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.

Becky Baruth, PLMHP, PMH-C, CPD

With 15+ years’ professional experience, Becky enjoys working with growing families. She has advanced training in perinatal mental health, interpersonal psychotherapy, and Brainspotting. With her educational foundation she’ll assist you in clarifying your struggles, setting clear goals and identifying unique plans to increase coping and reduce distress.

Cindy Duggin, LICSW

Cindy Duggin, licensed clinical social worker, has been providing mental health services for over 25 years. Currently, she sees adults 19 and older, and specializes in anxiety, trauma and issues related to aging.

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 a small handful 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.

Leslie Norman, MSW, LICSW

Leslie provides treatment for individuals, family members and couples and has been working in the mental health field for over twenty years. Her interests and experience lie with clients who have a diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder, Anxiety Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Eating Disorder, Depression and PTSD.

Ramie Uren, MS, LIMHP, LPC

Ramie can best be described as a dynamic therapist who can confidently provide support to children, adolescents and adults.  Ramie’s practice of working with a variety of age groups has provided the opportunity to more fully understand issues that present at different stages of life.

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners

Maureen Gatere, DNP, APRN

Dr. Gatere treats depression, anxiety, thought process, stress, and focus and concentration disorders. She enjoys working with a diverse group of patients to include military personnel and families, immigrants and refugees. She also enjoys working with moms during the pre-conception, pregnancy and post-natal periods.

Naomi Kigondu, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC

Naomi is a dual-board certified psychiatric and family nurse practitioner licensed in Nebraska and Iowa. She provides client-centered care and treatments – specializing in anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders, memory disorders, mood disorders, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder [ADHD], personality disorders, eating disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder [OCD], and insomnia – among others.

Naomi strives to guide her clients toward self-actualization and healing by creating a welcoming environment where people can seek support.





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