Child/Adolescent Psychiatry & Mental Health


Mojave Counseling
Child/Adolescent Psychiatry & Mental Health

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The UNLV Health, Mojave Counseling outpatient clinic has been serving clients with mental illness in Las Vegas for more than 25 years. The clinic provides services to adults, adolescents, and children having a psychiatric disability or mental illness in a comprehensive multi-disciplinary manner.  Clinicians and staff strive to help people maximize their health, wellbeing, and quality of life.

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Alison Netski, MD
Psychiatry & Behavioral Health

Alison Netski, MD, is the vice dean of clinical affairs and professor of psychiatry at the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV. Board certified from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in psychiatry and psychosomatic medicine, Dr. Netski specializes in the treatment of adults with a broad range of psychiatric illness including mood, psychotic, and anxiety disorders.

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Therapist Mojave Counseling

Garnette McCracken, LCSW
Psychiatry & Mental Health

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Garnette has provided individual and family therapy services for the last 21 years. She specializes in trauma, grief, mood and anxiety disorders. She treats children, adolescents and adults with a variety of mental health and medical concerns. Garnette specialized in grief working in the hospice field for 16 years prior to transitioning into trauma and foster/adoption care for the past 15 years.  Garnette has experience treating individuals who have experienced trauma, reactive attachment, fetal alcohol syndrome and severe anxiety as well as supporting  their caregivers.

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Kathleen Wild, LCSW
Psychiatry & Mental Health

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Kathy’s leadership at Mojave Counseling, a role she has held since June 2022, is a testament to her managerial skills and dedication to the field. Her journey at Mojave began in 1996 as a psychiatric case manager, and she later obtained her MSW degree in social work with a focus on administration in 2000. She furthered her qualifications by obtaining her LCSW and has been practicing as a therapist for 19 years. Her experience includes treating children, adolescents, and adults with a variety of mental health concerns.


Mojave Counseling Youth Clinic

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Helping Children and Adolescents with Mental Health Difficulties

UNLV Medicine’s Mojave Counseling Youth Clinic offers assistance to some of Nevada’s youngest patients.

Responses to the questions below reflect input from the entire mental health team at the Mojave Counseling Youth Clinic, which is under the direction of Dr. Alison Netski, chair of the UNLV School of Medicine department of psychiatry and behavioral health.

How are the challenges different between helping adults and helping children?