Angie is a therapist at the Refuge Center. She holds her Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Lipscomb University, where she specialized in play and expressive arts therapy, and is pursuing full licensure as a Marriage and Family Therapist. She is a member of the AAMFT, a certified Level I Restoration therapist, and has received training in maternal mental health with Postpartum Support International and Mental Health First Aid with the National Council for Behavioral Health. Angie also holds a B.A. in Religion and English Literature from Pepperdine University.
Guided by her belief in the power of the human spirit and capacity for growth that accompanies trustworthy relationships, Angie employs an integrative, strengths-based, and Attachment-informed therapeutic framework rooted in Restoration and Narrative Therapy modalities. Angie is passionate about working with young adults and couples, and has extensive clinical experience working with undergraduate and graduate students in a collegiate setting. Her areas of clinical interest include: academic and performance related anxiety, issues around spirituality, core-identity work, navigating chronic illnesses and major medical diagnoses, separation and divorce, depression, life cycle transitions, grief, and conflict. Her work is deeply rooted in her recognition that every individual holds value and resilience, and she considers it an honor and a privilege to support and walk alongside her clients as they “go deep” and reclaim the authorship rights to their stories.