1005 21st SE Suite B1 Rio Rancho, NM 87124 (505)269-8821

At Encouraging Heart Counseling, we strive to provide a warm, welcoming environment for healing and growth to take place.  Every client is seen as an individual with unique challenges, strengths, and needs.  Therefore, we utilize an eclectic approach to therapy and draw upon many proven techniques and strategies to assist our clients in achieving their goals.  We also assist our clients in learning and utilizing tools to help them with future challenges and life experiences.

Encouraging Heart Counseling provides individual and family therapy services in Rio Rancho, New Mexico.  We currently see children (age 10+), adolescents, and adults.  Children under the age of 14 must have legal parental consent for therapy.

Encouraging Heart Counseling is conveniently located near the intersection of Unser Blvd. and Southern Blvd.  Our office hours are Monday – Friday from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm and appointments are generally scheduled on a weekly basis.

Feel free to call us with questions.
Current apointment times available:
Please call for available appointment times.


Some of the areas we help with include:
Stress Management
Life change issues
School related issues
LGBTQ related issues
“We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.” Maya Angelou

Melynda D. Madrid, MA, LPCC verified by GoodTherapy.org


And the day came when the risk
to remain tight in a bud
was more painful than the risk
it took to blossom.
- Anaïs Nin

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