Behavioral Health Services

Providing life-changing counseling services to children, adults and families living with mental health, relationship challenges, substance abuse, and addictions.

Our mental health services provide hope and healing for children, adults, and families.

Our therapists offer counseling services grounded in Catholic values and social teaching. They strive for positive psychological outcomes that include early intervention, prevention, improved behavioral and emotional functioning, and accessible care.

All major insurances are accepted.

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You can call 531-213-7396 or email ccbhs@ccomaha.org or just fill out our secure, online appointment request form  and one of our staff members will contact you to confirm an appointment time.

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Behavioral Health Services

  • Outpatient Mental Health

    Outpatient Mental Health

    No matter your location, we can help. Behavioral health therapy sessions are offered in-person and remotely. All telehealth sessions utilize a secure video communication conferencing system. All client information is kept safe, concealed and confidential.

    Our outpatient therapy services provides private and confidential interventions to individuals of all ages in need of professional guidance concerning marriage and family, mental health, and substance misuse. We teach skills for enhanced family communication, improved daily functioning and increased self-esteem.

    Therapy services are offered for individuals, couples, and families and provided by dual licensed independent mental health practitioners and alcohol and drug counselor.

     

     – Meet Millie, our amazing therapy dog.

  • School Mental Health

    School Mental Health

    Offers mental health services for school-aged students from metro-area Catholic schools to rural communities. We are reaching students every day by providing the support needed to relieve symptoms of depression and anxiety, enhance areas of social competency, provide immediate access to service, and improve behavioral and emotional functioning.

  • School Mental Health Services Provided

    School Mental Health Services Provided

    • Individual and Family Therapy
    • School Consultation Resource
    • Suicide Prevention Training
    • Mental Health Training
    • Substance Misuse Training
    • Crisis Response/Support
    • Participation in Family Team Meetings
  • Needs Addressed with the Student/Family
    • Depression; Suicide
    • Self-harm
    • Anxiety; Stress; Worry
    • Peer Issues/Pressure
    • Trauma
    • Social Media Concerns
    • Substance Abuse (Tobacco, Vaping, Alcohol, Drugs, etc.)
    • Behavioral Challenges
  • Marriage and Family Counseling Services Provided

    Marriage and Family Counseling Services Provided

    • Grief and Loss (death; divorce; etc.)
    • Behavioral Challenges
    • Relationships/Marriage/Family
    • Parenting
    • PCIT (Parent Child Interaction Therapy)
    • Intimacy
    • Worry; Stress
    • Social Acceptance
  • Substance Use Disorder Services Provided

    Substance Use Disorder Services Provided

    • Substance Use Evaluation
    • Individual Therapy
    • Mental Health
    • Anxiety
    • Depression; Suicide
    • Self-Harm
    • Eating Disorder
    • Impulse Control Disorder
    • Trauma
    • Peer Issues

Outpatient Mental Health

No matter your location, we can help. Behavioral health therapy sessions are offered in-person and remotely. All telehealth sessions utilize a secure video communication conferencing system. All client information is kept safe, concealed and confidential.

Our outpatient therapy services provides private and confidential interventions to individuals of all ages in need of professional guidance concerning marriage and family, mental health, and substance misuse. We teach skills for enhanced family communication, improved daily functioning and increased self-esteem.

Therapy services are offered for individuals, couples, and families and provided by dual licensed independent mental health practitioners and alcohol and drug counselor.

 

 – Meet Millie, our amazing therapy dog.

School Mental Health

Offers mental health services for school-aged students from metro-area Catholic schools to rural communities. We are reaching students every day by providing the support needed to relieve symptoms of depression and anxiety, enhance areas of social competency, provide immediate access to service, and improve behavioral and emotional functioning.

School Mental Health Services Provided

  • Individual and Family Therapy
  • School Consultation Resource
  • Suicide Prevention Training
  • Mental Health Training
  • Substance Misuse Training
  • Crisis Response/Support
  • Participation in Family Team Meetings
  • Depression; Suicide
  • Self-harm
  • Anxiety; Stress; Worry
  • Peer Issues/Pressure
  • Trauma
  • Social Media Concerns
  • Substance Abuse (Tobacco, Vaping, Alcohol, Drugs, etc.)
  • Behavioral Challenges

Marriage and Family Counseling Services Provided

  • Grief and Loss (death; divorce; etc.)
  • Behavioral Challenges
  • Relationships/Marriage/Family
  • Parenting
  • PCIT (Parent Child Interaction Therapy)
  • Intimacy
  • Worry; Stress
  • Social Acceptance

Substance Use Disorder Services Provided

  • Substance Use Evaluation
  • Individual Therapy
  • Mental Health
  • Anxiety
  • Depression; Suicide
  • Self-Harm
  • Eating Disorder
  • Impulse Control Disorder
  • Trauma
  • Peer Issues

Meet Our Team

Catholic Charities Staff

Jacque LaPlant, MHA
Chief Advocacy Officer

Amanda Wakelin
Coordinator

Jenna Whitaker, LMHP, PLADC
Director, School Mental Health Program

 

Outpatient Therapists

Alexandrea Ashley, LMHP

Allen Chohon, LIMHP, LADC

Kaitlyn Harper, LIMHP

Mary Lutz-Priefert, LMHP

School Therapists

Amanda Buscher, LCSW

Amanda Schrum, PCMSW, PLMHP

Emily Jamber, PLMHP

Emily Perlberg, PLMHP

Jamal Morton, LIMHP

Jasi Curtis, PCMSW, PLMHP

Keith Willis, PhD

Shelby Varilek, PCMSW, PLMHP

Non-Discrimination Statement Catholic Charities Domestic Violence Services prohibits discrimination in all its programs, services, and activities. Services will not be denied to victims of sexual, domestic, or dating violence based on race, sex, gender identity, or gender expression, perceived or actual sexual orientation, age, color, religion, marital status, national origin, disability, socio-economic status, health status, HIV status, employment status, immigration status, or geographic location.

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