Marriage counseling that Heals in Omaha, NE. Restore Your Relationship.

Speak with the right marriage therapist in Omaha. Real help for issues like separation, communication, infidelity, and finances.

Jeannie Hughes, LIMHP
Marriage Counselor

Jeannie Hughes, LIMHP

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

1299 Farnam St., Ste 300, Omaha, Nebraska 68102 | 913-730-0789

Sometimes the work starts before the marriage . . . I am certified as a Prepare/Enrich marital and pre-marital counselor. Pre-engagement counseling is also available.

Scott Panning, MA, LIMHP
Marriage Counselor

Scott Panning, MA, LIMHP

Licensed Mental Health Professional

13906 Gold Circle Suite 202, Omaha, Nebraska 68116 | 402-932-6500

My goal in relationship counseling for my clients is that they are able to reach deeper levels of understanding of one another and deeper levels of trust. Keeping this goal in mind, I help couples address specific issues in their relationship through communication.

Steve Brownrigg, LADC, LIMHP
Marriage Counselor

Steve Brownrigg, LADC, LIMHP

Licensed Alcohol & Drug Counselor, Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner

7602 Pacific St., Suite 304, Omaha, Nebraska 68114 | 402-510-1754

Marriage is meant to be a 1+1=3 arrangement! Steve's His-Hers-&Theirs approached to Couples therapy, is based on his philosophy that most Marital issues are Individual issues. Brief, successful Individual work is the most efficient, least traumatic path to success.

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Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services

Marriage Counseling Omaha Nebraska

Counseling Council Bluffs, Irvington, Elkhorn, La Vista, Papillon, Bellevue

Omaha, Nebraska offers a wide variety of attractions and events geared toward family-fun for all types of people. The Children's Museum allows your kids to interact with hands-on exhibits geared toward fostering motor development and world knowledge. Here your children will be able to play in the Imagination Playground while also learning about science, art, and much more. The Fun Plex is great not only for children, but also teenagers and adults. This water park has everything from slides to a racing track. Grab your family and enjoy this attraction for a day in the sun. Bounder Creek is another great place to visit being home to a miniature golf course and climbing wall. For families seeking to get enjoy beautiful scenery in a relaxing environment, the Omaha Botanical/Lauritzen Gardens may prove to be the perfect spot.1

Marriage and Couples Mental Health in Omaha

After seeing a general decline in the divorce rate over the last 40 years, Nebraska has seen a recent increase in the number of divorces. In 2010, there were 3.6 divorces per 100,000 people, the highest rate since 1991. The largest percentage of divorces were granted to couples in their 30s, and nearly one-fourth of all marriages that were terminated in the state in 2010 had lasted less than three years.2 With so many young people getting divorced after such a short period of time, there is a great need for marriage and couples counseling in Omaha, as well as the state in general.

Heartland Family Service is a non-profit social work agency that specializes in marriage, couples, and family mental health needs. Families who struggle with addiction, abuse, neglect, poverty, and a host of other issues can acquire help at Heartland. Each program is strengths-based and focuses on providing knowledge, skills, and tools to each family member enabling the family to learn, grow, and make positive steps toward good mental health. With several locations, Heartland Family Service provides essential programs for people in need throughout the Omaha metropolitan area. Because of generous donations and funding support from other agencies, many of Heartland's programs are offered free of charge. For further information, please call 402-552-7400.3

Family Services and Assistance Programs

A variety of free family support services are provided to Omaha residents through Lutheran Family Services. In particular, Lutheran Family Services offers a number of programs specifically designed to assist children. Families who wish to adopt a child can find the necessary assistance. Pregnant women can obtain support, guidance, and counseling. Respite care services are available for parents of children with emotional or behavioral disorders. Many in-home programs are available, including parent training, behavior management, and life skills trainings. To obtain more information about these programs, please call 402-342-7007.4


1. Lauritzen Gardens. (2017). Home - Lauritzen Gardens. Retrieved from
2. Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services. (2010). Marriage and Divorce Highlights. Retrieved from
3. Heartland Family Service. (2017). Programs and Services. Retrieved from
4. Lutheran Family Services. (2017). Children's Services. Retrieved from

Omaha is located in Douglas County, Nebraska. It has a land area of 133.19 square miles and a water area of 3.52 square miles.  The population of Omaha is 443,885 people with 173,764 households and a median annual income of $49,896. .

Therapy Affordability Meter for Omaha, NE

Some budgeting needed

While counseling can certainly be an expense for individuals and families in Omaha, with proper budgeting, it is entirely do-able and the risk/reward is worth it. For some families, it may be difficult to sustain a commitment to therapy without proper insurance coverage. If this is you, ask your therapist about low cost options as practitoners in and around Omaha may have flexibility or sliding scales. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Omaha public health department.