Lindrel Moates

Lindrel Moates is a Masters Level Intern studying Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Liberty University. Before joining The Refuge Center, she worked within a biblical counseling ministry for adults and children struggling with life transitions, traumatic experiences, emotion dysregulation, grief and loss, and relationship issues. In her early career, she spent years honing the essential skills of listening and helping corporate clients develop creative ways to connect and share their stories.

Within her therapeutic space, Lindrel fosters safe and compassionate relationships. She believes life hardships and tragedy can lead us to new places of resiliency, restoration, and wholeness. Utilizing person-centered and cognitive behavioral therapies as a framework, she offers an integrated approach to care for mental, physical, emotional, and spiritual needs. Her professional training, life experiences, and creativity uniquely equip her to encourage others from suffering to joy.

Lindrel is a member of the Chi Sigma Iota International Honor Society, American Counseling Association, American Association of Christian Counselors, and Tennessee Licensed Professional Counselors Association. She has a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications with a Psychology minor. She is a certified trauma professional and certified facilitator for Prepare-Enrich and SYMBIS, two evidence-based assessments for couples counseling. She has strong clinical interests in brain health, trauma recovery, and the mind-body connection.