Jodi L. Gentleman, LICSW

Jodi L. Gentleman, LICSW

For Patient Appointments:  Call 402.552.6007

Clinic Practice Location:
510 S. 42nd St., (on the SW Corner of 42nd St.)
Poynter Hall, 5th floor

Academic Office: 985575 Nebraska Medical Center Omaha, NE 68198-5575
Phone 402.552.6002

University of Iowa, Bachelors of Psychology, 1992
University of Iowa, Master of Social Work, 1995
Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner
Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Biographical Sketch:
Jodi L Gentleman is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner specializing in women’s mental health, chronic mental health in adults, and maintaining mental health for parents of children with chronic medical illnesses or conditions.  She began her career at Charles Drew Health Center and Nebraska AIDS Project in Omaha NE in 1995. Ms. Gentleman worked as a Medical Social Worker with pediatric and neonatal parents and OB/GYN patients from 1997-2012.  Ms. Gentleman provided mental health Crisis Response in the community for two years and Outpatient Mental Health Therapy with adults since 2014.  

Jodi L Gentleman, LICSW, LIMHP joined the Nebraska Medicine Adult Psychiatry Clinic in 2016 and provides mental health therapy for adults. Ms. Gentleman also serves within the Reproductive Specialty Clinic with women experiencing mental health symptoms before, during, and after pregnancy including depression, anxiety, mood issues, and adjustment difficulties.  Ms. Gentleman’s interest in women’s mental health evolved from her close work with parents of children experiencing chronic medical conditions; often times beginning prenatally or shortly after delivery.  Ms. Gentleman exhibited passion in providing mental and emotional support for parents struggling to cope with their child’s illness, their relationship, their social relationships, and their parenting of their other children.  It was inherent for Ms. Gentleman in the role of Medical Social Worker to facilitate collaboration with other medical and community professionals as it is inherent for her to facilitate collaboration in mental health.

Psychotherapy Groups:  Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and Beyond Trauma; A Healing Journey for Women.

Therapy Interests & Modalities:  Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Narrative Therapy, Behavioral Activation Therapy, Person Centered Therapy, Stress Management and Resiliency Training (SMART), and a Trauma Focused approach to Prolonged Exposure Therapy.