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Bryan Counseling Center

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Bryan Counseling Center
Use Bryan West Campus,
2300 S. 16th St.
main medical center entrance

Take immediate left to reach connecting hallway to the Professional Office Building

2221 S. 17th St., Suite 201
Lincoln, NE 68502

Phone: 402-481-5991





Meet our Staff

To schedule an appointment with one of the Counseling Center staff members, please call 402-481-5991. You do not need a physician's referral.

Our staff includes psychologists and therapists with special training to work with children, adolescents, adults and families. We offer compassionate, experienced treatment for depression, anxiety, relationship issues, adjusting to life changes and many other areas including the shock, anger, grief and other emotions that can accompany a medical diagnosis or chronic health condition (health psychology).


Katherine Otto, PsyD
Licensed Psychologist

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Dr. Katherine
Otto

Katherine Otto is trained in health psychology and specializes in working with individuals with heart conditions, high blood pressure, diabetes and chronic pain. Health psychologists are trained to know about disease processes and physiology in order to help a person deal with issues that may be a part of specific illnesses. Working in conjunction with medical physicians, health psychologists address the additional, sometimes silent, symptoms of chronic illnesses such as depression, anxiety and stress that can impact a person’s quality of life. The goal is to help individuals cope better and learn to empower themselves on their path to recovery. She also helps clients with communication skills, stress management, relaxation strategies and assertiveness training. 

Otto received her doctorate in clinical psychology from the Forest Institute of Professional Psychology in Springfield, Mo.


Molly Burns, PsyD
Licensed Psychologist

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Dr. Molly
Burns

Molly Burns specializes in treatment for adults. She offers individual and family therapy/counseling to help adults adjust to life changes. She also provides psychological assessments including bariatric surgery evaluations. Dr. Burns is trained in health psychology and helps individuals cope with chronic health conditions including cancer, asthma, diabetes, chronic pain, obesity, gastrointestinal issues and autoimmune disorders. She enjoys helping people create healthy lifestyle choices to improve their lives. Health psychologists are trained to know about disease processes and physiology in order to help a person deal with issues that may be a part of specific illnesses.

Burns completed her training at Forest Institute of Professional Psychology in Springfield, Mo., and the University of Kansas School of Medicine.


Stacy Waldron, PhD
Licensed Psychologist

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Dr. Stacy
Waldron

Stacy Waldron provides treatment for individuals of all ages across the lifespan and specializes with adolescents and adults. She offers individual and family therapy to help clients with stress, anxiety, mood disorders, life transitions and chronic pain. This includes helping clients with stress management, assertiveness training, communication and problem solving skills as well as relaxation training. She also provides psychological assessments that include bariatric surgery evaluations.

Waldron earned her doctorate in counseling psychology from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles.


Melinda Pearson, PsyD
Licensed Psychologist

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Dr. Melinda
Pearson

Melinda Pearson specializes in treatment for adults and older adults. She offers individual therapy to assist clients in coping with stress, anxiety, depression, chronic mental illness and changes in cognitive functioning. Dr. Pearson works with clients with a variety of medical diagnoses including diabetes, autoimmune diseases, high blood pressure, cognitive deficits stemming from mild traumatic brain injury, progressive cognitive decline and cognitive impairment secondary to other medical conditions. She also provides psychological assessments including bariatric surgery evaluations.

Dr. Pearson earned her doctorate in clinical psychology from George Fox University in Newberg, OR.


Cindy Hollister, LICSW
Therapist 

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Cindy Hollister

Cindy Hollister specializes in treating personality disorders and severe trauma disorders. She has training in EMDR, hypnosis, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and cognitive behavioral therapy. Additionally, Hollister works with clients with a variety of medical diagnoses including: cancer, autoimmune diseases, multiple sclerosis, diabetes, mild traumatic brain injury, chronic headaches and chronic pain conditions including fibromyalgia.

Hollister earned her master of social work degree from the University of Nebraska at Omaha.


Pam Bowles, LICSW
Therapist

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Pam Bowles

Pam Bowles provides therapy to adolescents, adults and geriatric clients with a wide range of conditions such as depression, postpartum depression, anxiety, chronic mental illness, adjustment disorder, grief and relationship concerns. Pam specializes in providing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I) and also specializes in working with victims of domestic violence and with men who have a violent relationship history. Additionally, she works with clients with a variety medical diagnoses including: cancer, heart conditions, diabetes and high blood pressure.

Bowles earned her master of social work degree from the University of Nebraska at Omaha.


Sandra Breach, LICSW
Therapist

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Sandra Breach

Sandra provides therapy for individuals of all ages who have mood disorders, schizophrenia spectrum disorders, personality disorders and trauma disorders. She works with adolescents, helping address problems with their family, support systems, and emergence of psychiatric disorders. She also works with older adults who are struggling with end of life issues, general loss, and the psychosocial impact of managing complex co-occurring disorders. She provides therapy for those with chronic disorders such as multiple sclerosis, diabetes and fibromyalgia. Sandra has training in hypnosis, cognitive behavior therapy, and dialectical behavioral therapy to teach effective strategies for living with chronic psychiatric or medical conditions.

Breach earned a master of social work degree from the University of Nebraska at Omaha.


Krystal Kirby, LICSW
Therapist

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Krystal Kirby

Krystal provides therapy to adolescents, young adults, young adults transitioning to college and adults with a wide range of conditions such as anxiety, depression, mood disorders, relationship concerns, low self-esteem and emerging life stressors. Krystal specializes in working with the LGBTQ adolescent population to help foster growth and change in an accepting environment. She uses a tailored method drawn from a variety of approaches such as Dialectical Behavioral Therapy informed skills, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Strengths Perspective, Solution-Focused Therapy, and motivational interviewing.

Krystal also works with clients to teach effective strategies for coping with chronic psychiatric and life-changing conditions.

Kirby earned her master of social work degree from the University of Denver.


Jamie Liebentritt, LICSW
Therapist 

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Jamie Liebentritt

Jamie provides therapy to clients with chronic health conditions, post-traumatic stress disorder, mood disorders, and grief and loss. She works with children, adolescents, young adults and adults. She has training in psychodynamic theory, trauma-informed care, behavior change strategies and mindfulness. Jamie supports individuals who have experienced intimate partner violence, community violence and complex trauma. She also specializes in counseling children and youth facing loss or coping with life transitions. Jamie takes an intersectional, strengths-based approach to her practice and supports clients as they explore and cope with various life stressors.

Liebentritt earned her master of social work degree from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

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