Life Resources :: Counseling Services

 

 

 

 

 

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Susan Meyerle, PhD, LIMHP, CEAP, CFLE

Susan is the owner of Life Resources LLC.  She is an established author, college professor and therapist.  Focusing on positive psychology and improving the workplace mentality. Susan facilitates trainings and speaks at various national conferences.

I believe that the client should determine the goals for therapy, based on their particular concerns.  Each client identifies how they would determine whether counseling was successful at the beginning of treatment. These become the therapeutic goals for our sessions. I work with individuals, couples, and families who seek to create positive, lasting changes in their lives.  While I am a Christian person, the religious orientation of our sessions (if any) is determined by the client.

 

Specialties:

  • Divorce
  • Grief
  • Loss
  • Crisis Management 
  • Couples and Families with relationship and mental health issues. 

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 Julie Havener, LMHP, PC 

Julie's therapeutic approach is strengths based and client-centered.  She places high value on working collaboratively with each client to develop an individualized plan and strategies to address their unique counseling goals and needs.  In addition to working with a wide variety of mental health concerns. Julie has over 15 years of experience working with domestic violence.  She recognizes the numerous challenges and barriers that may be encountered during an abusive relationship, as well as after it ends.  Julie also strives to help clients increase their awareness of personal strengths an dhow they can be used to cope more effectively with challenges and problems.

   

Specialties:

  • Working with survivors of domestic violence/abuse
  • Women's issues
  • Trauma/PTSD
  • Self esteem

 

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 Richard McElvain, LIMHP, LPC

Richard is a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors, and the Nebraska Association of Private Practice.  He is trained in the “Empowering Parents” and “Love and Logic methods which are beneficial for parents and families.

With over 25 years of experience Richard has been counseling individuals with the challenges and struggles of various areas. Richard also provides therapy for couples with marital, family or other relationship issues by helping the client to recognize a variety of possibilities.

 

Specialties:

  • Men’s Issues
  • Christian Issues
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Children over age 10
  • Parenting

 

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 Katie Bacon, LMHP, LPC

Katie is an art therapist and college professor who often uses art alongside traditional therapies with clients.  Art therapy can be beneficial for those that have strong verbal defenses and to aid in exploring emotions and stressors within relationships in an alternate way. 

 

Specialties:

  • Children and Adolescents with behavioral and aggression issues
  • Families
  • Trauma (Trained in Levels I & II of EMDR)
  • Women’s Issues
  • Abuse/Neglect

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Kimberly Lucas, MA, PLMHP
Kimberly is a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors and the American Counseling Association.  She is a provisionally licensed mental health practitioner, working under the supervision of Richard McElvain, LIMHP, LPC.

 

She specializes in working with clients who:

  • have experienced brokenness in their lives due to problems with love, sex, and pornography addictions 
  • are partners of sex or pornography addicts
  • continually seek emotionally unavailable or inappropriate partners
  • are stuck in patterns of shame or codependency
  • have experienced sexual abuse