Andrea is a fully licensed mental health practitioner and licensed clinical social worker. She has worked in Human Services with the youth for 5 years and adults for 12 years. She has experience with both the juvenile and criminal court systems; as well as, 10 years working specifically with clients who struggle with substance abuse. Andrea specializes in working with clients ages 13 and up, who may be struggling with depression, anxiety and mood disorders. She welcomes all genders, sexual orientations and ethnicities. Andrea graduated from University of Nebraska Omaha with a Master’s in Social Work. She really enjoys working with people and getting to witness the progress clients can make for the positive. Andrea learns everyday from those people around her, including her clients.
Jude Connelly is a Licensed Mental Health Practitioner (LMHP) and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). He received a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Creighton University. With a specialization in children, youth, and families, Jude also has a Master’s of Social Work degree from the University of Washington in Seattle.
Jude has worked in a variety of settings including: in-home, outpatient, and psychiatric residential centers. He has also served as Clinical Director for a variety of mental health programs serving families.
Jude specializes in helping adolescents and adults recover from past trauma. Jude’s approach to therapy centers on the person and their unique circumstances with the goal of instilling hope for a brighter future. Working with clients suffering from anxiety and depression are also areas of specialty.
LMHP, LCSW, PLADC
Perry J. Root Sr. is a Licensed Mental Health Practitioner (LMHP), a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), and a Provisionally Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (PLADC). He received his Bachelor’s of Science from Nebraska Wesleyan University, and he received his Master’s of Social Work from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Perry has worked in the mental health and addiction fields for over 40 years.
Throughout his career, he has worked in an inpatient facility specializing in mental health and substance abuse. Perry has worked in various settings including: adult residential care, crisis intervention, case management, and outpatient therapy serving dually diagnosed adults. Perry has also done policy and advocacy work in the areas of behavioral health and criminal justice reform.
His counseling experience ranges from treating adults who struggle with addictions and mental health challenges. He also has experience in working with the older adult population. One of his specialty areas is substance abuse. Perry provides substance abuse evaluations and recommendations. Perry is a registered service provider with the state of Nebraska, and serves as a chaplain, and a certified case manager. He offers a person-centered approach to his clients to assist them in meeting what is important to them.