Counseling and Therapy Practice Board Information

Counseling and Therapy Practice: Board Information

The Counseling and Therapy Practice Board is established by state law under the Counseling and Therapy Practice Act. The Board has certain powers and duties provided by law, primarily to promulgate rules governing the profession and related licensing requirements and to take disciplinary action against licenses and unlicensed individuals who violate the practice act or rules of the Board. The Board is administratively attached to the New Mexico Regulation and Licensing Department, and responsibility of day-to-day operations are managed by staff within the Department’s Boards and Commissions Division.

Board Members

 

The Board is comprised of professional and public members who are appointed by and serve at the will of the Governor. By law, the Board consists of the following:

 Seven Total Members who are current New Mexico residents and have been for the preceding five years

    • Five Professional Members
    • Two Public Members who have not been licensed or practiced in the profession or have any significant financial interest in the profession
Name and Position
Member Type 
Appointed
Term
Bentley Oliver, Chair
Professional-LPCC
August 2018
1st
Kourtney Vaillancourt, Vice-Chair
Professional-LADAC
July 2020
1st
Christina Ross, Secretary
Professional-LMFT
June 2019
1st
Laura Lansrud-Lopez
Professional-LPAT
October 2020
1st
Rafael Moya
Professional-LPCC
June 2019
1st
Marnella Kucate-Yepa
Public
June 2019
1st
Robert Chavez
Public
September 2021
1st

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