Welcome, Erica!

First Refuge has the honor to add Erica Rivers, MA, LPC, CPT as our new Counseling Coordinator!

She is founder of Forte Counseling and Wellness Center, PLLC in Flower Mound, TX where she works as a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Certified Personal Trainer.  Erica is originally from Rochester,NY where she spent her first 18 years, went to Virginia Tech for undergraduate studies in Exercise Science and French, and then moved to Texas where she continued her schooling.  Erica has a Master’s Degree in Biblical Counseling from Dallas Theological Seminary and is passionate about helping people get healthier physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually.  Erica has experience working as a counselor at a medical facility leading groups and performing individual therapy as well as individual, group, and marriage counseling in private practice settings.