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Practice Specialties

  • Abuse & Trauma
  • Career Counseling
  • Christian Divorce Counseling
  • Church Conflict Christian Counseling
  • Church Conflict Counseling
  • Counseling to Pastors and Wives
  • Couples Christian Counseling
  • Couples Counseling
  • Divorce Recovery
  • EMDR
  • Grief and Bereavement Christian Counseling
  • Life Coach Counseling and Consultation
  • Life Coaching
  • Marriage and Family Christian Counseling
  • Pornography and Sexual Addictions
  • Premarital Counseling
  • Stress Anxiety Depression Christian Counseling
  • Substance Abuse and Addictions Christian Counseling
  • Teen Christian Counseling


New Life Counseling serves the community in Johnson County and the surrounding area. We are a Christ-Centered group practice of licensed professionals. We are work with individuals and families from 6 years old and up. We have 4 counselors, Addiction counselor, and a pastoral counselor/Spiritual director. Our counselors have MSW, LSW, LMFTA, LCSW, AND LSW.
Our Addiction counselor is licensed with the state of Indiana. Our Pastoral counselor has been caring for pastoral for 32 years and completed a 2 year spiritual direction program and has been practicing spiritual direction for 6 years.

Why I Became a Professional Christian Therapist

New Life Counseling began out of a desire to provide excellent Christ-Centered counseling in Johnson County and the South side of Indianapolis. We are unique in that we also offer pastoral care and spiritual direction.

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  • Client rates are on a sliding scale

Therapists on Staff

Charolette Coombs
Mark Goins
Michelle Kalogeros
Deb McWhorter
Jenny Parker
Charolette Coombs

Charolette Coombs

Charlotte is a graduate of Indiana University with a Masters degree in Social Work. Her experience focuses on additional practice specializing High Conflict custodial issues whereby Family Reconciliation/Reunification has been court ordered. She is a licensed Social Worker as currently recognized by the State of Indiana.
Charlotte’s philosophy incorporates a blended holistic approach through the use of strategies individually developed to support a focus on solutions. Charlotte will listen as you share your life story, encourage you to be brave in uncertain times, provide you with a sense of hope, guide you in identifying solutions for longer term resolution and help you find healing and support through the change process. There is hope in New Life Counseling, HOPE for a brighter tomorrow. Charlotte invites you to walk with her through healing and rediscovery starting where you’re at and with what you have. As Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once shared “Faith is taking the first step eve
Mark Goins

Mark Goins

Pastoral Counseling,Spiritual Director
Greetings, my name is Mark Goins.

I have spent my adult life serving and caring for others. My work as a pastor, counselor, mentor and adviser has uniquely equipped me to help others in different stations and through challenges of their life. Much of my early experience has been working with troubled youth, families in crisis, and pastoral care. I have worked in churches, camps, retreats, a residential treatment facility, and Christian schools.

In my latter years my focus has been in pre-marital counseling, pastoral counseling, marriage counseling, family counseling, discipleship and mentoring of men. I have also taught and lectured in many different environments.

I finished my course in spiritual direction in May of 2013 which included books on spiritual direction, papers, directing and being directed, and class conversations and lectures.

I also am proficient in the Enneagram also called the 9 types. It is an ancient personality test. I work with individuals, couples,
Michelle Kalogeros

Michelle Kalogeros

Michelle holds a Master’s degree in Social Work from Indiana University as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication from Olivet Nazarene University. Michelle is a licensed social worker with 6 years of experience in the social work field in the areas of child welfare, advocacy, mental health and community services and hospital social work. Michelle currently works with families through medical social work at Riley Hospital for Children and enjoys providing a safe environment that promotes therapeutic healing and care for such families. Michelle has experience working with trauma, childhood behavioral issues, relationship and family dynamic challenges, ADHD, depression, anxiety, and domestic violence. Michelle incorporates therapeutic interventions based in Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma Informed Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Mindfulness, Play Therapy, and techniques from Parent Child Interaction Therapy. Michelle believes in a client-centere
Deb McWhorter

Deb McWhorter

M.A. M.L.F.T.A
Deb seeks to provide a safe, supportive and shame free environment where individuals feel cared for and supported as they explore their struggles in life. She enjoys collaborating with young adults, adults, couples and families who are facing challenges that affect their quality of life. Deb seeks to help clients identify the causes of their problems and to create strategies to address these problems in more constructive ways, so that healing and growth can occur. It is her goal to help her clients increase their emotional resilience, their coping and problem-solving abilities and to lead lives congruent with their deepest values. She brings a compassionate and strengths-based approach to therapy.

Deb works with clients who are dealing with issues such as:

Marital Problems
Family of Origin Issues
Grief and Loss
Aging-related Issues
Deb graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University with a Masters of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy, as well as earned a Ba
Jenny Parker

Jenny Parker

Jennifer E. Parker is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati and IUPUI. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She worked with adults and children with developmental disabilities for four years after graduation. While staying at home with her children, she has helped develop the “Heart to Heart” ministry at Traders Point Christian Church—a ministry that addresses the needs of those who have lost children due to miscarriage, stillbirth, ectopic pregnancy and early infant death. Jennifer lives on the northwest side of Indianapolis with her husband and three children.

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