Counseling Services

Our Counseling Services share a central focus on therapeutic services in order to treat current mental health and substance use issues, manage chronic illnesses, and intervene earlier to limit occurrences through education and prevention services.

Our Mental Health Counseling programs provide professional therapy for individuals, couples, and families. Services may address concerns of conduct, identity, mood, anxiety, affect, impulse control, addictive, or other behavioral concerns; other mental or emotional conditions; and adjustments to transitions in the family life cycle.

Our Prevention programs consist of community outreach and educational activities that aim to reduce the need for intervention and treatment. The goals of these programs are to promote youth development, reduce risk-taking behaviors, build assets and resilience, and, ultimately, prevent problem behaviors throughout the life span.

Our Counseling Services Can Help:
• Anxiety
• Behavior problems
• Depression
• Emotional Instability
• Family relationship problems
• Impulsivity
• Peer relationship problems
• Self-harming thoughts/behaviors

Available Counseling Services
Our team of counselors specializes in the following evidenced-based practices:

Child Parent Psychotherapy
Directly focuses on improving the child-parent bond and understanding the meaning of their child’s behavior.

Circle of Security
Early intervention program designed to enhance the security of parent and child attachment.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
This is an intervention for families or individuals who are struggling with anger, conflict, and aggression that promotes use of positive coping and self-control skills, effective discipline strategies, and constructive family problem solving and communication.

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing
Cutting-edge method that addresses trauma in children while promoting attachment and bonding with their parents.

Group Therapy
• Adolescent Substance Abuse Group
• Adolescent Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
• Circle of Security Parenting Group
• Children’s Coping Club

Multi-Dimensional Family Therapy (MDFT)
Integrated, comprehensive, family-centered treatment for youth with substance use problems.

Parent Child Interaction Therapy
Addresses behavioral issues and emphasizes improving the quality of the parent-child relationship and changing interaction patterns.

Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy
Joint parent-child approach for youth who are experiencing significant emotional and behavioral difficulties related to traumatic life events.

Referrals are made primarily through the Heartland Family Service Central Intake.

Payment Options
Heartland Family Service accepts private pay and private and public insurance.

Counseling Services in Nebraska: Central Administration Office
2101 S. 42nd Street, Omaha, NE 68105 | (402) 552-7400

Counseling Services in Iowa: H. Lee Gendler Center
515 E. Broadway, Council Bluffs, IA 51503 | (712) 322-1407

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