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 …

Stephanie Peterson, Ph.D.
Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In private practice since 1998, Dr. Peterson developed an interest in forensic practice through her work as an evaluator and expert witness in the Douglas County Juvenile Court. 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 …

Christine Bowlby, LMHP
Licensed Health Practitioner

Christine Bowlby has been licensed in the state of Nebraska as a Mental health Practitioner (LMHP) since 1999. Prior to joining Forensic Behavioral Health, she has worked with individuals and families within various settings including a non profit agency and hospital setting. Read more …