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Mission Statement

The mission of the McKinley County Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) is to provide treatment for adults with addictions by guiding them into recovery through therapy and to help these individuals dealing with he struggles in their everyday lives. The goal is to help the client restore a functional, clean and sober environment. A step towards serenity and a chance to attain full control of one’s own life.

Intensive Outpatient Program

One time $50 intake fee (money order only)

Group Therapy/ Counseling
Includes women and men’s group, guest speakers, acudetox, video learning and social skill enhancement.

Tuesday          5:50pm-7:30pm

Wednesday     5:30pm-8:30pm

Thursday         5:30pm-7:30pm

As of May 2018, our IOP will begin implementing an integrative treatment called the Matrix Model. For more information please contact us.

Individual Counseling

Once a week for 1 hour at a time that is convenient for the counselor and client.

Individual counseling can include family intervention, crisis intervention and role playing.


Ricardo SpencerRicardo Spencer, LADAC
Treatment Counselor

Licensed Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor (LADAC) in the State of New Mexico with an Associate of Arts degree in Human Services. Mr. Spencer has over 27 years of clinical experience working in addiction and has been a visible recovery advocate. Mr. Spencer is a current member of the National Association for Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) and has also served on the board of New Mexico Alliance of Addiction Professionals.

FB_IMG_1439739607200Tristan Keller, LCSW

Tristan Keller is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, with an MSW in Clinical Social Work and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. Tristan has over 20 years of experience as a clinical social worker in psychiatric and medical inpatient settings, home based settings, outpatient clinic settings and intensive outpatient settings; providing individual, group and family therapy in addition to clinical case management and treatment coordination.

J Rocky Romero, Ph.D., LMSW
DWI Treatment Program Evaluator 

Dr. Romero is CEO and owner of JR Romero & Associates, a training and consulting company he started almost 21 years ago that focuses on behavioral health program evaluation, consultation, and specialized training. Dr. Romero completed his doctoral studies at UNM in Language, Literacy and Sociocultural Studies with a focus on analyzing legal discourse related to New Mexico colonization applying a critical race theory lens. Dr. Romero has been a trainer and consultant for the NHL-MHTTC for the last 11 years and a national trainer for Clare|Matrix, formerly the Matrix Institute, for the last 13 years.


Nic L. Sedillo, LPCC
Clinical Supervisor

Nic L. Sedillo has been independently licensed since 2014 and has been recognized as an approved supervisor with the NM Counseling and Therapy Practice Board and as an interdisciplinary supervisor with the NM Board of Social Work. Nic has obtained training, certification, and experience to address a wide variety of mental health and substance use concerns. Nic recently received the 2020 Behavioral Health Award by the New Mexico Allied Council on Tobacco (NM ACT) for his efforts to educate on the correlation between trauma and addiction.

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