Helping people in central New Mexico find wholeness and healing through professional psychological counseling and education.

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Our Mission

Samaritan Counseling Center of Albuquerque integrates medical and spiritual resources
to help people in Central New Mexico find wholeness and healing.

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Unique Excellence

We provide professional personalized services that exceed expectations.
  • We provide professional personalized services that exceed expectations;
  • We demonstrate knowledge and commitment to growth;
  • We are responsive to unique needs of each individual;
  • We are accountable to the highest professional standards;
  • We encourage the passion of others.
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Wholeness

We invest in the renewal of the mind, body and spirit.
  •  We invest in the renewal of the mind, body and spirit;
  • We formulate options that promote the integration of physical, mental, and spiritual well-being;
  • We build trust by exhibiting a positive, truthful, and optimistic attitude;
  • We establish and maintain healthy relationships;
  • We promote compassionate healing.
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Inclusivity

We ensure that our actions are accepting and honoring of all individuals and communities.
  • We ensure that our actions are accepting and honoring of all individuals and communities;
  • We offer a welcoming, non-judgmental and empathic environment for all;
  • We engage in continuous learning in cultural and diverse aspects of our community;
  • We advocate for opportunities for inclusion in the community;
  • We provide therapeutic, educational, and referral services to all members of our community including persons who may have encountered barriers to accessing care.
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Community

We support well-being by making connections and working collaboratively.
  • We support well-being by making connections and working collaboratively;
  • We recognize and respond to community needs;
  • We work together in congenial, respectful and collaborative ways;
  • We enthusiastically build relationships, encourage and celebrate the success of all.
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Ethics

We treat each client as the center of our concern, each colleague as a friend, and the community as our home.
  • We treat each client as the center of our concern, each colleague as a friend, and the community as our home;
  • We respect feelings, listen, and provide a safe environment;
  • We communicate in an open, honest and transparent manner;
  • We show respect for each other by following through and valuing colleagues’ autonomy and expertise;
  • We encourage well-being by promoting self care;
  • We create meaningful change by demonstrating and rewarding ethical conduct;
  • We hold ourselves and others accountable for behavior.

Our History

The Samaritan Counseling Center was founded in 1987 to help people in central New Mexico find wholeness and healing through professional psychological counseling and education which integrate medical and spiritual resources. The Center provides guidance in coping with problems, healing for emotional wounds and reconciling of broken relationships. Offered in a climate of safety and respect, the Center’s counseling takes a holistic approach drawing upon the insight of the behavioral sciences and the depth of spirituality.

Board of Directors

  • Kirk Meyer, Chair
    Don Chalmers Ford
  • Linley B. Daly
  • Daly Consulting, LLC
  • Lisa Eden
    PNM
  • Bettye Pressley
    Community Member
  • John Valentine
    Bank of Albuquerque
  • Scott Whitefield
    Colliers International