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Our Mental Health Providers:

Carolyn Andersen-Burgher LLC, MS, LMHC, LMHP, LIMHP

Carolyn Andersen-Burgher LLC, MS, LMHC, LMHP, LIMHP has over thirty years of clinical experience as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Independent Mental Health Practitioner in various inpatient and outpatient level of care settings.   As a native resident of the Council Bluffs/Omaha metro area, she remains deeply honored and inspired to serve the local residents throughout the years.  

She has extensive experience providing teens and adults with individual, couples, group, psychoeducation, employee assistance, and family therapy.  Carolyn also has specialized training and experience in providing Intensive Psychiatric Rehabilitation, EMDR, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Basic Critical Incident Stress Debriefing, and Clinical Supervision. 

Contact Carolyn
Phone: (712) 352-2110, extension 2


Brigette Maas LLC, MSW, LISW, LIMHP, LMHP, RPT began her career just over 20 years ago in the medical social work field. She proudly holds licenses in both Iowa and Nebraska. While working in Oncology, Medical-surgical, Emergency Department, ICU, NICU, and Labor and Delivery units in the Omaha area, she enjoyed connecting patients with support and community resources.

Because of her passion in mental health and recovery, she transitioned to partial and acute psychiatric settings.  After completing her play therapy certification, she embraced an opportunity to open a private practice with Carolyn Andersen-Burgher, serving children, teens and adults through individual, group, and family therapy in 2008.

Brigette has extensive training in trauma and its impact on the brains and lives of children (level two of EMDR training, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and is a Registered Play Therapist).

In the outpatient setting, she has facilitated countless individual and family sessions for children, teens, adults. Brigette especially enjoys working with First Responders and therapists. Additionally, she has led groups in area schools and taught play therapy techniques to professionals in the counseling field.  She draws inspiration from the profound role that creative mediums play in fostering healing among the individuals and families she serves.

Contact Brigette:
Phone: (712) 352-2110, extension 1
Email: breemaas@hotmail.com


Katie Ladd LLC, LISW, LCSW, LMHP, RPT was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska.  She has a Master’s degree in Social Work from The University of Nebraska at Omaha in Omaha, Nebraska.  Katie is a Licensed Mental Health Practitioner (LMHP), Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW) and Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW).
She is certified in providing Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Child Parent Psychotherapy (CPP),and is a Registered Play Therapist (RPT).  Katie currently sees children and adults. Previous to working at Kanesville Therapy, LLC, Katie was an early childhood mental health consultant and outpatient therapist at Child Saving Institute in Omaha, Nebraska for four years and worked as a healthcare associate at Heartland Family Service Therapeutic School of Council Bluffs, IA for three years.

Contact Katie:
Phone: (712) 352-2110, extension 4
Email: kladdkanesville@gmail.com

Renae Larsen MS, LMHC, LIMHP

Renae Larsen LLC, MS, LMHC, LIMHP, is a native resident of the Council Bluffs/Omaha metro area. After working in the commercial insurance industry for 15 years, Renae made the decision to go back to school and pursue her passion of being a mental health therapist. Renae received her master’s degree in clinical counseling from Bellevue University.

Renae started her mental health career by providing BHIS services to individuals and families in their home. This provided great hands-on experiences. But she knew she wanted to work with clients on a deeper level and after being trained in EMDR in 2018, she found herself interested in learning about complex trauma and co-occurring disorders. She is certified in providing EMDR therapy. Renae is passionate about learning and understanding how trauma impacts each person individually and at all ages and stages of their life. It is important for her to understand each person and their individual experiences with a goal of helping them live a happy, healthy, and whole life. Renae works with people of all ages.

In addition to EMDR, Renae has been trained in Circle of Security (parenting), PCIT-Iowa (Parent Child Interaction Therapy), Sandtray, CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), DBT (Dialect Behavioral Therapy) and Somatic approaches.

Contact Renae:
Phone: (712) 352-2110, extension 3
Email: renae@kanesvilletherapy.com

Kanesville Therapy LLC - For further details, please call us at: 712-352-2110