To the person immobilized by mental illness, we are a road to recovery.

Outpatient therapy provides interventions to people suffering from mental health and substance use disorders.  We teach skills for improved daily functioning.  The program also provides mental health services in contracted schools across the archdiocese.

For more information about our programs, or to arrange a confidential assessment for yourself or a loved one, please call (402) 554-0520.

Counseling services are provided by:

Joan E. Huss, MA, LIMHP, LADC

Sarah Thibault, LIMHP, LADC, LIMFT

Amber Determan, MS, PLMHP

Alexandrea Ashley, MS, PLMHP

Jenna Whitaker, MA, LMHP, PLADC

Our Services

Outpatient Treatment

Catholic Charities of Omaha has been providing counseling services for over 30 years.  Services are offered at our Sheehan Center location or within the parish/school setting. 

Our experienced clinicians and staff are licensed to treat mental health and substance use disorders. For more information or to make an appointment, call 402-554-0520. 

Marriage and Family Counseling:

  • Grief and loss (death, divorce, etc.)
  • Marriage and couple counseling 
  • Behavioral Problems
  • Relationships
  • Parenting
  • Intimacy
  • Social Acceptance

Mental Health Counseling 

  • Anxiety
  • Trauma
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Suicide

Substance Misuse Counseling

  • Substance Use Evaluation
  • Individual Therapy
  • Family Support

School Mental Health

Catholic Charities provides mental health services grounded in Catholic values and Catholic social teaching, for school-aged students in several Catholic schools in the metro Omaha area and via tele-health in rural communities.  

All services are provided by a Licensed or Provisionally Licensed Mental Health Practitioner and are provided on site at school in a confidential manner, as referred by the principal or administration of the school. 

  • Individual and Family Counseling
  • School Consultation Resource
  • Education about mental health and suicide prevention for school staff, students, and families as requested
  • Suicide Prevention Training
  • Crisis Response/Support
  • Family Team Meetings

Needs Addressed

  • Depression/Suicide
  • Anxiety
  • Peer Issues
  • Self-Harm
  • Behavioral Issues 
  • Trauma 
  • Substance Misuse Issues

Positive Outcomes

  • Improved social competency
  • Improved behavioral and emotional functioning 
  • Improved GPA
  • Improved access to care
  • Cost Savings
  • Early intervention/prevention