Is your child or teen getting on your last nerve? Are they defiant, angry, sad or withdrawn? Changes in the family structure, through a breakup, divorce, or death of a family member, often create confusion and unexpressed feelings in kids. Financial worries, relocating, peer pressure, violence, and other stressors at school and in the neighborhood, can lead to behavioral problems. Your child might have stopped opening up to you because they didn't want to worry you, or fear they'd be in trouble. I understand. I specialize in helping school-age children, teens, and their parents through challenging times.
Healing is possible. Do you struggle with depression, anxiety, overwhelming emotions, trauma, or PTSD? The effects of these conditions can impact every aspect of your life-your relationships, your health, your employment, your feelings of self-worth and your sense of safety. I will meet you where you are at on your journey of healing in a safe non-judgmental environment working collaboratively with you to tailor your therapy. It is my goal to help you take control of your life and emerge from your current situation to a place of security, growth, and change.
I specialize in working with adolescents & young adults struggling with various presenting concerns. Between friends, family, school, the future and the plethora of other concerns this group is facing, sometimes it's just helpful to have someone to talk to! I work with my clients to help them learn strategies to navigate life's challenges with confidence. My ultimate goal and passion as a therapist is to empower my clients to take ownership of their lives. We may not be able to control the cards we're dealt, but we can control how we play our hand.
Life is hard. It did not come with a manual so we would know what to do when we are struggling. Knowing that there are people out there that can help is what makes therapy so important. I’ve had the pleasure of working with individuals, professionals, and families to address different mental health illnesses for the past five years. I believe that the best kind of therapy is one in which I work with you to identify your goals in life, utilize your strengths, and come up with a plan to make your best self a reality.
As your therapist, a graduate of UNK's master's program with an emphasis in community counseling, I will provide a safe environment for any individual or groups (i.e., mental health, substance abuse, families). It is in this capacity that you can begin the journey of collaboration to overcome and begin living a holistic life. The scope of 15 plus years of experience ranges across a multiple spectrum that includes but not limited to, families, couples, drug courts, school settings, anger management, and military consultant. The needs of the client will determine the individualized integrated therapeutic approach.
Are you tired of feeling unhappy, frustrated and discouraged? Are you ready to make a change, but don't know where to begin? When life is getting the best of you, I can offer hope. I help adults establish healthy boundaries and be assertive. Imagine having the confidence and communication skills to be taken seriously and understood in your personal and professional life. Imagine feeling in control. If you are struggling with grief, stress, anxiety, relationship or career issues I will help you achieve goals that lead to empowerment, happiness and satisfaction.
Relationship problems, job changes, peer issues, starting a family... life sometimes takes turns that can present difficult challenges. We can experience those challenges in a number of different ways: difficulties adjusting to new circumstances, confusion in deciding on a career path, struggles in relationships, or coping with loss. Often we feel anxious, depressed, confused, or overwhelmed and need help dealing with feelings and problems that seem beyond our control.
Hello! I’m Jamie. I’m a Licensed Psycho Therapist and a registered yoga instructor in Omaha. I am a therapist by profession and I am also known as an encourager of self-love and acceptance, a champion for healing and vulnerability, and a supportive presence while navigating through life challenges. I believe the power lies within for healing and creating the life of your dreams. I believe in the power of the therapeutic relationship and honor the space that is required for healing, feeling and for real growth to occur.
The ideal client is someone who wants to work toward their goals in counseling and is interested in making changes. I work with clients of any age to address issues they may be facing related to general mental health issues including stress, anxiety, depression, and life adjustment periods. I collaborate with the client to identify treatment goals specific to their individual needs and provide support and guidance in a safe, confidential environment.
Therapy is the unique process individuals use to break through obstacle they are facing that are preventing them from living their best life. Whether you are facing obstacles from your past that need to be uncovered and healed or experiencing a recent situation that you need support working through, my diverse background, education and broad range of theoretical approaches creates the opportunity to develop a individualized plan to meet your needs.
Beginning a journey can sometimes be a difficult path. Taking initiative to make sense and better your world can enlighten you to life’s greatest pleasures. I encourage everyone to remain honest and engage in the bettering of oneself. Therapy allows individuals an exceptional opportunity to gain insight within daily life. I have training in evidence-based practices such as TFCBT (Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior therapy), PCIT (Parent Child Interaction therapy), and experience in working with families and all ages whom struggle with major mental health, attachment, anxiety, and ADHD.
My most healing thoughts go out to our community and individuals struggling with the current events. I offer HIPAA-compliant Telehealth (online sessions) to all those clients who would like to continue to receive support during this time. Please contact me for more information. "Your present circumstances do not determine where you will go, they merely determine where you have been " - Nido Qubein. I have received specialized training in EMDR, Trauma-focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Parent-child Interaction Therapy, and Compassion Fatigue. I hold certifications as a Trauma Professional, as well as a CF Educator.
I have over 25 years of experience assessing and treating children, adolescents, and adults. At this time, I am not taking on therapy cases but am focusing on completing psychological evaluations for adolescents, and adults. I specialize in adult ADHD evaluations, psychoeducational evaluations (e.g., ability and achievement), diagnostic clarification, and personality testing.
I offer daytime and evening appointments for children, teens, and adults. I also have a special interest in women's issues and new moms. If you are struggling with an existing mental health diagnosis or are concerned with your child's emotional or mental well-being, please consider therapy. Therapy is also for people who feel overwhelmed or unsure about the path their life is taking. I strive to create a warm, safe environment where you will be met with compassion...not judgement. I have worked in mental health and social services for over twenty years.
I am dedicated to bringing peace to the world, one person, one couple, one family, one community and one organization at a time. My speciality is working with survivors of trauma, high conflict couples and families. We use the DBT skills as the foundation of our program adding the notion of 100% accountability. I am also trained in EMDR, Exposure therapy and CBT for trauma. Many of my clients have substance abuse issues and have yet to find true serenity despite working an AA program. Our program teaches the skills for intimacy and connection...and this brings inner peace.
I am glad you are here, taking steps toward putting yourself first. As a clinical therapist, I provide a person-centered approach to therapy, by creating a supportive and encouraging environment to help you move towards your optimal health. It is my belief that we need to develop protective parts to help us navigate through traumatic and stressful times. Our past can keep us stuck in old patterns. My goal is that together we reprocess past experiences to recreate new, healthier patterns for relationships, or other vulnerable areas in your life.
As a licensed therapist, Michelle's passion is to walk along side of her clients in their journey from where they have been towards where they would like to be, believing that each individual has potential for positive change. She assists clients in addressing individual, marital, and/or family counseling in such areas as conflict resolution, anxiety, depression, forgiveness, grief,divorce recovery and other areas of personal growth. Her mission statement is to help clients to "soar above life's various landscapes and make sense of the colors of their lives." She offers Christian Counseling for those who request it.
Hello! My name is Brenda Jewell and I am originally from South Texas but have made Nebraska my home for the past 18 years. I am bilingual in Spanish. I have experience in working with families that have endured a trauma through sexual abuse, physical and domestic abuse, neglect as well as families that are involved in foster care. Working with children and their families has been my calling for many years and my hope is to continue to be an advocate for families in this community
Do you feel that recovery is out of reach? Do you feel hopeless about your situation? One of the toughest steps towards recovery is the very first one. I am here to help you to take that first step toward change. I believe in holistic, mental health and drug and alcohol treatment services, that will help individuals and families find healing and achieve greater health and wholeness, resulting in changed lives. I am committed to creating a safe, nurturing space for clients to explore and better understand their emotions, ways of thinking, and patterns that create difficulties in their lives.
I have the training to help women and couples process their most intimate challenges. Sexuality is a huge part of person's life and can have so much power over a person or relationship. I want to help women and couples find sexual happiness. I take a un-biased, honest, collaborative and open approach to treatment. I want individuals to find the best sexual self they can be. At this time my practice and research is focused on couples and women. I do not treat men individually at this time.