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 Director of Therapy Services
Kalisha supervises the Behavior Health Outpatient Therapy Program and the Rehab Therapy Program at CRCC. Kalisha earned her degree from Bellevue University in Clinical Counseling and also holds a Bachelor in Pre-law Studies at College of Saint Mary, in Omaha, Nebraska.
Kalisha has experience working with youth ages 3-18 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. 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.
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.
Tiffany Hohwieler-Evans, LIMHP
Tiffany graduated from University of South Dakota in May of 1996 with a double major of Psychology and Alcohol and Drug Abuse Studies. She started the Community Counseling program at UNO in August of 1996 and graduated in 1998. In the past she has worked with children and families at Heartland Family Service, Lutheran Family Service, Boys Town and Project Harmony.
Tiffany’s background is working with children ages 3 to 19 in both outpatient and school settings. She has a pa ssion for children 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.
Tiffany enjoys keeping up to date on current mental health issues facing teens today and implements these into her work with the students as a School Based Wellness Counselor.
Tiffany enjoys keeping up to date on current mental health issues facing teens today and implements these into her work with the students as a School Based Wellness Counselor at Millard West High School and Keith Lutz Horizon High School.
In Tiffany’s spare time she enjoys spending time with her two sons and attending their sporting events. She is also the proud dog mom of, Barkley and Izzy.
Emily Jarman, LMHP, LISW
Emily is a Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner (LIMHP) in Nebraska. 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, teens, and families in multiple settings, including in the home, as a school-based therapist, in a psychiatric residential treatment center, and as an outpatient therapy provider at CRCC before becoming CRCC’s Student Wellness Counselor at Millard North High School in February of 2018.
As the Wellness Counselor, Emily provides behavioral health therapy to students in grades 9-12 on site at the school. A major benefit to this school-based therapy is the ability for students to see a therapist without having to coordinate transportation or miss a lot of class time. Emily does her best to work around each student’s study halls, elective classes, or finding a suitable before/after school appointment time. Emily utilizes evidence-based treatment modalities such as CBT, DBT, and EMDR therapy. Emily often incorporates mindfulness-based interventions into her practice, as well. She believes in the importance of meeting each client where they are at and utilizing their own strengths to help them progress toward their goals. Emily works with students for a variety of reasons and diagnoses, including depression, anxiety, healing from traumatic experiences, life adjustments causing high stress, etc.
Outside of the office, some of Emily’s favorite things include concerts and musicals, playing sand volleyball, running, Netflix, and her cat Lou.
Erika Frieden, LIMHP, CPC
Erika is a Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner (LIMHP, LPC) in Nebraska. She completed her undergraduate education at the University of Nebraska Omaha with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology in 2010, before going on to earn a Master of Science in Community Counseling degree from the University of Nebraska Omaha in 2013.
She has since worked with children, teens, and families in multiple settings, including in the schools through programs such as Kids Squad, and Connections, in multiple psychiatric residential treatment center’s through CHI Health, as an outpatient therapy provider at Lutheran Family Services, CHI Health, and currently CRCC before becoming CRCC’s Student Wellness Counselor with Ralston Public Schools in August 2019.
As the Wellness Counselor, Erika provides behavioral health therapy to students in grades K-6 on site at Mockingbird Elementary as well as 7th-8th at Ralston Middle School. A major benefit to this school-based therapy is the ability for students to see a therapist without having to coordinate transportation or miss a lot of class time. Erika does her best to work around each student’s study halls, elective classes, or finding a suitable before/after school appointment time. Erika utilizes evidence-based treatment modalities such as, Circle of Security Parenting, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectic Behavioral Therapy, and Eye Movement Desistinzation Reprocessing Therapy. Erika often incorporates mindfulness-based interventions into her practice, as well. She believes in the importance of meeting each client where they are at and utilizing their own strengths to help them progress toward their goals. Erika works with students for a variety of reasons and diagnoses, including depression, anxiety, healing from traumatic experiences, social skills building, motivation/assertiveness issues, life adjustments causing high stress, etc. 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.
5 Fun Facts about your Wellness Counselor
• Has an adorable toy poodle named Winnie (ask her for a picture and she’ll be sure to show you )
• Loves to travel the world; Thailand is her favorite country thus far
• Favorite color: Glitter
• Believer in all things magical
• Favorite singer: Lady Gaga
Tim Hron, LIMHP Director of Behavioral Health Business Development
Tim has been serving kids and families in the field of behavioral health for over 20 years. Tim received both his Bachelor of Arts in Biology and Master of Arts in Clinical Counseling from University of Nebraska at Omaha.
In Tim’s career, he has served as a clinician, adjunct faculty, and leader within several organizations to include Boys Town National Research Hospital, CHI Health – Immanuel Medical Center, University of Nebraska at Omaha – Department of Counseling in College of Education and currently is the Director of Behavioral Health Business Development at CRCC in Omaha, Nebraska. Tim has served on many community committees and Boards to include Voices for Children of Nebraska Board of Directors, Kim Foundation community guest speaker for suicide awareness and education, Nebraska School Mental Health Conference Advisory Committee, Interdisciplinary Bioethics Committee with CHI Health, Behavioral Health Advisory Committee with Nebraska Total Care, and Community Advisory Board Member with Rite of Passage – Uta Halee Academy.
Outside of the office, Tim enjoys spending time with his two sons, and his two dogs.