Colleen M Williams
MS, LPCC, Therapist, Board Approved Supervisor
Colleen is a dynamic individual who has dedicated her life to helping others. As an Air Force veteran, she understands the unique challenges faced by military personnel and their families. She brings a wealth of experience to her therapy practice, having worked as a caseworker for the severely mentally ill and as a member of the Adult Drug court program. Colleen is passionate about helping people overcome trauma and addiction, and has extensive experience in these areas.
As a board-approved supervisor for both the counseling board and the social work board, Colleen is committed to developing the next generation of mental health professionals. She is an active member of the local MDT and works closely with other agencies to help victims of abuse.
Colleen is EMDR trained and believes in taking a whole family approach to treatment. She encourages the family to participate when appropriate, recognizing the important role that family dynamics play in mental health. Colleen is a compassionate and caring therapist who is committed to helping her clients achieve their goals and live their best lives.
Bridgette has worked for Alamogordo High School for the last two years and is now transitioning into full-time practice with Williams Counseling. Before working with teens and in education, she worked as a caseworker for the severely mentally ill and on a crisis response team. Bridgette also worked at Lackland AFB, assisting in teaching motivational and team-based skills for those seeking specific career fields. She received her Masters of Science in Counseling Psychology in 2015 from Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas. Bridgette is EMDR trained and able to do sessions via teletherapy or in person. She believes that relationships are extremely important and encourages involvement from the client's family when appropriate.
Amber L. Siebel
Meet Amber, a warm-hearted Midwesterner who has found her home in the beautiful desert town of Alamogordo since 2018. She holds a Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Southern Adventist University in Collegedale, Tennessee, and has been helping people achieve their mental wellness goals ever since. Whether it's in-person or through teletherapy, Amber knows how to create a safe and comfortable environment where her clients can open up and work through their challenges.
Amber is a true expert in her field, having completed specialized training in EMDR and Infant Mental Health. She is currently working towards becoming a registered play therapist, a process that perfectly aligns with her passion for working with children. Since 2019, Amber has been using experiential and behavioral therapy to help children overcome trauma and developmental challenges.
When she's not busy making a positive impact on her community, Amber loves to indulge in her hobbies. She enjoys hiking the beautiful trails of Alamogordo, trying out new recipes in the kitchen, and spending quality time with her friends and family.
Michelle L. Mills
LADAC, LMHC, Therapist
Meet Michelle, an absolute powerhouse in the mental health field! For the past four years, she's been working her magic at Holloman AFB's mental health and ADAPT clinic, helping countless individuals get the support they need.
But that's just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to Michelle's impressive resume. She's got experience working with students, having spent five years employed with the Alamogordo school district. She's also lent her expertise to Four Directions Treatment and Recovery Center of Mescalero, assisting in the adult drug court program.
It's no wonder Michelle's received not one, but TWO Master of Science degrees from Grand Canyon University. She earned her Master of Science in Addiction Counseling in 2017, and her Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health in 2021 - talk about dedication and drive!
Michelle's not just book smart either. She's EMDR trained and BLS certified, meaning she's got the skills to provide the highest quality care to her patients. And let's not forget to mention her proficiency in Spanish - she's truly a bilingual superstar.
All in all, Michelle is an unstoppable force in the mental health field. She's dedicated, compassionate, and highly skilled - a true asset to any team.
Meet Megan - a talented and compassionate therapist with a love for all things Disney and her fur babies. Megan graduated with her Masters of Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Lamar University in 2020.
For the last 5 years, Megan has been working in early intervention, helping children and families navigate life's challenges. Whether you prefer in-person counseling or tele-therapy, Megan can provide you with the support and guidance you need to thrive.
Megan's training in EMDR and Circle of Security Parenting has helped her become an expert in her field. Her passion for helping others is only rivaled by her love for her three fur babies, who hold a special place in her heart.
When she's not working, you can find Megan exploring the magical world of Disney or spending time with her family. Her positive attitude and infectious energy make her a joy to be around, and she's always ready to lend a helping hand.
Megan is an asset to our community and we're lucky to have her on our team. If you're looking for a compassionate and skilled therapist who truly cares about her clients, look no further than Megan!
Meet Travis - a true hero who's dedicated his life to serving our country and helping those who have served. Travis received his Bachelor of Psychology from Troy University in 2010 and is currently working on his M.S. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Walden University.
Travis has an amazing ability to provide counseling in any setting - whether it's indoors or outdoors, he's always ready to help those in need. His experience in the United States Air Force spans an impressive 18 years, including four combat deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan as a Joint Terminal Attack Controller.
Travis's passion for helping veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress and other mental health concerns connected to military service is truly inspiring. He's currently working on his internship with the goal of working with the Veterans Affairs to make a difference in the lives of those who have served our country.
It's no wonder Travis is such a respected member of our community. He's a true hero who's dedicated his life to making a positive impact on the world. We're lucky to have him on our side!
Cheyenne is an Air Force veteran who has a bachelor’s and master’s degree in criminal justice from New Mexico State University. Currently she is completing her second master’s degree via Liberty University in Clinical Mental Health. Cheyenne has experience working with children who fall within the legal system and recently completed her practicum with children referred by a local school system. Cheyenne has a strong enthusiasm for helping others and is an advocate for kids with special needs and those who have experienced trauma and crisis. Cheyenne loves engaging with clients establishing a strong sense of rapport and trust with them. Cheyenne's aim is to make a positive difference in each one of her clients' lives as a Clinic Mental Health Practitioner.
When Cheyenne isn't pursuing her passion for counseling, you can probably find her having fun with her family, exploring nature, sipping coffee, learning Italian or perhaps participating in a race with her husband. She also enjoys learning American Sign Language.
Denise received her BS in Psychology in 2021 via Crown College in Minnesota. She is in the process of finishing her Masters in Counseling at Crown as well.
She has lived in Cloudcroft for over 17 years and a member of First Baptist where she has served on the worship team since
She loves traveling, reading, tracing Ancestry and anything Historical, whether it is 18th or 19th century architecture or European history.
Jennifer is currently working towards her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Colorado Christian University. She is interested in the power of people’s stories and core emotions in the process of personal growth and change. She desires to provide an honoring and safe place with integrity and empathy
for her clients to achieve their wellness goals.
She has worked in the Environmental Science field for the past 25 years as a graduate of New Mexico State University and as a stay-at-home Mom of two amazing daughters. Jennifer is a life-long resident of New Mexico and enjoys the diversity and beauty of the state. She loves good food, friendships, camping, scrapbooking,
traveling, her Yorkie – Toto, and reading.
Meet Dee, our seasoned case manager with over 11 years of experience in the field. She's not just a case manager; she's a dedicated professional with a heart of gold. Dee's journey in this role has been nothing short of incredible. She's worked with a wide range of individuals and families, from adults facing serious mental health challenges to children needing anger management support, mothers with little ones under three, and families involved in CYFD investigations. Her passion for making a difference shines through in every case she handles.
Dee holds a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Liberty University, and she's not stopping there. She's currently on a mission to conquer her Master's degree in Marriage and Family Therapy at Capella University. Her dedication to learning and growing in her field is truly inspiring.
But there's so much more to Dee than her professional life. In her downtime, she's a nature enthusiast, finding solace in the great outdoors. You can catch her hiking through picturesque trails, enjoying leisurely walks, or camping under the starry night sky. And if that weren't enough, Dee has a creative side too. She's a skilled crocheter and cross-stitcher, weaving intricate patterns and designs in her spare time.
Ultimately, Dee's mission in life is to spread positivity and help individuals and families lead more fulfilling lives. She's a warm-hearted, adventurous, and creative soul who brings a wealth of experience and a touch of personal flair to her work. We're fortunate to have her on our team!
Meet Alexandra – our unstoppable force of positivity and perpetual student extraordinaire! She's not just collecting degrees like Pokémon cards; she's currently on the quest for her second Master’s degree in Social Work at Grand Canyon University. Yes, you heard it right – she's a glutton for academic punishment, and she loves every minute of it.
Armed with a bachelor’s in Counseling and Community Psychology and a master’s in Psychology (because why stop at just one?), Alexandra is on a mission. Her passion? Equipping her clients with an arsenal of tools, know-how, and a cozy, judgment-free zone to heal. Think of her as a healing ninja with a heart of gold.
Now, let's talk roots. Alexandra is as Alamogordo as green chile is to New Mexico. Born and raised in the area, she's practically the town's unofficial ambassador. But it's not just the scenic landscapes that have shaped her; it's the unique blend of personal and professional experiences that turned her into the social work dynamo she is today.
Why social work, you ask? Well, Alexandra didn't choose the social work life; the social work life chose her. It's a calling deeply rooted in both her heart and her experiences. So, buckle up, because with Alexandra, it's not just a session; it's a transformative journey, peppered with wisdom, warmth, and maybe a degree or two more than your average superhero.
Community Support Workers
Community Support Worker
Darrin was born and raised in Alamogordo. He went to college and received a Bachelor's degree in Business. He was a Sales Manager for Toyota for 6 years before changing career fields. In 2016 he survived a brain aneurysm and decided to change his career to mental health. Darrin went to school to work with children diagnosed with autism. His career then led him to the field of community support work. He is now enrolled in college and working on his Master's in social work. Darrin is a kid at heart and loves working with children and people of all ages. He has a passion for bringing joy and quality of life to his peers and community.
Head Office Admin, Billing Specialist
Meet Amy, a force to be reckoned with! She's a recent high school graduate from the class of 2018, and she's been crushing it ever since. After two years of studying Criminal Justice at NMSUA, Amy knew she wanted to make a difference in her community.
That's why she spent a year volunteering at Kids Inc, helping young people find their way in the world. But Amy's drive didn't stop there. For the next two years, she dedicated herself to the ADA's office with the 12th Judicial District, working tirelessly to uphold justice and fairness for all.
And did we mention her furry sidekicks? She brings her dogs Freckles and Cerveza to work everyday. You might just catch them chilling out in her office while she's hard at work.
With her passion for justice and her adorable pups in tow, Amy is a true force of nature. Who knows what amazing things she'll accomplish next?
IT Specialist, Office Admin
Let me introduce you to the tech guru extraordinaire, Willie, the IT Specialist of Williams Counseling! When it comes to anything and everything related to computers, he's the go-to guy. With his passion for technology and his deep knowledge in the field, he keeps our systems running smoothly and ensures that our digital world stays on track.
But Willie's interests don't stop at the realm of IT. He's also a proud holder of an MBA in Business Administration, showcasing his versatility and ability to navigate the exciting intersection of technology and business. When he's not tinkering with computers or optimizing our digital infrastructure, you'll find Willie indulging in his avid gaming passion. He's a true gamer at heart, always up for an epic gaming session and immersing himself in virtual worlds.
And let's not forget about Willie's furry companion, Nala! This dynamic duo is always up to something fun. In his spare time, Willie loves bonding with Nala and teaching her new tricks. Whether it's an impressive trick or a delightful doggy dance, Willie and Nala are always there to bring joy and laughter to each other's lives.
With Willie's tech wizardry, business acumen, and unwavering dedication to both his work and his four-legged friend, he adds a touch of personality and excitement to the Williams Counseling team.
Freckles and Cerveza
Allow me to introduce you to the absolute charmer of our office, Freckles! This 4 and a half-year-old Pitbull mix is the embodiment of love and cuddles. The moment you step through the door, be ready for a whirlwind of affection. Freckles doesn't waste any time in showcasing her love for everyone she meets. And let's talk about her persistence – she's got this masterful arm-nudging technique down to an art. She's on a mission to make sure you give her the attention she absolutely deserves. But here's the kicker – Freckles is convinced she's a lap dog. Picture this: you're in the middle of a session, and suddenly, your lap becomes a prime real estate for her cozy snooze. Yes, she's got the knack for bringing her warm and fuzzy energy right into your session. Who could resist her? Certainly not us!
Now, let's talk about Cerveza – the enigmatic Shiba Inu mix that's gradually revealing his bold side. This 1 and a half-year-old cutie might start off shy, but boy, is he ever breaking out of his shell. Slow and steady wins the race, they say, and Cerveza is a living testament to that. While he might still be a tad timid, he's not shy about expressing his opinions. His receptionist's office lookout is proof of that. But fret not, his bark is much bigger than his bite, and he's just as harmless as can be. However, take Cerveza outside the office, and you'll witness an entirely different side of him. This little adventurer transforms into a ball of outgoing energy, ready to explore the world and make friends left and right.
So, there you have it – Freckles and Cerveza, two ends of the canine spectrum, adding heaps of charm, entertainment, and, most importantly, unconditional love to our office.