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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...
by Andrea Gregg, Refuge Center Intern It seems that the summer is finally starting to wind down. The kids are back in school, college football is back in season, the weather is starting to cool (ever so slightly), and the Halloween decorations and costumes have started to appear in stores. Halloween has always struck me as an interesting holiday, because it is the one day a ... Read More
by Jenny Matern, Refuge Center Intern Imagine you are holding a balloon. Now imagine blowing air into the balloon, observe the balloon as it gets bigger and fuller. What happens when you let go of the balloon? It flies about the room in a nervous manner, the air escaping quickly making a loud noise. Now imagine blowing up the balloon again, but this time holding tightly to t... Read More
by Laura Deneen, Refuge Center Intern Eating disorders are life-threatening mental illnesses that do not discriminate based on age, race, socio-economic status, or gender. According to the American Psychiatric Association (2013), anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating, and EDNOS are among the prominent diagnosable eating disorders. Additionally, eating disorders not... Read More