Our Staff

Eric M. Banagay, LISW, LADAC, BCD, MAC, SAP, SAE, CART
Clinical Social Worker, Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselor
Eric earned his BSW in Social Work and BA in Psychology from New Mexico State University and his MSW from New Mexico Highlands University. He also attended Santa Fe Community College for his certificates in Substance Abuse Treatment and Substance Abuse Prevention Specialist. Eric is board certified in Clinical Social Work, is a nationally certified Master Addiction Counselor, a qualified Department of Transportation Substance Abuse Professional (D.O.T. SAP), a U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Substance Abuse Expert (N.R.C. SAE), a Certified Anger Resolution Therapist and a Certified Adoptions Counselor. He works with children, adolescents, adults, couples and families on a wide variety of issues. Eric is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy and uses it to treat different issues. Eric is certified by the New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department to provide Pre-Placement Studies (Home Studies), Post-Placement Services / Post-Placement Reports and adoption counseling services for independent adoptions.

M. Ellie Dlouhy, MA, LPCC, CCMHC
Clinical Mental Health Counselor
Ellie earned her BS in Psychology and her MA in Counseling from Eastern New Mexico University. She has several years of experience working with military families and being in a military family herself. Ellie specializes in Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy and uses Brain Spotting along with EMDR to treat a wide variety of problems. Ellie works with adults, couples and families on a number of different issues. She is a nationally certified clinical mental health counselor.

Susan L. Tatum, MA, LPCC
Clinical Mental Health Counselor
Susan earned her BS in Education from the University of Oklahoma and a MA in Psychology from Eastern New Mexico University. Susan is one of the original therapists of Clovis Counseling Center and has been practicing since it opened in 1988. Susan works with Anxiety and Depression with individuals, adolescents, couples and families.

Judy L. Mitchell, MA, LPCC
Clinical Mental Health Counselor
Judy has been in private practice for 20 years as a mental health therapist specializing in Christian counseling. She works with couples, families and individuals from age 3 through senior adults. Judy received her BA in Sociology from the University of North Texas and her MA in Counseling / Psychology from Eastern New Mexico University. She is a professional member of the American Psychological Association and the American Association of Christian Counselors. Judy works with depression, anxiety, marital and relationship problems, anger/conflict management, grief, communication and emotional/physical/sexual abuse. She uses cognitive behavioral therapy methods as well as sand and play therapy techniques.

Jan Davis, MA, LPCC
Clinical Mental Health Counselor
Jan earned her BS in Business Administration from Southwest Texas State University and her MA in Counseling from Eastern New Mexico University. Jan works with children, adolescents, adults, couples / marriages and families. Jan is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy and uses it on a wide variety of issues.

Johnny Casady, MA, LPCC
Clinical Mental Health Counselor
Johnny earned his BS in Computer Science and BA in Psychology as well as his MA in Counseling from Eastern New Mexico University. He has been a therapist for over a decade in the local area and has provided counseling services for children, youth, adults and families. Johnny is familiar with local cultural features and has a close understanding of the challenges associated with military life. He works with a wide range of clients with an open mind, positive attitude and a sense of humor.

Heidi Borden, MA, LPCC, RPT
Clinical Mental Health Counselor
Heidi earned her BS in Religion and Psychology in 2002 and her MA in Clinicial Counseling in 2005, both from Eastern New Mexico University. Heidi works with children, adults, and couples on a number of different issues. She uses a range of therapeutic approaches with clients including Choice Theory, Cognitive-Behavioral, Gestalt, Adlierian, and Play Therapy. She is a Registered Play Therapist and utilizes multiple play modalities. Heidi has worked in various therapeutic environments including private practice, public schools, and higher education. She is passionate about life and brings empathy, warmth and a sense of humor into her sessions.

Chase M. Poe, Psy D.
Doctorate of Clinical Psychology
Dr. Poe earned his Bachelors in Psychology from Arkansas Tech University and his Masters and Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Forest Institute of Professional Psychology. In his career he has provided services for a wide range of clients to include working with children, providing forensic services, and working with the military population. He provides psychological evaluations for children, adolescents, and adults. His specialties include but are not limited to CBT, PTSD and DBT. He also has experience working with the LGTB population. Dr. Poe works with issues across the mental health spectrum from mild to more severe concerns.