Raul Noches has resided in Albuquerque, NM for approximately 14 years. He has earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Sociology and a Master of Arts degree in Psychology with Clinical specialization. He is currently pursuing a PsyD. in clinical Psychology with emphasis in neuroscience. He is the Executive Clinical Director at our Albuquerque, NM location.
Raul has worked independently with various government programs including the State of New Mexico, Drug Court, Native American behavioral health providers, and state/federal prison systems. He has earned significant clinical experience throughout his career that has led him to specialize in co-occurring disorders. His approach encompasses specific methodology based on scientific research in neuroscience and evidence based practices.
His approach addresses co-occurring disorders by focusing on promoting integral homeostasis. His current research is focused on; neuroplasticity, in particular promoting change in brain regions that possess established neural pathways, propagated by ascending somatosensory stimuli, initiated by a traumatic event. He hopes his research will help develop innovative therapy and treatment for PTSD and co-occurring patients in the near future.
Raul’s dedication to our population is evident in his administration of the delivery of our multifaceted services. He demonstrates emphasis on quality of care through assurance of specific and applicable provision of therapeutic interventions. He asserts person specific treatment planning and consistency in its execution. He also facilitates growth, expansion, and cooperation by connecting and collaborating with other community service providers that share mutual interests.
Lynne McLamb is Shadow Mountain’s Operations Manager. Among other tasks, Lynne has dedicated the past two years to safeguarding quality of care. She continues working hard to improve operational procedures including the coordination of personal services, tracking resources, and balancing budgets to ensure financial disposition.
Lynne is dedicated and passionate about providing a high quality of care to our clients. Her personal experience, having been a Shadow Mountain Recipient in 2014, has exponentially increased her desire to help others reach for recovery. Lynne has been exceptionally helpful in providing guidance with 12-step study, healing activities, and helping to coordinate other personal aspects of their process. Lynne believes that motivation to achieve sobriety increases with care, nurture, and love. Through observation of her work, it is evident that she possesses these and other qualities that promote, tranquility, serenity, and a sense of security within our population. This is felt by clients all across the center and creates a comfortable ambience, which influences treatment receptivity. We are grateful for the experience she brings to our team!
Kathy Young is originally from California and Arizona. She has three grown children and has devoted her time to working in the Mental Health and Addiction field. Kathy holds an LMHC and is devoted to continuing her quest to learn more about Trauma and Addiction and to pass on the value of living a life, substance free.
“It is my passion to live my life fully and to invite and encourage others to join me in sobriety, strength and freedom. I approach clients with the firm belief that they have strength and answers deep inside. It is my job to help reunite them with their inner strength. I am Person Centered and draw from many Modalities as well as my own passion for Neuroscience and how Trauma affects the brain and body. I find this line of education empowers the clients to understand themselves and their environment better, which, in turn, allows them to build a firm, sober foundation upon which they can build a healthy life.”
Denise LeRouge has had the opportunity to experience life in New Mexico and engage in its vastly diverse tenets. She possesses personal knowledge and experience about New Mexico’s culture, which makes her an asset in the development of her current position.
Denise is our lead case manager at Shadow Mountain in Albuquerque. She began her career in the human services field approximately 15 years ago. Denise’s understanding about the different groups residing in New Mexico including the Hispanic, Native American, Anglo, and immigrant inhabitants, has motivated her to contour services to meet specific client needs. During her career time, in particularly working with the criminal justice system, Denise has also observed the lack of services, which directly affected recidivism rates. This observation led her to make personal changes in her career that contributed to her current position. Denise is passionate about helping our clients connect to essential services that contribute to their specific needs and successful outcomes.
In her spare time Denise enjoys spending time with her daughter and working on self-care. She is also currently working to complete her CPSW.
Teresa Morris is our case manager at Shadow Mountain recovery center in Albuquerque, NM. Teresa has brought forth a variety of positive attributes including knowledge about substance abuse form the cultural, social, and medical perspective. Teresa has worked in the field of addictions, counseling, and medical assisted treatment for over 5 years. During this time she has worked in therapeutic environments in a social services, case manager, and counselor capacity. She possesses extensive intervention experience in both individual and group counseling.
Teresa grew up in Los Lunas, NM. Her observations during her time in this community led her to direct her studies toward the field of psychology and counseling. Teresa worked very hard on her goals and completed a Bachelor in Psychology and a Master’s degree in Counseling. Today, Teresa is currently working toward independent licensure and has committed to continuing her work in the Albuquerque area.