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
April Casuse, LMFT
Clinical Director

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, Clinical Director
Stacey Scanlon, LCSW
Clinical Director

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, Clinical Director
Karley Armijo, LPCC
MST & MST-PSB Supervisor
Karley Armijo, LPCC, MST & MST-PSB Supervisor
Josh Grothaus, LPCC
MST Supervisor
Josh Grothaus, LPCC, MST Supervisor
Shawna Marcus-Freeman, LPCC
Bernalillo County Infant Mental Health
Shawna Marcus-Freeman, LPCC, Bernalillo County Infant Mental Health
Stephanie Medina, LCSW
Santa Fe County MST & MST-PSB Supervisor
Stephanie Medina, LCSW, Santa Fe County MST & MST-PSB Supervisor
Dalia Medina, LCSW
Bernalillo County Internship Supervisor
Dalia Medina, LCSW, Bernalillo County Internship Supervisor