About Us

Kirk Newring, Ph.D.
Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Kirk A. B. Newring, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist in the states of Nebraska, Iowa and Washington. Prior to joining Forensic Behavioral Health, Inc, he was the clinical psychologist supervisor of the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services inpatient Healthy Lives Sex Offender Treatment Program at the Lincoln Correctional Center. Read more …

Melissa “Mel” Brestel, LIMHP, MSW

Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner
Master Social Worker

Mel Brestel is an independent mental health therapist who specializes in facilitating change for individuals facing challenges in their daily lives. Ms. Brestel pursues new therapeutic avenues for individuals that are suffering due to longstanding, as well as acute problems. Mel has a proven record of success with presenting problems of depression, anxiety, trauma, addiction, and co-occurring problems. Read more …