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Psychology at Munroe-Meyer Institute


Psychology Behavioral Health Specialists provide clinical services for a wide variety of infant, child, and adolescent behavioral, social-emotional, developmental and physical, and cognitive disabilities.

The department emphasizes a behavioral approach to treatment, based on a functional assessment of problems in the natural environment.


Services are provided within MMI, integrated care clinics, hospitals, schools, and community-based clinics throughout the state. The MMI Psychology department operates a Rural Outreach Behavioral Health Clinics Program across Nebraska.


Faculty within the department of psychology have extensive experience with common behavioral and emotional problems of childhood and adolescence, along with specialized areas of expertise, including:

Faculty work with parents and other caregivers on how to address important behavioral, emotional and social difficulties to help children be successful at home, school and in their community.