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WELCOME TO THE ENHANCEMENT CENTER

PROVEN, COMPASSIONATE MENTAL HEALTH
SUPPORT IN ALBuQUERQUE, NM

Live an enhanced life with counseling for individuals, marriages, children, and teens.

Telehealth/Covid Update

The Enhancement Center is OPEN for business during the public health crisis.

We know your mental health concerns didn’t just disappear with the pandemic. In fact, maybe you need mental health support now more than ever. That’s why Enhancement Center has increased our capacity for Telehealth appointments and also offers counseling over the phone when permitted by the health plan. We also have a limited number of in-person appointments with certain providers. And our administrative team has at least one person in the main office to answer your calls and immediate concerns while the remainder of the team supports our clients remotely.

Why Seek Mental Health Support from Enhancement Center?

Our client’s happiness and success are our passion—here’s how:

Enhance Your Quality of Life

We’re successful when you’re successful. Each practitioner works on a client-by-client basis to determine achievable goals to improve their quality of life.

Health You Can Afford

All our psychotherapists are approved to work with a number of healthcare plans in New Mexico, some of which have $0 copays including Medicaid. Please contact us if you have questions about paying for mental healthcare.

Experienced Professionals

Many of our staff have worked in mental health for over 15 years and have experience in a wide variety of specialties and techniques including; EMDR, hypnotherapy, spiritual-based counseling, play therapy, marriage counseling, LGBTQ matters, grief, domestic violence, and more.

It’s Time to Be Well

From post-partum depression
to childhood trauma, you can experience relief from conditions and trauma through support from our compassionate professionals.

Counseling & Other Services

The Enhancement Center has a large network of licensed mental health counselors and social workers that help individuals improve their quality of life, addressing a wide array of presenting problems and concerns. Therapy is beneficial for those dealing with serious conditions as well as those just wanting to become a better version of themselves. And whether you’re new to therapy or have seen a counselor for years, there are breakthroughs to be had to enhance your life. Our counselors use a variety of methodologies to approach your concerns and help you walk through them.

Methodologies Used

Our therapists use a variety of methodologies to achieve the results you want. If you’re looking for a therapist and know you’d like to use a certain methodology, like hypnotherapy, for example, we’ll make sure to set you up with a therapist that specializes in that modality. If you don’t have something specific in mind, after meeting with a therapist, they will determine, based on your goals, which methodology they think will work best for you. And, if there is a methodology you’re interested in that you don’t see here, please inquire with office staff, because we may have a therapist on our team with the appropriate training.

About Us

The Enhancement Center began as a dream of founder, Jim Shotwell, an MSW (Masters of Social Work) with a desire to open a private practice and support other mental health professionals.
The Enhancement Center offers both psychotherapy and behavioral support services for people with intellectual disabilities. In fact, Jim began his career in mental health by providing support services to people with intellectual disabilities so it only made sense for him to include those offerings in his private practice as well. Since the beginning of The Enhancement Center, the group has attracted therapists and counselors who are passionate about mental health and helping individuals improve their quality of life.

Our Results Speak for Themselves

At The Enhancement Center, we are a group of healthcare professionals who provide professional counseling and therapy that addresses personal concerns and presenting problems with proven, compassionate methods.

JG

"Two years ago when I began seeking help for my postpartum depression, I was falling apart. I didn’t know where to turn for help. That’s when I called the Enhancement Center. I immediately felt a little better. [My therapist] said, 'I know what you’re going through and I can help you.' No words could have sounded better. I was drowning, and somebody threw me a lifeline."

JG

LT

"[My therapist] has been absolutely amazing. She is professional and beyond helpful. Her personality is infectious! I feel very fortunate to have found her to help me."

LT

MH

"With over 25 therapists I had the choice to pick one that specialized in what I needed. The office staff was kind and very helpful. The therapists are very knowledgeable, calm and helped me with techniques to calm my stress and anxiety."

MH

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We Love Albuquerque, NM

Albuquerque is our home, and we love serving clients in this city! It’s a beautiful place full of culture, tradition, and of course, fantastic food! We love the Albuquerque International Balloon Festival and that it’s such a unique icon of our city. We also love heading up to the Sandia Mountains to get away on a hiking trail, mountain biking, camping, and even skiing. And of course, we can’t forget the Sandia Tramway that takes visitors and locals alike to the top of Sandia Peak for some extraordinary views. Also, Albuquerque provides an amazing combination of cultures, and they can be celebrated at institutions like the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center and the National Hispanic Cultural Center.