Dorothy Forbes
Director of Circle of Life Behavioral Health Network

Dorothy is a lifelong Taos resident who oversees all behavioral health functions for Eight Northern Indian Pueblos, Inc. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Studies from Pitzer College in Claremont, CA, and went on to graduate at the top of her class from New Mexico State University with a Master’s in Social Work.

She has committed herself to creating systems that deliver the best behavioral health care for New Mexicans and breaking down barriers to care, ensuring access for all.

Dorothy is happily married with two small children and two somewhat well-behaved dogs. She enjoys hiking, yoga, spending time with her family and embracing as many moments of contentment each day as possible.

Jehan Layne, 
Residential Programs Manager
Butterfly Healing Center & New Moon Lodge

Jehan Layne serves as the Residential Programs Manager and oversees the administrative aspects of both Butterfly Healing Center and New Moon Lodge. Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, Jehan has dedicated her life and career to social justice and combating systemic oppression.

Jehan received her Bachelors degree in Psychology from Pitzer College, in Claremont, California. She went on to receive her Masters degree from Hunter College School of Social Work in NYC.

When she’s not making sure our residential programs are running smoothly, Jehan loves to cook, walk her dog Ripley, and escape to Denver every once and awhile to catch a pro game.

Ellen Durant, LMFT

Residential Coordinator

Ellen Durant, LMFT, has been with Butterfly Healing Center since 2016, and heads up the therapeutic milieu team. A graduate of Texas Tech University, Ellen has a Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy, specializing in addiction. In her work, she takes a holistic approach, focusing not on just the problem, but the whole system. At Butterfly Healing Center, she enjoys utilizing the collaborative, team approach that the staff employs to create the best treatment plan for every individual.

Ellen’s previous work with clients enriches her current therapeutic work with individuals, families, and groups. Her professional and personal experiences with systemic treatment and addiction guide and enhance her therapeutic work here at Butterfly.

John Naranjo
Experiential Coordinator

John is a member of the Santa Clara Pueblo and the Hopi Tribe. He is a graduate of Santa Fe Indian School, and has worked for Eight Northern Indian Pueblos for more than ten years.

John’s skill set is vital to New Moon Lodge: He connects to the clinical programming to the indigenous practices of farming and self-sustainability.

An avid farmer himself, John grows a wide variety of crops. When John is not working or farming, he enjoys spending time with his wife, five children and four grandchildren; hunting; cooking; building with adobe; drawing and carving. As for what he considers therapy? Doing the dishes!

Josephine Tejal Murray
LPCC, ATR, Residential Therapist

Josephine Tejal Murray, who goes by Tejal, serves as the Clinical Supervisor of New Moon Lodge. Tejal is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and registered Art Therapist from Southwestern College in Santa Fe.

Before entering the counseling profession, Tejal explored helping people through teaching yoga and non-violent communication.

As a therapist, Tejal specializes in relapse prevention, anger management, art therapy, and working with individuals who are overcoming PTSD, substance abuse, depression and anxiety, as well as complex trauma.

At New Moon Lodge, Tejal has found a beautiful community of residents and staff.  Here she has the opportunity to use her passion for team building and communication to support a healing environment.

In addition to helping others, she is also passionate about creating art, and she has exhibited her work nationally.

Christina Calderon, MA
LMHC, Residential Therapist

Christina graduated from Santa Fe’s Southwestern College with an MA in Art Therapy and Counseling. Her deep respect for New Mexican culture is a driving factor for her community-based approach to addictions treatment and multi-generational trauma work.

Christina is also a licensed massage therapist, published children’s book author, artist and photographer.