Masters Level Intern

Dave is a Master’s Level Intern at The Refuge Center studying Marriage and Family Therapy at Trevecca Nazarene University. He is a member of the American Counseling Association and the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. He also holds a BS in Art Education from the University of Georgia and an MA in Religion.

Dave believes in everyone’s innate goodness while acknowledging that the complicated histories that have formed all of us often block our attempts to understand ourselves and others. Dave brings a combination of clinical training and life experience as he shares hope and help with individuals, couples, and families.

Dave is trained in Emotionally Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and also incorporates aspects of Internal Family Systems into his work with clients. He’s also a certified Prepare/Enrich facilitator for couples wanting to incorporate this valuable tool for pre-marital work or for those wanting to strengthen their current relationship.