Tina Goode, LPC/MHSP (temp), NCC, CET I, is a staff therapist and serves as Director of the Intern Program. Tina feels that counseling is a sacred calling and offers hope as she journeys with her clients to find the growth, healing and wholeness they desire in their own lives. Her unique combination of life experience and professional training allow Tina to create a safe, empathic, non-judgmental and compassionate space for clients. In this space, concerns can be truly heard and addressed in a therapeutic manner.
Tina is a Level II EMDR-trained therapist. Tina is a Certified Experiential Therapist, Level I based on her experience working with trauma and addiction using experiential techniques. Tina has interned with Onsite Workshops. She also trained at the Experiential Institute and Psychodrama Institute. She has completed core trainings focused on alcohol and drug addiction treatment. Tina has worked with the Wounded Hearts Group, a group for women who have experienced childhood sexual abuse and sexual assault) at Refuge since 2015.
Tina is passionate about walking with individuals, families and groups to bring healing from issues of relational trauma, sexual abuse, addiction, co-dependency, and grief/loss. She also works with clients and families seeking long-term recovery from issues of addiction. Tina believes in the inherent resiliency in each individual and that transformational growth can result from our most painful struggles. Her desire is to walk with clients as journey towards this freedom.
Outside of The Refuge Center, Tina is a recovery advocate within the community. Tina earned her Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Trevecca Nazarene University. She is a member of the American Counseling Association, Tennessee Licensed Professional Counselors Association and the Nashville Area Association of Christian Counselor.