Tara Sjuts, Ph.D.

Tara Sjuts, PhDPsychology
Munroe-Meyer Institute
985380 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE. 68198-5380

Phone: 402-559-6408

Professional Summary

Tara Sjuts, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at the Munroe-Meyer Institute for Genetics and Rehabilitation. She received her Ph.D. in School Psychology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and completed her internship and post-doctoral training at the Munroe-Meyer Institute. Dr. Sjuts conducts her clinic in the Omaha Metro area at a pediatric practice located in LaVista, NE. Dr. Sjuts’ research interests include improving the integration of behavioral health in primary care, parent training, and the parent-child relationship. Specifically, her research interests are in demonstrating the effectiveness of the integrated model of behavioral health, the impact of improving parent-child relationships on child behaviors, and improving positive parenting practices in early childhood through anticipatory guidance in primary care. Additionally, through the Behavioral Health Education Center of Nebraska (BHECN), Dr. Sjuts assists in the development of a virtual model of mentorship for high school and college students interested in a career in behavioral health. Dr. Sjuts also supervises post-doctoral fellows, APA Interns, Ph.D. students, and Masters level students in clinical settings.


Ph.D., University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, 2014
M.A., University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, 2009
B.A., University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, 2008

Research Interests and Projects

Selected Publications: (within the last 5 years)

Professional Affiliations


Behavioral Health Education Center of Nebraska (BHECN) Ambassador Award (2015)