Affiliate Therapists – APRNs




All of our staff is licensed, experienced and ready to deliver the caliber of services you and your family need.

Adaptive. Collaborative. Compassionate.

Anita Fitzekam, LMHP, LADC

Anita has practiced in the field of counseling for 23 years.  Her strengths include addressing depression, anxiety, marital issues, & severe mental illness. She provides chemical dependency evaluations & treatment.  She has expertise in cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, reality therapy and solution focused/ strength based therapy.

Brier Jirka, LIMHP, CPC, CST

Brier specializes in treating Women, Couples and Teens. She takes an unbiased, honest, and open approach. She is a certified sex therapist – one of four in the state of Nebraska. She incorporates a multidisciplinary approach to treatment of pain, orgasm, desire and arousal. She is also a trained trauma therapist using EMDR to treat PTSD from past abuse or sexual assault in women and children.

Todd Kerr, MS, LPC, LIMHP

Todd works with families, individuals, couples, and children. Todd employs a Person-Centered approach to address anxiety, depression, performance concerns, faith and spirituality, and other issues. He is also experienced in working with athletes toward improving their mental approaches to their competitive pursuits.

Kate Rist, MSW, LIMHP

Kate specializes in helping people who are having difficulty in relationships, life stages or coping with changing circumstances.  She has advanced training in EMDRDBT and CBT.  Kate’s interests include working with people experiencing anxiety, depression, mood swings or the effects of trauma.

Scarlett K. Shockley, RN-BC, MS, LPC, LIMHP

Scarlett is a Registered and Certified Psychiatric/Mental Health nurse. She has 10+ years with acute psychiatric disorders in an inpatient setting prior to working as a counselor in the outpatient setting. Scarlett is EMDR level II trained and “intensively” trained in DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy). She enjoys teaching clients the coping skills to improve their mood, behaviors, and relationships. Scarlett’s interests include Bipolar Disorder and Borderline Personality Disorder.

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners

Jackie Marymee, APRN, BC

Jackie is an experienced psychiatric nurse practitioner and clinical specialist. She can help assess your medication needs, and will assist you in monitoring their effectiveness.

Molly Petersen, APRN, NP-C

Molly started at ACP in April, 2017

Molly started working in the mental health field in 2003 when she worked in group homes with the developmentally disabled. More recently she worked in an inpatient psychiatric setting with adults and children, addiction treatment including both outpatient and residential addiction treatment, and general outpatient psychiatry.

She uses a patient centered holistic approach, that her patients are involved in their care.


Starting March, 2018

Elizabeth conducts psychiatric assessments, for the purpose of diagnosis, medication management, and brief psychotherapy for many problems and issues across the life span.