Wholeness Healing Today

Adaptability and Flexibility in the Workplace

“In a rapidly changing world, adaptability is key.” Our workplaces are not the same as they were before 2020. Change has been in our faces and the need for adaptability and flexibility has increased. These skills have always been important but since 2020, we have seen rapid changes. If we didn’t have these skills before…[ Read the full article ]

Mastering Resilience: How to Manage your Response to Challenging Situations

“Between stimulus and response, there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom”                                     ~Victor Frankl Resiliency has been a buzzword over the past…[ Read the full article ]

Adjunct Modalities: Round 2, Reiki Opportunities

Last year I began this series, hoping to educate and inform readers of different healing modalities in our area. I featured Vibroacoustic options, at Mind, Body, Balance, and Breathe at Gothenburg, at Sana Vida in Grand Island, and at Finding Your Frequency in Grand Island. I then turned my attention to the practice of Reiki…[ Read the full article ]

Introduction to Staff – Samantha Elder

Hello, I am Samantha Elder and I’m a Provisionally Licensed Mental Health Practitioner. I am thrilled to join the Wholeness Healing Center team. It is a pleasure to be part of a practice that values and invests in its providers and communities. I have known since a young age that I wanted to assist and…[ Read the full article ]

Introduction to Staff – Fabian Sevilla

My name is Fabian Sevilla. I am 38 years old, and I am from Ecuador. I am the youngest of nine siblings, although only six and I were part of my household. This turned out to be advantageous for me, as I got the ability to learn from my siblings’ experiences. When I was 20,…[ Read the full article ]

Introduction Elaine Zutavern -Intern

Hi, I am Elaine Zutavern and I am so excited to join Wholeness Healing in the Abbott Sisters Internship Program (ASIP). I am currently a graduate student at the University of Nebraska at Kearney (UNK) completing my Master’s in Mental Health Counseling program. I earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education (K-6) from…[ Read the full article ]

“Aging: not necessarily a goal but just what happens in life. Can’t change it. Can’t stop it. Can’t even prolong it.“

Retirement: the goal of many from an early age. What is that really? The chance to leave a job you hate? The opportunity to do the things you’ve always had on your bucket list? The time really to settle down and enjoy YOU? So as I move into the 7th decade, I am going to…[ Read the full article ]

Celebrating 25 Years of Business A Journey Marked by Resilience, Growth, and the Power of Community

With the beginning of 2024, I would like to recognize that with the completion of 2023, we completed our 25th year in business at WHC. It seems fitting that we spend a moment recognizing the incredible journey we have traveled to bring us to this milestone. Twenty-five years brings ups and downs, contractions and expansions,…[ Read the full article ]

COVID-19 – Heightened Mental Health Awareness and Employer Appreciation

Covid-19 left its mark on societies worldwide in many ways. Beyond the physical issues, one theme that had lingered in the shadows – mental health – was brought to the forefront. As the entire world faced lockdowns, isolation, and uncertainty, the importance of mental health became glaringly evident. In response to this crisis, many employers…[ Read the full article ]


Greetings! I am Melanie Gabbert, Ph.D., M.A., LMHP, LPC (she/her). I graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Union College in Lincoln, Nebraska in May of 1992. I followed that up with an M.A. in Community Counseling from Andrews University in Michigan in May of 1995. I then took a break from school for…[ Read the full article ]