About Us
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About us New Horizons Counseling Center

New Horizons Counseling Center was founded in 2004 out of a desire to increase the quality of mental health care in Southern Nevada and to help people find peace with their bodies and themselves.

Individual Counseling

Tackle life’s most difficult challenges.

Family Counseling

Resolve stress and better connect with each other.


Find self actualization while working with others.

The New Horizons Team
Rhonda Kildea, MA, MFT

Rhonda is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and has a Masters’ Degree in Counseling and Educational Psychology from the University of Nevada at Reno. She has a specialized certification in treating eating disorders, CEDS, and is trained in Eye Movement. Read full biography.

Michael Todd Mathisen, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC
Dr. Michael Todd Mathisen, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC

Dr. Todd is experienced in assessing, diagnosing, and treating mental health conditions in people across the lifespan including children, adolescents, adults, and older adults. Read full biography.


Stevie is New Horizon’s newest team member. Graduating from Lorenzo University in 2022, she received degrees in toy retrieval, shedding, and emotionalsupport with a minor in sit and stay. Born to a stray mother in the harsh Nevada desert, Read full biography

Shelby Nakamura, MFT

I’m Shelby Nakamura, a Marriage and Family Therapist based in Las Vegas – here to guide you through life’s most complex and difficult matters. I truly care about my patients’ well-being. Read full biography.

Joanna Buffalini, MFT Intern

Parenting can be challenging and it’s typical to feel frustrated with your child or adolescent. A parent’s needs often come last leaving them overwhelmed and feeling spread thin. Allow me to help you navigate parenting in this ever changing world. Read full biography.


Hello, my name is Ben and I am excited to be part of the wonderful team at New Horizons Counseling Center. My background is in play therapy and I am a certified VGB (very good boy). Read full biography

Morgan Gorst, MFT Intern

I follow a humanistic and client-centered approach. I am currently training in EMDR, and strive to be trauma-informed and social-justice oriented. Read full biography.

Elizabeth Mitchell, MFT Intern

If you are experiencing depression, anxiety, family problems, couple/marital conflict, or need some help in certain areas of your life, I am here to help.  Read full biography.

Photo of Alexandra Vaughn, MA, CPC Intern
Alexandra Vaughn, MA, CPC Intern

I am here to support you in determining and living your truth. I hope to assist you in developing tools that are effective and necessary for all of life’s obstacles and challenges. I hope to cultivate a space that allows for vulnerability, reflection, and challenging of self.Read full biography

Jordan Vaughn
Jordan Vaughn, MFT Intern

I’m Jordan and I’m here to support you on your journey to a healthier life path. Read my full biography.

Meryl Feld, MA, MFT Intern

I collaborate with my clients to discover their most authentic self. I help my clients identify their values and work towards living in alignment with those values. Read my full biography.

Contact New Horizons

Contact us and let’s see how we can work together to effect positive change in your life, or the life of someone you love.

7361 W. Charleston Blvd, Suite 130
Las Vegas, NV 89117
(702) 545-0229

We offer weekend appointments.