Amy Alexander is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of The Refuge Center for Counseling. The Refuge Center for Counseling began in 2005 and presently provides more than 27,000 counseling sessions for over 3,600 clients annually. Services are offered on a sliding-fee scale, based on income, so that everyone has access to care. Amy believes that the counseling process empowers people to become free of the burdens, barriers and shame stories that prevent them from experiencing freedom in their lives. She believes with all her heart that every person, no matter what they can pay, where they live, or what they have been through, deserves access to the very best care for their emotional wellness. Affordability, excellence and compassionate care are hallmarks of the services at The Refuge Center. As the Executive Director, Amy encourages and supports a culture of connection, character and continuous growth within the organization.