Meet Our Therapists

All of the therapists listed are trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), an evidence-based, effective treatment for the healing of trauma.

Andrew Ashby

Andrew is a Nebraska native and received his bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Beyond his MFT courses, Andrew is pursuing his master’s thesis that involves improving assessment which assists clinicians and researchers conceptualize and codify adult attachment. Andrew believes that having a close bond with a trusted loved one helps us to overcome challenges and meet our most pressing needs; it provides comfort, security, and helps to manage life’s stresses. For many reasons, these bonds break down and for some, may never have been firmly established. Andrew endeavors to help clients see how integral these bonds are and assists them in forming them with the most important people in their life. Andrew uses the therapeutic relationship as a platform for empathy and safety in order to foster growth and mutual understanding, he assists clients in gaining insight into themselves and meeting their goals. In his free time, Andrew enjoys watching and playing sports, and spending time with his wife and 3 children.

 

Caitlyn Glissmeyer

Caitlyn received her Bachelor’s degree in family studies from Brigham Young University. She is currently working towards her degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Nebraska - Lincoln, and a certification in Medical Family Therapy at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Caitlyn has past work experience with adolescents involved in treatment centers and there she discovered she enjoys working with families and helping to strengthen the bond between parents and children. She understands that therapy can be hard and scary, but she strives to create an environment that allows for all types of individuals, couples, and families to feel safe as they collaborate together and work towards healing. In Caitlyn’s free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, baking, traveling, and playing volleyball. Caitlyn offers therapy in both English and Spanish.

 

Zoe Myers

Zoe is a Central Illinois native who graduated in with a B.A. in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Saint Louis University. After working in ministry and non-profit work for five years, she enrolled here at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln to pursue a master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. She is also pursuing a certificate in Medical Family Therapy. Zoe believes that all humans beings are oriented towards growth into their most authentic and free selves, and strives to make that belief the center of her therapeutic practice. She also desires to treat the whole person: body, mind, and spirit. Her clinical interests include serving clients as they overcome the negative effects of trauma and addiction and couples who have experienced betrayal trauma. While not in the therapy room, Zoe enjoys spending time with friends and family, attempting to grow things in her garden, and learning new recipes.

 

Mia Teehan

Mia Teehan was adopted from China as an infant and grew up in Tinley Park, Illinois with her sister and mother. She received her B.S. from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in 2016 in Speech and Hearing Sciences. Mia is currently working toward a certificate in Medical Family Therapy at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and her degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. Therapy can be daunting and Mia strives to ensure each person feels both safe and free to pursue deeper meaning-making of both past and present experiences and relationships to achieve healing. Mia works to integrate and create balance with all aspects of the human person - physical, relational, and spiritual - in her therapeutic approach. In Mia's free time, she enjoys cooking, spending time with friends, doing puzzles, and exercising.

 

Josh Timmons

Josh is a compassionate individual. He knows that we can find meaning and purpose in our challenges, and he hopes to be able to help you discover your strengths so that you can overcome your emotional and relational struggles. Josh is passionate about working in collaboration with his clients. He strives to keep clients involved in the treatment process at all times because he recognizes that the client is the expert in their own life, not he. He has also spent two years living in Brazil and loves to discuss and explore how people’s differing religious and cultural backgrounds influence their perspective on life and their well-being. Ele também oferece seus serviços em português.

 

Kristin Vankat

Kristin received her undergraduate degree from the University of Nebraska - Lincoln, with a major in Accounting and minors in Communications and Psychology. While working towards her Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy, she is pursuing certification in Medical Family Therapy through the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Kristin strives to create an environment of trust and respect in order to provide individuals, couples, and families the safety and support they need to explore and make meaning of their life experiences. She desires to help clients integrate these experiences into their sense of self, to find health and healing in mind, body, and spirit, as well as repair and strengthen important relationships in their lives. In her free time, Kristin enjoys photography, baking and cooking, and spending time with family and friends.

 

Amber Weir

Amber grew up in Nebraska and received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in Child, Youth, and Family Studies with minors in Psychology, International Studies, Education, and Spanish. She is currently working toward a degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a certification in Medical Family Therapy from the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Amber understands the difficulty of going to therapy, which is why she seeks to create an environment that is safe for individuals, couples, and families to pursue restoration in their past and present experiences. Her goal is to provide a collaborative and holistic treatment experience that recognizes each client’s unique story. Her passion is caring for the whole person through respecting each client’s relational, physical, and spiritual experiences. Amber strives to meet clients where they are in their restorative journey by walking with them and creating a space for hope and exploration of personal strengths. In her free time, Amber enjoys being outdoors, baking, having coffee with friends, playing board games, and spending time with family and friends