As the need for mental health services in the Omaha-metro continues to grow, Child Saving Institute (CSI, childsaving.org) has expanded its therapy team to further support local children, adolescents, and families seeking mental health services, Additions include two bilingual therapists.
Evette Alvarez joined CSI as a provisionally licensed mental health practitioner (PLMHP) providing therapy services in both English and Spanish. Prior to joining CSI, Evette worked as a bilingual victim advocate through the Women’s Center for Advancement (WCA) where she provided direct services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking. Evette has earned a master’s degree in counseling and possesses a bachelor’s degree in child, youth, and family studies from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Itzeni Nayeli Lopez has also joined the CSI team as a bilingual therapist providing individual and family therapy to children, adolescents. and their families. She obtained her master’s degree in social work and public administration from the University of Nebraska at Omaha prior to joining the CSI team. Nayeli also works at OneWorld Community Health Center as family learning manager at the Learning Community of South Omaha. In her role at CSI, Nayeli is looking forward to being of service to the Spanish-speaking community to support their growth, knowledge, and confidence.
Additionally, Jessica Womach joined the CSI therapy team, providing therapy services to children, teens, and families in need of mental health support. In her role, she also provides therapeutic services to the children within CSI’s Emergency Shelter. Jessica obtained her master’s degree in social work from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and prior to joining the CSI team, Jessica worked as a child and family services specialist with the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services.