The Refuge Center for Counseling opened in December 2005 as the vision of its founders Amy Alexander and Jennifer Gillett. Amy and Jennifer had a strong desire to serve their area of residence—Williamson County—which is recognized for its wealth, oftentimes overshadowing those who are in need. To live among great prosperity and to be in need is often to feel invisible.
The Refuge Center for Counseling is so grateful for our community of supporters! Without your generosity, we would be unable to do this work. Whether you give monetary or in-kind g...
The Refuge Center for Counseling was founded on the belief that everyone, regardless of income level, deserves a chance to improve their life and find hope and healing through counseling.
Thank you for your interest in interning at The Refuge Center for Counseling. It is our goal to ensure that every intern gets as much as possible out of their experience at The R...
As we move through the chaos of life, we sometimes ignore the things our body needs. I caught myself just the other day needing a drink of water but telling myself that I would wait until after I finished this one last task and then I would go get water. I paused. If […]... Read More
Our 6th annual Hope Grows dinner fundraiser held last Tuesday, October 23rd was our most successful ever! This event celebrates the hope, healing, and transformation our clients experience through counseling. It is also our most significant fundraiser of the year and provides funds to support our sliding scale counseling fees. Hope Grows raised a total of $161,000! We are so […]... Read More
As October comes to an end and the temperatures finally begin to drop in middle Tennessee, talk of Halloween is everywhere. Orange and black wrapped candy is all over the grocery stores and kids and adults alike are beginning to talk about their costumes. While all of this feels exciting, I also find a small […]... Read More