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Therapist Biographies

Tricia Monzón, MA, LMHP, LADC
tmonzon@originshealth.org

Master's Level Therapist, Licensed Mental Health Practitioner, Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor

Receiving her Master's Degree in Mental Health Counseling from Doane College in 1999, Tricia holds extensive experience working with adolescents with mental health and substance use issues and their families. She is skilled at working within the juvenile and adult justice systems, drug courts, the state health and human services system, and local school systems. Tricia has a particularly broad experience in treating adults with both mental health and substance use issues as well. She enjoys working with couples and families.  Tricia's areas of specialty are anxiety and depression, women's emotional health, family therapy, trauma treatment, adolescent behavior issues, and substance abuse/dependence. Tricia is an EMDR trained clinician (Levels I and II).

Tricia became a therapist to help people navigate their complex worlds in order to live a healthier, happier life. She believes in a holistic approach to health; that all components of ones' life are interrelated. Tricia is the mother of three small children and an avid animal lover.


Jill Wertz, MA, LIMHP, LADC
jwertz@originshealth.org

Master's Level Therapist, Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner, Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor

Jill received her Master's Degree in Mental Health Counseling from Doane College in 1999. Jill has over 20 years of experience working in the addictions field. She is a firm believer in empowering families to effectively intervene with children who may be struggling with addiction issues, as well as managing the myriad of other dynamics often associated with helping any family member overcome substance abuse problems. Jill works easily with both adults and adolescents, and is highly-skilled in working with individuals, couples, and families. An EMDR trained clinician (Level I), Jill has lived in the Lincoln community her entire life, enjoying many strong relationships in the community and within the juvenile and adult justice system, drug courts, the state health and human services system, and local school systems. Jill enjoys the outdoors and also co-owns a company that creates hand-made greeting cards.


Kadi Holmberg, MS, LCSW
kholmberg@originshealth.org

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Kadi graduated with her Master's in Social Work from Kansas University in 2005, and has been working with children and families for ten years. Kadi specializes in helping children and families who have experienced trauma; especially sexual abuse, family violence, physical abuse and associated injuries. She utilizes play therapy when working with children, and holds extensive experience in working with youth placed in foster care and adoption. She has worked at a domestic violence shelter, a community mental health center, and a foster care program. She enjoys working with all ages of children, youth, and their families. Kadi first became interested in this field after volunteering for a child advocacy agency in Kansas, and is the mother of two young boys and a puppy named "Tucker".


Bridget Thompson, MA LMHP, CPC
bthompson@originshealth.org

Masters Level Therapist, Licensed Mental Health Practitioner, Certified Professional Counselor

Bridget earned her Master's Degree of Counseling from Doan College in 2007. She provides guidance in many specialized areas including individuals with eating disorders, individuals with sexual misconduct or victimization issues, and individuals interested in achieving personal growth. She is Level I EMDR trained. Through internships, education, and work experience, Bridget has five years experience working in therapeutic settings, and twelve years experience working in the human services field. Through her strength-based, holistic approach, she strives to help individuals achieve the goals they have in mind for themselves. Bridget enjoys spending time with her family, attending sporting events and crafting.


Dwight Brown, Jr, MA, LMHP, PLADC
dbrown@originshealth.org

Master’s Level Therapist, Licensed Mental Health Practitioner, Provisionally Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor

Dwight graduated from Doane College with his Master’s degree in counseling in 2008. He has experience empowering youth and adults as an outpatient therapist in private practice and in school settings as well as conducting therapy in a residential facility. Dwight has 20 years of experience in community-based programs working with young people and their families in the foster care and juvenile justice systems. Dwight is highly effective working with young people as well as adults and enjoys engaging people in the process of positive change. 


Judy Gonnerman, MA, LIMHP, LPN
jgonnerman@originshealth.org

Master’s Level Therapist, Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner, Licensed Practical Nurse

Judy received her Master’s in Mental Health Counseling from Doane College in 2001. She is a seasoned Licensed Practical Nurse, a Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner, and Neuro/Bio feedback Practitioner. Working with children, adolescents and adults, she combines traditional talk therapy with alternative treatments to achieve exciting results. She uses her knowledge of brain functioning along with her knowledge of medicine to provide the best treatment options and protocols based on the client’s individual needs. She works with individuals, couples and families with an emphasis on the mind, body and spirit. Areas of expertise include attention deficit disorder, grief and bereavement, anger management, domestic violence, trauma recovery, mood disorders, adjustment to medical conditions and spirituality. Judy is committed to providing the highest quality of care to promote your healing and growth.