Shame Resilience Group Counseling for Women

July 25, 2017

The Women’s Group for Confidence & Connection is now taking new members, 18+, starting Wednesday, September 27th. 12 members max.  This is a closed, 10 week Psychoeducational group for women, using Dr Brene Brown’s work on Shame-Resilience. More information can be found here.

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Neurofeedback Therapy in Haiti

June 21, 2017

By Rob Fitzpatrick This spring, I had an opportunity to travel to Jacmel, Haiti as a part of The Refuge Center’s partnership with the Hands and Feet Project to work one on one with children living in their program. I had previously travelled with the program to work with American staff and the house mothers, […]

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Calling The Refuge Center For The First Time

March 29, 2017

We understand making that first phone call to inquire about counseling can be anxiety-inducing. We have two administrative assistants, both in school to become counselors themselves, answering our phones from 9:ooam-7:00pm every weekday. They are well equipped to answer all your questions about the process to begin counseling and our sliding fee scale system. If […]

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New Blog Post: Generations without fathers

June 30, 2015

by Refuge intern, Christine Gilbert Today’s generation lives in a society that promotes individuality. Unlike previous generations who strove to follow in the family business or honor their family name, today we are told to “be ourselves” no matter the cost. But how do we actually define “ourselves”? We no longer believe age equals wisdom, […]

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The Spiral of Grief

November 24, 2014

“For in grief nothing “stays put.” One keeps on emerging from a phase, but it always recurs. Round and round. Everything repeats. Am I going in circles, or dare I hope I am on a spiral? But if a spiral, am I going up or down it?”― C.S. Lewis, A Grief Observed Grief is an […]

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