Owner, Sandra Y. Herrera-Spinelli, has provided families services since 1997 to promote healthy families and successful children. She graduated from New Mexico Highlands University with a Masters in Social Work and independently licensed since 2005. Her clinical training concentrates on Attachment Theory, Relationship Focused Therapy, and Therapy for Trauma Exposed clients. Her work experience includes settings such as residential treatment settings, outpatient clinics, and Treatment Foster Care programs.
Currently, Sandra attends Walden University to purse a Doctoral degree in Social Work. In 2015, Sandra became a recipient of the Minority Fellowship Program Award from the Council on Social Work Education. The support she receives to complete her doctoral program inspired her to use her doctoral degree to mentor beginning minority professionals in innovative behavioral health interventions. Her vision is to expand her practice into a wellness center that includes a training institute to mentor professionals in a holistic clinical treatment approach to wellness.
Contracts for Clinical Supervision Hours
Sandra is a certified supervisor by the New Mexico Board of Social Work Examiners to provide clinical supervision hours for social workers, counselors or marriage and family therapists. Sandra has many years of experience as a clinician and administrator. In 2010, she attained advanced leadership training through a fellowship offered by the collaboration of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Center for Creative Leadership, and the Albuquerque Community Foundation. In addition, Sandra is a certified by the New Mexico Counseling and Therapy Practice Board as a continuing education provider. Contact Sandra to discuss rates and availability.
Sandra is a certified Advanced Nurtured Heart Approach® Trainer. She provides two-hour workshops, day-long trainings, and individual coaching on the approach. The Nurtured Heart Approach® is successful in various settings, easy to understand and implement, and provides immediate results by creating an environment that awakens the greatness in children and builds inner wealth. Contact Sandra to discuss rates.