Misty Pilgrim

Misty has been a practicing therapist for 15 years, and has experience working in residential, outpatient, and acute inpatient mental health levels of care. She's trained numerous interns from local universities in New Mexico, and is licensed in the states of Hawaii and New Mexico. She is the founder of Pilgrim Behavioral LLC and the Albuquerque Anxiety Center. 

In her previous life she was a high school math and science teacher, with an undergraduate degree in Earth Sciences and a composite minor in Biology, Chemistry, and Physics. Her background in education helps her to be especially effective in teaching her clients how to better manage their challenges, and her background in science helps her to critically select evidence-based treatments. 

Misty holds master's degrees in Educational Psychology, Professional Counseling, and Clinical Social Work. She has has completed training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy from the Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, the Massachusetts General Hospital Psychiatry Academy, The Center for Deployment Psychology, The International Obsessive Compulsive Foundation, and the Trichotillomania Learning Center, among others. 

In her spare time, Misty practices doing one thing every day that scares her, and stand-up paddle-boarding, which are not mutually exclusive.

Misty@pilgrimbehavioral.com call/text 505.501.8293