Meet Our Team
Dr. Rodgers is a police and public safety psychologist who has been practicing in the Southwest for the last 20 years. He has been the Agency Director for Public Safety Psychology Group LLC (PSPG) since 2004. At the present time, he works as a consultant/psychologist for over 500 local, state, and federal law enforcement, fire, dispatch/communications, and corrections agencies. He is an active member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, the National Sheriff’s Association (Board Member), the Society for Rural Law Enforcement Executives Association (Board Member), and the Society for Police and Criminal Psychology.
Dr. Rodgers is a former adjunct faculty member at the University of Phoenix and he has also taught at the University of New Mexico and Central New Mexico Community College. Dr. Rodgers has a master’s degree and a doctorate in clinical forensic psychology from the University of Denver. He is currently licensed in New Mexico as a Psychologist. In the past he was licensed as a Professional Clinical Counselor, School Psychologist, and School Counselor.
In 2016, Dr. Rodgers was awarded a Diplomate in Police Psychology from the Society for Police and Criminal Psychology. He was appointed in 2014 by Governor Susana Martinez to the NM Sexual Offender Management Board. In 2019 he became an ethics committee member for the International Association of Chiefs of Police- Police Psychology Section. He is currently certified as a Master Professional Lecturer by the New Mexico Department of Public Safety Training Academy. Dr. Rodgers is a frequent instructor for CIT, CNT, interview and interrogation, as well as leadership classes. He is also a high school wrestling coach (for over 20 years) and one of the founding members of PSPG.
PhD Licensed Psychologist
Dr. Ken Gilman received his PhD in Psychology from Texas A&M University in 1987. Dr. Gilman practiced in New England and in Europe before returning to NM. His experience includes educational, hospital and outpatient settings as well as consulting to a variety of organizations. His specializes in assessment, collaborative practice, mediation, training and supervision with a focus on stress management, communication, leadership and teamwork.
Bailey Grundhoffer received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Hastings College in 2012 and went on to earn her master’s degree in Social Work from New Mexico Highlands in 2016 and joined PSPG in 2016. Prior to joining PSPG, she worked with families, adults and children in the school setting, hospital setting, home setting and outpatient behavioral services. She has experience in working with individuals from birth to end of life and spent many years focusing on suicide prevention with young adults. Mrs. Grundhoffer has expertise in working with children, youth, families, and adults and believes that by exploring our own coping skills we can enhance how we interact with the world. She is trained in trauma treatment approaches. Mrs. Grundhoffer provides therapy for first responders and their families, is an instructor and a facilitator with the All Stars Substance Abuse Prevention Program, and oversees the internship program.
LMSW, LCSW, Clinical Director
Jennifer Rodgers has a bachelor’s degree in Developmental Psychology from the University of Denver. She has worked extensively with children ages 0 to 14 and their families. After spending four years with the New Mexico Public Education Department in both the Professional Development and Safe and Healthy Schools Bureaus, where she managed federal grant programs, wrote state Anti-Bullying Plans and Safe Schools Plans that were implemented in all NM school districts, Ms. Rodgers decided to join PSPG full time. Since 2008, she has taught at the Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC) and co-manages the PSPG Substance Abuse Prevention Program, All Stars, which is taught in many middle schools throughout Bernalillo county. Ms. Rodgers is certified as a Professional Lecturer by the New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy in topics pertaining to mental health, law enforcement, crisis intervention and family violence. She is involved in the many trainings that PSPG provides annually. Ms. Rodgers is certified in Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM). She is our Peer Support Program Coordinator and a Co-Coordinator for our Prevention Programs.
Jonathan Allison is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of New Mexico. He received his bachelor's degree in Business Administration in 2018 and completed his master's program for Clinical Mental Health Counseling in 2021, both from the University of New Mexico. Jonathan spent both semesters of his internship with PSPG and signed on as a full-time clinical counselor in June 2021. He has clinical experience in trauma-informed counseling and has worked with adults, couples, adolescents, and younger children, and is a member of PSPG's Crisis Negotiations Team. Jonathan is also a board member of the Chinese American Citizens Alliance.
MA. LPCC, NCC
Barbara Timm has two master degrees, one in Recreation emphasis on Therapeutic Recreation and Counselor Education from UNM. She has been providing therapy for traumatized children and their families in a treatment center for 19 years. She utilizes play therapy and experiencial techniques to help them achieve their mental health goals.
Cindy Padilla received her bachelor’s degree in Social Work from NM Highland’s University in 2016 and continued to earn her master’s degree in Social Work from NM Highland’s University in 2017 after completing the Advance Standing Master’s program. Prior to becoming a Licensed Master Social Worker, she worked with the population with developmental disabilities as a consultant and was a Licensed Massage Therapist, specializing in medical massage and injury rehabilitation. As a social worker, Cindy has worked with adolescents, young adults and adults within the criminal justice system, experiencing behavioral health, trauma, and substance abuse issues. She has experience working with those in crisis while working with AGORA’s crisis line at UNM. She is trained in trauma treatment, substance abuse treatment, and motivational interviewing. Cindy provides direct therapy to first responders and their families, and especially enjoys working with adolescents and young adults.
Lucinda "Cindy" Padilla
Martine Lopez-Bowers graduated from the University of Denver with her Masters in Forensic Psychology in 2009. Since then, she has worked as a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC), providing a non-judgmental and safe environment for clients to explore their treatment needs and work towards their goals. To achieve results, she works with clients to find the best, most effective therapeutic approach. Martine uses Cognitive Behavioral Treatment modalities and is trained in treating trauma, depression, anxiety, substance abuse, compulsive disorders, and other abusive or maladaptive behaviors. Martine has worked in both outpatient and inpatient clinical settings, with adults and adolescents, where she served in the roles of Clinical Services Supervisor and Director of Behavioral Health. Martine also works as a Federal Probation Officer where she specializes in supervising sexual offenders and is a firearms instructor.
Jennifer Moya obtained her Master's Degree in Counseling from the University of New Mexico in 2019. Prior to pursuing her Graduate Studies she also obtained her bachelor's degree from UNM where she studied Psychology and Studio art in 2015. Jennifer has a passion for working with individuals who have experienced trauma, PTSD, depression and anxiety, LGBTQ+ related struggles, and attachment disorder. Prior to working at PSPG, Jennifer spent time working with the New Mexico Crisis and Access Hotline where she gained experience in providing individuals with mental health crisis response and support. Jennifer has also spent time working at Albuquerque's Attachment Healing Center where she worked with youth and families involved in the Juvenile Justice System and Child Protective Services. Jennifer believes that counseling provides a safe place for clients to explore their feelings, attitudes, and beliefs about life and gain personal insight which in turn facilitates growth and healing.
Kelly Borland graduated from the University of New Mexico in 2006 with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science. She first began working with PSPG in 2015 while completing her master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling from the University of Phoenix. Ms. Borland has 15 years experience as a Probation/Parole Officer at the state and federal levels. She is trained in cognitive behavioral therapy practices and trauma-informed care. Ms. Borland is currently working as a PSPG training facilitator, a co-facilitator for the All -Stars Substance Abuse Prevention Program, and a consultant member of our crisis incident response team.
Emily Kennington received her Bachelors degree in Family Studies from the University of New Mexico in 2005 and Masters degree in Social work in 2014 and obtained her LCSW licensure in 2020. She has worked with children and families in crisis situations since 2006. She has experience working with children who have suffered trauma and separation from their parents. She is a trained family mediator and provides direct therapeutic services to first responders and family members.
Kristina Romero has been active as a mental health counselor since 2020. She received her bachelor's degree in 2016 from the University of Phoenix. She studied human services with a concentration in family and child development. She has since graduated with her master's from the University of Phoenix as a Licensed Mental Health counselor in the state of New Mexico. Ms. Romero specializes in trauma-focused therapy and is trained in accelerated experiential dynamic psychotherapy. In her earlier endeavors as a behavioral specialist, she gained experience working with adults and children who are developmentally disabled. Her clinical experience has allowed her to work with troubled juveniles and adults with severe mental illnesses within the criminal justice system. What she loves most about being a clinician is "being a witness to growth and the process of empowerment".
Joscelyn Lister received her bachelor's degree in sociology from New Mexico State University in 2018 and continued her education at New Mexico Highlands University, obtaining her master's in social work. Ms. Lister has worked with youth within the criminal justice system ensuring they receive adequate care and support as they reintegrate back into their community; and she currently works in protective services with victims of crime, abuse, and neglect, including the investigation and recommendations of interventions or placement to promote the health and wellbeing of the individual and their families. Joscelyn uses Cognitive Behavioral Treatment modalities in providing therapy to first responders and their families.
Marinell Locson received her Masters of Science in Counseling from University of Phoenix in 2016. Prior to pursuing her Master’s Degree, she obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology at University of New Mexico and became a Trained Peer Counselor at Agora Crisis Center. It was through her experience at the Agora Crisis Center that she found her calling and passion. She has been a licensed therapist since 2016 and has worked in a clinic setting since that time. She had the privilege to work with individuals of all ages with diverse backgrounds, couples, and families. She has experience helping clients cope with depression, self-esteem, anxiety, substance use, stress, grief, gender identity, and stress management. She utilizes various therapy modalities to meet the unique need of every client.
Mariah Lester-Sway received her Bachelor's degree in Nursing from Lipscomb University in 2016 and is actively pursuing her Doctor of Nursing Practice in Psychiatric Mental Health at Washburn University. Currently, Mrs. Lester-Sway and her classmates are conducting research at PSPG for a quality improvement project related to telehealth and the role it plays in providing access to mental health care services, especially in rural communities. When not at PSPG, Mrs. Lester-Sway works locally in Albuquerque as a registered nurse.
Jordan Sjostrand has a Bachelor's Degree in Studio Art with a focus in Photography from the University of New Mexico. She is the Special Programs Coordinator for PSPG where she manages the website and social media design, as well as curriculum development and spearheading new projects. Ms. Sjostrand also manages actors for live scenarios, partakes in trainings, debriefings, and is a Certified Critical Incident Responder.
Christopher Johnson (CJ) is currently attending CNM/UNM to obtain his BA in Psychology. He graduated from Bernalillo Public schools. CJ plays semi pro football for the New Mexico Wolfpack, Marshalls and currently with the New Mexico Titans. He is a former coach of football, wrestling, and track at both the Jr. high and high school levels. He has 14 plus years of experience with kids and young adults in a school setting, along with basic knowledge of de-escalation with kids of all ages and campus safety and security. CJ is also an office admin and actor, along with helping with our All Stars program helping our youth.