AMANDA SCHNEE, PHD
Dr. Amanda K. Schnee completed her graduate training at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, School Psychology Program, and received her Doctorate in Psychology in 2010. Dr. Schnee completed her internship through the Nebraska Internship Consortium in Professional Psychology at the Boys Town Center for Behavioral Health between 2009 and 2010 and was awarded and completed post-doctoral fellowship at Boys Town from 2010 to 2011. As a part of the internship and fellowship, Dr. Schnee worked with children and adolescents aged 2-19 with issues such as severe disruptive behavior disorders (including Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder), anxiety, adjustment/coping, sleep concerns, toileting, depression, eating disorders, etc. During her internship and post-doctoral fellowship, Dr. Schnee provided outpatient individual and family therapy, assessment, and consultation with primary care providers and schools. Dr. Schnee believes that collaboration among the adults in a child or adolescent’s life is critical in establishing effective treatment.
During graduate school, Dr. Schnee also focused on academic concerns in the areas of reading and writing, and has aided several students in improving their academic performance. She also completed an externship at Washburn Center for Children in Minneapolis, Minnesota in the Day Treatment Program, in which she implemented group and individual therapy with children experiencing severe emotional and behavioral disorders. Prior to attending graduate school, Dr. Schnee attended Iowa State University, where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology. During this time, Dr. Schnee held a position through The Homestead in Runnells, Iowa, working one-on-one with children and adolescents with Autism and Asperger’s Disorder. Additionally, Dr. Schnee interned at a Summer Treatment Program in Buffalo, New York, with children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Dr. Schnee enjoys working with children and adolescents with various diagnoses and presenting concerns.
Dr. Schnee’s goal is to provide treatment that facilitates the overall improvement of mental, emotional, and behavioral well-being. Dr. Schnee primarily uses behavioral and cognitive-behavioral approaches to treat presenting issues and improve outcomes for children, adolescents, and families.