Introducing Margueritte, a committed therapist at The Community Lighthouse, where our shared journey is to "Empower Families, Children, and Professionals to Heal Trauma for Generations to Come." Margueritte's alignment with our values, including Guiding Children toward Healing and Wellness, Building Healthy Relationships, and Investing in Growth, shines brightly through her dedication to fostering positive change and healing across all ages.
Margueritte's choice to join The Community Lighthouse was driven by her desire to make a meaningful impact in the lives of individuals and families, helping them navigate the complexities of today’s world. Her advocacy for mental health and her commitment to providing a safe space for her patients to explore and understand their feelings and experiences embody our culture of showing up with our best selves, enabling our patients to discover and embrace their best selves.
Her educational background in behavioral neuroscience from Centre College and a Master of Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of Louisville equips her with a deep understanding of the mind-body connection and the complexities of mental health challenges.
Originally from Louisville, Kentucky, Margueritte's recent move to Albuquerque has brought her expertise and passion to our community, further enriching our team's diverse skills and perspectives. This move underscores our vision of "Healing the world, one child at a time," as Margueritte brings her unique blend of skills and dedication to our mission.
Outside of her professional life, Margueritte finds joy and balance in running, hiking, and immersing herself in nature, reflecting our value of Staying Curious and Investing in Growth. Her love for her dog and cat showcases her nurturing spirit, further highlighting her holistic approach to wellness and healing.
Margueritte's presence at The Community Lighthouse is a testament to our collective goal of Daring to Lead in the mental health field. As part of our ONE Team, she plays a pivotal role in empowering our community, embodying our mission and values in every interaction and therapy session. Welcome, Margueritte, as we continue on our path of healing and growth together.