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Our Staff

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

Lindsy Friesen, M.A., is a ​Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner (LIMHP), ​providing individual and family therapy. Over the past 15 years, she has worked with children and families in various areas, including outpatient therapy, behavior planning, parenting, adoption, foster care, grief/loss, juvenile services, marital issues and spirituality. Lindsy is an effective, professional, ​therapist who is dedicated to transforming the lives of those with whom she works. She is passionate about Boys Town’s mission and about strengthening children and families in body, mind and spirit.

Amy Sjoholm

Amy Sjoholm, M.A., is a Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner (LIMHP) and Registered Play Therapist (RPT), providing individual and family therapy. Amy had 20 years of experience working with children and families in a variety of settings – including child care, Head Start and outpatient therapy in a pediatric medical center – prior to becoming a mental health therapist. Most recently, she was in a private practice setting. Amy also is an adjunct professor in Early Childhood Education at Central Community College’s Grand Island campus. She has played an active role in developing the Kids and Dreams Foundation, a nonprofit organization for children who are on the autism spectrum and have experienced bullying. In therapy, Amy enjoys working with children of all ages, from very young children to teenagers, using a combination of behavioral, cognitive and client-centered approaches that focus on the direct needs of the individual and family. She works in a variety of areas, including adjustment, behavior planning, parenting, trauma, grief, ADHD and autism. Amy has a life-long passion for working with children and their families, providing a voice for the most vulnerable and helping parents find success in their parental approaches. She believes Boys Town is a perfect fit as she continues to pursue this passion. Amy believes that parents have a challenging role, and that every parent at some point can benefit from assistance and direction in raising children to become productive adults.