Behavioral Health Clinic

Nevada Behavioral Health Clinic

The Boys Town Behavioral Health Clinic offers outpatient services for families with children age 2 to 18 who are experiencing social/emotional, academic, or behavior concerns. Learn more about our clinic and our staff below.

To make an appointment please call 702-888-1340.

About Our Clinics

We have the training, experience and expertise necessary to provide your family with the support and guidance that your child or adolescent needs to help them 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 Nevada Behavioral Health Clinic in Las Vegas, NV.​ The Clinic offers a wide range of outpatient services for children of all ages who are experiencing behavioral, emotional, social, or academic concerns.

  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Oppositional and Conduct Problems
  • School-Based Behavioral and Academic Problems
  • Anxiety/Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Worry
  • Depression
  • Verbal/Physical Aggression and Anger Management
  • Bedtime Problems and Sleep Disorders
  • Following Instructions/Accepting Decisions
  • Peer and Sibling Relationships
  • Phobias
  • Enuresis (Wetting the bed/pants)
  • Encopresis (Soiling underpants)
  • Habits (hair pulling, fingernail biting, and thumb sucking)
  • Feeding Problems and Eating Disorders
  • Difficulties with adjustment (Divorce, relocation, significant changes in the family)
  • Trauma

Insurance Accepted

We currently accept the following insurance:

  • Amerigroup
  • Behavioral Healthcare Options
  • Cigna
  • Harmony Healthcare
  • MultiPlan for PHCS
  • Nevada Medid
  • Optum(UBH)
  • Tricare
  • SilverSummit
  • HMA/PNOA (Hawaii Mainland Administrators/ Provider Network of America)
  • Beacon Health
  • Managed Health Network (MHN)
  • Sierra Health & Life
  • Humana Behavioral Health
  • Golden Rule
  • Healthscope
  • UMR

Please call for our affordable private pay rates.

Kid T.I.P.S - From the Experts at Boys Town

A publication for parents on the emotional, social and behavioral development of children.

Boys Town has been caring for children and supporting families for more than 100 years, so we understand the needs of parents and the best strategies for meeting the challenges they face, like teaching children how to consistently follow instructions, work hard in school, get along with others, and make good decisions. We pride ourselves on not only doing research on parenting, but also putting that research into action. You can be confident that our strategies give parents real-world solutions that work.

Our Professional Staff

Boys Town offers a wide range of services for children who are experiencing behavioral, emotional, academic or substance use concerns.

If you are a parent, physician, educator or mental health care provider who is concerned about the behavior of a child in your care, we can help. Our mental health practitioners, psychiatrists and physicians work closely with families, schools and other referrers to provide the best care for children and adolescents.

Tara Borsh
Psy.D., Clinic Director

Tara Borsh, Psy.D., is the Director of the Boys Town Nevada Behavioral Health Clinic in Las Vegas. She is a licensed psychologist specializing in individual and family therapy, and training for parents of children of all ages, from toddlers through adolescence. Dr. Borsh also provides psychological evaluations and community training and education on behavioral health issues.

Dr. Borsh received her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Midwestern University in Downers Grove, Illinois. She completed her doctoral internship at Grand Prairie Services, a community-based center in the south suburbs of Chicago, and her post-doctoral fellowship at the Boys Town Center for Behavioral HealthSM in Omaha, Nebraska, specializing in behavioral pediatrics.

Dr. Borsh enjoys working with parenting issues, anxiety, depression, trauma, ADHD, disruptive behaviors and elimination disorders.

Books ​by Dr. Tara Borsh

Teaching Social Skills to Youth with Mental Health Disorders

Articles by Dr. Tara Borsh

Rachele Merk
Ph.D., Staff Psychologist

Rachele Merk, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist at the Boys Town Nevada Behavioral Health Clinic in Las Vegas. She specializes in providing evidence-based care to children and families through individual and family therapy, and psychodiagnostic evaluations for learning, cognitive, and social-emotional concerns. Dr. Merk received her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology in 2017 from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). She completed an APA accredited internship at UCLA’s Semel Institute of Neuroscience and Human Behavior within the OCD and Intensive Anxiety Track, focusing on providing care to disorders such as OCD, selective mutism and body focused repetitive behaviors (e.g. trichotillomania and Tourette’s). She completed her postdoctoral fellowship at UNLV’s the PRACTICE: A community mental health clinic, focusing on providing clinical supervision and training to clinicians, and evidence-based care through group and individual therapy for young adults, and children and their parents. Dr. Merk enjoys providing evidence-based treatment for anxiety, selective mutism, obsessive compulsive disorder and related body-focused repetitive behaviors (e.g. skin picking, Tourette’s and hairpulling (trichotillomania)), depression, parenting issues, disruptive behaviors and ADHD.

Articles by Dr. Rachele Merk

Alyssa Gallagher
Psy.D., Staff Psychologist

Alyssa Gallagher, Psy.D., is a licensed psychologist at Boys Town Nevada Behavioral Health Clinic in Las Vegas. She specializes in providing evidence-based care to children, adolescents and families, through individual and family therapy. She also provides psychodiagnostic evaluations for learning, cognitive and social-emotional concerns.

Dr. Gallagher received her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology in 2021 from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology in Anaheim, California. She completed an APA accredited internship focused on child and adolescent therapy at Frontier Health in Scott County, Virginia. She also completed a post-doctoral fellowship at Boys Town Behavioral Health Clinic in Nevada, where she continued to focus on honing her therapeutic and psychodiagnostic skills. Dr. Gallagher’s clinical training has focused on providing services in low-income, rural and community mental health settings. She enjoys working with children, adolescents and families struggling with managing anxiety, interpersonal difficulties, depression, assertiveness, ADHD behaviors, disruptive behaviors, parenting issues, communication challenges and traumatic experiences.


6460 Medical Center Street, Suite 140
Las Vegas, NV 89148