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...
Abide. Dwell. Trust. Growing up in the south, these may be words that you are familiar with. Anxiety. Shame. Hurt. These may be words that are equally as familiar to you. Do you struggle with anxiety? Describe your anxiety as an object. For me, it becomes a hamster on a wheel. Or sometimes, I picture […]... Read More
The Refuge Center and The Williamson County Chamber of Commerce would like to invite you to an Open House and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Wednesday, September 26 at 4:00 pm celebrating our new expanded office. RSVP HERE. ... Read More
One of the primary presenting issues for couple therapy is communication issues. Many believe if we simply improve the way we speak to one another – by using “I” statements [e.g. “I feel frustrated when…”] or being intentional to say a certain quantity of “I love yous” per day – our relationships would become more […]... Read More