Staff Therapist/Director of Compassionate Care

Michelle Nagy, LPC-MHSP is a therapist at The Refuge Center and serves as the Director of Compassionate Care. She received her master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Vanderbilt University. She attended Denison University in Ohio for her undergraduate degree, where she majored in Psychology and minored in Education and Spanish.

Michelle has found the driving force in her life to be seeking and understanding human connection. From fostering meaningful one-on-one relationships with her students as a teacher, to caring for babies and toddlers in a church nursery, she believes everyone needs to feel heard and loved. She enjoys working with individuals, couples, and families.

She uses a client-centered, relational approach that allows flexibility for adapting to each of her client’s needs. Michelle is passionate about working as a team with her clients as they gain a better understanding of themselves and approaches for attaining their goals. She is also trained in EMDR and Brainspotting.