The mission of Mental Health Associates is to provide the highest quality mental health services, with a commitment to each individual at any stage of their life, and to provide research-based therapeutic services by highly trained and independently licensed professionals.
Committed To Your Mental Health
- Autistic Spectrum Disorders
- Anxiety Disorders
- Chronic Illness and Pain
- Defiance and Tantrums
- Educational Problems
- Trauma Responses
- Gender Issues
- Mood Disorders
- Psychotic Disorders
- Relationship Issues
- Sleep Disturbances
- Stressful Life Events
Reasons Clients Continue to Choose Mental Health & Associates
Susanna Shell-Phillips, LISW is certified in Clinical Hypnosis
Denise Marandola, PhD has over 20 years experience providing therapy and Psychological testing services.
Michelle Buhman-Livermore, LISW is a certified Clinical Trauma Specialist-Family
Gladys Smith, LISW has over 30 years working with adolescents.
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Denise Marandola, Ph.D
Dr. Denise Marandola is a Clinical Psychologist who received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Morningside College. Master’s Degree from the University of Nebraska at Omaha and her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of South Dakota.
Susanna Shell-Phillips, MSW, LISW
Susanna earned her Master's Degree in Social Work from the University of Omaha. She is a licensed independent social worker and certified alcohol and drug counselor in the State of Iowa.
Michelle Buhman-Livermore, LISW, CCTS-F
Michelle earned her master's degree in social work from the University of Nebraska-Omaha. She is a licensed Independent Social Worker and Certified Clinical Trauma Specialist.
Gladys Smith, LISW
Gladys has over 35 years of clinical experience in a variety of human services settings. She has provided individual, group and family therapy in inpatient, outpatient and residential settings.
Our excellent office staff that makes your appointments, and helps keep everything running smoothly for you and our providers.