Mental & Behavioral Health

Heartland Community Health Center and Panda Pediatrics provide psychiatry, mental and behavioral health services for their patients as part of an integrated, whole-person treatment plan. 

Services include Individual & Couples Counseling/Therapy, Medication Assisted Treatment, LGBTQIA Affirmative Therapy, Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy, Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART), Play Therapy, along with diagnosis and treatment for children and adults for:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Substance Use Disorder
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Schizophrenia
  • Eating Disorders
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Personality & Mood Disorders 

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Make Your Mental Health a Priority

Your emotional, mental, and social needs are just as important as your physical health. You deserve behavioral health services as part of your whole-person treatment plan.

Ask your Heartland provider for more information about our mental health services. 

Welcoming All Who Need Care

Heartland accepts patients who are uninsured, people with Medicaid or Medicare, and most commercial insurance.

We offer a sliding fee scale for our patients, making high-quality care affordable.  Patients who fit our income guidelines (≤ 200% Federal Poverty Level) are eligible for the sliding fee scale once they provide proof of income. This sliding fee scale is used to discount all out-of-pocket costs.

Heartland Community Health Center is an LGBTQIA+ Safe Space

Mental & Behavioral Health Team

Dr. Nana Dadson

MD, Psychiatrist

Psychiatry Specialist with more than 25 years of experience in the medical field.

Dr. Nick evengelidis


Board-Certified Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist.

Alex Rodenbeek

LSCSW, Behavioral Health Consultant Lead

ART Certified. Accepting patients age 16 and older.

Amanda Coonrod


Play Therapy Certified. Pediatric Therapist.

Megan Davies



Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Certified. Pediatric Therapist.

LMSW, Behavioral Health


LSCSW, Behavioral Health Consultant Lead

LGBTQIA+ Affirmative Therapist, Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART) Certified



Speaks Spanish. Available for Telehealth Appointments.



Specializing in addiction and acute mental illness such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

Meet Our Providers

Play Therapy at Panda Pediatrics

Play is the language of children. We use strategies such as Play Therapy to help kids improve their mental health.

At Heartland Panda Pediatrics, our Registered Play Therapist works with children using play to help them communicate their feelings and issues that may be troubling them. This type of therapy is helpful for children who experience: 

  • Behavioral problems, such as anger management,grief and loss, divorce and abandonment, and crisis and trauma.
  • Behavioral disorders, such as anxiety, depression, attention deficit hyperactivity (ADHD), autism or pervasive developmental, academic and social developmental, physical and learning disabilities, and conduct disorders.


In addition to being an effective method of identifying and treating mental health issues, play therapy also teaches children that it is safe (and maybe even fun) to express their feelings with a therapist. 

"Kids don't just come in here and talk. They work through what's going on through their play. It makes it less intimidating if it's happened to the dinosaurs and not to them." - Amanda Coonrod, LSCSW, RPT.

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If You Are Experiencing A Crisis

If you or someone you know needs support now, call or text 988 or chat 988 connects you with a trained crisis counselor who can help. Reach out to the Suicide Hotline by calling or texting 9-8-8 any time. It’s free and confidential.

The Bert Nash Center provides emergency mental health services 24-hours a day, 7 days a week to people of all ages in Douglas County. If you are experiencing a crisis and need immediate assistance, call 785-843-9192.