Drew Buss, MS Ed

Into balance founder and licensed independent mental health practitioner (LIMHP)

Call Drew (402) 853-2396

Drew Buss, MS Ed

Into balance founder and licensed independent mental health practitioner (LIMHP)

Drew Buss, MS Ed., Into Balance Founder and Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner (LIMHP), takes a mindfulness-based approach to therapy.

By combining Cognitive Behavioral and Mindfulness-Based interventions, he works together with you to focus your attention, calm your body, and learn to feel at ease cognitively and emotionally. A veteran clinician, Drew began counseling in Nebraska in 1996.

He is a Certified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Teacher (CMBSRT) trained through the University of California San Diego School of Medicine’s Mindfulness-Based Professional Training Institute. Drew teaches Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction classes, leads group meditations, provides private mindfulness instruction, and engages in mindfulness-based individual therapy at his practice, Into Balance.

Drew is a Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner in the State of Nebraska (#1123) and a Registered Out-of-State Telehealth Provider in the State of Florida (#TPMC1540).

Drew’s Specialties








Chronic Pain

Business classes

Drew provides on-site mindfulness presentations and training to local businesses, organizations, and community groups. These include simple introductions to mindfulness principles and practices, more in-depth presentations on successfully managing work and life stress and improving communication, and full 8-week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction experiences.

Insurance info

Drew is in network with most major health insurance providers, including BCBS, United Healthcare, Midland’s Choice/Medica, Nebraska Medicaid and others. He is credentialed individually as Richard Andrew Buss (NPI 1861719809) and/or through his practice as Into Balance, LLC (NPI 1104316264). You can use these names and numbers to verify his enrolled status with your insurance plan. Download Drew’s Out-of-network Insurance Protections Document.


Mindfulness more than anything gives you a super power. It’s a power that keeps yourself from reacting to strong inner impulses and emotions.

—Michael Ryan


This is definitely a class I highly recommend for everyone. It was more challenging than I anticipated, but I found myself looking forward to every meeting.

—Seth Shelton


Mindfulness gives you time. Time gives you choices. Choices, skillfully made, lead to freedom.

—Bhante Henepola Gunaratana

Featured Writings

Mindfulness: The mental push-up

When I was in graduate school, we were taught that the human brain reaches its maximum developmental potential around age 25. Can you imagine how discouraging a thing that was to hear for a bunch of 25 year old graduate students?!

Mindfulness: A Seven Second Tape Delay

Have you ever felt like you didn’t have time to respond wisely to what was going on, or worse, that you reacted without thinking only to find that your reaction made things worse, not better? Regular mindfulness meditation can give you the chance to pause, see the moment for what it is, and choose a wise response.

Mindfulness and Shifting Into Neutral

I’ve often heard people say, “I can’t meditate because I can’t stop thinking,” or something very similar to that. Fortunately, we don’t have to stop thinking or even slow down our thoughts to experience the peace that mindfulness practice can bring. Curious? Read on.

Meet Our Other Therapists

Seth Shelton MA, PLMHP

Amanda Austin-Mafilika, MA


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