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Lincoln County Medical Center Welcomes New Heritage Program Director

Release Date:

August 15, 2017

RUIDOSO, N.M. – Lincoln County Medical Center (LCMC) is pleased to welcome David McVey, licensed professional clinical counselor (LPCC).  

McVey serves as the director of LCMC's Heritage Program for Senior Adults,  a behavioral health outpatient treatment program that provides individualized intensive treatment to older adults.  

"We are excited to welcome David to Lincoln County Medical Center," said Todd Oberheu, administrator, LCMC. "Our Heritage Program serves senior adults in our community and provides important services such as individual and group therapy, stress management and grief and loss resolution skills."

Prior to joining Lincoln County Medical Center, McVey served as Special Operations Command Military and Family Life Counselor at Cannon Air Force Base. Before entering the counseling field full time in 2011, he worked as a pastor with Christian Churches and Churches of Christ beginning in 1977 and was also a part-time pastor at First Christian Church in Tucumcari.  He has seven years of experience as a professional clinical counselor.

"I am looking forward to leading our amazing team of healthcare professionals dedicated to improving quality of life for senior adults in Lincoln County," said McVey.

McVey earned his bachelor's degree in Leadership and Ministry at Dallas Christian College in Dallas, Texas. He also has his master's in Mental Health Counseling from Eastern New Mexico University in Portales.

The Heritage Program operates Monday through Friday. For more information, call 575-257-6283.The program provides outpatient psychiatry services to senior adults using group and individual therapy to assist with grief, loss, stress, anxiety, depression and coping skills.

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About Lincoln County Medical Center
Lincoln County Medical Center is a county-owned facility that has been leased and operated by Presbyterian Healthcare Services since 1972. This partnership is dedicated to improving the health of individuals, families and communities in Ruidoso and Lincoln County. Lincoln County Medical Center and Presbyterian Healthcare Services operate a hospital, a primary care and specialty clinic, three rural clinics and a countywide ambulance service in Lincoln County. Lincoln County Medical Center is one of eight hospitals run by Presbyterian, which also has a statewide health plan and a growing multi-specialty medical group.

Press Contact:

Amanda Schoenberg
Sr. Corporate Communications Specialist
E-mail: aschoenbe@phs.org 
831-332-5785