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Mindy was born and raised in rural Columbus and is the founder of Embark Counseling. She earned two degrees from the University of Nebraska Lincoln: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Masters in Child, Youth and Family Studies with a specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy. She also obtained a Medical Family Therapy certification at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. She is a Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner (LIMHP), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) and Medical Family Therapist (MedFT). Outside of the therapy office, she enjoys spending time with her husband and three children, playing volleyball, baking and helping out on the farm. She previously coached volleyball for eight years.
Mindy has provided therapy services for over 10 years as well as facilitated various education groups, including substance abuse, healthy relationships, parenting, anger management and men's and women's support groups. She is Registered Service Provider with the State of Nebraska and has taught several education groups at District 5 Probation. As a therapist, Mindy enjoys empowering couples, individuals and families to become more successful by overcoming life challenges and stressors. For any individual striving for change in their life, Mindy can help guide the client through the process of change to seek the desired outcome and improved overall well-being.
Ronelle earned two degrees from Wayne State College: Bachelor of Science in Human Service Counseling and a Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Therapy. She is a Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner (LIMHP). Outside of the therapy office, she enjoys watching Big Ten volleyball & true crime documentaries, venturing to new coffee shops, reading and spending time in nature .
Ronelle has provided therapy services for over five years to individuals as well as facilitated bereavement groups in various settings including: an inpatient psychiatric hospital, outpatient therapy clinic, intensive in-home therapy, retirement homes, and Level III Education Programs. Ronelle is particularly interested in encouraging individuals to address health (spiritual, physical & emotional) and relational challenges interfering with their well-being.
For individuals seeking change and understanding, Ronelle will help guide the client through the process of change, healing and growth.
All services are provided in a comfortable, safe and confidential environment in Columbus, Nebraska.
Therapy goals will be set according to the client's need.
Relationships may be challenging, but are also very rewarding. Couples in distress or seeking a renewed relationship will work to improve their ability to collaborate as a couple, and increase levels of emotional and physical intimacy.
One-on-one sessions will focus on taking steps to achieve specific goals set by the client. Individuals may learn new behavior and thought processes to increase their emotional happiness as well as how he/she manages moods and emotions.
The family unit is made up of various individuals in today's society. Family therapy focuses on the interactions within the system, or family unit. It can be used to strengthen communication, overcome barriers and focus on adjusting to life events.
This evaluation utilizes the Nebraska Standard Reporting Format to provide a substance use disorder diagnosis and treatment recommendations for both adolescents and adults.
This evaluation will determine mental health and substance use disorder diagnoses and provide recommendations for behavioral health service(s). Adolescents and adult evaluations are offered.