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Mental Health Services

Your mental-emotional well-being plays a role in treatment success.

Wellness of our minds, emotions and cognitive behavioral factors are an important part of the cancer journey. Your Nebraska Cancer Specialists team offers mental health services to help you be the strongest YOU in your fight against cancer.

Meeting with a mental health practitioner will offer you a “safe place” to nurture your spirit and begin to heal the challenging emotional effect of the cancer journey by focusing on healing and emotional wellness. You may also address life challenges including chronic illness, physical injury, and the countless losses and challenges that often come with cancer.

Past experience and research has shown that treating the whole person, beyond just cancer treatment, can positively influence overall outcomes.  Here’s some of the ways we can support patients’ through their care:

Together, we will work to

  • Reduce the effects of anxiety and depression
  • Reduce fear and worry
  • Reduce stress and overwhelm
  • Reduce adverse effects of cancer and treatment, including pain, fatigue, brain-fog, nausea
  • Improve quality of life and hopefulness
  • Improve decision-making, mental clarity
  • Learn healthy coping strategies
  • Help YOU be the best YOU
By utilizing these and other tools

  • Emotional Support
  • Support in information-processing and decision-making
  • Hypnosis
  • Progressive Relaxation
  • Guided Imagery
  • Meditation
  • Mindfulness Techniques

Our People

Lori Wingerter
LIMHP, MA
Jane Karges
PsyD

Schedule an appointment today! 402.691.6977
*Occupational therapy and mental health services are covered by most insurances