OUR TEAM

Clinical Staff
Jill Zlomke McPherson, MA, LIMHP, Executive Director

Jill started her career in the mental health field as an intern and therapist at Nebraska Mental Health Centers and is now owner and CEO. She oversees day-to-day operations and supervises provisionally-licensed providers. She graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a Masters in Educational Psychology-Community Counseling in 2005. She also served as Treatment Coordinator at Excelsior Youth Centers in Aurora, Colorado serving at-risk adolescent youth and Director of Outpatient Treatment at Pediatric Psychology Associates in Beatrice, Nebraska. Her areas of interest include assessing and treating adolescent girls and young women with traumatic histories such as domestic violence, abuse, and sexual offense victims.

Jill is a Nebraska native who hails from Beatrice and has also spent time in Miami, Florida and Denver, Colorado. She currently resides in Lincoln with her husband and two dogs. Her interests outside of work include music and art.

Lee Zlomke, Ph.D., DABPS, Clinical Director

Dr. Zlomke is a native of the state and UNL graduate who has served the communities of Lincoln, Beatrice, and rural Nebraska for more than 30 years. He is a licensed psychologist and Diplomate in Child Psychological Specialties. He has provided clinical direction and special consultations for numerous agencies regarding individuals with severe and persistent mental illness and persons with developmental disabilities. Dr. Zlomke also provides treatment and evaluation services for children, adolescents, adults, and seniors. He has served as Clinical Director of NMHC since 2005. He is the founder and CEO of Pediatric Psychology Associates, a private psychology practice based in Beatrice, Nebraska.

Dr. Zlomke has a background in technical education and in his spare time enjoys woodworking, landscaping, and fixing whatever happens to be broken.

Lisa Logsden, Psy.D.

Dr. Logsden started as a Psychology Resident at NMHC and has since become an integral part of our team, not only providing essential services to patients but also the supervision and mentoring of NMHC’s Psychology Interns and Psychology Residents. She is a fully-licensed psychologist who completed her doctorate at the California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University in San Francisco. She provides treatment and psychological evaluations at both the Lincoln and Fremont locations. She specializes in children and families, adolescents, autism spectrum disorders, severe and persistent mental illness, and substance abuse treatment.

Dr. Logsden is a native of the San Francisco, California area and completed her psychology internship in Grand Junction, Colorado. She has participated in triathlons, 5K runs, and marathons throughout the country.

Sean Thomas, Psy.D.

Dr. Thomas is another graduate of NMHC's Psychology Internship Program and completed his residency at Beatrice State Developmental Center (BSDC). His areas of interest include psychological and neuropsychological assessment, forensic assessment--including risk assessments, working with developmentally disabled individuals and individuals with sexualized behaviors.

Gilbert Parra, Ph.D.

Heather Page, Ph.D.

Melissa Lafferty, MS, PLMHP

Melissa has previously worked at Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital and Behaven Kids Center, and is a graduate of both Walden University and the University of Nebraska-Kearney.

Melissa Thorne, PLMHP

Abbie Locken, PLMHP

*Brian Hardy, M.S., PLMHP
*Jessamine Martin, M.A., PLMHP
*Alexandra Pagel, M.A., PLMHP

Nancy Heller, MA, LMHP, CPC

Nancy Heller is a Licensed Mental Health Practitioner who began working for NMHC in December 2001. She specializes in services for seniors and faith-based treatment. Ms. Heller graduated in May 2000 with a Master of Arts from Grace University. In recent years, Ms. Heller has been an independent contractor working with NMHC focusing primarily on in-home therapy.

Michael Keady, LIMHP, MFT

Michael Keady is a mental health therapist with over 30 years of experience.

Stephanie Kentopp, MA, LIMHP, CPC

Stephanie is an experienced therapist and graduate of Doane College in Crete, Nebraska.

Administrative Staff
Thomas McPherson, Practice Administrator/Community Outreach Coordinator

Thomas oversees community outreach and marketing efforts, IT, and general administration of the practice. He graduated from Metropolitan State University in Denver with a Bachelor's Degree in English and later obtained a certification in Technical Writing and Editing. He enjoys pursuing art, graphic design, keeping his comic book stash safe, and playing hockey. Thomas is a native of Arvada, Colorado and bona fide fan of the Colorado Avalanche and Denver Broncos (sorry, Chiefs).

Rose Zlomke, MA, LMHP, HR/QA Coordinator

Rose served as Quality Assurance Program Specialist and Policy Coordinator at a State of Nebraska facility in Beatrice, Nebraska for 14 years. She currently oversees quality assurance, personnel performance, staff credentialing, and policy updates. She is a Nebraska native originally from Fullerton and mother of two. When not at the office she enjoys scrapbooking and doting on her grandchildren.

Katie Varvel, Accounts Coordinator

Katie is NMHC's newest addition.

Merri Koch, Administrative Coordinator

Merri is another new addition to the NMHC team. She is a Lincoln native and attended both SCC and UNL. She is an avid dog lover who can sometimes be heard listening to classic rock in the office.

Valerie Fisher, Patient Care Coordinator

Val is the first voice you hear when you call NMHC and is our primary scheduling coordinator. Along with her history as a nurse and caregiver, she has years of experience ensuring both patient and therapist needs are met.

Ciera Wendt, Patient Care Coordinator

Ciera started as a practicum intern from Southeast Community College and handles our evening administrative duties.

* 2016-2017 Psychology Intern

Fremont Office

2951 N. Clarkson St.
Fremont, NE 68025

Office

402-483-6990

Business Hours:

BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

Beatrice Office:

722 Court St.
Beatrice, NE 68310
office: 402-483-6990

Business Hours:

BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

Lincoln Office

4545 South 86th Street
(Pioneer Greens)
Lincoln, NE 68526

office

402-483-6990/ 888-210-8064
fax: 402-483-7045

Business Hours:

Monday - Thursday
9:00a.m. to 8:00p.m.
Friday: 9:00 to 5:00