Dr. Sjuts has been treating patients at Columbus Psychiatry Clinic since December 2021. She is a behavioral pediatric psychologist serving children, teens and families. When working with younger children, she uses a very family-based approach, teaching families how they can promote positive behaviors and skills. With older children and teens, she uses a family approach as well as therapeutic strategies including acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT). She performs psychological evaluations and assessments, most often for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autism, and she is registered with the Nebraska Department of Education to perform independent educational evaluations.
Dr. Sjuts completed her undergraduate education in psychology, and her master’s and doctorate degrees in school psychology at University of Nebraska–Lincoln. She completed her clinical doctoral internship and post-doctoral fellowship at the Munroe-Meyer Institute at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska. She is a licensed psychologist and a member of the Society of Pediatric Psychology, the American Psychological Association and the Nebraska Psychological Association.