Stepping Stones ( is pleased to welcome Stephanie J. McNichols to their team. Stephanie is a Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner (LIMHP) and Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC). She received her Master of Arts in Counseling from Doane University. Stephanie is experienced working with adults struggling with substance use, mental health and co-occurring disorders. She is also a certified DBT Therapist and is a Registered Service Provider for the Office of Probation Administration. Stephanie is now accepting appointments for individuals ages 18+. Appointments are available on Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays. She joins Shannon Miller, LIMHP, LADC, who offers mental health and substance use services for adults via telehealth and Alliea Bice, PLMHP, who offers mental health services for children, adolescents and families as well as adults.

Stepping Stones provides counseling for mental health and co-occurring disorders, drug and alcohol assessment and substance use counseling and treatment. Stepping Stones is a program of Lincoln Medical Education Partnership located at 4600 Valley Rd. Appointments are available Mondays through Fridays and are scheduled through Lincoln Family Medicine Center by calling (402) 483-4571. Later appointments may be available upon request. If you have a non-appointment related question and wish to speak to a Stepping Stones counselor, please call (402) 488-6511. For more information, visit