Garry Cowles

Therapist Garry Cowles Photo

About Me

Hello ; My name is Garry Cowles and I am a New Mexico Licensed Clinical Counselor. I have 48 years working as a counselor. I began my counseling career working with emotional distressed children who were committed to residential treatment because of their violent behaviors. I spent most of my career assisting incarcerated clients reestablish themselves with their families and in the community with appropriate relationships and effective vocational and educational goals. I have focused on helping individuals with anger management, substance abuse, relationship issues, depression, and anxiety.

I use a non judgmental client centered solution focused cognitive approach to assist you in making and following through with effective life decisions.

Anger Management
Substance Abuse
Relationship Issues
Foster Parenting


  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Addictions
  • Relationship issues
  • Family conflicts
  • Self esteem
Also experienced in:
LGBT , Trauma and abuse , Intimacy-related issues , Anger management , Career difficulties , Depression , Coping with life changes , Compassion fatigue , Abandonment , Adoption and Foster Care , Antisocial Personality , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 49

Services Offered

  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video


LPCC #CCMH0568 (Expires: 2023-09-30)


Written by J.A. on Oct 17, 2021 after therapy with Garry for 1 month on issues concerning addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, and adhd

Great guy, great service. Helps me move on.

Written by N.I. on Oct 13, 2021 after therapy with Garry for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, coaching, and compassion fatigue

My first few sessions with Garry were outstanding — he guided me through some great models and tools that were very helpful. Our later sessions started to get more conversational, and I started to feel a little less aligned with Garry. That may just be me, but that was the experience I had. But I have to say those initial sessions with him were a breakthrough. I greatly appreciate Garry Cowles and the work we did together.

Written by G.R. on Jul 03, 2021 after therapy with Garry for 3 days on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and coping with life changes

Extremely helpful.

Very efficient.

Powerful tools and insights.

Written by L.E. on Mar 22, 2021 after therapy with Garry for 3 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues, and coping with life changes

Mr Cowles is a professional in his field, who has experienced 'it all'.
I am convinced he could handle any complex cases and he got the knowledge as well as the experience to make us better.

Garry incorporates a simple but effective method and his time efficiency is reflected through his quality of work which is us. I believe a true form of master is when someone is able to get things done in the simplest way possible.

That man ladies and gentlemen is Mr. Garry Cowles.
God bless this man and whoever is fortunate enough to cross paths with him in life.