Counseling and Support


Alzheimer's Association, New Mexico Chapter
811 St. Michael's Dr.
Santa Fe, NM 87505

The Alzheimer’s Association, New Mexico Chapter is a nonprofit that provides services and support to the 41,000 New Mexicans with Alzheimer’s disease and their 108,000 unpaid family caregivers. Our Chapter is a community-based, volunteer-driven 501(c) (3) nonprofit that maximizes collaboration with other public and private agencies; and relies primarily upon funding from private individuals, foundations and corporations to meet the needs created by the growing Alzheimer’s epidemic. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer’s disease. Our mission is to eliminate the disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.


Lisa Brewer 
Lisa Brewer Coaching

Lisa Brewer Coaching provides Leadership & Life Coaching as well as programs in willpower and habit formation, mindfulness and self-compassion.

As a Leadership and Life Coach, Lisa helps leaders, professionals, entrepreneurs and motivated individuals clarify their goals, visions and communications, strengthen their interpersonal relationships and management skills, recognize and call forth their best selves, and develop action plans that bring about significant change. Lisa has 20 years’ experience in marketing, leadership and project management at organizations including Fortune 500 companies, non-profits, law firms and small businesses. Through uncovering root causes to problems, building collaborative, effective teams, and creating targeted communications and training programs, she’s helped create significant increases in profitability and operational efficiency.

Lisa Brewer Coaching programs help individuals create individualized action plans to establish new behavior patterns either around willpower, mindfulness or self-compassion. The programs are strongly grounded in neurobiology, psychology, and physiology. Past participants have reported great increases in self-awareness and ability to reach their goals.

Deni Cope

Denys Cope, RN, BSN, MS
Beyond Coping

4524 Calle Turquesa
Santa Fe, NM 87507 

Denys Cope, RN, BSN 50+ years
Hospice RN 30+ years
End-of-Life Coach, Author,
Health Care Advocate
Professional Speaker
Beyond Coping-For Those Living Through Dying

BK: Dying: A Natural Passage (Winner New Mexico Book Award)



Carol Christianson, MA, LPC
Counseling & Hypnotherapy
Lena Street Lofts
1600 Lena Street, C-15
Santa Fe, NM 87505

I provide counseling and hypnotherapy services to individuals, families, couples and groups. I use a solution-oriented approach that is client-centered; helping you to create the change you desire in your life. This means that I partner with you to help find the solutions that are the best for you and your family.

In addition to being a licensed counselor, I am a certified hypnotherapist. I often utilize classical hypnotherapy processes to help you access your inner resources, challenge limiting beliefs and thereby improve your experience of life.

I provide a sliding fee scale and a free 30-minute consultation. I am also available to meet with you in your home.


Amy Fredericks, LMSW, CMS-CHT, FIBH
Hypnosis for a Change

(505) 946-7588
411 St. Michael's Drive, Suite 5
Santa Fe, NM 87505

Amy Fredericks, LMSW, CMS-CHT, FIBH is a Licensed Masters level Social Worker, a Certified Medical Support Clinical Hypnotherapist, and Fellow of the International Board of Hypnotherapy with over 20 years of medical social work experience.

At Hypnosis for a Change Amy uses Integral Hypnotherapy that is client-centered and collaborative, and teaches you how to utilize the power of your mind to achieve your goals and create the life you desire. Clients report immediate benefits, such as relaxation and focused attention, and appreciate how quickly they achieve their desired outcome, with lasting results. She has helped many people with the following issues: Accelerated healing from surgery, symptoms and medical/dental procedures; overwhelming stress and worry; guilty or angry feelings, fears, phobias or trauma; low self-esteem; lack of motivation; body shape and weight management; sleep disturbances; test taking/accelerated learning; relationship issues; job performance; unwanted habits; smoking cessation; sports performance; self-confidence; spiritual growth and past life therapy; and chronic pain.

Medical support hypnotherapy is used only as an adjunct to conventional medical treatment. Consultation with a licensed physician is required before medical support hypnotherapy services are provided.

“Your Imagination Holds the Key to Positive Change”

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Diane Johnston

Diane Johnston is a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. She is a graduate of Columbia University and has completed Post graduate education in Family Therapy as well as Fellowship training in Pain and Palliative Care at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. She specializes in working with families in conflict, adults and adolescents. In her private practice, Diane does psychiatric evaluations and assessments. She has 22 years of experience in prescribing when appropriate and she is a psychotherapist as well. Diane also works collaboratively with other therapists who wish to have their patients evaluated for medication. She facilitates groups for teens who are struggling with depression, anxiety and pressures of teenage life. She counsels families who are struggling with an elderly or ill loved one. She is trained in EMDR for treatment of trauma.

Diane Johnston can be reached at 505-919-8232 and 917-952-2572. Her website is

Eileen Joyce, Grief Recovery

Eileen Joyce

As a certified coach and grief recovery specialist with twenty years’ experience, Eileen empowers people going through major losses and difficult circumstances. Eileen facilitates support groups for family caregivers, professional caregivers, and people with chronic illnesses. She also works one-on-one with anyone wanting to be more successful and fulfilled in their business, career, and life.
Eileen’s clients include professional coaches, business owners, and individuals making critical changes in their lives. The grief recovery program Eileen facilitates is a nine-week action program that helps people move from the pain of devastating losses to rebuilding their life based on what they love.

Jytte Lokvig, Alzheimer's and dementia expert.

Jytte Fogh Lokvig, Ph.D.
Alzheimer's and Dementia Specialist, Lecturer, and Author

Jytte Fogh Lokvig, Ph.D. is a nationally recognized Alzheimer's and dementia expert and author. Lokvig is the founder of the first Alzheimer’s Cafe in the US, maintains the national registry of Alzheimer’s and Memory Cafes. Her book Alzheimer’s A to Z, A Quick Reference Guide, is a standard reference for the national dementia community. Others are The Alzheimer’s Creativity ProjectThe Alzheimer’s and Dementia Handbook, as well as The Alzheimer's and Memory Café.

Lectures, Workshops, and Seminars • Family Counseling • Care Management • Crisis Management • Caregiving Coaching • Early Stage Coaching • Dementia Training • Staff Development • Program Design • Consultations on all things Dementia and Alzheimer's.


New Mexico's Parkinson's Coalition
(505) 780-5864
22 Condesa Rd., Santa Fe, NM 87508

NM Parkinson’s Coalition is a 501©3 non-profit providing support groups, classes, resources and information for people living with Parkinson’s Disease and their care partners, families and friends in New Mexico. Our friendly Santa Fe PD support group is facilitated by Karen St. Clair and provides community, opportunity to get your questions answered and interesting speakers on topics relevant to folks dealing with PD. Our SF support group meets on the Third Thursday of each Month. Call Karen for more information.


Solace Crisis Treatment Center
6601 Valentine Way

Santa Fe, NM 87507, USA
(505) 988-1951
24/7 CRISIS ADVOCACY HOTLINE 1-800-721-7273

We are here to respond to the needs of individuals who are in crisis or suffering from trauma. We are a state-of-the-art non-profit agency, located in Santa Fe, combining the healing power and life changing services of a specialized clinical team, advocacy center, and education and prevention experts to help survivors and our community restore strength in the face of adversity. Our Center provides a safe place to receive evidence-based services including therapy for post-traumatic stress and anxiety disorders, victim advocacy and primary prevention programs. Solace serves Santa Fe, Rio Arriba and Los Alamos Counties and central northern New Mexico. We serve individuals from San Ildefonso, Nambe, Tesuque and Santo Domingo pueblos.

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