Behavioral Health Services
RMCHCS Behavioral Health Services (BHS) offers high quality, comprehensive behavioral health care to those in need. The individual needs of clients and their families are met with a spirit of dignity and confidentiality. BHS is a Joint Commission accredited program that provides care to all patients without regard to race, color, nationality, gender, age, religion, veteran status, handicap or economic status.
Mental Health Services
- Counseling Services
- Individual, family and couples counseling
- Children ages six and up
- Referrals for medication management
- Treatment provided by licensed clinicians
- Adults and children ages six and up
- Medication evaluations and monitoring
- Treatment provided by licensed psychiatrist
- On-call availability for behavioral health consultations in the RMCHCS emergency department.
Cost and Insurance
BHS accepts Medicare, Medicaid and most commercial insurance and health plans and also participates in special programs that assist uninsured patients. For questions regarding financial information and payment methods, call 505.726.6910.
Behaviorial Health Services
1910 Red Rock Dr.
Gallup, NM 87301
Yvonne Mandagaran, LPCC, BHS Clinical Director, is a lifelong resident of New Mexico. She was born and raised in Grants, New Mexico, earned a Master’s Degree in counseling from Western New Mexico University and is a licensed therapist. Her previous experience includes a position as the Mental Health Manager for the New Mexico State Department of Correction as well as working in several counties within New Mexico.
Dr. Charles Hauser, MD, graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas. He completed a pediatric internship in Brooklyn, New York, a general psychiatry residency in Galveston, Texas and a child psychiatry fellowship at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. After years of private practice in child and adolescent psychiatry in Houston, Texas and, later, in Colorado Springs, Colorado, he moved to Fort Worth, Texas as director of child and adolescent psychiatry at Trinity Springs Hospital. Currently, Dr. Hauser is a community psychiatrist with Rio Rancho Family Health Center and practices in Gallup by providing child, adolescent and adult psychiatric services via RMCHCS' telemedicine program. He is a clinical assistant professor at the Department of Psychiatry, UNMHSC. He is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in general and in child psychiatry, and is a life fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
Gretchen Larson Woods, PMHCNS-BC, has been with RMCHCS for 12 years as a nurse manager and practitioner. She is a prescribing psychiatric nurse practitioner, providing psychotropic medication management and psychotherapy for adolescents and adults. Ms. Woods completed a Master of Nursing degree at the University of Washington, Seattle, Washington in 1980. Her post graduate work was in the Nurse Practitioner program at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. Ms. Woods served as a clinical faculty member at the University of Washington, University of Hawaii, and University of New Mexico School of Nursing. She also has years of private practice experience as a prescribing and counseling provider in collaboration with a psychiatrist.
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