NewLife for Women

Susan Watts
Title: Clinical Supervisor


  • Master of Science, Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology
  • Employed with NewLife for over 6 years
  • Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor with IC&RC reciprocity
  • ​Licensed Professional Counselor
  • National Certified Counselor

Jennifer Mitchell
Title: Counselor II


  • Bachelor of Science, Social Work
  • Licensed Bachelor of Social Work (LSBW)
  • Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor with IC&RC reciprocity
  • Qualified Substance Abuse Professional, level II
  • ​13 years of experience working in substance abuse
  • ​Recovering addict with 14 years of sobriety
Laura KING, m.a., LPC, ICAADC
CLINICAL director
We'll help you find your way!
Kate Newman, MBA
Chief Financial Officer
Candace Suttles
Facility Manager

Candace Suttles
Title: Facility Manager


  • ​Employed with NewLife over 5 years
  • CPR and First Aid certified
  • ​Supervises all direct care staff
Jennifer Mitchell, LBSW
counselor
Julia young
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT 

Ashlun Falkner
Title: Counselor II


  • Bachelor of Science, Human Services
  • Two (2) years of experience in substance abuse
  • ​Certified Case Manager through the Alabama Department of Mental Health
Cynthia Johnston, LBSW
counselor

Julia Young
Title: Administrative Assistant


  • Works in conjunction with the Clinical Director to ensure daily operations are handled professionally and efficiently
  • 15 years of service at NewLife for Women
  • Has 20 plus years' experience as a medical office manager
  • ​Has 9 years of experience in meal planning and purchasing
  • ​Assists the Facility Manager in ensuring the safety of the clients
  • ​Assures the facility meets and exceeds local, state, and federal regulations

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Susan Watts, ms, LPC, icaadc
CLINICAL SUPERVISOR

Kate Newman
Title: Chief Financial Officer


  • Master of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Science, Accounting
  • Oversees all accounting and financial functions of NewLife
  • Over 8 years of service at NewLife for Women
  • Over 20 years progressive experience in accounting and financial oversight
Katelyn Lawler, BS
case manager

Laura King
Title: Clinical Director


  • Master of Arts, Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Licensed Bachelor of Social Work
  • Qualified Substance Abuse Professional, level 1
  • Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor with IC&RC reciprocity
  • Over seventeen (17) years of counseling experience with substance abuse
  • Recovering addict with 21 years of sobriety.
  • Over sixteen (16) years experience in outreach​

Cindy Johnston
Title Counselor II

  • Bachelor of Science, Social Work
  • Licensed Bachelor of Social Work (LSBW)
  • Qualified Substance Abuse Professional, level II
  • Employed with NewLife over 9 years
  • Recovering addict with 14 years of sobriety

Katelyn Lawler
Title: Case Manager


  • Bachelor of Science, Psychology and Criminology
  • ​Certified Case Manager through the Alabama Department of Mental Health
Ashlun Falkner, BS
Counselor