Sandy Cook-Fong, Ph.D., LCSW
Sandy works primarily with children under the age of 10 and their parents. She has specialized training in Theraplay, Trust Based Relational Intervention (TBRI), play therapy and trauma. She is a member on the Foster Care Review Board and is board member of Royal Family Kids.
She is a licensed clinical social worker and teaches in the Kearney Program of the UNO Grace Abbott School of Social Work. She has specialized training in Brain Spotting, CBT, DBT, and Violence Risk Assessment.
She holds a Ph.D. in family sociology from UNL and a MSW from UNO. She has over 30 years of social work experience.
Sandy is married and has two adult children.
Melissa Craig, LCSW, LIMHP
Melissa currently works with adults, children ages 10 and up, families, and couples. She has specialized training in the areas of behavior and trauma. Melissa has the ability with her licensure to see most insurances, including Tricare and Medicare!
Melissa is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner. She holds a Master's Degree from UNO and has 18+ years of experience in social work and connecting with individuals, families, and children. She has experience in areas of adjustment, depression, anxiety, and relationships. Melissa uses a strength-based perspective in working with all clients. Melissa utilizes Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Solution Focused Therapy as some of her therapeutic modalities.
Personally, Melissa enjoys spending time with her 3 children, husband, family, and friends. She enjoys traveling and reading.
Erica Edwards, LCSW, LIMHP
Erica works with people of all ages, providing individual, couples and family therapy. She believes in a strength-based approach and that everyone has skills and qualities that can be built upon in order to facilitate change. Erica has a special interest in working in the areas of depression, anxiety and trauma. She is trained in various types of therapy including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy and EMDR. Erica has over 13 years of experience in social work and human service in the Tri-City area. She can accept most insurances, including Medicare and Tricare.
Jeff Lange, MS, LIMHP
Jeff has been providing outpatient therapy services since 2006 in the Kearney area. He currently holds licensure as a mental health practitioner and is also on the State Provider List to provide substance abuse evaluations. Jeff is able to provide individual and family therapy as well as substance abuse evaluations. He specializes in working with adolescent individuals or families of adolescents struggling with behavioral issues (defiance) in home or school. He also provides treatment for anxiety, relationship issues, depression, and other mental health issues.
Jeff provides services for individuals with insurance and self pay. Referrals can be made directly or contact him through the information provided in the contact section. Scheduling is flexible.
Roz Sheldon, LCSW, LIMHP
Roz welcomes both individuals and couples in her practice and sees a variety of mental health issues regularly. As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner, Roz has the ability to see most insurances including Medicare and TriCare, which includes individuals that experience a disability or an older adult. She focuses on individuals who are 12 years and older primarily. As a cancer survivor, Roz has a unique perspective working with those struggling with medical and/or disability issues. Her experience has reached over 18 years in the Social Work field. She uses different training and education to customize treatment to each individual.
Roz also specializes in the treatment of individuals that experience an eating disorder, and other disordered eating patterns, which includes binge eating. She has received additional training in this area and worked with medical providers in the community to assist clients. Roz also focuses on specific therapies for depression, anxiety, grief, adjustment and relationship therapy.
Roz has had the privilege to teach as a adjunct faculty for undergraduate and graduate level students. Roz supervises new practitioners and students in her professional practice, and works with UNO to place students in professional settings for educational purposes. She enjoys time with her family and friends traveling and down time with her pets.