2103 Golf Course Road Suite A 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 12+), adolescents, and adults.  Children under the age of 14 must have legal parental consent for therapy.

Encouraging Heart Counseling is conveniently located at the intersection of 21st & Golf Course Road.  Our office hours are Monday – Thursday from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm and appointments are generally scheduled on a weekly basis.

At this time, we have very few appointment times available. Please call for more information.


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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