of California at San Francisco and gained experience in evidence based practices for direct patient care. In 2002, he completed his Bachelor of Science of Nursing at San Francisco State University and then transitioned to emergency care after completing the emergency nurse training program at San Francisco General Hospital.  There he gained experience as a trauma nurse in the level one trauma center as well as training in the Public Health Department in the City and County of San Francisco.

Lane received his Master of Science in Nursing Family Nurse Practitioner degree in 2015 from the University of St. Francis and became nationally board certified that year.  He continues to train at the University of New Mexico where he collaborates with faculty and clinicians at the ECHO program to stay current with best practices in his areas of practice.

His other experience includes critical care, hospice and palliative care, and reproductive health care.

His affiliations are the New Mexico Nurse Practitioner Council, American Nurses Credentialing Center, American Association of Nurse Practitioners, and the New Mexico Nurse Association.

Lane also provides a wellness service of hypnotherapy teaching self-hypnosis to clinicians and patients for guided relaxation for stress reduction.  He has been trained in the field of medical support hypnotherapy which can be used for pain reduction.  He has over 1000 hours of training and experience in the field of clinical hypnotherapy.”

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

On Sabbatical 2019-20

Michelle Croteau, MA, LPCC, LADAC, CSAT is a licensed therapist and licensed alcohol and drug abuse counselor. She specializes in sexual addiction/compulsivity, trauma and relationship issues. 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 brings over a decade 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. www.healthysexabq.com

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.