Marti Finkel

Marti Finkel

Owner/Partner

she/her/hers
LIMHP, LCSW, LADC

Amber Jurgensmeier

Amber Jurgensmeier

Owner/Partner

she/her/hers
LIMHP, LCSW, LADC

Betsy Mayfield

Betsy Mayfield

Owner/Partner

she/her/hers
LIMHP, LADC

Andrea Degner

She/her/hers lmhp,lcsw

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

he/him/his lmhp, lcsw

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. 

Perry Root Sr.

he/him/his lImhp, lcsw, pladc

Perry J. Root Sr. is a Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner (LIMHP), 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.

Rebecka Brott

she/heR/hers plmhp, pcmsw

Rebecka Brott is a Provisionally Licensed Mental Health Practitioner (PLMHP), and Provisional Certified Master Social Worker (PCMSW). She earned a Master’s of Social Work degree from the University of Nebraska in Omaha. While earning her degree, Rebecka completed one of her two internships with Compassionate Minds Therapy. Rebecka has years of experience in health and human services and child welfare settings working with children, families, and systems.

Rebecka is open to meeting with clients ages 13 and up, experiencing anxiety, depression, and mood concerns. She particularly enjoys supporting individuals who want to focus on stress management and self-acceptance. She encourages the use of expressive arts and mindfulness in therapy.

Lisa Dunlavy

she/heR/hers plmhp, pcmsw

Lisa Dunlavy is a Provisional Licensed Mental Health Practitioner (PLMHP) and a Provisional Licensed Clinical Social Worker (PLCSW). She received her Bachelors of Science in Health Science at Bellevue University, Bachelors of Arts in Nursing at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, and she received her Master’s of Social Work at Walden University. Lisa has worked in the medical, mental health, and addictions fields for seven years. She has interned and worked in a variety of settings to include: at-risk
adolescent transitional homes and outpatient therapy serving dually diagnosed adults.
Her counseling experience ranges from treating adults who struggle with addictions and mental health challenges. She also has experience working with the Veteran population. One of her specialty areas is substance abuse.

Lisa provides substance abuse evaluations and recommendations. Lisa is a registered service provider with the state of Nebraska. She offers a person-centered approach to her clients to assist in meeting their individual goals and needs. Lisa is a Veteran of the United States Air Force (USAF). She honorably served eight years before dedicating her life’s work to helping those struggling with mental health challenges. Her unique perspective as a Veteran allows her to not only be an advocate, but a provider to those who have served. Her ultimate goal is to assist in making positive change, self-growth, and to learn how to live in the moment.

“Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.”
-Buddha

Jillian Olson

she/heR/hers plmhp, LADC

As a mental health and substance abuse counselor, I am committed to helping individuals learn how to change their attitudes and beliefs, while learning strategies to address the root cause of their difficulties. I am passionate about creating resources for individuals who are struggling and hold them accountable for the change they desire.

I have provided therapy in a variety of settings. My experience consists of treatment for co-occurring disorders, both adolescent and adult inpatient, and outpatient settings. I worked with adolescents struggling with eating disorders. Completed my internship at Omaha Correctional Center where I conducted groups in the areas of anger management and sex offender treatment. Utilize Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) in all areas of my practice. As an EMDR trained therapist, I specialize in helping individuals with trauma, PTSD, anxiety, and cravings. I am ASI and CASI certified for substances use evaluations.