Amanda Holmgreen, Psy.D.
Founder, Licensed Psychologist
EDr. Holmgreen specializes in forensic evaluations, police/public safety consultation, therapy services, and threat assessment and management. When providing therapy/treatment, she often works with first responder populations. For emergency personnel, maintaining optimum mental well-being is critical for remaining effective on the job and at home. There are times when life stressors can lead to burnout, interfere with enjoyment, or impact performance and relationships. Evidence-based interventions can help get you back on track in an understanding and confidential environment. Additionally, she also focuses her work with clients who experience behavioral disruptions and thoughts of self-harm. Dr. Holmgreen welcomes complex and challenging case backgrounds. If you have a case referral or you are interested in exploring Dr. Holmgreen as your therapist, please contact us at (402) 858-7774 to see if she would be the best fit.
If you are a client meeting with Dr. Holmgreen for an evaluation, you can feel comfortable knowing that she provides a welcoming environment and will provide clear expectations to help you feel at ease throughout a process which can sometimes be intimidating for those who've never been through it before. Dr. Holmgreen is a licensed psychologist with specialized training in Forensic Psychology. She has experience completing LB1199 evaluations pertaining to the State's Sex Offender Commitment Act as well as Pre-Sentencing evaluations at the request of the District Court while working for a number of years at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services. She is also experienced with Mental Health Board testimony and the civil commitment process. With extensive knowledge of offense behavior as well as how mental illness may or may not interface with these behaviors and it’s application to the law, Dr. Holmgreen is able to use this knowledge to help the courts answer the specific legal question at hand in forensic settings. More information about our evaluation services can be found on the Forensic Evaluations page.
For those who wish to consult with Dr. Holmgreen, she has ample experience working alongside multiple security forces in interdisciplinary team environments mitigating risk in threat management situations throughout her time supervising the Mental Health departments at the Diagnostic and Evaluation Center and the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution. Dr. Holmgreen was awarded the 2015 Supervisor of the Year for the Diagnostic and Evaluation Center Administration Services reflecting positive leadership and team-building abilities as well. Dr. Holmgreen served as a member of the NDCS Crisis Negotiation Team and is a member of the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP). She is passionate about public safety and critical incident response and also voluntarily serves on the Nebraska State Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) team and volunteers as a Red Cross Disaster Mental Health responder. In addition to gaining training and experience pertaining to violence risk and offense behavior as mentioned above, she has spent many years focusing training in other police/public safety psychology topics such as individual and mass casualty crisis response, critical incident debriefing, psychologist consultation in operational callouts, psychological risks and care of first responders, threat assessment and management, officer-involved shootings, etc. She is able to use knowledge gained from her training and experience in corrections to apply fundamentals of offense behavior and risk as well as knowledge of both pretrial and post-trial forensic principals to aid in risk management and liability mitigation for agencies through a number of modalities. Additional information regarding how your law enforcement, first responder agency, or school campus can benefit from Strategic Psychological Services consultation is available on the Critical Incident tab at the top of the page.