Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19

LAST UPDATED ON 03/15/2021

As updates on the impact of the coronavirus continue to be released, we want to take a moment to inform you of the heightened preventative measures we have put in place at Life Healing Center to keep our patients, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, there are certain restrictions in place regarding on-site visitation at Life Healing Center.

  • These restrictions have been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • Options for telehealth visitation are continuously evaluated so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services may be offered when deemed clinically appropriate.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

CDC updates are consistently monitored to ensure that all guidance followed is based on the latest information released.

  • All staff receives ongoing infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance is provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are monitored and utilized.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • Social distancing strategies have been implemented to ensure that patients and staff maintain proper distance from one another at all times.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.

The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is our top priority, and we will remain steadfast in our efforts to reduce any risk associated with COVID-19.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then immediately dispose of the tissue.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

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Santa Fe & Albuquerque, NM’s Premier Trauma & PTSD Treatment Program

Life Healing Center provides comprehensive, personalized treatment for adults of all genders who are experiencing posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or other effects of trauma. Our facility in northern New Mexico is a safe and supportive place where adults age 18 and older can take significant steps toward improved mental health. 

Who We Serve

Admissions information for adults who need treatment for trauma at Life Healing Center in northern New Mexico

Life Healing Center offers superior residential care for adults who have developed posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or are experiencing other effects of trauma. Our facility is located in Santa Fe, New Mexico, about 60 miles northeast of Albuquerque, New Mexico. For more than three decades, we have served individuals from throughout the United States, and we are proud to have developed a nationwide reputation for excellence. 

All admissions decisions at Life Healing Center are made on an individual basis following a thorough assessment of each person’s treatment history, needs, and goals. In general, we accept individuals who meet the following criteria: 

  • Adults of all genders, age 18 and older 
  • Have a diagnosis of a mental health disorder or substance use disorder (which is the clinical term for addiction) 
  • Able to fully engage in all aspects of treatment 
  • Can benefit from residential care 
  • Willing to enter our facility on a voluntary basis 

Life Healing Center is an inclusive environment where all clients are treated with dignity and respect. We welcome all members of the LGBTQ+ community, and we are committed to providing you with the services and support you deserve.  

Please note that we cannot accept individuals who have medical concerns that warrant a higher level of care than we can provide, nor can we admit anyone who demonstrates an imminent danger to themselves or others. 

Elements of Care

Features of care for adults who are taking part in trauma treatment at Life Healing Center in northern New Mexico

At Life Healing Center, residential care includes an array of evidence-based therapies and practices for adults who have been struggling with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other effects of traumaTreatment is provided by a multidisciplinary team of experienced and compassionate professionals.  

Our commitment to personalized service means that no two people will ever have identical experiences with us. Adults who receive care for PTSD or other effects of trauma at our treatment facility in northern New Mexico complete a thorough assessment upon admission. The results of this assessment form the basis of each client’s personalized treatment plan. 

Depending on a variety of individual factors, personalized residential care at Life Healing Center for an adult who has been struggling with PTSD or other effects of trauma may include the following elements: 

  • Medication management services 
  • Individual therapy 
  • Group therapy 
  • Family therapy 

We also offer a variety of optional adjunctive therapies, including art therapy, equine therapy, eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), and somatic experiencing. These optional services, which are provided at an additional cost, are not typically covered by insurance.  

When you receive residential care for PTSD or other effects of trauma at Life Healing Center, your treatment team will monitor your progress and, if necessary, revise your personalized plan to ensure that you receive maximum benefit throughout your time with us.  

Benefits of Treatment at Life Healing Center

Benefits of receiving comprehensive treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other effects of trauma at Life Healing Center in northern New Mexico

For more than three decades, Life Healing Center has been a source of superior care for adults whose lives have been impacted by mental and behavioral health concerns, including posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other effects of trauma.  

The many benefits of taking part in residential treatment for PTSD or other effects of trauma at our facility in northern New Mexico include: 

  • Thorough assessments to ensure that we have identified and are prepared to treat any co-occurring mental health concerns or substance use disorders 
  • Personalized treatment plans for all clients 
  • Multiple evidence-based therapies and practices, provided by team of experienced professionals 
  • Masters-level clinicians, including licensed mental health counselors (LMHCs), licensed professional clinical counselors (LPCCs), licensed master social workers (LMSWs), licensed clinical social workers (LCSWs), and licensed marriage and family therapists (LMFTs) 
  • Medical staff that includes psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, registered nurses (RNs), and licensed practical nurses (LPNs) 
  • Education about the nature of trauma, the effects of PTSD, and related topics 
  • Individualized guidance to develop more effective coping mechanisms 
  • Opportunities to form productive relationships and share support with peers who are also taking part in treatment 
  • Detailed discharge plans to ensure that you are connected with the support services that will help you maintain and build on the progress you make while in treatment with us 
  • Recovery Choice, an ongoing resource that provides a free connection with Life Healing Center for one year following your time in treatment 

For additional information about residential care for adults who have been struggling with PTSD or other effects of trauma, contact us at your earliest convenience. A member of our team is available 24/7 to answer all your questions and help determine if Life Healing Center in northern New Mexico is the perfect place for you or your loved one. 

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Life Healing Center's treatment professionals were so amazing. Their program helped me turn my life around and I finally feel like myself again.

– Sara L.
Marks of Quality Care
  • Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)
  • LegitScript
  • National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP)
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
  • The Jason Foundation