Our Staff

Kelsey Proskocil, LIMHP LADC LPC

Kelsey Proskocil

Therapist

Location: 

  • Kearney Office

Phone: (308) 234-6029

Kelsey graduated from the University of Nebraska at Kearney with a Bachelor of Science degree in Social Work and a Master of Education degree in Community Counseling.  Kelsey is a Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner, Licensed Drug and Alcohol Counselor and Licensed Professional Counselor.

Kelsey has 11 years of experience working in the mental health field as an outpatient mental health therapist.  Kelsey started in private practice as an individual/group therapist and has served clients in Kearney, Grand Island, North Platte, and Ogallala.  Kelsey has experience working with individuals, groups, couples, and families.  Her area of interest is working with youth/adolescents and their families.

Kelsey’s work experience includes serving as an individual counselor for  outpatient drug/alcohol groups, providing evaluations and alcohol education for both adolescents and adults.  Couples and family therapy are also other services Kelsey offers.  She finds it rewarding to improve and enhance the relationships between people by providing communication tools and skills.

Kelsey is a trauma-informed therapist and has completed training in the following areas:  EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) , TF-CBT (Trauma Focused Cognitivie Behavioral Therapy, DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy), The On Track NY First Episode Psychosis Training program, Mindfulness Training, Building Developmental Assets in Youth, Enhancements in Behavioral Health The Standardized Model, and “Adult Offenders: Understanding Criminogenic Needs in Treatment.”  Kelsey is also trained on the Addiction Severity Index (ASI) and the Comprehensive Adolescent Severity Inventory (CASI) as well as WRAP ( Wellness Recovery Action Planning).

Kelsey believes treatment is a necessary tool to achieve the reality of recovery.  Everyday life can present many challenges.  Kelsey feels that when those challenges seem overwhelming, guidance from a professional therapist can truly make the difference.  Kelsey aspires to provide compassionate services in a safe environment and to create healthy relationships for individuals, groups, couples, and families.

Kelsey enjoys the outdoors, volunteer coaching softball, spending time with friends and family, and her dog Maximus Prime.