Outpatient Services Staff

Sarah Hock, LIMHP, LMHP, LADC

Sarah Hock, LIMHP, LMHP, LADC

Outpatient Program Director

 

Sarah began working at South Central Behavioral Services in 2007 as an outpatient therapist. She received her Master’s Degree in Community Counseling from UNK. Sarah started as Outpatient Program Director in 2016 and Rehab Service’s Program Director in Kearney in 2017. Sarah is a Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner (LIMHP) and Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC). Sarah is on the registered service provider list for probation.

Jamie Babutzke, LIMHP, LMHP, LADC

Jamie Babutzke, LIMHP, LMHP, LADC

Kearney/Holdrege – Outpatient Therapist

 

Jamie has been working at South Central Behavioral Services since 2010. Jamie is a Certified Clinical Trauma Practitioner, using tools and skills to help people heal from trauma. She specializes in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing) to help curb cravings for using substances and addressing trauma related issues. She also specializes in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy helping people with emotion regulation, interpersonal effectiveness, distress tolerance, and mindfulness. She also is proficient in addressing Seeking Safety material to help people with relationship, trauma, and addiction issues. She has the following licenses in the state of Nebraska: Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner (LIMHP), Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC), and Certified Professional Counselor. She has a Master’s of Science in Clinical Psychology. Jamie is on the registered service provider list, which allows her to provide substance use and mental health services to adults and youth within the criminal justice system. Jamie also advocates for having local resources for rural areas and travels to Holdrege, Nebraska once a week to provide services.

Sara Chávez, LIMHP, LMHP, LCSW, LADC

Sara Chávez, LIMHP, LMHP, LCSW, LADC

Hastings – Outpatient Therapist

 

Sara began working at SCBS in 2017. She grew up in Minden, NE and received her Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work from UNO Grace Abbott School of Social Work. She is a Licensed Independent Mental Health Provider (LIMHP), a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and a Licensed Drug and Alcohol Counselor (LADC). She provides outpatient therapy for individuals with mental health and substance use disorders and is able to complete substance use evaluations. She is on the registered service provider list which allows her to provide substance use and mental health services to adults and youth within the criminal justice system. Sara specializes in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) to address trauma, emotion regulation, interpersonal effectiveness, distress tolerance, and mindfulness. She also has additional training as a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP) and provides Seeking Safety group therapy for women with a history of trauma and addiction.

Sally Cox, LIMHP, LMHP, LADC

Sally Cox, LIMHP, LMHP, LADC

Hastings – Outpatient Therapist

 

Sally started working at SCBS in 1990 and has held several positions within the agency, including Program Director for Outpatient and Rehab Services.  Sally is a Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner and a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor in the State of Nebraska.  She is also a Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner, a National Certified Counselor, a registered provider for Probation and a Motivational Interviewing Trainer and Coder.   Sally is an activist in providing information on behavioral health to help reduce stigma and promote better understanding.

Laurin Schleif, PLMHP

Laurin Schleif, PLMHP

Hastings – Outpatient Therapist

 

Laurin started working at South Central Behavioral Services in November 2021 as an Outpatient Therapist. She received her master’s degree in clinical Mental Health Counseling in July 2021 from UNK. Laurin is a Provisionally Licensed Mental Health Practitioner (PLMHP). She provides outpatient therapy for individuals with mental health or substance use disorders. She is also on the register service provider list for probation which allows her to provide substance use services as well as mental health services to adults and youth within the criminal justice system.  Laurin is skilled in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to help those with substance use or mental health concerns.

Meghan Horton, LIMHP, LADC

Meghan Horton, LIMHP, LADC

Hastings – Outpatient Therapist

 

Meghan began working for South Central Behavioral Services in 2023 as an outpatient therapist. Meghan is a Master’s level Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner (LIMHP) and a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC). She provides outpatient therapy to children, adolescents, and adults who have mental health and substance use disorders. Meghan is an EMDR Parent, Child & Attachment Specialist, trained in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Prolonged Exposure Therapy (PE), Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), trained in the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics, trained in Motivational Interviewing (MI), certified in Cognitive Behavioral Therapist for Substance Use (CBT-SUD), and certified in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). Meghan believes everyone is doing the best they can with what they’ve been given in life and everyone deserves the chance to feel supported and connected.  

Jamie Eirick

Jamie Eirick

Hastings - Support Staff

 

Jamie is a native of Grand Island.  She received her associates degree in Medical Assisting from CCC-Hastings in 2000.  Jamie started at South Central Behavioral Services as Support Staff in our Outpatient Services in January 2023.  She lives in Grand Island with her boyfriend and son.

Terrill Jocobsen

Terrill Jocobsen

Kearney - Support Staff

 

Terrill joined South Central Behavioral Services in May of 2023 as Support Staff. Terrill grew up in North Carolina, but has called Nebraska home since 2009. Prior to joining our team, Terrill worked as an Administrative Assistant and Credit/Accounting clerk as well as receiving her Certification as a Peer Support Specialist in 2020. Terrill has worked in the mental health field since September of 2019 and enjoys supporting staff and clients alike in seeking resources and support in the Kearney Area. Terrill enjoys cooking, camping, kayaking, and all the great outdoor activities that Nebraska has to offer in her free time. 

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