About Genesis Psychiatric Group

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Mission Statement:

To provide quality, coordinated, holistic behavioral health care to those with mental health and substance abuse needs in our community.


Each patient is unique and important. We value patient’s strengths and goals. Treating patients and their families with respect and individualized care is of upmost importance. We believe patients should be treated in the community in a least restrictive environment. Patients should be treated in a holistic manner utilizing a biopsychosocial approach to assessment, care and treatment.

Services provided:

Diagnostic evaluation, medication management, psychotherapy, and pharmacogenetic testing. Coordination with your primary care physician and referral to community based services as appropriate.

Telehealth Satellite Locations – Genesis can provide telepsychiatry and telebehavioral health services to primary care clinics, outpatient offices, community mental health centers, rural hospitals, and a variety of other settings. Contact us today to learn more.

Main Office

2130 S. 17th Street Suite 100
Lincoln NE 68502

Office: 1-402-454-7454
Fax: 888-490-1927

Hours: Mon-Thurs 8am to 4pm (closed 12-1 for lunch) and Fridays 8-noon

Genesis Psychiatric Group – P Street Location
2000 P Street
Lincoln, NE 68503

Our Providers


Michelle Lemon, APRN-NP

Michelle Lemon, APRN-NP, is a board certified psychiatric nurse practitioner. Michelle has extensive experience in the treatment of mental health and substance use disorders. She is the former Director of Behavioral Health Services at BryanLGH. She has worked for many years collaboratively with providers and physicians in the community and has been active in community service and volunteer work. She has been trained in mediation and conflict resolution. She has also taught psychiatric nursing at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, her alma mater. Michelle has presented at national conferences on the care and treatment of Persons with Dual Diagnosis and on Implementing Mental Health Services in Hospital Emergency Departments.  She has served on numerous non-profit boards in the community including St Monica’s and Cornhusker Place. She is a 2014 recipient of the Nebraska Nurse Practitioners Helping Hands Award. Michelle is a consultant at Houses of Hope and most recently has been working in a busy private practice.

Melissa L. Quick, APRN-NP

Melissa is a Board Certified Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She earned her Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Nursing from the University of Nebraska Medical Center and a Masters of Arts in Counseling from Doane College. Melissa has experience working in both inpatient and outpatient mental health settings. Over the past 6 years Melissa was employed in a large, local private practice. She enjoys working with patients 6 years old+ providing diagnostic evaluation and medication management.  Melissa is a native of Lincoln and enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter, and two rescue greyhounds.  She also loves to travel and garden.

Trish Jobman, APRN-NP

Trish Jobman is a Board Certified Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner who performs diagnostic evaluations and provides medication management. Trish earned her Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from Union College, her Master’s degree in Nursing from the University of Nebraska Medical Center and also a Bachelor of Psychology from the University of Nebraska. Trish has experience working with children, adolescents and adults. Most recently she worked in a local, private psychiatric outpatient clinic. Trish enjoys spending her free time with her husband and son. She enjoys watching Nebraska football, watching movies, traveling and spending time with family.

McKenzie Jones, APRN-NP

McKenzie Jones, APRN-NP, is a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner who performs diagnostic evaluations and provides medication management and brief therapy. McKenzie earned her Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from Bryan College of Health Sciences and her Master’s degree in Nursing,Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner from Walden University. McKeznie has experience working with children, adolescents and adults. Prior to joining the team of providers at Genesis, McKenzie worked for ten years at a local hospital in the adult mental health unit as a staff and charge nurse. In addition, she has served in the military since 2007 and is currently a Captain with the United States Army Reserves. McKenzie enjoys spending her free time with her family and friends, walking her dog Loki, reading, and traveling.


Jason Schmid, LIMHP

Jason is a native of Nebraska having lived here all his life. His experience and training is comprised from small private practice, college counseling centers and psychiatric practice settings. He has extensive experience with adults, adolescents, and children and believes in an integrated care approach. Jason provides individual, couples and family therapy.

Melissa Schmid, LIMHP

Melissa was born in Iowa and has lived throughout the Midwest. She has spent the past 25 years in Nebraska. Her experience comes from extensive work in Multi-Systemic Therapy models across a variety of settings. Melissa has experience with adults, adolescents and children. She provides individual and family therapy.
Bonnie Brown

Bonnie Brown, LMHP

Bonnie is a Licensed Mental Health Therapist who has been working with individuals and families in Nebraska for the past nineteen years.  She works primarily with clients suffering from eating disorders, depression, and anxiety.  Her work has been in private practice in Central Nebraska.  Bonnie’s background includes a B.A. from The University of Texas, Austin, a M.A. in Communications from the University of Nebraska, and a M.S. in Counseling from the University of Nebraska. Bonnie employs Cognitive-Behavioral and Mindfulness therapy techniques as she focuses on helping her clients develop insight into the problems they are facing to experience the hope and possibility of change.

Our Staff


Tonya Beach, Practice Administrator

Tonya comes to Genesis with over 21 years of behavioral healthcare management experience.  As Practice Administrator at Genesis, Tonya is focused on ensuring excellent customer service and care in an efficient and positive practice environment.

Tonya has extensive experience in telehealth and satellite location program implementation and oversight.  She is expert in clinical operations including implementation of various electronic health records, provider recruitment, and credentialing.  Tonya has successfully developed new mental health programs and prides herself in patient advocacy.  She also has experience in revenue cycle management, grant writing, and marketing.  In her previous position, Tonya was key in the development of one the largest Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation programs in the US, as well as in the exponential growth of psychiatric satellite and telemedicine service locations in the Midwest.


Kelly Novak, Reception

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