Marie C. Weil
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.