Dr. Sykes founded Consultants for Behavior Change and incorporated Relevancy, Inc. where he has served as Executive Director since its inception. Since 1994 he has been licensed as a Professional Clinical Mental Health Counselor with the state of New Mexico. He has served as a parent/teacher trainer, New Mexico Juvenile Parole Board member, Professor of Psychology at New Mexico Highlands University, Professor of Sociology at the University of New Mexico and therapist for offender populations at the city, county, state and federal levels. He has worked with sex offenders for over 20 years. Dr. Sykes is a member of the American Psychotherapy Association and has earned certification as a Fellow. He is currently a member of the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA). Dr. Sykes’ forte is working with minority clients. As an African American, he is well aware of the lack of understanding shown by many mental health professionals in their assessment and treatment of ethnic minorities. His approach to assessment and treatment is behaviorally oriented and targets specific life circumstances as a means of understanding client attitudes and behaviors.
Contact Information:Phone: (505) 830-1038
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