Staff Therapist/Director of Intern Program

Tina Taylor Goode, LPC-MHSP, NCC, DARTT, CET I, is a therapist and serves as Director of the Master’s Level Intern Program. Tina believes that counseling is a sacred calling and offers hope as she journeys with clients to find the growth, healing and wholeness they desire in their own lives. Her unique combination of life experience and professional training allow Tina to create a safe, empathic, non-judgmental and compassionate space for clients.

Tina is a trained EMDR-Level II therapist. She is also certified as an Experiential Therapist and a Developmental and Relational Trauma Therapist. Tina has interned at Onsite workshops and has experience working with 12 step programs. Tina has worked with the Wounded Hearts Group (a group for women who have experienced childhood sexual abuse and sexual assault) at Refuge since 2015.

Tina is passionate about walking with individuals, families and groups to as they find healing and wholeness from developmental trauma, sexual abuse, addiction, co-dependency and grief/loss. Tina believes in the inherent resiliency in each individual and that transformational growth can result from our most painful struggles and complex traumas. Her desire is to walk with clients as they journey towards this freedom.

Outside of The Refuge Center, Tina is a recovery advocate within the community. Tina earned her Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Trevecca Nazarene University. She is a National Certified Counselor and member of the Tennessee Licensed Professional Counselors Association.