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...
Therapist and author Tina Gilbertson, LPC, in her book Constructive Wallowing: How to Beat Bad Feelings By Letting Yourself Have Them, says “You can let feelings ‘go’ by feeling them fully. Once they’re felt, they can leave”... Read More
Whereas compassion means being with others in their suffering, self-compassion is extending compassion to oneself in instances of perceived inadequacy, failure, or general suffering. ... Read More
Join us for a continuing education opportunity on Friday, April 5th from 9am-12pm at The Refuge Center for Counseling. ... Read More