Professional Team


At Bernalillo Academy we see every child as unique.  Our Professional Team members and staff are experienced, nurturing and passionate.  We provide individualized, state of the art, evidence based treatment for every child and their families to improve their quality of life.



Jafet Emniro Gonzalez Zakarchenco, MD


Specialties:  Child and Adolescent  Psychiatry

Phone:  505-924-6330



Larry D White, DO

Specialties:  Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Phone:  505-924-6330

Medical Director:

Rene Gonzalez, MD

Specialties: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Phone: 505-924-6330


Executive Director:        

Matt Wilburn

Phone:  505-924-6330


Admissions Department:

Brenda Perry

Direct:  505-924-6325

Fax:     505-768-7956


Human Resources  Manager:

Vance Hutchenson

Direct:  505-924-6329

Fax:      505-768-7956



Clinical Director: 

Sarah Penn




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Jeanette Rodgers

Direct:  505-924-6333


Group Living Director:

Brian Paolini

Mobile:   508-685-1838

Direct:    505-924-6327 6332


Director of Community Development and Marketing

Yvonne Gurule, MSE

Confidential Mobile:  505-710-9210

Fax:  505-768-7956


Director of Nursing

Gloria Wilcots, MS, APRN, FNP-BC

Direct:    505-924-6327

Fax:  505-768-7957