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Providers*

Below is a list our our providers.  Please be aware that providers may see patients at multiple locations.

 

George E. Williams, Ph.D.

 

Dr. Williams received his Ph.D. in Developmental and Child Psychology from the University of Kansas in 1988 and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in Behavioral Pediatrics through the Department of Psychology and Pediatrics at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and Meyer Children's Rehabilitation Institute in 1989. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor with the Department of Pediatrics at UNMC and is a regular lecturer with the Lincoln Family Medicine Center residency program. Dr. Williams' clinical practice emphasizes a developmental psychophysiological approach to the assessment and treatment of a variety of early childhood and adolescent problems and disorders.

 

Focus of Practice:

  • Behavioral Pediatrics
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Biofeedback and Neurofeedback Training
  • Mindfulness Training
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

Areas of Interest:

  • Parent Training
  • Early Childhood Eating and Sleeping Disorders
  • Toilet Training, Enuresis and Encopresis
  • Sibling Rivalry
  • Learning and Behavioral Disorders
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Excessive Fears, Anxiety, and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Depression
  • Recovery from Individual and Family Trauma

 

Tim R. Riley, Ph.D.

 

Dr. Riley received his Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He is a former assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and has served as adjunct faculty at UNL and Bellevue University. Dr. Riley is the author of First the Broccoli, Then the Ice Cream: A Parents' Guide to Deliberate Discipline. His practice emphasizes psychophysiology, the interaction of physical and psychological factors. He currently sees children, adolescents and adults.

 

Focus of Practice:

  • Biofeedback and Neurofeedback Training
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Mindfulness
  • Behavioral Pediatrics

Areas of Interest:

  • Anxiety (Social Anxiety, Panic Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder)
  • Peak Performance Training for Executives and Athletes
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Adolescent and Young Adult Adjustment Issues, including Adjustment to Chronic Mental Illness
  • Parent Training

 

Bryan G. Miller, Ph.D., LIMHP

Dr. Miller holds a Ph.D. in Marriage and Family Therapy from Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa. He is a former Associate Professor of Family Therapy at Amridge University in Montgomery, Alabama and has served as adjunct faculty at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Dr. Miller has specialist training in "Human Systems Consulting" (Business Consultation, Family-Based Business, and Executive Coaching) and his work history has included both leadership positions in organizations (up to and including Executive Director), as well as establishing and running his own company, Human Systems Consulting, since 1998. Dr. Miller is the author of Beyond the Couch: Turning Your Behavioral Health Degree Into Cash Without Losing Your Soul. He has been married since 1981.  He and his wife, Amy, are the parents of six children.

Focus of Practice:

  • Marriage and Family Issues
  • Human Systems Consulting (Business Consultation, Family-Based Business, Executive Coaching)

Areas of Interest:

  • Marriage and Couples Counseling
  • Parent Training
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Adult Work/Life Issues

 

Paulette T. Cary, Ph.D.

 

Dr. Cary is a licensed psychologist specializing in behavioral pediatrics. She received her Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology and her Ph.D. in School Psychology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Dr. Cary completed her year of internship training at Boys Town, Nebraska prior to joining the Behavioral Pediatric & Family Therapy Program in 2004.

 

Focus of Practice:

  • Behavioral Parent Training for Elementary and Middle School-Aged Children 
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Children and Adolescents

Areas of Interest:

  • Anxiety Disorders (including Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Separation Anxiety, Phobias, and Social Anxiety)
  • Depression
  • Body Image Concerns and Eating Disorders
  • Adolescent Adjustment Issues

 

Rhonda K. Turner, Ph.D.

 

Dr. Turner is a licensed psychologist specializing in behavioral pediatrics. She received her Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology and her Ph.D. in School Psychology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Dr. Turner completed her internship and postdoctoral training at the Munroe-Meyer Institute. She is a former assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and has served as adjunct faculty at Southeast Community College.

 

Focus of Practice:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Children and Adolescents
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities
  • Behavioral Parent Training for Preschool, Elementary and Middle School-Aged Children

Areas of Interest:

  • Anxiety Disorders (including Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Separation Anxiety, Phobias, and Social Anxiety)
  • Depression
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Academic and School Behavior Concerns
  • Sleep, Feeding, and Elimination Disorders
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder

Testing Areas:

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Learning Disability
  • Gifted Assessments

 

Lorrie E. Bryant, Ph.D.

Dr. Bryant is a licensed psychologist associated with the Behavioral Pediatric & Family Therapy Program in a part-time consultation role. She recently retired after working for over 30 years with children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders and other Developmental Disabilities and learning disorders.  Dr. Bryant graduated from Hastings College in 1977 and received her doctoral degree in 1996 from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in the area of School Psychology.  After working as a school psychologist for Lincoln Public Schools, she entered private practice at the Behavioral Pediatric & Family Therapy Program in 1998.  While Dr. Bryant primarily worked with individuals on the Autism Spectrum and their families, she also completed psychological evaluations and provided therapy and consultation for other childhood concerns.  Dr. Bryant recently retired from providing therapy, but continues to complete psychological evaluations for specific cases. 

Focus of Practice:

  • Psychological and Psychoeducational Evaluations
  • Consultation with Schools and Agencies for Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults

Areas of Interest:

  • Autism Spectrum
  • Learning and Language Concerns
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Early Developmental Concerns

 

Julie K. Almquist, M.S., LIMHP

 

Julie Almquist consults part time on weekends only, maintaining a full-time counseling position at Boys Town Center for Behavioral Health in Omaha, Nebraska.

 

Focus of Practice:

  • Individual and Family Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Areas of Interest:

  • Behavioral Parent Training for Childhood Problems and Disorders
  • Behavior Management and School Consultation
  • Adolescent Behavior Management
  • Adolescent Anxiety, Depression, and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Disruptive Behavior Disorder

 

Jami E. Givens, Ph.D.

 

Dr. Givens is a licensed psychologist specializing in behavioral pediatrics. She received her Ph.D. in School Psychology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and completed her internship and postdoctoral training at the Munroe-Meyer Institute. Dr. Givens also completed training in the behavioral sleep medicine clinic at Children's Sleep Disorders Center in Omaha.

 

Focus of Practice:

  • Anxiety and depression
  • Sleep problems
  • Elimination disorders
  • Adjustment reactions
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
  • School concerns
  • Parent training

Areas of Interest:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Adjustment Issues
  • Academic and School Behavior Problems

Testing Areas:

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Learning Disability
  • Gifted Assessments

 

Lucas O. Bossard, Psy.D.

 

Dr. Bossard studied at the University of Nebraska before completing his doctorate in Psychology from Wheaton College in the Chicago area. The majority of his practice focuses on the adolescent population, but he also sees children with mood or academic struggles, as well as college-aged clients. Dr. Bossard is particularly skilled in treating anxiety. He also offers "academic coaching" to teens who are academically underperforming. His previous experiences as clinical director of a large residential facility for high risk youth and as a liaison for pediatricians serving underserved populations in Idaho have contributed to a wide-ranging clinical background.

 

Focus of Practice:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Children, Adolescents, and Adults
  • Psychoeducational Assessment and School Consultation

Areas of Interest (Children and Adolescent):

  • Adjustment Problems
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Academic Problems
  • Parent-Child Relationship Problems
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Reactive Attachment Disorder

Areas of Interest (Adult):

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Occupation/Vocation Issues
  • Relationship Issues
  • Parenting
  • Christian-Oriented Counseling

Testing Areas:

  • ADHD Screening
  • Autism Assessment
  • Mood/Personality
  • Psychoeducational Assessment and School Consultation

 

Ann G. Clare, Ph.D.

 

Dr. Clare received her Ph.D. in School Psychology from the University of Missouri. She maintains full-time employment as a school psychologist with Lincoln Public Schools, specializing in early childhood assessments and educational programming. Dr. Clare consults on a part-time basis with the Behavioral Pediatric & Family Therapy Program.

 

Focus of Practice:

  • Behavioral Parent Training for Preschool and Elementary School-Aged Children
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Children
  • Psychological and Educational Evaluations

Areas of Interest:

  • Anxiety Disorders (including Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Separation Anxiety, Phobias, and Social Anxiety)
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
  • School Concerns regarding Behavior and Learning
  • Early Childhood Non-Compliance

 

Amanda B. Setlak, Ph.D.

 

Dr. Setlak received her Ph.D. in School Psychology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She completed her internship and postdoctoral training at Boys Town Center for Behavioral Health from 2008 to 2010. She continued as a Licensed Psychologist and Supervising Psychologist at Boys Town where she provided family and individual therapy and developed an outpatient academic skills program called The Learning Academy. Dr. Setlak has recently joined the Behavioral Pediatric and Family Therapy Program as a full-time consultant.

 

Focus of Practice:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with Children and Adolescents
  • Behavioral Parent Training for Preschool and Elementary School-Aged Children
  • Psychoeducational Assessments and School Consultation

Areas of Interest:

  • Gifted Assessments
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

 

*Please note, all providers are independent contractors

 

 

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