Miriam Andersen

Miriam Andersen is a Masters Level Intern studying clinical mental health counseling at Trevecca Nazarene University. Miriam holds a Bachelors of Music in music therapy. She practiced as a board-certified music therapist for several years before pursuing her graduate-level education.

Miriam is passionate about sitting with those whose stories include anxiety, depression, life transitions, relationship changes, and trauma of any kind. She has experience working with survivors of domestic violence, sex trafficking, and addiction. Her desire is to partner with others in their journey of restoring hope, dignity, peace, connection, and respect. She uses an integrative, experiential approach and is known for her attentive, consistent nature. She is trained in S.A.F.E. EMDR and incorporates person-centered approaches, DBT, IFS, and core emotion work to support her clients at The Refuge Center.

Miriam firmly believes that people are capable of transformation and healing through being truly seen and known.