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Behavioral Health Clinic

Behavioral Health Services for Youth of All Ages

The Boys Town Behavioral Health Clinic offers outpatient services for families with children from infancy to 22 who are experiencing social/emotional, academic, or behavior concerns. Learn more about our clinic and our staff below.

To make an appointment please call 308-381-8851.

  • About Our Clinic

    Our staff  is comprised of professionals with the training, experience, and expertise necessary to provide your family with the support and guidance to succeed. If you are a physician, educator, or parent who is concerned about a child or adolescent's current functioning, turn to the Boys Town Behavioral Health Clinic. We work with families to develop effective strategies for a range of challenges such as:

    • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
    • Oppositional and Defiant Behaviors
    • School-Based Behavioral and Academic Problems
    • Anxiety/Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and Worry
    • Depression
    • Anger, Irritability and Tantrums
    • Sleep and Bedtime Problems 
    • Difficulty Following Instructions and Accepting Decisions
    • Peer and Sibling Conflict
    • Fears and Phobias
    • Bed-wetting and Toileting Concerns 
    • Habits (hair pulling, fingernail biting, skin picking and thumb sucking)
    • Vocal and/or Motor Tics
    • Picky Eating and Unhealthy Eating
    • Screen Time Management (Video game, tablets, phones, etc.)
    • Trauma
    • Difficulties with Adjustment (Significant changes in the family)

    The Boys Town Behavioral Health Clinic specializes in creating a comprehensive care approach. Our mission is to care for problems before they develop into more serious health and behavioral issues by involving the whole family. We provide the following services:

    • Family Therapy
    • Individual Therapy
    • Parent Behavior Management Training
    • Psychological Assessment
    • Academic Assessment

    If you are concerned about your child's behavior, Boys Town can help. To assist you in getting services we accept a variety of insurance plans. To get started with services call 308-381- 8851 to schedule an intake appointment and complete our intake forms.

  • Our Professional Staff

    ​​​​​​​​​​​​Our staff actively works to coordinate care with your family, primary care physician, school teachers and others to provide a comprehensive, inclusive approach that ensures long-term success.

    Carley D. Starling, Psy.D., Clinic Director

    Carley Starling, PsyD has been working with children, adolescents, and adults since 2006, providing behavioral therapy, developing behavioral plans, and conducting diagnostic assessments. She received her BA in Psychology from the University of Colorado – Colorado Springs in 2009, her MA in Psychology in 2015, and her doctorate in Clinical Psychology, with a concentration in Neuropsychology, in 2017.

    She is fluent in ASL and continues to use those skills on a regular basis. She became a Board Certified assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA) through the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB), and started her own successful Applied Behavior Analyst (ABA) company.

  • Client Forms

    Below are the forms that you will need for your appointment at the Boys Town Behavioral Health Clinic. The first two groups of forms are mandatory. If you have any questions, please contact 308-381-8851.

    Thank you for choosing Boys Town!

    New Client Forms to Complete and Bring With You (Mandatory)

    New Client Information and Notices

     Additional Consent and Release Forms (When Needed)

  • Locations

    Please call 308-381-8851 to schedule an appointment.

    Boys Town Central Nebraska
    Behavioral Health Clinic
    2313 N. Webb Road
    Grand Island, NE 68803

    St. Paul
    Behavioral Health Clinic
    1113 Sherman Street
    St. Paul, NE 68873

    To schedule an appointment at this location, please call 308-381-8811.

  • Insurance Accepted

    We currently accept the following insurance:

    • Aetna
    • Beacon
    • Beacon Health Options
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Coventry HealthCare National-First Health
    • Health Alliance
    • Midlands Choice
    • MHNet Behavioral Health
    • Nebraska Medicaid
    • Nebraska Total Care
    • PHCS – Multiplan
    • QualChoice
    • Tricare
    • UBH
    • United HealthCare Community Plan Nebraska
    • Wellcare of Nebraska

    Please call for our affordable private pay rates.

  • Testimonials

    ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​We pride ​​ourselves in providing unmatched care to children and families in need of outpatient services, but ​nothing means more to us than hearing how ​we helped a family​​ handle a ​difficult time.

    Michelle Saab