Founded in 2005, the mission of The Refuge Center for Counseling is to offer affordable professional counseling services in order to empower, educate and support individuals, couples and families in need. The agency’s goals/outcomes for the year include: 432 of 540 (or 80%) of trauma survivors served will report they have a physical and emotional safety plan and their sense of personal empowerment has increased. 112 of 140 (or 80%) of trauma survivors who commit to 4 or more EMDR reprocessing sessions will report at least a 50% decrease of the SUD (Subjective Units of Disturbance) Level related to the traumatic memory.