Glenda L Cottam, PhD, JD completed her undergraduate training at Pennsylvania State University and received her doctoral degree in psychology from the University of Mississippi. She completed a residency in clinical psychology at Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center and after finishing active duty service at Ehrling Bergquist USAF hospital, she served as a rehabilitation psychologist for Immanuel Medical Center.
Dr. Cottam has been in the private practice of clinical psychology in the Omaha area since 1989. She is a member of the American Psychological Association, the Nebraska Psychological Association, the National Register of Health Service Providers and has additionally been certified by the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards.  

She is also a member of the International and Nebraska Academies of Collaborative Professionals, and the Professional Academy of Custody Evaluators.

Dr. Cottam is a former mental health consultant to the Clarkson Family Medicine residency program and currently maintains a professional staff affiliation with University of Nebraska Medical Center.

Dr. Cottam received her Juris Doctor degree from the Creighton University School of Law and is a licensed attorney. She has completed advanced training in mediation and is a trainer in high conflict resolution.  She is a member of the American Bar Association, Nebraska Bar association, the National Association of Counsel for Children and the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts. Dr. Cottam is a Nebraska State Court approved Parenting Act Mediator.