There is hope.

Taking time to care for your mental/emotional health is very important and valuable. Crotwell Counseling offers professional and compassionate psychological therapy either in-person (Rio Rancho office), through Telehealth, or outside with walk and talk therapy. Call today for an initial, free phone consultation!
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Mission Statement

The mission of Crotwell Counseling, LLC is to provide compassionate, empirically-supported psychological treatment enhanced with the opportunity to incorporate Christian faith (based on the client’s preferences). Through every season of life, including times of difficulty or suffering, an intentional and values-driven life is the ultimate goal. Shirley M. Crotwell, PhD, is an active member of a non-denominational, Christian church, and her faith is foundational to every area of her life. Her approach to treating psychological problems is primarily cognitive behavioral, and spiritual truths are the guiding principles. Prior to private practice, Shirley M. Crotwell, PhD, was employed in hospital and VA settings. Crotwell Counseling accepts self-pay for services.
Shirley M. Crotwell, PhD
Licensed Clinical Psychologist


Areas of Specialization

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Trauma
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anger Management
  • Binge Eating Disorder
  • Chronic Pain
  • Diabetes
  • Grief
  • Military/Veteran's Issues
  • Obesity
  • PTSD
  • Self Esteem
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Spirituality and Religion
  • Stress
  • Weight Loss


  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Behavioral Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Christian Counseling
  • Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT)
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Positive Psychology


  • Therapy (50 mins): $125
  • Therapy (30 mins): $75


Crotwell Counseling LLC

1005 21st ST SE Suite #18
Rio Rancho, NM 87124

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