Team Profiles

Amy LashwayAmy Lashway, MA, LPC, NCC

Founder, President Treatment Coordination and Advocacy; Co-Founder, President Treatment Consultants; Founder, Executive Director Solutions Treatment Center

Amy is a licensed therapist and a nationally certified counselor and has been in the field of mental health and addictions since 1989. She graduated from The University of Massachusetts in 1991 with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and later from The University of New Mexico in 1997 with a master’s degree in counselor education.

She has trained in a variety of settings which include residential treatment centers, crisis shelters, psychiatric hospitals, private practice, and intensive workshops. For nine years she worked at The Life Healing Center of Santa Fe as Director of Admissions and Aftercare, National Marketing Coordinator, a primary, individual and family therapist and Director of Medical Records.

Amy has successfully combined her extensive knowledge of eating disorders, substance abuse, sexual abuse, emotional trauma, affective disorders, sexual compulsivity and personality disorders with the skills of clinical assessment, individual treatment planning and implementation, program development, marketing and quality assurance.

She has over 20 years of management experience and places a premium on the team approach to treatment.

Becca Schwilling, B.A.

Director of Operations
A summa cum laude graduate of the College of Santa Fe, Becca first entered the mental health profession in milieu services at The Life Healing Center of Santa Fe, gaining experience with trauma resolution, substance and process addictions, crisis management, and psychiatric medications.

With a background in art therapy, Becca calls upon her experience in the fields of mental health and holistic medicine, as well as personal and professional experience in addictions and mental health issues, to offer a compassionate understanding of the challenges and struggles that clients face.

Becca extends support, education and coaching to clients and their families as they move through the process of recovery, utilizing an aptitude for creating genuine, human connection with others. Becca has been an integral member of the Treatment Consultants team for over seven years.

 

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Darryl Newman, B.A.
Assistant Director

Darryl has a background in journalism and mass communications and is a native of New Mexico. He comes to Solutions Treatment Center with experience in non-profit management and is passionate about helping individuals obtain mental health and substance abuse services.

Karla Jimenez, B.A.

Intake and Utilization Review Specialist

Karla recently graduated from Stanford University with a B.A. in Psychology. She has been working in the mental health field since 2010 and has had the privilege of working alongside adults suffering from a variety of mental health and addiction issues. At Solutions Treatment Center, Karla is part of a dedicated team who helps individuals enter into a safe and clinical environment. She works the intake sector by providing callers the help they need and information they desire. Karla also works the utilization review aspect, which assures constant communication between the provider (Solutions) and the insurance company in the aim of attaining reimbursement for treatment costs.