Team

Our Team

Who Manages RFTC?

RFTC is an offshoot of Rio Grande Alcoholism Treatment Program, Inc. (Rio Grande ATP, Inc), a nonprofit organization founded in 1978 and providing services in Taos County since 2007. RGATP takes responsibility for administration, fiscal management, and general operations. The Executive Director of Rio Grande ATP is Lawrence Medina, MBA, an experienced senior manager for behavioral health programs in Northern New Mexico. Clinical oversight is by Dr. Ted Wiard, LPCC, CGC. The following Certified Peer Support Worker (CPSW) have been hired:

  • Tommy Tapia, CPSW, Program Manager
  • Elena Carabajal, CPSW (pending)
  • Jose Lavadie, CPSW
  • Tesha Martinez, PLCSW, LMSW
  • Dr. Ted Wiard, LPCC
  • Steve Fuhlendorf, Community Coordinator

Lawrence Medina, MBA

Executive Director

Dr. Ted Wiard, LPCC, CGC

Clinical Director

Tommy Tapia

CPSW, Program Manager

Certified Peer Support Worker

Elena Carabajal

CPSW (Pending)

Certified Peer Support Worker

Jose Lavadie

CPSW

Certified Peer Support Worker

Tesha Martinez

PLCSW, LMSW

Provisional Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Master Social Worker

Dr. Ted Wiard

LPCC, CGC

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Certified Genetic Counselor

Steve Fuhlendorf

Community Coordinator

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