Organizational Leadership

“A leader sees greatness in other people.” —Maya Angelou

Craig Pierce, PhD, LMFT, LPCC
Founder & CEO

Craig Pierce, PhD, LMFT, LPCC has over 30 years of experience as a clinical counselor and family therapist. Dr. Pierce is a fellow of the American Psychotherapy Association, a Clinical Fellow of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, a board-certified PTSD Clinician by the American Psychotherapy Association, a leading expert in trauma-informed treatment, the 2016 award recipient from the New Mexico Child Abuse Prevention Partnership, and author of multiple books on effective parenting.

Craig Pierce, PhD, LMFT, LPCC, Founder & CEO
Karley Armijo
Bernalillo County MST
Karley Armijo, Bernalillo County MST
April Casuse, LMFT
Outpatient Services

April serves as a Lead Supervisor for Bernalillo County and our CCSS Program Coordinator. April is a trained and licensed Marriage and Family Therapist specializing in family and adolescent therapy and is a support supervisor for our Critical Response Programs, including Suicide, Crisis and Threat Assessments. April is based out of our Albuquerque East Office.

April Casuse, LMFT, Outpatient Services
Lauren Hunter
Santa Fe County
Lauren Hunter, Santa Fe County
Shawna Marcus-Freeman
Bernalillo County Infant Mental Health
Shawna Marcus-Freeman, Bernalillo County Infant Mental Health
Stephanie Medina
Santa Fe County MST
Stephanie Medina, Santa Fe County MST
Dalia Medina-Bustillos
Bernalillo County
Dalia Medina-Bustillos, Bernalillo County
Stacey Scanlon, LCSW
Southern New Mexico

Stacey is trained and licensed in Social work with a focus on children, family and adolescent populations. Stacey is a Lead Supervisor for outpatient services, supervisor/program coordinator for our Thriving Kids Parenting Program, as well as our Seeking Safety and Seven Challenges Substance abuse programs in Las Cruces. Additionally, Stacey serves as the supervisor and Program Coordinator for the Internship Program in Las Cruces, supervising both counseling and social work interns.

Stacey Scanlon, LCSW, Southern New Mexico
John Dodd
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

John Dodd is a Clinical Mental Health Counselor from Albuquerque, New Mexico and serves as the Lead Supervisor for the Valencia County Office. John is a member of the Rules and Regulations Committee of the New Mexico Counseling and Therapy Practice Board. John is the supervisor for the Multi-systemic Therapy-PSB team in Valencia County and a graduate of the Southwest Family Institute’s Clinical Supervision & Leadership Academy.

John Dodd, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor
Stephanie Medina
Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Stephanie has a master’s degree in Social Work with a concentration in Bilingual/Bicultural practice from New Mexico Highlands University. Stephanie is involved with developing the APOYO program that focuses on working with Latino families, and serves as the MST-PSB Supervisor for the PSB Team servicing Santa Fe and Rio Arriba counties.

Stephanie Medina, Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Lori Ortiz
License Professional Clinical Counselor

Lori is an MST-PSB supervisor in Valencia County. She conducts suicide assessments, threat assessments, and is committed to working with youth and their families. Before becoming a supervisor, Lori provided services and support to Albuquerque Public School students and staff for many years.

Lori Ortiz, License Professional Clinical Counselor