Molly Parker is a therapist at The Refuge Center and a native of Franklin, Tennessee. Molly received her Bachelor of Social Work from the University of Mississippi, and she received her Masters of Science in Social Work from the University of Tennessee-Nashville. She is licensed as an LMSW and is pursuing LCSW licensure.
Molly is passionate about partnering with children, adolescents, and families, and she believes that the best work and healing comes from a strong therapeutic relationship. Molly has experience providing school-based therapy and counseling to children in foster care who have experienced complex trauma. She has worked with clients who are managing anxiety, depression, grief/loss, anger, life transitions, and traumatic events. Molly is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), and she incorporates components of Motivational Interviewing, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. She believes in utilizing a strengths-based, trauma-focused perspective and considers it an honor to walk alongside clients during their journeys.