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...
Connie Kinder has served as Clinical Director of The Refuge Center with passion and excellence. At the time she accepted, she gave a three year commitment, ending this January. As most are aware, in late 2016 our former Director of Compassionate Care, Linda Bennett, lost her hard fought battle with cancer. We miss her and feel her presence daily. Her position has been open for ... Read More
The Refuge Center for Counseling's co-founder and executive director, Amy Alexander, L.M.F.T., was the recipient of the first ever Sabbatical Grant of $23,874 from The Healing Trust in Fall 2016. The Sabbatical Grants program was created by The Healing Trust, a private grant making foundation, to support CEOs/Executive Directors of nonprofits who need to take some time for r... Read More
Dear Friend, During this season of giving, we joyfully reflect on the impact of the sacred work done at The Refuge Center for Counseling. In our eleven year history, we’ve provided over 80,000 counseling sessions. This is possible because of your help. Because of people like you, many have found healing. Marriages have been repaired. Trauma processed. Pain soo... Read More