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Daniel Blackwood, LPCC

“I surrender and relax into the mystery”

Daniel Blackwood

Chief Lantern Holder | Founder| Clinical Director
Pronouns: He/Him

Daniel began working in the field in 1984 and obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and his Master’s in Counseling from the University of New Mexico in 1988. After ten years of practice Daniel founded the Evolution Group, Inc. in 1988, where he serves with a team of talented clinicians and administrative staff.

Daniel specializes in trauma recovery, and works with individuals, couples and partners who want to recover from intimacy issues, from gambling problems, as well as recovery from other mental illnesses and addictions.

Author of “Integrity Recovery”, and Co-Author of “Minding the Body, Embodying the Mind”, Daniel teaches, supervises, and loves the work of therapy and the results that it can bring to the clients he serves.

“Through the warm and respectful bond that exists between us, my clients have an opportunity to heal from trauma and come to have clarity about how they feel. They begin to make new choices for themselves. They feel better, have more flow in their lives, and learn to choose and act with more mindful intention. My clients learn that they are deep, mysterious, and wonderfully unique. I find that down deep my clients, my colleagues, and people in general, are whole and the point of therapy is to empower the wholeness that lies within them. My mission is to light the way.”


“It is not what happens to us that matters most.

What matters most is how we relate to what happens to us.”


  • Trauma Treatment
  • RTM Certified (Reconsolidation of Traumatic Memories)
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Partner Betrayal
  • Lead RTM Trainer
  • EMDR Trained
  • MBSEP Trained (Mindfulness Based Somatic Emotional Processing)
  • MBSEP Trainer
  • Brainspotting
  • Anxiety
  • Anger
  • Depression
  • Substance Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Problem Gambling
  • Group Therapy
  • Individual Therapy
  • CBT
  • Experiential, Humanistic, Attachment Theory Oriented


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The Evolution Group Incorporated is a private counseling firm that has built its practice around the core values of integrity, authenticity, safety and honoring individuality. We work with individuals, couples and families to empower the wholeness that already lies within them

The Evolution Group, Inc.
218 Broadway Blvd SE
Albuquerque, NM 87102

Front Desk Hours:
Monday to Thursday: 9:00am-6:00pm
Friday: 9:00am-5:00pm
Appointment Required

Phone: 505-242-6988
Email: info@theevolutiongroup.com