Last updated: 5/15/2019

Sandy Skaar, MSW (505) 508-1663
Last Updated: 5/15/2019
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Gender: Female

Languages Spoken:
English

Specialties
Focusing on:
Adoption/Foster Care Aging Behavioral Problems Career/Employment Concerns Depression Developmental Disability Grief/Loss Life Transitions Physical Illness/Impairment Stress Traumatic Brain Injury
Also serving:
Anxiety/Panic Disorders Dual Diagnosis Family Issues Learning Disabilities Psychoses/Major Mental Illness Trauma/PTSD
Office and Contact Information
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Self-Directed Choices, LLC
P.O. Box 21428
Albuquerque, NM 87111  
www.SDChoices.com
(505) 508-1663

Contact: Sandy Skaar

Office Hours:
Mon6:00pm – 8:00pm
Tue6:00pm – 8:00pm
Wed6:00pm – 8:00pm
ThuClosed
FriClosed
Sat9:00am – 12:00pm
Sun1:00pm – 5:00pm
Online Schedule: Schedule
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 12 Hours
Weekends: 6 Hours

Accessibility:
Evening Office Hours
Weekend Office Hours

Qualifications
Degrees:
MSW

Years of Experience: 1

Licensing:

Credentials and Certifications:
Certificate on Aging

Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $75
Couples: N/A
Group: N/A
Family: $100

Sliding Scale: No

Accept Credit Card: No


Free Services:

Insurance:

Age Groups and Specific Populations (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adults (26-59) Seniors (60 +)
Adolescents (13-17) Young Adults (18-25)
Specific populations:
Brain/Head Injured Caregivers Disabled Grandparents
Alzheimer's Cancer Patients Military/Veterans
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Advocacy Behavioral Case Management Coaching Education Consultation Geriatric Consultation Information and Referral Narrative Therapy Outreach Psycho-Educational Social Support
Other theoretical approaches:
Long-Term
Methods - focus areas:
Educational or Psycho-Educational Family Systems Group Individual
Other methods:
Peer Support
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Christian
Buddhist Jewish LDS/Mormon
Multi-cultural experience:
African-American Hispanic
Professional Associations

Groups
Family Guardianship Group
This group is an educational group for family guardians. This is NOT a counseling group.
Group Focus: Disabilities
Group Status:
Group Type:
Forming
Educational
Member Age: Adults (26-59)
Seniors (60 +)
Member Gender:
Relation to Focus:
Any
Families
Location: Self-Directed Choices, LLC
3909 Juan Tabo Blvd Ne
Ste 5
Albuquerque, NM 87111
Phone: (505) 508-1663
Meeting Frequency: Every 4 weeks on Saturday

Huntington's Disease Support Group
This educational support group helps families understand Huntington's Disease.
Group Focus: Disabilities
Group Status:
Group Type:
Forming
Support
Member Age: Adults (26-59)
Seniors (60 +)
Member Gender:
Relation to Focus:
Any
Caregivers
Location: Self-Directed Choices, LLC
3909 Juan Tabo Blvd Ne
Ste 5
Albuquerque, NM 87111
Phone: (505) 508-1663
Meeting Frequency: On the second Saturday of the month