Sheltering can get on people’s nerves

April 24, 2020
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Cathy Schueler featured in a story in the Albuquerque Journal

Story by Rich Nathanson | 4/19/20

There’s an old adage that “familiarity breeds contempt.”

That’s what many people describe when talking about the self-isolation imposed to stay safe from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

“They’re sheltering in place and getting on each other’s nerves because they’re not used to being together so much,” said Cathy Schueler, executive director of Bosque Mental Health.

“Those who can work from home seem to be having an easier time of it than those who lost their jobs and are now feeling the financial pinch. So they’re getting unemployment compensation, but it’s anxiety-producing and the longer this goes on, the more anxious people get,” she said.

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Bosque Mental Health Associates’ Cathy Schueler Named CEO of the Year at 2020 Biz X Awards

March 2, 2020

Albuquerque businesswoman honored at ActionCOACH’s 2020 Biz X Awards

CEO of the Year certificateCathy Schueler, Executive Director of Albuquerque based Bosque Mental Health Associates was recently named CEO of the Year at the 2020 Biz X Awards hosted by ActionCOACH. The Biz X Awards is an annual event honoring the best of the best small and medium-sized businesses around the world. The event, held in Nashville, Tennessee, showcases exceptional results for business owners, entrepreneurs, and their teams.

“I’m humbled to be recognized at the 2020 Biz X Awards,” said Cathy Schueler. “This recognition is more a reflection of the talented administrators and licensed therapists and the compassionate care they’ve been providing at Bosque Mental Health Associates for the last 25 years.”

Schueler has been Executive Director of Bosque Mental Health Associates for nearly 16 years. She spent some time in West Michigan attending Hope College for her bachelor’s prior to moving to New Mexico. Schueler has a Master of Arts from the University of New Mexico and a Master of Social Work from New Mexico Highlands University.

Bosque Mental Health Associates offers licensed outpatient counseling to assist families, couples and individuals since 1994.

For more about the BIZ X 2020, please visit

3 New Mexicans to Know… Cathy Schueler, Albuquerque Business First

September 5, 2019
Cathy Schueler
When we received news that one of New Mexico’s most valued and impactful business leaders had passed yesterday, the grief in our community was immediate and audible.

Steven Perich
 was the well-known “P” in D/P/S, the largest architecture firm in the state. As I wrote about him a few years ago, Perich was a man of intense integrity, as evidenced by his firm’s Ethics in Business Award and his Top CEO award from our publication. He and I spoke about our hopes that New Mexico would continue to grow its economy, and Perich worked tirelessly toward that end.

Read full article in the New Mexico Business First

Fastest Growing Company, Albuquerque Business First

August 20, 2019
Fastest Growing Companies

2019, Small Business Category, ranking 5th of 9 companies

2020, Small Business Category, ranking 5th of 9 companies