CRCC’s behavioral health program is built on a foundation of caring, compassion and skill. CRCC’s team of therapists work together to provide the highest-quality treatment and deliver a brighter future to kids and families.
Take a minute and get to know CRCC’s experienced and dynamic behavioral health team.
Kalisha Reed, LIMHP Clinical Supervisor and Child & Adolescent Therapist
Kalisha earned her MS from Bellevue University in Clinical Counseling and received a BA in Pre-law Studies at College of Saint Mary, in Omaha, Nebraska. Kalisha has experience working with youth ages 5-18 in a community outreach setting promoting mental health education and awareness. Additionally, Kalisha has worked in residential treatment facilities for both adults and youth, with particular interest in working with youth who have experienced trauma. In her current position, Kalisha specializes in providing individual and family therapy to children with complex needs including children diagnosed with neurodevelopmental disorders. Kalisha divides her time between school-based and outpatient clinic therapy at CRCC’s Northwest location.
As a mental health therapist, Kalisha works from a wellness model and her person-centered approach is to support clients and families in their journey to achieve their desired goals as it relates to their physical and emotional well-being. Kalisha is passionate about helping client’s and families cope with a variety of personal growth needs, including difficulties in their relationships, school issues, adjusting to life stressors, trauma, and grief/loss.
Kalisha’s interests include working with adolescents and adults experiencing depression, anxiety, suicide, self-harm, trauma, and other mental health issues. Kalisha utilizes a wide variety of tools in her therapy practice including, thought and behavior modification, motivational interviewing, and Sandtray therapy. Additionally, Kalisha utilizes several models to address trauma including Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TF-CBT) and Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR). Kalisha is also a Circle of Security Parent Facilitator and is available to hold small groups.
Tiffany Hohwieler-Evans, LIMHP
Tiffany’s background is working with children ages 3 to 15 in both outpatient and school settings. She has a passion for elementary-age kids and loves to use play and art-therapy techniques whenever possible. Tiffany believes that the key to a child’s success is teaching parenting skills and having families involved in therapy whenever possible. Her strong background working with abused and neglected children provides Tiffany with a framework to use when treating difficult cases involving children and families in the community.
Emily Jarman, LMHP, LISW
Emily is a Licensed Mental Health Practitioner in Nebraska and a Licensed Independent Social Worker in Iowa. She completed her undergraduate education at the University of Iowa with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Certificate in Sexuality Studies, before going on to earn a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2012. She has since worked with children and families in multiple settings, including in the home, as a school-based therapist and in a psychiatric residential treatment center for children before joining the Outpatient Behavioral Health Services team at CRCC. She works primarily with elementary and middle-school aged children. In her practice, Emily often uses CBT and Play Therapy and has completed the Basic Training Course for EMDR therapy. She is excited for the opportunity to work with both outpatient clients from the community and to provide support to CRCC’s day health classrooms.
Jennifer Richey, LIMHP
Jennifer has been a therapist for five years and loves working with children, teenagers, adults and families. She specializes in helping clients who have experienced trauma but also works with individuals and families on a variety of other concerns such as anxiety, depression and familial relationships. Jennifer graduated from the University of Nebraska Omaha with a master’s in Clinical Social Work. She has spent much of her life devoted to helping youth and families in a variety of different settings including working with individuals with developmental disabilities, residential treatment facilities, hospital social work, family support, child welfare and hospice care. Jennifer is dedicated to keeping families together and bonded and believes anyone is capable of making change
Erika Frieden, LIMHP, CPC
Erika has nearly 10 years experience working in the Omaha community helping to heal children and their families. She has an extensive background working with children who struggle behaviorally at school, home and with peers. Erika feels she has the answers for parents struggling with the behavior of children 2 to 10 years old through the use of a treatment modality called Parent Child Interaction Therapy, offered at CRCC. Erika's other areas of treatment focus include trauma and attachment, sexually reactive behaviors, depression, anxiety, social skills building, and motivation/assertiveness issues. Her goal as a therapist is to create trusting, safe and collaborative relationships with her clients and their families, helping them uncover insight into their thoughts, emotions and behavior.