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Faith Brown, MS, LMHC

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Faith was born in Madrid, Spain and grew up in many places around the world. As a military child, she was given the opportunity to travel and experience many diverse cultures. These opportunities instilled in her a passion for multiculturalism, diversity, and people.  Faith’s experience as a survivor of child abuse and sexual assault led her to a career in counseling and has allowed her to help others on their healing journey. 

Faith has spent twenty-plus years working with women’s and children’s non-profit organizations. She is passionate about empowering people and helping them discover their authentic self. Faith completed her internship at La Pinon Sexual Assault Recovery Center in Las Cruces where she worked with child, teen, and adult survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, abuse, grief, and other types of trauma. 

Faith’s ultimate goal as a counselor is to help her clients discover their own path, and to help them on their journey toward a happy, healthy life. She believes that creating a trusting relationship with her clients is the first step to building a solid foundation for successful therapy. Her methods include cognitive behavioral, trauma-focused cognitive behavioral, narrative, solution-focused, play, and art therapies. Faith believes that creativity can help people give voice to feelings and emotions they may not be able to put into words.

Faith has experience treating PTSD, anxiety, depression, grief, self-harming behaviors, suicidal ideation, family conflict, and other mental health disorders and emotional issues. Faith’s special areas of focus include sexual assault, domestic violence, child abuse, trauma, grief, PTSD, anxiety, depression, and LGBTQI+.

Credentials and Training:

Licensed Mental Health Counselor, New Mexico

Masters of Science in Professional Counseling, Grand Canyon University

Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Training

Sexual Harassment and Child Sex Trafficking Training, New Mexico Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs, Inc.

Competencies for LGBTQ-Affirmative Counseling, ACA & Human Rights Campaign Foundation

Sexual Assault Advocacy Training, La Pinon Sexual Assault Recovery Services

Resources for drug use and COVID-19 risk reduction

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