New Book Published with Media Trauma Care

September 18, 2019

The Refuge Center for Counseling offers the community a resource to help people of all ages live with presence, connection, and intention in a digital world.

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Self-Compassion & Self-Care in Trials

August 20, 2019

One of the most important things we can do for ourselves in this time is to develop skills and practices that move us towards self-care and self-compassion.

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Letting Yourself Have Your Feelings

April 8, 2019

Therapist and author Tina Gilbertson, LPC, in her book Constructive Wallowing: How to Beat Bad Feelings By Letting Yourself Have Them, says “You can let feelings ‘go’ by feeling them fully. Once they’re felt, they can leave”

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Making New Year’s Resolutions You Can Achieve

January 1, 2019

With the new year here, talks of New Year’s resolutions is inevitable. For me, this always feels like an overwhelming decision. While I start with the best of intentions for the great resolution I have created, it only seems to take a few weeks or maybe a month into the new year before I feel like […]

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What if you don’t bake the third pie?

December 21, 2018

When I think of Christmas I think of so many wonderful memories but I also think of a time with a great deal of stress. As the years go by it seems as if there are more and more traditions to keep up with and that we could never think of breaking. This was also […]

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