Iina’ Counseling Services
Dr. Ciara Hansen is a clinical psychologist in the Iina’ Counseling Services department at Northern Navajo Medical Center located at the Indian Health Service Hospital in Shiprock, NM. Dr. Hansen earned her Ph.D. from the University of Montana as a member of the Indians into Psychology (INPSYCH) program. She completed her pre-doctoral internship and her post-doc fellowship at Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center, located on the leeward coast of Oahu, serving primarily a Native Hawaiian population. Dr. Hansen’s clinical work has focused on using evidence-based treatments to meet the psychological needs of underserved minority communities. She uses a cognitive-behavioral theoretical orientation situated within a multicultural/intersectional framework to conceptualize client symptomology and often uses third-wave therapies to address client concerns. Dr. Hansen’s research has aligned with her clinical goals to address health disparities and build capacity within American Indian communities.
Hidalgo Medical Services (HMS)
Dr. Pat Rowan earned her Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from the Georgia School of Profession Psychology in Atlanta, Georgia. After completing her degree, she did a post-doctoral fellowship at the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) in adult psychology and psycho educational assessment. She currently serves as a clinical psychologist in general practice with Hidalgo Medical Services in Silver City, New Mexico. Dr. Rowan enjoys training and mentoring new psychologists and feels that the HMS approach integrating medical, psychological, and social services provides an excellent training ground for interns to hone their skills in general mental health as practiced in a multicultural, rural environment.
New Mexico Behavioral Health Institute
Dr. Jeanne Knight received her B.S. in General Science with an emphasis in Chemistry and Mathematics from the University of Oregon where she also received her M.S. in Cognitive Psychology / Science from their top ranked Psychology Department. At the University of New Mexico, she completed her Ph.D. in two tracks of psychology training within the APA accredited Department of Psychology in both Cognitive (Experimental) Neuroscience and in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Neuropsychology. She also completed her comprehensive examinations with distinction and was awarded the Dean’s Dissertation Award at the University of New Mexico. She received many awards and honors over her academic career and has continued her teaching at the university and graduate level for more than two decades. Dr. Knight completed her Neuropsychological (100%) Internship at the APA accredited Brown University Clinical Psychology Training Consortium and her subsequent postdoctoral training in Neuropsychology at University of New Mexico (Gallup and Albuquerque).
She also completed additional postdoctoral supervision in Health Psychology, Geriatric Psychology, and Neuropsychology at the New Mexico Behavioral Health Institute. She is licensed in New Mexico as a Clinical Psychologist and credentialed as a Neuropsychologist at the New Mexico Behavioral Health Institute. She is in the process of completing requirements to become a New Mexico licensed Prescribing Psychologist and has completed all didactic course work at New Mexico State University for her postdoctoral Masters of Clinical Psychopharmacology (M.S.C.P.) and is currently completing her required prescribing psychologist resident supervision at New Mexico Behavioral Health Institute.
Dr. Knight has enjoyed mentoring and teaching college students from a variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds. She has served a diverse patient population from infancy to geriatric. She has worked with tribal governments, early childhood programs, university student services, and in direct patient care. She also holds independent license as a School Psychologist in New Mexico and has experience working in public school systems, developing IEPs, and developing appropriate accommodations for school children with various disabilities as well as developing accommodations for university students with various disabilities. She has experience working with autism, learning disabilities, brain injuries, severe psychiatric conditions, and intellectual disabilities. She has worked with geriatric populations with numerous psychiatric, neurological, and cognitive impairments for nearly a decade.
Dr. Knight has a strong background in functional brain imaging research and has broad experience in magnetoencephalography, electrophysiology, MRI, combined with the use of neuropsychological assessment and reaction time data. She has a record of scholarly publication and has collaborated with researchers from her Alma Maters, the Mind Institute, the Albuquerque VA Medical Center, Los Alamos National Laboratory and Harvard University. She was selected to participate in the Santa Fe Institute’s Complex Systems Summer School as well as the McDonnell-Pew Foundation’s Summer Institute in Cognitive Neuroscience at Dartmouth. She has been an invited speaker on the topics of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Disability, and Neurocognitive Disorders (Dementias).
New Mexico Behavioral Health Institute
Dr. John Moulton is a clinical (forensic) psychologist at the New Mexico Behavioral Health Institute in Las Vegas, New Mexico, where he is currently assigned to the Forensic Division. Dr. Moulton earned his Ph.D. from St. John’s University in Queens, New York; he completed his pre-doctoral psychology internship at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center (now New York-Presbyterian Hospital). Following licensure in New York, he worked in private practice for five years while also conducting research related to child/adolescent anxiety and depression at the New York University School of Medicine. After leaving New York, Dr. Moulton relocated to the Western U.S., where he spent several years working in corrections, before transitioning into forensic evaluation. For the past six and a half years, Dr. Moulton has been working full-time as a forensic examiner primarily completing evaluations of adjudicative competence. He is particularly interested in the assessment of response style within the forensic context, as well as sharing this knowledge with both colleagues and supervisees.
Marie C. Weil, PsyD, ABPP (she/her/ella) is a bilingual (Spanish/English) licensed clinical psychologist in NM and TX, board certified by the American Board of Professional Psychology in clinical health psychology. Dr. Weil is the Psychology Services Director at Hidalgo Medical Services (HMS) and site director of the NM Psychology Internship Consortium. She maintains a clinical health psychology practice in Silver City, New Mexico. Dr. Weil performs culturally and linguistically relevant psychological testing and assessments, psychological consultation, and community training. As faculty of the NM-Psychology Internship Consortium, she collaborates on training and clinical supervision of future psychologists to competently practice in New Mexico’s unique rural communities. Her professional and personal passions are shaped by growing up in multiple border communities in the southwestern US and witnessing the inequalities, inequities, and oppression in lives that have been fundamental in her life journey. With enriched understanding, appreciation, and solidarity, she advocates for optimal access, change, and justice in health care and wellness systems partnering with important stakeholders and community members – promoting wellbeing – bienestar.
Dr. Weil’s career spans interprofessional collaboration in the Veterans Health Administration, Federal Bureau of Prisons, hospitals, universities, managed care, private practice, community behavioral health, and a FQHC. Dr. Weil teaches graduate social work students at a state university in a bilingual/bicultural concentration program. She earned a PsyD and MS in clinical psychology from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, an MA in applied psychology from Penn State University, and BS in psychology and Spanish from Sweet Briar College.
She is an active member in her local and national community providing both professional and volunteer services. She has extensive lived professional and personal experience in Latin America, the Caribbean, and across the United States. Dr. Weil relishes music, food, culture, travel, and art! Upon return to Silver City (Class of ’90 SHS), she honors the privilege that “life works in mysterious ways.”
Dr. Weil’s clinical and scholarly interests include comprehensive psychological testing and assessment, bilingual clinical supervision, health psychology practice focused on integrated care with co-occurring mental health and substance use challenges and for patients with chronic medical conditions. Her expertise includes chronic pain, health behavior change, palliative, hospice, and end-of-life care. She contributed to impacting multidisciplinary teams, rural adults and families, older adults, limited-English and Spanish-speaking, Veterans, formerly incarcerated, patients with chronic medical and life-limiting illnesses, palliative and hospice patients, survivors and offenders of interpersonal violence, survivors of sexual violence, immigrants and refugees, patients with co-occurring substance use and mental illness, and those with trauma.