Cathy Schueler, LCSW, Executive Director
Cathy Schueler is the Executive Director and founder of Bosque Mental Health Associates, Inc. She began Bosque Mental Health as a sole proprietor in 1994 with one contract therapist and a single office. Bosque Mental Health incorporated in 2004 and has grown into an agency of 18, independently licensed Master and Ph.D level therapists and 5 administrators housed in its own building in midtown, Albuquerque.
Ms. Schueler graduated in 1987 from the University of New Mexico with a Masters degree in Art Therapy. In 2000 she completed her Master of Social Work degree at New Mexico Highlands University, has taught at the graduate level and has supervised many art therapists, social workers and counselors over the years.
She spent several years volunteering for organizations on hunger, homelessness, and LGBTQ rights before helping found the Board of the Southwest Behavioral Health Independent Practice Association (SWBHIPA) and serving on the Board of Directors.
For the past several years she has more clearly defined her passion for supporting behavioral health therapists by focusing on improving Bosque Mental Health, garnering several awards along the way. With a core value of supporting therapists, this focused attention has helped thousands of New Mexican’s better their lives through the intentional clarity and experience offered by seasoned therapists.
With the development of Parenting Forward, LLC, Ms. Schueler has expanded her reach to a new clientele, parents. Parenting Forward is designed with the same focus of attention on training and developing Parent Coordinators who in turn, deliver exceptional service to parents who want to raise great kids.
Gayle Zieman, PhD, Consultant
Since 1998 Dr. Zieman has specialized in court and divorce/separation issues involving families and children from infancy to high school age. He has been appointed over 600 times by District Court judges to serve as an:
- Evaluator and mediator in child custody disputes
- Expert witness in child abuse and educational law litigation
- Designated Special Master assisting parents as a Parenting Coordinator.
Dr. Zieman’s career has involved other clinical psychology positions, including: being a family counselor on U.S. Army bases in Germany, directing the child and adolescent psychiatric unit inside Kaseman Presbyterian Hospital, serving as a live-in counselor for paroled and incarcerated juvenile offenders, and traveling northern and western New Mexico as an itinerant psychologist assigned to small towns and Indian reservations.
For his professional education, Dr. Zieman earned his masters in school psychology and doctorate in counseling psychology from Colorado State University. His clinical training involved a year in residence at the children’s hospital in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Kellie Tomlin, LCSW, Parent Coordinator
Kellie Tomlin is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker dedicated to the preservation of healthy family functioning even amidst separation and divorce. She brings empathy, compassion, fairness, and impartiality to her practice.
Mrs. Tomlin holds a Masters Degree in Social Work from NMSU and is a certified arbitrator. Mrs. Tomlin is trained in Nurtured Heart Approach Parenting and is a certified Circle of Security Parenting class facilitator. Her background also includes training in interpersonal neurobiology, trauma, and motivational interviewing. Mrs. Tomlin has professional experience in the fields of mental health therapy, social/emotional education, and child welfare. In addition to her work as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) for children in the foster system, she spent years working within Child Protective Services helping families navigate and overcome extreme obstacles. She has worked with families of all economic backgrounds and family dynamics.
Mrs. Tomlin has particular sensitivity and insight into how adversarial confrontation can make situations even more stressful for families. She can understand and empathize with the feelings of frustration, financial hardship, and loss of situational control that many parents feel during a divorce. Mrs. Tomlin's goal is to help alleviate friction and empower parents to make the best decisions for their children.
Jeanne Reid, Administrative Manager
Jeanne started her career as an Executive Assistant to the Branch Manager of a fastener company in Arizona where she managed all aspects of the office from data entry, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, financial reports, and customer service.
She then moved into a sales and marketing position for a Fortune 500 insurance and surety bonding company, handling a 3-state sales territory for many years.
For the last 16 years, Jeanne has been working in the screen print and embroidery business in sales, marketing, and event management, handling over $1.5 million in sales, much of that being generated by special retail projects. She has managed retail programs and events for the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta, the Chicago Cubs Spring Training, Iowa Speedway racing seasons, and the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) to name a few.
Jeanne is very adept at managing all aspects of any project from budgets and finance, employee management, tech integration, collaborating on art and graphics, purchasing and retail logistics. Her number one priority has always been customer service, focusing on the client, fan, attendee’s experience and striving to make it positive.
Since joining Bosque Mental Health and Parenting Forward, Jeanne has really found her passion for helping people. Her number one priority is always customer service and making our clients feel welcome and heard. She believes that a positive experience leads to a positive outcome for everyone.