Our Vision:

To be a center of excellence, delivering state-of-the-art mental health treatment that empowers individuals or families to achieve better quality of life.

Our Mission:

To ensure that individuals of all ages experiencing mental illness and serious emotional or behavioral disturbances can better manage, achieve their hopes and dreams and quality of life goals, and live, work and participate in their community. We value the strengths and assets of our clients and strive to tailor treatment to each individual and family.

Cheryl L Mansell


is a licensed clinical social worker and founder of New Outlook Counseling Center, Inc. She received her Master’s degree from Western Michigan University where her concentration was on Children and Adolescents. She has worked in a variety of facilities where she has spent her time cultivating her skills and abilities as a therapist. She has been through the Foundational and the Advanced Intensive DBT training, received her certificate in Collaborative Divorce Training, taken Level 1 of Theraplay and is a Registered Play therapist. She has also been trained in EMDR.

Janelle Floyd

earned a Master’s of Social Work degree from the University of Oklahoma in 1999. Janelle has worked in a variety of clinical settings such as residential, partial hospitalization and outpatient. Her ideal client is 14 years of age and up. Janelle’s specialty is eating disorders but has vast experience with individuals struggling with anxiety, grief, trauma, relationship issues and women’s issues. She is trained in EMDR, and utilizes CBT in her sessions

Cara Knight

is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Indiana. She graduated with her Master’s in Art Therapy in 2006 and has provided therapy services for a wide variety of clients and settings over the years. She enjoys working with children, ages 4-12, and adults. Cara specializes in utilizing art and play therapy modalities, as a way to assist individuals in expressing emotions and learning to cope effectively. Cara utilizes a multimodal approach to incorporate holistic self-care and utilizes the creative process with those who are interested. She is also trained in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and uses elements of CBT in therapy to assist clients in identifying healthier ways to process thoughts and feelings and cope effectively. Cara has worked with a broad range of clinical issues, with most of her clinical work focused on abuse, anxiety, trauma, self-esteem, stress management and parenting/behavioral issues over the last several years.

Jennifer Richards


is a recent graduate of a Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. This is Jennifer’s second Master’s as she holds an MBA in Management and Strategy. She previously interned at Catholic Charities where she gained a wealth of experience through working with a wide range of ages and diagnoses. She enjoys working with teens and adults experiencing anxiety, depression, bipolar, and grief, as well as LGBTQIA+ and sex-positive populations. She also works with individuals who experience distress because they are constantly striving to be perfect or “good enough.”

Nicole Love


earned a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Southern Indiana in 2015. Additionally, she has a Master of Science in Early Childhood Education, Curriculum and Instruction that she earned from Southern Illinois University of Carbondale in 2007. Nicole’s ideal clients are those seeking change and looking to address areas that are impeding healthy, functioning relationships. She has experience working with young children, adolescents, adults, families, and seniors in a diverse range of issues.

Judy Goodwin

earned a Master’s Degree in nursing, with a specialty in child and adolescent psychiatric nursing, from Indiana University in 2005. Her approach is holistic and collaborative in the provision of psychiatric evaluations and medicine management services. With more than 30 years in the mental health field, Judy has clinical expertise in treating simple and complex mental health problems, such as PTSD, dual diagnosis, anxiety, depression, mood disorders, and ADHD. In most cases, she requires individuals to be engaged in therapy or willing to seek therapy, as research indicates the combination of medicine and psychotherapy is associated with greater stabilization of symptoms. She is unable to see individuals with severe mental illness due to the limitations of private practice resources. A professional referral is required, and our referral form can be downloaded from our website or by contacting our office.

Gloria Thompson

is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She received her Master’s degree from Indiana University. She has spent her post graduate years working with people of all ages which provides her with a diverse background. Her focus is in helping adults with mental health and substance abuse issues.

Molly E. McKelfresh

graduated from Indiana University with a Master’s in Counseling and Counselor Education. She has worked in a variety of settings including inpatient hospital, outpatient center, within schools, and currently at a University counseling Center. Molly sees children 8 and up, adolescents, and adults with a variety of mental health concerns. She adapts her approach to meet the client’s needs but has a particular interest in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, DBT, and Interpersonal Process Approach.

Kristin Butler

received her Master of Arts degree in Counseling in 2008 from Asbury Theological Seminary and her Bachelor of Arts from Western Kentucky University in Psychology and Religious Studies in 2003. Kristin is certified in working with youth who have sexual behavior problems and completed her certification (CSAYC) in 2010 and is currently a CSAYC instructor for others who are going through the certification process. She enjoys working with youth and their families who are trying to find better ways of coping and communicating with one another. Kristi works with kids who are struggling with anxiety, depression, and experiences of trauma, sexual behavior problems, substance abuse issues, family discord, and impulse control problems.

Ashley Maurer

a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has over 10 years of experience in the social services field. I received my master’s degree in 2014 from IUPUI with a concentration in Mental Health. My post-graduate experience includes working with children, adolescence, adults, couples, and families which has provided me with a multifaceted background. I enjoy working with a wide range of clients. My passion is to help those who are struggling internally by being an additional emotional support in their lives. My experience includes but is not limited to, working with clients dealing with depression, anxiety, relationship distress, grief, trauma related issues, and emotional distress.

Sandra “Mary” McKinney

has over 35 years of experience in the field. She received her Masters in social work at IUPUI in Indianapolis. Her diverse experience includes working in community mental health, child and family services, medical settings, and services to individuals with cognitive and developmental disabilities. She sees individuals, children, families and couples. She teaches skills based in cognitive behavior therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, trauma informed therapy, problem solving and solution focused therapies.

Bethany Sammons

LSW- clients 18 and up
graduated with a Master’s of Social Work from IUPUI in 2017. She has experience working in both the inpatient and outpatient setting. She enjoys working with clients 10 and older and who are motivated to make positive changes. She has experience working in medical social work and can assist clients dealing with complex physical health issues and/or adjusting to debilitating illnesses. She also has experience working with clients who are dealing with anxiety and depression.

Jen Ludwig

graduated with her Master’ of Art in Clinical Mental Health counseling in 2017. She has provided therapy and other therapeutic services for a wide variety of clients and settings. She enjoys working with adults, older children and teens (12 and up). Jen specializes in treating individuals who have experienced trauma and may be struggling with dissociation. Jen is trained in EMDR and has completed all necessary requirements for certification in EMDR therapy. She also has coached and assisted with EMDR training in a previous work setting. Jen utilizes a creative an individualized approach to help others heal and recover from past trauma. Jen often uses play, and art techniques to enhance therapy. Jen has received additional training and supervision to assess and manage individuals with dissociative disorders including Dissociative Identity Disorder. She combines her education, knowledge of Polyvagal theory and interventions, and creative processes to help move people toward health and a genuine sense of wellbeing. Jen has worked with a broad range of clinical issues, with most of her clinical work focused on overcoming abuse, anxiety, trauma, self-esteem, stress management, women’s and LGBTQ+ concerns and navigating transitions.

Sarah Baird

is an LMHC in the state of Indiana and a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC). She earned her Masters of Arts in Counseling Psychology and Art Therapy from the Adler School of Professional Psychology in Chicago, and is proud to hold the title of Registered Art Therapist (ATR). Since 2005, she has worked in a variety of settings. Most recently she worked on an integrated project where she learned the value of whole person care by integrating physical health (diet, sleep, exercise) with a variety of therapeutic modalities in order to meet a client where they are at in their journey of healing. During her 20+ year career, she has worked with diverse populations and a variety of symptoms. She has experience with Depressive Disorders, Anxiety and Stress Disorders, Substance Use Disorders, Bipolar Disorder, PTSD, and ADHD/ADD. She has experience with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction, Behavior Modification Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, and Art Therapy.

Jessica Troxel


(LCSW pending) graduated with her Master’s degree in Social Work from Indiana University in 2018. She has experience supporting youth, adults, and families experiencing crisis, trauma, depression, anxiety, and interpersonal/family issues affecting daily functioning. Her ideal client range is 16 and older; however, she may see clients as young as 10 years old. Jess utilizes a client-centered, integrated approach to therapy with clients to achieve therapy goals. Jess is a trained EMDR therapist and utilizes EMDR to aid clients (18 and older) with trauma/complex trauma. Jess strives to support clients in overcoming adversity and building resiliency after stressful or traumatic experiences.

Mary Mathison

received her Master’s degree in Social Work from Indiana University and her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Purdue University. Mary is a Credential Sexual Abuse Youth Counselor (CSAYC). She mainly works with children, age 8 and older who have been victims of and victimized others in a sexual manner. Mary is also an adoptive parent of three children with trauma issues. Given her personal and professional background, she enjoys working with kids and parents dealing with past trauma. Mary enjoys supporting and teaching adoptive/foster parents’ ways to prevent trauma- based children differently as well as provide family support for behaviors related to traumatic issues.

Melody Miller-Hufstedler

graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University in 2012. She provides counseling for adolescents, adults and couples. While she works with a range of diagnoses her special interests are in maternal mental health, military family and spouses and teens with anxiety.

Amy Miller

is a graduate of Christian Theological Seminary and is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She has worked in a variety of settings since 2006. She is is a registered play therapist. Her experience has been working with all ages.

Lindsay Wiggs


is a 2019 graduate of Bradley University’s mental health counseling program with a focus in neurocounseling; understanding the anatomy of the brain and how it affects all behavior. Lindsay has a background in working with individuals with developmental and intellectual diagnoses. She takes an integrative approach to counseling and enjoys finding an individual plan for each of her clients. She has experience with clients of all ages and needs, and has received training and supervision in play therapy techniques, risk management, and trauma informed care.

Mary Beth Miller

Administrative Assistant
is the Administrative Assistant based in the office in Greenwood. She answers phone calls, schedules clients, and checks eligibility and benefits as well as assists in the daily functions of the office by assisting clients and the clinicians. She is in charge of our Medicaid processes for both offices.

Denise Garoutte

Administrative Assistant
is the Administrative Assistant based in the main office in Bloomington. She manages phone calls, scheduling, eligibility and benefits, and other daily functions of the office by assisting clients and the clinicians.

Misty Perez

Administrative Medical Assistant
is the Administrative Medical Assistant to Judy Goodwin. She assists Judy by obtaining vital signs, and performing any other administrative duties needed to best serve the clients. She also provides back up to the Bloomington.

Lindsay Stewart

Administrative Assistant
is the Administrative Assistant based in the office in Bloomington however provides support for the Greenwood office as well. She assists in the daily functions of the office by assisting the other administrative staff and clinicians. She is in charge of payments and invoicing.


5010 N Stone Mill Suite B
Bloomington, Indiana, 47408



888-789-8394 fax


435 East Main Street, Ste 185
Greenwood, Indiana 46143


888-789-8394 fax
©2020 New Outlook Counseling Center Inc | All RIghts Reserved | Site by Clarksville Website Design