Dr. Jerry Oestmann, PhD originally comes from Nebraska and has a Masters in Counseling Psychology and a Doctorate in Psychological Testing and Measurements from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He brings over 30 years of experience as a clinician to the Center for Behavioral Medicine. His experience is wide ranging. He can provide treatment to men, women, and couples, seniors, adolescents, children, and families. He is experienced in treating thought, mood, behavior, and personality disorders, substance abuse, behavioral, social, and interpersonal problems, couples/relationships problems including domestic violence, and helping individuals with personal and development goals. His mission is to approach each person, couple, or family with respect, to listen to their needs, and to develop an effective course of treatment. He coordinates treatment with their medical care provider, family members, school, social service agencies, or other’s they desire.
He can provide mental health and substance abuse diagnostic and pretreatment evaluations, and full psychological evaluations, including standardized assessments of cognitive abilities, mental health problems, mental disability, and personality functions. He can provide specific assessment for lap-band and other pre-surgery evaluations or law enforcement candidate assessment. These evaluations provide clinical diagnosis, recommendations of treatment and interventions, determine the appropriate level of care, or answer other clinical questions.
If you plan to see Dr. Oestmann you can expect a common sense and supportive approach. He will listen to you, provide insight and possible solutions, and support you in how you decide how to approach the problems you are experiencing or how to achieve your goals for your life.